Glendale, California, is a thriving community in Los Angeles County. Glendale isn't called The Jewel City for nothing–it's a well-kept, upscale community set against the picturesque backdrop of the Verdugo Mountains. It's also a city that's proud of it's verdant landscape and it's efforts to become a zero-waste, 100% green city. Though it takes only minutes to drive from Glendale to downtown LA, Glendale is a world away from the smog-covered, congested streets of LA.
Both Los Angeles County and the city of Glendale have excellent public transportation systems, even though the majority of residents prefer the convenience of driving their own cars. If you're traveling around town on Glendale's public transportation system, the Glendale Beeline Transit System busses will take you anywhere you need to go. There are also the Metro Local and Metro Rapid bus lines, which connect residents of Glendale with the greater Los Angeles area.