It is located about 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, and occupies most of the Santa Clarita Valley. It is a notable example of a U.S. edge city. This is a new term to describe a concentration of business, shopping, and entertainment outside a traditional downtown or business district, in what had previously been a residential or rural area. It also means that Santa Clarita is growing rapidly city, while still maintaining a suburban feel. Santa Clarita was ranked by Money magazine in 2006 as 18th of the top 100 places to live. Santa Clarita is often associated with the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, though the park is located just outside the city limits. Most people in Santa Clarita prefer to drive their own cars to work, so traffic congestion and accidents are the same as they are in a bigger city. Residents should take the time to explore all the options for cheap car insurance Santa Clarita offers.
Santa Clarita Insurance Requirements
All California state residents are legally required to have basic liability insurance in the following limits:
- $5,000 of property damage liability per incident
- $15,000 of bodily injury liability per person
- $30,000 of bodily injury liability per incident
Santa Clarita is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, and the seventeenth largest in the state of California. It’s proximity to Los Angeles and the infamous Interstate 5 means a greater risk for accidents. Consider adding these options to your policy to make sure you are covered for any event.
- Uninsured motorist bodily injury
- Towing and labor
- Rental reimbursement
Public Transportation in Santa Clarita
Taking advantage of public transportation is a great way to see the city, and to save money. By leaving your car at home, you will have less mileage on your car, which in turn will save you money on your car insurance. Listed below are all the options for public transportation available in Santa Clarita.
- Santa Clarita Transit
(661) 294-1BUS (1287)
Bus Service around Santa Clarita
Antelope Valley Line transports passengers to and from Los Angeles with three train stations in Santa Clarita making it easy to get back and forth to/from Los Angeles.
- Metro’s Trip Planner
- FlyAway Van Nuys
Bus transportation to/from LAX
- Yellow Star Cab Company (BUR and LAX)
- SuperShuttle (BUR & LAX)
- Primetime Shuttle (BUR and LAX)
- Road Runner Shuttle (BUR and LAX)
LAX Airport Shuttle
- Shuttle Wizard (BUR and LAX)