Posted May. 23, 2013, 8:49 am
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) announced it would run its Sunday schedule on Memorial Day, May 27. Regular service resumes on all routes Tuesday, May 28. Routes that do not operate on Sundays will not operate on May 27.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:53 am
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus has issued service alerts for this Sunday, May 19 for the SM Classic 5K/10K. Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, and Rapid 10 will detour in downtown Santa Monica. Temporary stop closures will be in effect from approximately 6 am to 2 pm.
Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:27 am
Council members approved as part of its Tuesday consent calendar a renewal of the unlimited ride transit program, known as "Any Line, Any Time," which services Santa Monica College (SMC) students who use the Big Blue Bus (BBB).
Posted Mar. 27, 2013, 9:21 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has issued the following service alerts for bus users. Route 12: Relocation of eastbound stop on Venice Boulevard at Robertson Boulevard in Culver City.
Posted Mar. 25, 2013, 3:06 pm
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus released a statement Monday afternoon regarding two suspicious packages found earlier today that turned out to be props from a training exercise held over the weekend.
Posted Mar. 25, 2013, 9:32 am
Traffic is back to normal in Del Rey after police shut down the area around Culver Boulevard and Centinela concerning a possible threat on a Big Blue Bus, according to KTLA5.
Posted Mar. 11, 2013, 10:48 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus transit authority has announced detours that will take place for the LA Marathon this Sunday, March 17.
Posted Feb. 17, 2013, 10:59 am
Big Blue Bus is reminding the community that its services will be operating regular hours on all our bus routes this Monday (Presidents Day), except for Routes 4 and 6.
Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 9:49 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus transit authority is encouraging bus users to allow extra time on bus trips on Valentine's Day this Thursday, citing the romantic day is also a heavy one for traffic on local roads.
Posted Feb. 10, 2013, 9:41 am
The California Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a jury award of $177,905 to Santa Monica bus driver Wynona Harris who was fired after revealing she was pregnant, meaning the City of Santa Monica won't have to pay the six-figure sum.
Posted Feb. 10, 2013, 9:32 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus is reminding the community of the following minor changes that will take effect today and tomorrow, Feb. 11 to better improve service and efficiency, and hopefully save a couple of minutes.
Posted Feb. 4, 2013, 6:00 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus announced Route 9 will be on detour in both directions this Monday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. due to emergency tree removal along 7th Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 2, 2013, 7:47 am
Big Blue Bus has announced service changes that begin February 10 and 11. BBB said the following minor changes will take effect to better improve service and efficiency, and hopefully save bus users a couple of minutes.
Posted Jan. 9, 2013, 9:15 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has announced upcoming temporary stop closures for Route 2, 3, and Rapid 10.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012, 9:11 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus reminds passengers it will operate on a Sunday schedule on New Year's Day this Tuesday. Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, and Rapid 10 will operate on a Sunday schedule. All other routes will NOT be in service.
Posted Dec. 22, 2012, 2:04 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has completed hiring key departmental positions with two promotions from within the City’s ranks and two new hires.
Posted Dec. 8, 2012, 10:00 pm
Big Blue Bus Has issued the following service alert for Route 8 riders in Santa Monica. On Monday, Dec. 10 from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., the following temporary stop closures will be in effect due to construction.
Posted Nov. 22, 2012, 1:29 am
Authorities have released the name of the motorcyclist killed Tuesday morning in an accident involving a Santa Monica Big Blue Bus on Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades. Van Nuys 25-year-old Patrick Chilton Odell was the victim identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office on Wednesday.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012, 2:29 am
The Big Blue Bus has issued the following notice for this Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. -- Route 6: will not be in service. -- Routes 1, 2, 3, 8, and 12: UCLA’s Hilgard Terminal will be closed; all trips will use Ackerman Terminal instead. All other BBB routes: will operate on Sunday schedules.
Posted Nov. 20, 2012, 4:52 am
An investigation is underway into how a motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning in an accident involving a Big Blue Bus in the Pacific Palisades.
Posted Nov. 11, 2012, 1:26 am
The Big Blue Bus has issued the following Veterans Day holiday service updates. Due to the holiday, Route 6 will not be in service. The UCLA Hilgard Terminal will be closed; Route 1, 2, 3, 8, and 12 riders, use Ackerman Terminal instead. All other Big Blue Bus routes will operate regular weekday schedules.
Posted Nov. 1, 2012, 5:32 am
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has issued the following notifications regarding for Route 5 and Route 7/Rapid 7 Riders.
Posted Sep. 28, 2012, 1:21 am
Barely two weeks after the Santa Monica Council stated it would review a Big Blue Bus (BBB) advertising policy prohibiting non-commercial advertisements, the founder of a recognizable nonprofit filed a lawsuit against City Hall challenging that very advertising policy.
Posted Sep. 18, 2012, 2:10 am
A Big Blue Bus (BBB) advertising practice has come under the City Council’s microscope as Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom introduced a motion last Tuesday to review the public transportation entity’s long-standing but only recently enforced policy of not allowing non-commercial advertisements on its buses.
Posted Sep. 14, 2012, 1:29 am
A Big Blue Bus (BBB) advertising practice has come under the City Council’s microscope as Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom introduced a motion Tuesday to review the public transportation entity’s long-standing but only recently enforced policy of not allowing non-commercial advertisements on its buses.