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A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, City Council, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Bus Boost: New BBB CNG Vehicles And Ride Attendants For the Elderly

Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am

Santa Monica’s public transport system has been the focus of recent council attention with new funds allocated to improve the city’s services.

The high volume Big Blue Bus shelters at Santa Monica College.

Opinion, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Stop Design Helps Beat The Crunch

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:02 am

I want to offer my personal apologies to all the parties involved in the redesign of the Big Blue Bus stops, even though I’m likely to only add to the chorus of voices now bleating about the work.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Asks Riders To Take Part In Expo Line Integration Survey

Posted Sep. 5, 2014, 10:12 am

Big Blue Bus wants to hear from bus users about its proposals for the integration of bus routes with the Expo Line.

The high volume Big Blue Bus shelters at Santa Monica College.

News, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Redesign Underway For Failed Big Blue Bus Shelters

Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:30 am

The redesign of Big Blue Bus' double-seat unit is underway with anticipated modifications to the seat size, spacing, and the arm/back configurations.

Big Blue Bus' new real-time signs at Santa Monica College high-volume bus stops is now operating at Pico at 18th Street.

News, Santa Monica College, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Real Time Big Blue Bus Signs Now Live At Santa Monica College

Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:27 am

Big Blue Bus opened the first stops with real-time signage as part of its two-year Bus Stop Improvement Project last Friday.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Operate On Sunday Schedule On Labor Day This Monday

Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:38 am

Big Blue Bus is reminding its users that all buses will operate on a Sunday schedule this Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day. Regular service resumes on all routes Tuesday, September 2.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Route 3 Becomes Two New Routes Today

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:16 am

Effective today, Aug. 24, Big Blue Bus Route 3 becomes two new routes, according to the Santa Monica transit authority.

News, Downtown, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 On Detour Today For COFEM Conference & Expo

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:25 am

Big Blue Bus Rapid 10 will be on detour today, Aug. 17 from the first to last trip of the day due to the 9th Annual COFEM Conference & Expo event in downtown Los Angeles.

News, Los Angeles, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Detour Rapid 10 Sunday For Ecuadorian Independence Celebration

Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 9:10 am

Big Blue Bus will detour its Rapid 10 route this Sunday, Aug. 10 from the first to last trip of the day due to the Ecuadorian Independence Celebration event in downtown Los Angeles.

At a community meeting held Wednesday to discuss Big Blue Bus’ proposed Expo service plan, BBB representatives (from left) Tim McCormack, Planning Administrator; Ed King, Director of Transit Services; Suja Lowenthal, management; Jimmy Famalori, planning.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica, Exposition Light Rail

Big Blue Bus Shares Proposed Expo Service Plan

Posted Jul. 25, 2014, 8:33 am

The impending completion of the Metro Rail Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica within the next couple of years naturally carries with it a series of subsequent impacts on its surrounding communities. The most apparent change due to occur is the increased appeal of the Expo Line.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Announces Detours For Century Boulevard Bridge Demolition

Posted Jul. 21, 2014, 9:37 am

The demolition of the Century Boulevard Bridge near Los Angeles International Airport starts this Friday, July 25 at 8 pm and goes through Monday, July 28 at 6 am.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Share Expo Service Plan At Community Meeting This Tuesday

Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:27 am

Santa Monica's transit authority Big Blue Bus will host a series of community workshops to share its proposed Expo service plan. The first meeting will be held this Tuesday.

One of the new Big Blue Bus stops on Main Street. Officials say they will modify elements of its new bus stops to improve seating capacity and functionality.

News, Opinion, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Letter To The Editor: Big Blue Bus Stops Biggest Mistake Santa Monica Has Ever Made

Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:17 am

Dear Editor, I am recently back from college and looking at the city with fresh eyes, I was astonished at the new bus benches. In fact, I’m pretty sure I doubled over with laughter when I laid my eyes on my first one. Yep, you guessed it, this is yet another Letter to the Editor about possibly the biggest mistake carbon footprint-conscious Santa Monica has ever made…ever.

One of the new Big Blue Bus stops on Main Street. Officials say they will modify elements of its new bus stops to improve seating capacity and functionality.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Modify New Bus Stops

Posted Jul. 11, 2014, 8:53 am

Santa Monica’s transportation agency Big Blue Bus’ attempt to be fashionable may have backfired.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Holiday, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Operate On Sunday Schedule This July 4

Posted Jul. 3, 2014, 8:12 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus encourages the community to celebrate Independence Day with the transit authority, but to remember all buses will be operating on a Sunday schedule.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Community Meeting To Discuss Proposed Route 3 Changes

Posted Jun. 21, 2014, 7:01 am

Big Blue Bus’ planning team invites the community to hear about service proposals for fall service change that would become effective on Aug. 24, 2014.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Bbb

BBB Route Changes For June 1 SoRo Festival

Posted May. 30, 2014, 3:55 pm

On Sunday, June 1, Route 5 will be on detour due to the SoRo Community Festival from approximately 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

News, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica, Memorial Day

Big Blue Bus Service For Memorial Day

Posted May. 24, 2014, 1:02 am

Check out the following changes for Big Blue Bus service on Memorial Day, May 26.

News, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

BBB Service Change For Sunday, May 18

Posted May. 16, 2014, 5:02 pm

Routes 5 and 7 will be temporarily detoured due to the Lag B'Omer Day community event taking place this Sunday, May 18 from 7:00am until approximat...

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Ride Big Blue Bus For Free Thursday To Celebrate Bike To Work Day

Posted May. 10, 2014, 9:16 am

May is National Bike Month and May 12-18 is LA Bike Week. Join Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus and all the local bicycle commuters to celebrate Bike to Work Day this Thursday, May 15.

BBB is installing the new amenities in waves of 6 to 10 stops at a time. Affected bus stops will be closed for three to four weeks, but users will be able to board and alight at the stop before or after their usual spot.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Begins Construction On Next Set Of Bus Stop Improvements

Posted Apr. 26, 2014, 9:11 am

Santa Monica's transit authority Big Blue Bus started construction at a new group of bus stop improvements on Friday, which are now officially closed until further notice.

The Big Blue Bus transit store opened at its new location today at 1444 4th Street, Santa Monica.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Transit Store Opens At New Location Today Just One Block Away

Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:43 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus transit store closed its doors at the end of the business day on Monday, April 14. However, its doors reopened at its new location today, April 15 just a block away on 4th Street and Broadway.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Stop Improvement Project To Begin On Monday

Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:42 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus Stop Improvement Project (BSIP) will start construction on Monday, March 31.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Detour Rapid 10 In Downtown LA For St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 7:06 am

Due to the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Downtown Los Angeles, Rapid 10 buses heading towards downtown Santa Monica will be on detour Monday, March 17 from the first trip of the day through the end of service.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Officer David Feinberg Appointed To Metro Governance Council

Posted Feb. 28, 2014, 9:17 am

As part of its consent calendar, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved Tuesday the appointment of David Feinberg to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Westside/Central Service Governance Council.

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