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

Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus has issued the following service alerts for this Sunday, May 19.

Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, and Rapid 10 will detour in downtown Santa Monica for the SM Classic 5K/10K. Temporary stop closures will be in effect from approximately 6 am to 2 pm.

Route 1 to Downtown Santa Monica 

Regular service to Santa Monica Blvd. at Lincoln Blvd., buses will continue on Santa Monica Blvd., turn left on 4th St., right on Hill St., left on 3rd St., right on Rose Ave., left on Main St. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • 6th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave., 4th St. at Broadway or 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Broadway at 4th St. and 3rd St. Promenade; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • 2nd St. at Colorado Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway and Colorado Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Main St. at Pico Blvd. and Bay St.; instead board on 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Main St. at Pacific St.; instead board on 4th St. at Bicknell Ave.
  • Main St. at Hollister Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Hollister Ave.
  • Main St. at Ocean Park Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd.
  • Main St. at Hill St.; instead board on 4th St. at Hill St.
  • Main St. at Ashland Ave. and Marine St.; instead board on Main St. at Rose Ave.

Route 1 to UCLA 

Regular service to Main St. at Rose Ave., then buses will turn right on Rose Ave., left on 3rd St., right on Hill St., left on 4th St., right on Santa Monica Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at Marine St. and Ashland Ave.; instead board on Main St. at Rose Ave.
  • Main St. at Hill St.; instead board on 4th St. at Hill St.
  • Main St. at Ocean Park Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd.
  • Main St. at Hollister Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Hollister Ave.
  • Main St. at Pacific St.; instead board on 4th St. at Bicknell Ave.
  • Main St. at Bay St.; instead board on northbound 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Ocean Ave. at Pico Blvd.; instead board on northbound 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway; instead board on 4th St. at Broadway.
  • Ocean Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St. Promenade; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

Route 2 to Downtown Santa Monica 

Regular service route to 4th St. at Broadway, then buses will turn left on Broadway, right on 6th St. and trips will end on 6th St. at Colorado Ave. The following stops will be missed:

  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Place; instead disembark on 4th St. at Broadway (mid-block)
  • Main St. at City Hall; instead disembark on 4th St. at Broadway.
  • 4th St. at Pico Blvd. and Civic Center Way; instead disembark on 4th St. at Broadway.

Route 2 to UCLA 

Service will begin on 4th St. at Colorado Ave. and continue on 4th St. via their regular route. The following stop will be missed:

  • 4th St. at Civic Center Way; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.

Route 4 to Downtown Santa Monica 

Regular service to 7th St. at Georgina Ave., then buses will turn left on 7th St., right on Marguerita Ave., left on 4th St., left on Broadway, and then trips will end on 4th St. at Broadway. The following stops will be missed:

  • 7th St. at San Vicente Blvd.; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Marguerita Ave.
  • 4th St. at San Vicente Blvd. and Georgina Ave.; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Marguerita Ave.
  • Olympic Dr. at Avenida Mazatlan stop will be missed during several afternoon trips; instead disembark on 4th St. at Broadway.

Route 4 to Westside Pavilion 

Service will begin on 4th St. at Colorado Ave., then buses will continue on 4th St., turn right on Montana Ave., left on 14th St., right on San Vicente Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed: 

  • Olympic Blvd. at Avenida Mazatlan; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • 4th St. at Montana Ave., Alta Ave., Marguerita Ave., Georgina Ave. and San Vicente Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Montana Ave. (before the intersection).
  • San Vicente Blvd. at 7th St., 9th St. and 11th St.; instead board on 14th St. at San Vicente Blvd.

Route 7 to Downtown Santa Monica 

Regular service to Pico Blvd. at 4th St., then buses will turn right on 4th St., right on Santa Monica Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • Pico Blvd. at 4th St. (after the intersection) and Main St.; instead board on 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway; instead board on 4th St. at Broadway.
  • Ocean Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St. Promenade; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

Route 7 to Rimpau Transit Center  

Service will be begin on Broadway at 4th St., then buses will turn left on 4th St., left on Pico Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • Broadway at 4th St. (after the intersection) and 3rd St. Promenade; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway and Colorado Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Pico Blvd. at Main St.; instead board on 4th St. at Pico Blvd.  

