Anonymous
map-marker Los Angeles, California

Poor Service on Route 155

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On Friday night (3 Feb), at 7 pm a 761 bus idled 4+ minutes at the bus stop at the northeast corner of Van Nuys and Ventura. This prevented the 155 bus from pulling into the bus stop. The 155 driver pulled over at an angle ahead of the 761. I was laden with four bags, but positioned at where the 155 normally stops. I yelled as the driver discharged a passenger to "WAIT". As I arrived at the rear door, the driver closed the doors and began to pull away. I pounded once on the side window, but off he/she took in an empty or nearly empty. Lest we dismiss this as driver error, the incident practically repeated itself last night. Again at 7 pm (yes, the 155 was late), there was a non-articulated 761 bus that had pulled in ahead of the 155. This 761 driver had the courtesy to pull far enough ahead to allow the 155 to slot. To no avail, this driver just skipped the stop entirely and stranded me for another hour. Perhaps he pulled in at Moorpark and Van Nuys where the old 155 stop was located. I couldn't see. Besides, as a 67.75 year old senior citizen with several bags, I am not going to rush off to another stop a short block away. The problem with the same time arrival of the 761 and the 155 constantly occurs. Some drivers know what to do, others are ignorant and some are just plain irresponsible. Either train your drivers to await aoid this mash up by having the 155 at the Cedros stop to accommodate the 761. (Yes, I am aware that some 155 drivers are oblivious to the stop at Cedros - as the 9 pm 155 driver cruised by this stop in the #1 lane and ignored cell phone flashlight warnings and frantic arm waving as happened on Saturday, 28 January.) Or, move the 155 stop back to Moorpark and Van Nuys. By the way, the rude Friday night driver needs to be made aware that his irresponsible act was compounded by the non-appearance of the next 155, *** which forced me to use the 158 as an alternate.
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User's recommendation: Watch out for clashes between the 155 and 761

Anonymous
map-marker Los Angeles, California

Metro - just another screwed up billion dollar company;

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