People who move to Redondo Beach are impressed with the public transportation options available in the community. Beach Cities Transit (BCT), for instance, serves the following South Bay Region areas: Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo and LAX.
Line 102 operates from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the following zones: Redondo Beach Pier, Civic Center, Redondo Union High School, Beach Cities Health District, South Bay Galleria, aerospace companies in North Redondo and Redondo Beach Green Line station.
Line 109 operates from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. throughout these sections: Riviera Village, Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach, Downtown Manhattan Beach, Downtown El Segundo, Douglas Green Line Station, The Pointe, Plaza El Segundo, Aviation/LAX Green Line station, and the LAX Bus Center.
For seniors (62+) and people with disabilities, the WAVE provides convenient, inexpensive, shared-ride, curb-to-curb paratransit transportation to Herm920osa Beach, Redondo Beach, and to designated stations in Manhattan Beach and Torrance.
Vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts and they are powered by compressed natural gas.
For eligibility, the riders have to show proof of disability such as a Medicare Card, a Disabled ID card issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, a disabled reduced fare card issued by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), or a physician’s letter verifying their disability.
The Metro Rail system in this area is comprised of the Metro Blue, Expo, Green, Red, Purple and Gold Lines.
The Green Line offers a large variety of municipal transit, as well as Metro connections at all Metro Rail stations. Beach Cities Transit (BCT) Line 102 connects with the Green Line at the Redondo Beach station located at 5301 Hawthorne, Marine Avenue; and BCT Line 109 connects with the Green Line at the Aviation/LAX and Douglas stations.
Trains run every 7-8 minutes during peak hours, and every 15 minutes during off-peak hours –at a speed of 55 mph. The fare is $1.75 one way and the ticket machines accept coins and bills ($1, $5, $10, and $20).
There are Park & Ride lots with free parking at all stations except in Mariposa, where there is no parking. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department provides security in the terminals.
The Metro Blue Line runs north and south between Long Beach and Los Angeles.
The Metro Expo Line and the Metro Blue Line shares 2 stations in Pico & 7th St/Metro Center; then it continues along Flower Street to Exposition Boulevard heading west to Culver City.
The Metro Green Line crosses the Blue Line, going east and west between Norwalk and Redondo Beach, curving south near LAX airport.
These four taxi companies are authorized by the City of Redondo Beach to operate within Redondo Beach city limits, and many of these cabs are also approved to work in Los Angeles, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Lawndale, and Torrance:
All Yellow Taxi Inc.
Bell Cab Company
South Bay Yellow Cab
United Independent Taxi Drivers
For your convenience, we have included a list of the utility companies that offer their services in Rancho Redondo. We found this information on the official webpage of the City.
California Water Service
2632 West 237th Street
Torrance, CA 90505-5272
General Information: (310) 257-1400
The Gas Company
South Bay Postal Center
1719 Via Del Prado,
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Southern California Edison
P.O. Box 6400
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729
14048 East Valley Boulevard
City of Industry, CA 91746
Fax: (626) 968-1365
Local School Districts
Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance
Time Warner Cable
1529 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Customer Service: (24 hours) (888) 683-1000
Admin Office: (310) 406-1960
6. Local schools
Redondo Beach Unified School District
1401 Inglewood Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Fax: (310) 798-8659
7. Voter Registration
Los Angeles County
Registrar & Recorder/County Clerk