About BBB

Big Blue Bus provides over 19 million trips each year.

The Big Blue Bus is a City of Santa Monica department, governed by Santa Monica’s City Council. BBB’s service area spans more than 51 square miles of greater Los Angeles and its buses provide over 19 million rides for customers each year. Service is funded via farebox revenues and a variety of county, state and federal subsidies. No monies from the City’s general fund are used by the Big Blue Bus. 

Get a snapshot of BBB’s key performance indicators by viewing our fiscal year 2013-2014 report.


Hands in the sand
For organizations and educational institutions
Ride Blue. Go Green. Logo
Ride Blue. Go Green.
BBB is a driving force for eco-friendliness
Bus on the street
Check out what’s on board and under the hood
Computer Screen
To help answer your transit-related questions
Historical photo of Santa Monica Bus
Historical Info
A service history spanning almost a century!