Service Alerts

Route 44: Temporary detour near Bundy and Ocean Park 7/1

Due to construction near Bundy Dr. at Ocean Park Blvd., Route 44 towards Santa Monica College Main Campus will be on detour Wednesday, July 1. Detour will be in effect all service day.

Buses will travel regular route to Bundy Dr. at National Blvd., then buses will detour and turn right on National Blvd., left on Barrington Ave., left on Gateway Blvd. and resume regular route.

The following bus stop will be missed:

  • Bundy Dr. at National Blvd. (northbound)

Instead, use alternate stop located at:

  • Donald Douglas Loop South at Airport Ave. (northbound)

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Rapid 10: Detour in DTLA due to construction on 7th at Olive 6/30

Due to construction on 7th St. at Olive St., Rapid 10 going towards Union Station will be on detour until further notice between the hours of 7:00am until approximately 5:00pm daily.

Buses will travel regular route to Olive St. at 8th St., then buses will detour and turn left on 8th St., right on Figueroa St., and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • 7th St. at Olive St. (westbound)
  • 7th St. at Hope St. (westbound)
  • 7th St. at Figueroa St. (westbound)

Please disembark at the following alternate stops:

  • Olive St. at 9th St. (northbound)
  • Figueroa St. at 5th St. (northbound)

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Route 7 and Rapid 7: Temporary stop closure on Pico at 28th 6/30-7/6

Due to construction, the Route 7 and Rapid 7 eastbound stop on Pico Blvd. at 28th St. will not be serviced beginning Tuesday, June 30 through Monday, July 6. Please use the temporary stop located 150 feet east of the normal location.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Route 3 & Rapid 3: Stop on Arizona and 5th temporarily closed

Due to construction, Arizona Ave. will be closed between 4th St. and 5th St. Route 3 and Rapid 3 buses traveling to Santa Monica will be on detour until further notice.

Route 3 and Rapid 3 to Santa Monica

Regular route to 4th St. and Santa Monica Blvd., then buses will detour and turn right on Santa Monica Blvd., right on 7th St. and come to a final stop at 7th St. and Olympic Blvd.

The following stop will not be served:

  • Arizona Ave. and 5th St. (eastbound)

Instead, disembark on:

  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd. (northbound)

Route 3 and Rapid 3 to Green Line Aviation Station

Buses will begin service at 4th St. and Wilshire Blvd. and resume regular service to Green Line Aviation Station.

The following stop will not be served:

  • Arizona Ave. and 5th St. (eastbound)

Instead, board at:

  • 4th St. at Wilshire Blvd. (southbound)

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Routes 1, 2, 3M, 8, & 12: UCLA Hilgard Terminal Closed 7/3

UCLA Hilgard Terminal will be closed all day Friday, July 3. Routes 1, 2, 3M, 8, and 12 will not drop off or pick up riders at that location, instead use Charles E. Young Dr./ P2 Hub.

Towards UCLA

Riders can board/ disembark on Westwood Blvd. at Weyburn Ave. or Charles E. Young Dr. between Westholme Ave. and Manning Ave.

Please note the following bus stop closures:

  • Westwood Blvd. at Le Conte Ave., and J. Stein Eye Institute
  • Le Conte Ave. at Tiverton Dr.
  • Hilgard Ave. at Le Conte Ave., Manning Ave., and Westholme Ave.
  • Hilgard Terminal

Towards Santa Monica

Riders can board/ disembark on Charles E. Young Dr. between Westholme Ave. and Manning Ave. or on Westwood Blvd. at Weyburn Ave.

Please note the following bus stop closures:

  • Hilgard Terminal
  • Hilgard Ave. at Westholme Ave., and Manning Ave.
  • Le Conte Ave. at Hilgard Ave., and Tiverton Dr.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Route 7: Stop on Pico & Hauser (westbound) closed weekdays until 7/8

Due to construction, the westbound Route 7 stop on Pico Blvd at Hauser Blvd will be closed on weekdays until 7/8/15. The closure will occur Monday-Friday from 7am to 4:30pm. During these times, you may board at Cochran Ave or Curson Ave.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Fourth of July detours on various routes

Due to the Fourth of July holiday and the various events taking place across our service area, many Big Blue Bus routes will experience delays and detours. For a full list of Fourth of July detours, please click here .

