Santa Monica College

Ride BBB for free! Any Line, Any Time! 

Santa Monica College (SMC) students/staff may ride any Big Blue Bus line at any time using a valid, activated SMC ID card with current semester sticker (here's how to get a semester sticker and activate your card). Then simply swipe your ID in the farebox when boarding to ride any Big Blue Bus, any time for free! 

P.S. Need a transfer? Buy an interagency transfer as soon as you board if you plan to ride BBB to Metro, Expo or any other service. If you’re transferring from another agency to BBB, save your cash, it’s free.


February 2016 Highlights Include:   


Route 16 

NEW route providing weekday only north-south service between Wilshire Blvd./Bundy Dr. and Marina del Rey, including stops near SMC on 20th St./Pico Blvd. View updated schedule.

Route 41

Service south of Pico Blvd. is discontinued with route modifications to serve the new 17th St./SMC Metro Rail Station. Operates clockwise only with new weekend service. View updated schedule.

Route 8

Major schedule changes and rerouting in Downtown SM. View updated schedule.

Route 7  

 Schedule adjustments on all days. View updated schedule.

 Rapid 7   

 Schedule adjustments on all days.  View updated schedule.

Minor weekday schedule adjustments to improve timeliness. View updated schedule.

Route 42 

NEW route begins service the day Metro Rail service opens. Operates counterclockwise only (opposite of Route 41) seven days a week.  Preview schedule now!

Places to Visit

 Take BBB to explore other parts of Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Here’s a list and a downloadable map to get you started: 

      1 UCLA – Westwood – Broad Stage – Venice Beach             Route 8 UCLA – Westside Pavilion – Clover Park
      Route 2 UCLA – Westwood – Broad Stage Rapid 10 Downtown Santa Monica – Downtown Los Angeles
      Route 5 Century City Route-14 Culver City – Brentwood 
       Route 7              Downtown Santa Monica – SMC Main Campus – Rimpau Transit Center             Route 41
SMC Main Campus – Montana Ave. – UCLA Medical Center – St. John’s Hospital
      Rapid 7 Downtown Santa Monica – SMC Main Campus – Wilshire/Western Purple 
Line Station
            Route 44  SMC Bundy Campus – SMC Main Campus 

Ride Big Blue Bus to and from campus! 

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