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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.

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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.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus Implements February Service Change Today, Monday

Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:33 am

Santa Monica transit authority Big Blue Bus reminders its bus users that its February Service Change begins today, Feb. 9 and Monday, Feb 10.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus To Host Three Expo Community Workshops This Week

Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 6:46 am

Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) recently kicked off the Expo Integration Study, an evaluation of potential connections to Metro Rail Expo Line Phase 2 stations scheduled to open in 2016.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus To Implement Detours Today In Downtown LA For New Year's Race

Posted Jan. 4, 2014, 8:32 am

Big Blue Bus will detour its Rapid 10 route today, Jan. 4 in downtown Los Angeles for the New Year's Race -- an annual event featuring a half marathon and 5K.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus Retiring Local Transfers Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 1

Posted Dec. 31, 2014, 9:04 am

As part of Big Blue Bus' commitment to keeping its fares low, the retirement of "local" transfers (between one BBB to another BBB) will begin Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus Holiday Service Schedule Changes Approach

Posted Dec. 21, 2013, 9:35 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus is urging bus users to take note of its holiday service schedule.

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Big Blue Bus Retiring Local Transfers Beginning Jan. 1

Posted Dec. 15, 2013, 9:38 am

As part of Big Blue Bus’ commitment to keeping its fares low, the Santa Monica-based transit authority will retire “local” transfers (between one BBB to another BBB) starting Jan. 1, 2014.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Thanksgiving Holiday Service Changes

Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 7:21 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus is advising its bus users to allow extra time for trips over Thanksgiving this week, especially on Wednesday as there will be extra holiday traffic on the roads.

News, Venice, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Los Angeles Triathlon Sunday; Big Blue Bus To Detour Routes

Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:14 am

The Herbalife Los Angeles Triathlon will take place this Sunday, Sept. 29 from 5am to approximately 2 pm (or when streets re-open).

News, Big Blue Bus, Fitness, Santa Monica

Kickin’ Cancer! 5k Walk/Run Sunday; Big Blue Bus To Initiate Route Detours

Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:12 am

The Kickin’ Cancer! 5k Walk/Run is taking place this Sunday, September 29 from 7am until approximately 12pm. The following detours will be in effect during this period.

News, City Council, Development, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Santa Monica City Council Preview: Resident Survey, Big Blue Bus, Bike Sharing

Posted Sep. 23, 2013, 8:14 am

Height restriction. Density. Community benefits. How much – or how little – of each do Santa Monica residents desire when a new development comes to town? A satisfactory answer to each and all of those questions might be elusive, but a research firm could be hired to determine whether any sort of consensus exists among Santa Monica residents.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Fall Service Change Now In Effect

Posted Aug. 27, 2013, 9:20 am

The Big Blue Bus fall service change began Sunday, Aug. 25 with changes designed to provide additional service on some of BBB’s busiest routes with only minor schedule updates on various routes.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus To Implement Service Changes Starting Sunday, August 25

Posted Aug. 14, 2013, 9:31 am

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus has announced its August Service Change will begin Sunday, August 25 and Monday, August 26.

A Big Blue Bus in downtown Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus Launches Its Travel Like A Local Campaign

Posted Jul. 21, 2013, 9:06 am

To help minimize traffic challenges and parking woes in Santa Monica this summer, the Big Blue Bus invites tourists and residents alike to Ride Blue!

News, Ucla, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Westwood

UCLA Ackerman Terminal To Close Monday Through 2016

Posted Jul. 7, 2013, 8:59 am

Big Blue Bus is reminding everyone that its UCLA Ackerman Terminal in Westwood will close starting Monday, July 8 as part of the Luskin Conference and Guest Center construction through the summer of 2016.

News, City Council, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

313 Big Blue Bus Shelters To Be Demolished, Then Rebuilt

Posted Jul. 5, 2013, 9:24 am

Santa Monica’s bus system is about to have a makeover worth about $7.2 million. The City’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) will demolish and reconstruct 313 bus shelters and 1,244 “extended network signs” thanks to the council’s unanimous vote supporting the “Bus Shelter Redevelopment Program” last Tuesday.

A Santa Monica bus.

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

Big Blue Bus To Operate Sunday Schedule On July 4

Posted Jun. 30, 2013, 9:24 am

Big Blue Bus is reminding everyone that all of its buses will be operating on a Sunday schedule on Independence Day this Thursday, July 4.

A big blue bus travels to Santa Monica.

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Big Blue Bus Official Commends Bravery During Santa Monica Shooting Spree

Posted Jun. 10, 2013, 1:03 pm

Dear Big Blue Bus Customers & Friends: We are deeply saddened by the tragic events of this past Friday. Our hearts ache for the victims and their families. The senseless and random nature of what took place can diminish our confidence in the most routine things - going to work, going to school, riding the bus, going about our day, and just living our lives.

A Santa Monica bus.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Major Big Blue Bus Service Changes Begin Next Weekend

Posted Jun. 9, 2013, 9:48 am

The annual June Big Blue Bus service change begins next Sunday, June 16 and Monday, June 17. Updates will take effect to streamline service, reduce overcrowding, improve timeliness and help commuters get to where they need to go.

The Big Blue Bus was stopped and searched on Pico Boulevard at 14th Street just after 8:30 am Thursday.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Passengers Searched After Report Of Possible Passenger With Gun

Posted Jun. 6, 2013, 1:12 pm

Passengers on a Big Blue Bus were searched at Pico Boulevard and 14th Street in Santa Monica Thursday morning after a report was made of a possible passenger with a gun.

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BBB Announces Memorial Day Service

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.

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Big Blue Bus Detours Sunday For SM Classic 5K/10K

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.

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