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West Hollywood to provide shuttle service to march

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city’s free mini-bus service for commuters will operate special service March 24 for the Los Angeles March for Our Lives Rally in downtown Los Angeles.

CityLineX shuttles will depart at 7:30 a.m. from stops at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., and from Santa Monica and Crescent Heights boulevards. A second shuttle departure from the West Hollywood Library is scheduled to depart at 8:20 a.m. In addition to the shuttles coming from the library, stops from Crescent Heights east will have additional service with runs starting at 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

All times are approximate and passengers should allow several minutes leeway to allow for varying traffic conditions. CityLineX will pick passengers up at its regular stops along Santa Monica Boulevard, which include San Vicente, Westbourne, La Cienega, Sweetzer, Crescent Heights, Fairfax and La Brea, en route to the Red Line Station at Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood. March for Our Lives attendees are advised to use Red Line service toward downtown Los Angeles and exit at the Pershing Square/Fifth Street station.

CityLineX returning shuttles will bring people back from Hollywood and Highland at approximately 30-minute intervals beginning at 2:30 p.m., with the final shuttle scheduled to leave at 4 p.m. Passengers may board from the CityLineX stop located on the west side of Highland Avenue, south of Hollywood Boulevard.

CityLineX will drop off passengers at all of its regular stops along Santa Monica Boulevard, which include La Brea, Gardner, Fairfax, Crescent Heights, Sweetzer, La Cienega, Westbourne, and San Vicente, en route to its final stop at West Hollywood Library.

The March for our Lives Los Angeles event is being held in conjunction with similar events throughout the country.

Organizers are calling on people to join forces to call for stricter gun control laws. The Los Angeles event begins with a 10 a.m. rally at Pershing Square followed by a march to City Hall following the rally. The event is expected to conclude by 2 p.m., but may be extended due to the number of participants.

The march and rally will take place rain or shine.

 

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