Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Pasadena ARTS Buses Not Running Due To Wind Damage on Streets

ARTS.jpg
Photo by LA Wad via the LAist Featured Photos pool
Before you read this story...
Dear reader, we're asking for your help to keep local reporting available for all. Your financial support keeps stories like this one free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) buses aren't running this morning after the area was hit hard with damage from winds last night.

Streets in Pasadena are littered with fallen trees and downed power lines, and some areas are facing damage from structure fires.

"A lot of streets are just impassable right now," said Ann Erdman, a public information officer for the city, citing the reason for the temporary shutdown of bus routes.

Clean-up crews have been out all night and are still working to clear streets this morning, says Erdman. They hope to have the buses running by this afternoon, but it remains to be seen whether or not that will be possible, given the amount of damage and the ongoing winds.

Support for LAist comes from

The city issued a wind advisory this morning, suggesting that residents stay inside if at all possible.

The city of Los Angeles currently has a wind advisory in place until noon on Friday.