One-stop is not enough

For many students, the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) shuttle is the only form of transportation to arrive at the South Gate campus. Although it is a great resource to have, the location of the bus stop makes is less accessible to many students. It would be best if an additional waiting location was added to the bus route, preferably on the opposite side of the current stop to tend…

December 2, 2019

OPINION: Don’t take our shuttle away!

By Michael Dominguez A learning institution should not take away disabled students’ education, and should be given the tools to succeed next to non-disabled students. Taking away a program or tool that helps him or her get to class is not the answer. This was the case with student Charles Guerra. Guerrera is suing West Los Angeles College and  the Los Angeles Community College District for removing a campus shuttle…

November 1, 2017

Campus Adds Second South Gate Shuttle

By Ivan Cazares An additional shuttle transporting students from the South Gate Education Center to the main campus started running Monday. The new shuttle will operate from 4-8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Unlike the regular shuttle, it will not make any stops between campuses. The regular shuttle makes two stops between campuses – California and Firestone and on Otis and Firestone. “We started off with two shuttles,” South Gate Dean Al…

March 21, 2015

Free shuttle returns to ELAC

    By Lindsey Maeda After many requests from students, staff and faculty members, the shuttle that runs between East Los Angeles College and the South Gate campus will resume services tomorrow. The free shuttle service was originally cancelled to sustain class offerings last fall, but seeing as various members of the ELAC and South Gate communities relied on it, administrators decided to bring it back. “The shuttle’s going to…

February 11, 2013