LOS FELIZ—Starting Monday, August 5, DASH Observatory and the Los Feliz bus line will introduce its improved route services thanks to the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.

An improved route system will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week including holidays. This new route system will run every 15 minutes covering the entire route which stops at both The Greek Theater and The Griffith Observatory. The last bus that departs from Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard will be at 9:45 p.m. Currently, the transit system runs every 20 minutes.

A new short line route will commence Monday, as well running from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. This route will cover only the area up to Los Feliz Boulevard.

The Griffith Observatory opens at noon on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends. The Observatory’s closing hours are a 10 p.m. seven days a week. Events at the Greek Theater normally begin at noon and end between 10 and 11 p.m.

Rider fare will remain the same at 50 cents for cash fare or 35 cents when paid with a Tap card. Children age 4 or younger can ride for free if accompanied by a fare paying adult. Seniors or disabled individuals can ride for 25 cents with proof of age or disability and photo ID.

The Observatory-Los Feliz bus line is powered by quiet zero-emission air-conditioned electric buses that recharge when coming downhill.

For more information visit: https://www.ladottransit.com/dash/routes/observatory/observatory.html

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation or LADOT is known for providing public transportation to the city of Los Angeles. LADOT was created by a city ordinance and is currently the second-largest transportation system in L.A. next to the Metro. LADOT predicts that the improved Los Feliz line will serve 460,000 riders in its first year. As of now LADOT consist of over 300 vehicles and serves nearly 30 million passengers a year.