Los Angeles Civic - Services - Los Angeles, California, USA

Support for human needs and infrastructure
  • Human: Health and human services
    • Free Clinic: Los Angeles Free Clinic
    • Homeless: Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
    • LA Health: Los Angeles County Public Health Services
    • Sr Registry: California Registry; state-licensed free referral agency for seniors and their families
    • -USA Human-: National Health and Human services; you can use these directories to find doctors, hospitals, dentists, and other health and human services
  • Transport: Los Angeles offers transit options as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and part of highly-populated Southern California
    • LA Airports: Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA); a system of airports which includes Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Ontario International Airport (ONT), Van Nuys Airport (VNY), and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD); LAWA is a self-supporting branch of the City of Los Angeles, governed by a seven-member Board of Airport Commissioners; for transit to/from the airport and Union Station, check the LAWA FlyAway bus service
    • BUR Airport: Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport
    • LGB Airport: Long Beach Airport
    • SNA Airport: John Wayne-Orange County Airport, Santa Ana
    • Port of LA: Seaport; department of the City of Los Angeles; major cargo terminals; handles automobiles, containers, dry bulk products and liquid bulk products; also called Los Angeles Harbor Department
    • Port of Long Beach: Seaport; Containerized cargoes, Dry Bulk cargoes, Liquid Bulk cargoes and Break Bulk cargoes
    • TAP: Transportation Access Pass; a reusable card that for transit throughout all of LA County; each TAP card has a built-in electronic chip
    • Metro Trans Authority: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for Metro Bus fleet, Metro Rail; funds municipal bus operators, bikeways, pedestrian facilities, local road and highway improvements, goods movement, and the Freeway Service Patrol and Call Boxes
    • Commuter Info Ctr: Southern California Rideshare Information; links to local rideshare information sites in the area; provided by Southern California Association of Governments
    • Metro.net: Buses, subways and light rail lines in Los Angeles County
    • Metrolink: Regional rail system; connects Ventura County, Antelope Valley, Burbank, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange County, and Inland Empire
    • LA Transit: Los Angeles Department of Transit; operates Commuter Express, DASH, and Cityride
    • Car Free: Possible in LA; with some walkability and extensive transit systems, you could easily live without a car in LA
    • Car Sharing: Avoid owning a car; be car-free as much as possible, but keep the idea that you can rent or borrow a car only when you need it--for a big project or trip to far-out areas, for example
    • FlyAway: LAWA FlyAway bus service; connects LAX and Union Stationís intermodal transit center
    • Foothill Transit: San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys transit
    • Big Blue Bus: Santa Monica transit
    • Cal Highway: Conditions from Caltrans
    • CHP: California Highway Patrol; Traffic incident information page; shows current incidents
    • Amtrak: National passenger rail service; trains include Coast Starlight, Pacific Surfliner, Southwest Chief, and Sunset Limited; service from LA's Spanish-mission style Union Station
    • Greyhound: National commercial bus company; connections all over the US, Canada, and Mexico
    • GotoBus: Bus reservation system; buses connecting many cities including LA
    • Taxi: Taxi Services city of LA; franchise taxi operators work in the City of Los Angeles and have the official City of Los Angeles Taxicab Seal
    • PeopleSt: transforms underutilized streets into public spaces; a program of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles Departments of Public Works and City Planning, the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
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