GATE (Get Around Town Express)

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The City is changing service providers for its G.A.T.E Fixed Route service. Beginning January 2, 2016, Global Paratransit, Inc. will be the new organization delivering fixed route service to riders. The City strives to make this transition a smooth, transparent and convenient process. Any questions may be directed to the City Transit Services Division, (323) 563-5754, or

The City operates a local transit bus system called the "Get Around Town Express" (GATE). The service runs on a continuous loop. Approximate wait time is between 18 and 24 minutes. Wait time is subject to change during peak hours.

Regular fare is $0.50. Members of the City’s Phone a Ride program,  and High School & College / Vocational, ride free of charge (Student fee waiver is only valid during school hours). The service operates for most of the year with a few exceptions. It runs Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For route information and for lost items, please call (323) 589-7100.

GATE Stops
The service has convenient stops near many popular destinations around the city, such as:
  • Azalea Shopping Center
  • Cesar Chavez Park
  • Circle Park
  • City Hall
  • Downtown Hollydale
  • E.L.A.C. South Gate campus
  • El Paseo
  • Hollydale Community Center
  • Lucky’s supermarket
  • South Gate High School
  • South Gate Middle School
  • 2 stops at South Gate Park
  • Target
  • Tweedy Mile
The GATE offers both a Westside and Eastside route (PDF) that services the greater South Gate and Hollydale areas.
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