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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.