Aside from its many community amenities, El Segundo is also prized for its strategic location.

Businesses that settle here are just minutes away from the nation's third largest airport, are a stone's throw from two major freeways, and can quickly access major bus and train lines.

El Segundo is also stocked with hotels that cater to businesses, making it an ideal travel destination.

Downtown Shuttle

Employees on the east side of the community can enjoy lunch or shop in El Segundo's charming downtown area without getting into their cars. The City of El Segundo Lunchtime Shuttle runs every nine minutes weekdays between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., with stops at strategic spots in both downtown and busy commercial sectors.

For more information, call 310-524-2704.

For pick-up and drop-off spots, log onto:
Shuttle Schedule

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Los Angeles International Airport

Bordering El Segundo to the north, LAX is one of the world's busiest airports, handling thousands of domestic and international flights every year and served by nearly 90 passenger and cargo airlines.

For a guide to flights, ground transportation, and other services, log onto:
LAX Web Site

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The Green Line (D), a light railway/tram that is part of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority's Metro Rail subway system, conveniently runs through El Segundo with service in the heart of the city's busiest commercial sector. The Aviation/I-105 station provides free shuttle to and from Los Angeles International airport.

Between Norwalk and Aviation, this line runs for about 17 miles along the median (central reservation) of the Glenn Anderson (Century) Freeway (I-105). The line passes through Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, Lennox, Inglewood, Watts, Lynwood, Downey and Norwalk.

In September 2011, Metro certified the final EIR for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, an 8.5-mile light rail line funded by Measure R dollars that will connect downtown Los Angeles and the Westside with the South Bay and LAX area, including El Segundo, while adding thousands of jobs to the region. The new line, set to begin construction in 2012 with a completion date of 2018, will connect the Expo Line to the Green Line with six stations.

Metro is also conducting an environmental review to examine options to extend rail service into the South Bay as an alternative to the 405 freeway. The South Bay Metro Green Line Extension would connect to the Blue Line and the new Crenshaw Line. The study area includes about 30 square miles and includes El Segundo and other Beach Cities down to Torrance.

For more information, call Metrolink 800-371-LINK

Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Bus Lines

The 232 bus runs from the Mariposa/Nash Green Line station to Long Beach via Pacific Coast Highway. The 124 starts at El Segundo/Nash and continues east to Santa Fe Street.

Call 213-626-4455 for a bus schedule and other routes. For MTA fare info, 1-800-COMMUTE.

Metro Web Site

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El Segundo is the only South Bay city that has no parking meters.

Municipal Area Express

The South Bay Area Municipal Area Express (MAX) is an upscale commuter bus catering to the large number of South Bay residents who work in El Segundo. MAX operates during morning and afternoon peak hours and offers three routes through the South Bay. MAX is a cooperative cost-sharing transit system among the county and the cities of El Segundo, Lawndale, Lomita, Los Angeles, Rancho Palos Verdes, and Torrance (the lead agency for the program). For more information, call 310-781-6930. Fares and bus routes are available by accessing

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