What is the mode of transportation in LA?
I am going to take classes at UCLA this summer, but I also want to get a job or internship at the same time. If the mode of transportation is public shuttle bus, then is it safe? When I mean safe, I mean like no sexual harrassment. I was in the NYC metro for Thanksgiving break with friends and we got hit on everyday -by older men. =[
Asked By: Emma - 4/1/2008
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I've seen a UCLA shuttle around town, but I'm not sure where all it goes & if it can help you get between your job & school, but I'd check it out if I were you. There is probably info on the UCLA website. I don't really take public transportation here (I live here & since I now have my license I drive everywhere), but... More
Answered By: damesimone - 4/2/2008
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car...rent a car or ride your bike.
Answered By: mama - 4/1/2008
I hate to tell you, but unless you're driving yourself then you will still run the risk of getting hit on by older men - we're guys, for Pete's sake, and not all that bright. However, being hit on is not an unsafe situation...just an annoying one. So take the bus and ignore the idiots.
Answered By: pblcbox - 4/1/2008
Bus, taxi, Limo, Rental Car. Sure, it is like any city, you watch your surroundings. If you feel anything is amiss, trust your senses, (that is why God gave them to you, its called intuition)and avoid danger. If you feel harrassed tell the bus driver or sit up front to avoid problems. If you are alone late at night... More
Answered By: agcgartner - 4/1/2008
the mode of transportation is usually driving your own car.
Answered By: anna k - 4/1/2008
The mode of transporation is by bus. And yes, if you are young and pretty, men will try to hit on you. That's why we always tell people that you need a car. Too many lowlifes ride the bus, making it harder for regular folks to ride.
Answered By: Obviousman - 4/1/2008
The Metro system is generally quick, safe and can get you just about anywhere you might want to go. Especially on the West side near UCLA you have many routes and services including MTA local & Rapid buses which connect to the subway in mid Wilshire. Also, the Santa Monica Blue Bus system and Culver City Green Bus... More
Answered By: Roaddogg - 4/1/2008
ucla has shuttles to their housing area you can check with them they have deal with the two loca transit companies (Santa Monica and culver city ) where you can ride their buses for 25cents when you swiped your bruin card
Answered By: mobilemark - 4/2/2008
There are plenty of buses in the UCLA area, no trains alas, and parking is a bear and expensive, so I would recommend the bus. Or walk or bike if you are close by... More
Answered By: CarlisleGirl - 4/2/2008
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