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Around Santa Monica: 6 stops closing 6/24-7/21

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Due to Bus Stop Improvement Project construction, six more stops will be closing between June 24th and July 21st:

  • Lincoln & Pearl (southbound): Route 3 customers, use Pico or Ocean Park.
  • Ocean Park & 5th (both directions): Route 8 customers, use Highland/Beverley Ave or 4th.
  • Pico & 10th (westbound): Route 7 customers, use the temporary stop located just east of the normal location.
  • Pico & 28th (eastbound): Route 7 customers, use 26th or 30th. Rapid 7 customers, use 26th or Bundy.
  • Pico & Cloverfield (westbound): Route 7 customers, use 26th or 21st.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Route 3: Stop on Manchester at Emerson (westbound) temporarily moved

Due to construction, Route 3 stop on Manchester Blvd. at Emerson Ave. (westbound) has been temporarily moved across the street next to the Fire Station until further notice.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Stops around Sunset Park/Santa Monica closing 6/10-7/7

The following stops around Sunset Park in Santa Monica will be closing between June 10-July 7 for construction:

  • Ocean Park at 23rd (both directions):
    • Eastbound: Routes 8 and 44 - Use 21st or 25th.
    • Westbound: Routes 8 and 44 - Use 25th or 21st.
  • Pico & 12th (westbound)
    • Route 7 - Use 14th or 10th.
  • Pearl & 14th (westbound)
    • Route 41: Use Pearl & 16th (westbound) or Pico & 16th.
  • Ocean Park & 11th (eastbound)
    • Route 8: Use Lincoln or Euclid.
For more information, visit the Bus Stop Improvement Project webpage: www.bigbluebus.com/bsip/

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Around Santa Monica: 4 stops closing 5/27-6/23

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Due to Bus Stop Improvement Project construction, four more stops will be closing between May 27 and June 23rd:

  • Santa Monica & 20th (both directions): Route 1 & Rapid 10 passengers, use 18th or 22nd. (Note: We will instruct Rapid 10 to stop at both 18th and 22nd).
  • 14th & Broadway (northbound): Use Santa Monica or Colorado.
  • 14th & California (northbound): Use Washington or Wilshire (update: closed 6/8/2015)
  • 20th & California (southbound): Use Washington or Wilshire.
For more information, visit www.bigbluebus.com/bsip/

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Routes 1, 7, 8, & Rapid 7: Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave. stop closure

Due to the Colorado Esplanade construction, Routes 1, 7, 8 (to Santa Monica only) and Rapid 7 will not serve the northbound stop on Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave. A temporary stop has been opened 250' feet to the south on Ocean Ave. at Moomat Ahiko Way. The stop closure is expected to last until March 2016.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Routes 2 & 8: Long-term detour near Colorado Ave. & 4th St.

Routes 2 and 8 are on a long-term detour due to the permanent closure of the eastbound lanes on Colorado Ave. between 4th St. and Ocean Ave. Our operators will serve any already existing Big Blue Bus stops along the detour route that are not closed for construction.

Route 2 to Santa Monica

Regular route to 4th St. at Broadway, then buses will detour and turn right on Broadway, left on Ocean Ave., left on Pico Blvd. and resume regular route. The following bus stops will be missed:

  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Place; instead use stop on 4th St. at Broadway (southbound).
  • Main St. at City Hall (southbound); instead use temp stop on Pico Blvd. at Main St. (eastbound)
Additional stops you may use:
  • Broadway at 4th St. (westbound)
  • Broadway at 3rd Street Promenade (westbound)
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway (southbound)
  • Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave. (southbound)
  • Pico Blvd. at Main St. (eastbound)

Route 2 to UCLA
No impacts to route.

Route 8 to UCLA

Regular route to Broadway at 2nd St. then buses will detour and continue on Broadway to Ocean Ave., turn left on Ocean Ave., left on Pico Blvd., right on Main St., and resume regular route. The following bus stops will be missed:

  • 2nd St. at Colorado Ave. (southbound); instead use stop on Broadway at 4th St. (westbound)
  • Main St. at City Hall (southbound); instead use stop on Main St. at Bay St. (southbound)
  • Main St. at Pico Blvd. (southbound); instead use stop on Main St. at Bay St. (southbound)
Additional stops you may use:
  • Broadway at 3rd Street Promenade (westbound)
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway (southbound)
  • Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave. (southbound)

Route 8 to Santa Monica

Regular route to Main St. at Pico Blvd., then buses will detour and turn left on Pico Blvd., right on Ocean Ave., right on Santa Monica Blvd., and resume regular route. The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at Pico Blvd. (northbound); instead use stop on Main St. at Bay St. (northbound)
  • Main St. at City Hall (northbound); instead use stop on Main St. at Bay St. (northbound)
  • 2nd St. at Broadway (northbound); instead use stop on Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St. (eastbound)
  • 2nd St. at Santa Monica Blvd. (northbound); instead use stop on Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St. (eastbound)
Additional stops you may use:
  • Ocean Ave. at Pico Blvd. (northbound).
  • Ocean Ave. at Moomat Ahiko Way (northbound). Note: This is a temporary stop location while Ocean Ave. at Colorado Ave. is closed for BSIP construction.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway (northbound).
Last Updated May 26, 2015
Route 2 and 8 Map 05262015 V.6

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444

Route 6: Will not be operating after 6/17

Route 6 will be on summer break beginning Wednesday, June 17. Please note, Route 6 service will be discontinued as part of August Service Change on Monday, August 23.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at (310) 451-5444.

For assistance planning your trip, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444