There are many ways to get to, from, and around Monrovia!
Starting February 1, 2019, Lyft Shared rides will cost $1.00 per ride and Lyft Classic rides will cost $3.50 per ride anywhere within our service area. If you're traveling to or from Old Town Monrovia or the Monrovia Gold Line Station, you're in luck! Shared rides to / from these locations will remain just $0.50 per ride. Apply the "GoMonrovia" promo code to your Lyft account today, and start riding with us!
Bike enthusiasts can pick up one of Lime's shared bikes to ride and park anywhere you can safely leave a bike, without having to return it to a docking station! For more information, please visit the GoMonrovia page.
The City also operates Monrovia Transit to help serve those passengers with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) needs. Starting February 1, 2019, passengers must complete a short application to register in advance for these services.
You may complete the application here. Be sure to include a copy of any back-up documentation showing disability eligibility, sign the waiver, and return both to the Community Center (119 W. Palm Avenue).
Questions? Contact the Community Center at (626) 256-8234.
There is ample street parking and multiple parking lots throughout Monrovia - and parking is always free!
Station Square Transit Village
Station Square is home to the Monrovia Gold Line stop, a Foothill Transit Line 270 stop, and Station Square Park, which has a playground, grassy area, picnic tables, and a bandshell with activities throughout the year and summer concerts.
Metro Gold Line - Light Rail
The Gold Line connects Monrovia to the rest of the Los Angeles region. Ride the Gold Line around the San Gabriel Valley to visit Pasadena to the west or Azusa to the east, or take it to vibrant Downtown Los Angeles. Riders can transfer at the historic Union Station to the Purple and Red Lines, Amtrak, Metrolink, Metro bus lines, and the FlyAway Bus to LAX airport.
Two Foothill Transit buses currently serve the Monrovia area: Lines 187 and 270.
Tip: If you're planning a trip that requires a combination of Foothill Transit, Metro, bike riding, and/or walking, visit Google Transit's webpage, enter your basic trip information, and it will map out the route for you.
For those riders in need of special accommodations, you can learn about the phone number, hours, and fares for the City's dial-a-ride shuttles.
Monrovia is directly accessible from the 210 freeway and is close to the 605 freeway. Off the 210, visitors can:
- Take Huntington Drive for hotels and the Huntington Oaks Center shopping mall with popular nationwide stores and restaurants.
- Take Myrtle Avenue for Old Town Monrovia, the heart of Monrovia filled with small businesses, unique shopping, and tasty eats.
- Take Mountain Avenue for additional shopping and restaurant options, along with an auto mall for your next vehicle purchase.
Local visitors can use our major thoroughfares on Huntington Drive (Historic Route 66) and Foothill Boulevard for a more scenic route around the San Gabriel Valley.
Access Services - Paratransit Option for Passengers with Disabilities
Access Services is Los Angeles County's transportation program that ensures persons with disabilities have access to public transportation.
The City may allow the reasonable modifications of our policies to accommodate the special needs of persons with disabilities in order to allow them to fully utilize our services. Whenever possible, a request for a reasonable modification or accommodation shall be filed with our staff by telephone (626) 932-5575, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail at 415 S. Ivy Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016.
Requests for reasonable modifications or accommodations will not be approved if the request would: fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program, or activity; create a direct threat to the health or safety of others; result in an undue financial and administrative burden; or the individual would still be able to fully use the services provided by the City of Monrovia without the modification.
Three major airports serve our region:
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