Monterey Park Spirit Bus
ParentCity of Monterey Park
Headquarters320 West Newmark Avenue
LocaleMonterey Park, California, U.S.
Service typebus service, paratransit
Loungethe best transportation
OperatorFirst Transit[1]
WebsiteSpirit Bus

The Monterey Park Spirit Bus is the transportation service of Monterey Park, California, United States, providing local routes that serve the need of those commuting within the city itself or who plan on using the bus to connect with rail service to Los Angeles or surrounding suburbs. The bus lines complement the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's crosstown routes through the city.

Route overview

As of June 2024, Spirit Bus operates 5 local routes and one shuttle. Route 1 to 4 operating in loops with terminal at Monterey Park City Hall. In addition, Spirit Bus operates Route 5 connect with regional train service at CSULA on weekdays.[2][3]


Route Terminals Service Area
1 Monterey Park
Monterey Park City Hall
Atlantic Square
2 Brightwood
3 Emerson
4 Pinetree Park
5 Los Angeles
Cal State LA station
Monterey Park
Riggin St & Atlantic Bl
Atlantic Square
Monterey Park
Atlas Av & Saturn St
Link Shuttle Los Angeles
Cal State station
Monterey Park
Corporate Center Dr & Corporate Pl
CSULA/Corporate Center

Spirit Bus does not operate on Saturday, Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or New Year's Day. Service is provided on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day within limited hours.[4]

Bus fleet

Active fleet

Make/Model Fleet Numbers Thumbnail Year Engine Transmission Notes
Ford F550 19 2011
Glaval Bus Entourage
ENC E-Z Rider II BRT 32' CNG 85-87 2013 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
Ford F550 103 2011
ENC Aero Elite
Chevrolet Express 106 2015
Arboc Spirit of Freedom
Chevrolet Express 148-150 2018 Chevrolet 6.0L V8 CNG 6-Speed Automatic
Arboc Spirit of Freedom


  1. ^ Barron, David. "MPk Council to Discuss Building Moratorium Because of Drought". SGVJOURNAL, West Valley Journal, Monterey Park News. Retrieved 2018-11-24.
  2. ^ Map and Schedule, City of Monterey Park, archived from the original on 16 June 2023, retrieved 29 May 2024
  3. ^ "Monterey Park Spirit Bus Link Shuttle".
  4. ^ Spirit Bus Monterey Park, CA, City of Monterey Park, retrieved 27 April 2015