Route 8 to Downtown Santa Monica 

Regular service to Ocean Park Blvd. at 4th St., then buses will turn right on 4th St., right on Santa Monica Blvd., right on 6th St., right on Broadway and trips will end on 6th St. at Broadway. The following stops will be missed in Downtown SM:

  • Ocean Park Blvd. at Main St.; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd.
  • Main St. at Hollister Ave., Pacific St. and Bay St.; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd.
  • Main St. at Pico Blvd.; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Main St. at City Hall; instead board/disembark on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • 2nd St. at Broadway; instead board/disembark on 4th St. Broadway.
  • 2nd St. and 3rd St. at Santa Monica Blvd.; instead disembark on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

Route 8 to UCLA 

Service begins on 6th St. at Broadway, and then buses will turn left on 4th St., left on Ocean Park Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • Broadway at 4th St.; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • 2nd St. at Colorado Ave. (after left turn on 2nd St.); instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Main St. at City Hall; instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Main St. at Pico Blvd. and Bay St.; instead board on 4th St. at Pico Blvd.
  • Main St. at Pacific St.; instead board on 4th St. at Bicknell Ave.
  • Main St. at Hollister Ave.; instead board on 4th St. at Hollister Ave.
  • Ocean Park Blvd. at Main St.; instead board on 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd.

Route 9 to Pacific Palisades  

Service will begin on 4th St. at Colorado Ave., buses will continue regular route to 6th St. at Montana Ave., then turn left on 14th St., right on San Vicente Blvd., left on 26th St/Allenford Ave., left on Sunset Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed:

  • 7th St. at Montana Ave. (after the intersection), Alta Ave., Marguerita Ave. and San Vicente Blvd.
  • Entrada Dr. at Stassi Ln. and E. Channel Rd./Ocean Ave.
  • Mesa Rd. at Entrada Dr.
  • Entrada Dr. at Pacific Coast Hwy.
  • Chautauqua Blvd. at Corona Del Mar, La Cumbre Dr., Almoloya Dr., Borgos Pl. and Sunset Blvd.

Please note: A shuttle will be provided from 7th St. at San Vicente Blvd. for passengers that wish to connect to Route 9 on Drummond St. at Sunset Blvd., and continue via the regular route. 

  

Route 9 to Santa Monica 

Regular service to Sunset Blvd. at Chautauqua Blvd., then buses will continue on Sunset Blvd. to Allenford Ave., turn right on Allenford Ave./26th St., right on San Vicente Blvd., left on 14th St., right on Marguerita Ave., left on 7th St. and resume regular route to 4th St. at Broadway. The following stops will be missed:

  • Chautauqua Blvd. at Borgos Pl., Almoloya Dr., La Cumbre Dr. and Corona Del Mar.
  • West Channel Rd. at Pacific Coast Hwy, Mesa Rd. and Ocean/E. Channel Rd.
  • Entrada Dr. at Stassi Ln. and San Vicente Blvd. 
  • 7th St. at San Vicente Blvd. 

Please note: Regular service to San Vicente Blvd. at 7th St. for passengers that wish to connect to Route 9 at Marguerita Ave. at 7th St.  

 

Rapid 10 to Downtown Santa Monica  

Regular service to Broadway at 6th St. where trips will end, and the following stops will be missed:

  • Broadway at 4th St. and 3rd St.; instead disembark on Broadway at 6th St.
  • 2nd St. at Colorado Ave. (mid-block); instead disembark on Broadway at 6th St.

Rapid 10 to Downtown Los Angeles 

Service will begin on 4th St. at Colorado Ave., buses will then continue on 4th St., turn right on Santa Monica Blvd. and resume regular route. The following stops will be missed in Downtown Santa Monica: 

  • 2nd St. at Colorado Ave. (mid-block); instead board on 4th St. at Colorado Ave.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway; instead board on 4th St. at Broadway.
  • Santa Monica Blvd.; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St. Promenade; instead board on 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310.451.5444 or visit www.BigBlueBus.com.

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