Front-door boarding on buses resumes Sunday, June 27 to accommodate the increase in riders. Riders are encouraged to TAP when boarding where possible. More here.
As part of Phase 2 of the NextGen Bus Plan, Metro will be making more service changes to its bus network starting Sunday, June 27, 2021. This second round of changes will further align Metro bus service with travel patterns and demand, improving bus speeds, reliability, and frequency for riders across the network. To achieve all these tangible benefits, some routes and stops will be consolidated or replaced.
This post rounds up the relevant changes to Metro bus service in Burbank in order to help riders navigate the new system. You can also visit mybus.metro.net to see if changes are coming to your route, or click here to see all changes across the bus network. New posted schedules are now available and if you use the Transit app, Metro’s official smartphone app, a preview of the upcoming changes is also now available.
Please contact us if you have any questions about transit service and other mobility options to, from, and around Burbank. BTMO is here to help!
The following changes will be coming to downtown Burbank and the Media District beginning June 27, leading to less crowding and less time waiting for your bus:
On Weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, more buses will run on Lines 96, 164, 165, and 294.
On Weekdays Only, more buses will run on Lines 92, 94, and 154.
Bus Stop Consolidations
No bus stops will be consolidated or eliminated within downtown Burbank or the Media District, but several stops will be eliminated on Line 92 which leads into the area:
Route changes will be coming to the following :
Lines 94/794 (Sylmar – Downtown Los Angeles via San Fernando Rd) will merge to become a more frequent Line 94. Service through downtown Burbank will be rerouted to serve Magnolia Bl to the North Hollywood B/G Line Station. Service between downtown Burbank and the Sylmar/Metrolink Station will be replaced with the new Line 294. A map of the new route is available here.
Line 183 (Sherman Oaks – Glendale via Magnolia Blvd) will be discontinued, with the rerouted Line 94 continuing service between downtown Burbank and the North Hollywood B/G Line Station. Service in the Bel Aire Dr/Kenneth Rd area will continue to be provided by Metro Micro services.
Line 222 (Sunland – Hollywood via Sunland Blvd) will be rerouted to serve via Hollywood Way and Riverside Dr between Hollywood/Burbank Airport and the Universal City B Line Station. Service through the Media District will be routed to serve Hollywood Way and Riverside Dr via Alameda St. Service along Olive Av/Barham Bl will be discontinued due to low ridership. A map of the new route is available here.
(New) Line 294 will be opened to serve Downtown Burbank Metrolink Station and the Sylmar/Metrolink Station via San Fernando Rd, replacing Lines 94/794. A map of the new route is available here.