Service Alerts

Memorial Day Service Monday 5/30/16

  • Buses will be running on a Sunday schedule on Monday, May 30.
  • UCLA Riders: Hilgard Terminal will be closed. Routes 1, 2, 8 & 12 use Charles E. Young/P2 Hub instead.
  • The Transit Store & Customer Service will be CLOSED. Both will return to regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 31.
  • Route 18 will terminate at San Vicente Blvd. & Bringham Ave. in Brentwood.
  • Route 4 will not provide service to the VA Hospital. See below for stop closure information.

UCLA Riders

Riding towards UCLA

Riders can board/disembark on Westwood Blvd. at Weyburn Ave. or on Charles E. Young Dr. between Westholme Ave. and Manning Ave. Please note the following stop closures:

  • Stop on Westwood Blvd. at Le Conte Ave.
  • Stop on Le Conte Ave. at Tiverton Dr.
  • Stops on Hilgard Ave. at Manning Ave. and Hilgard Ave. at Westholme Ave.
  • Hilgard Terminal

Riding 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 stop closures:

  • Hilgard Terminal
  • Stops on Hilgard Ave. at Westholme Ave. and Hilgard Ave. at Manning Ave.
  • Stop on Le Conte Ave. at Tiverton Dr.

Route 4 Riders

Stop Closures (Eastbound):

  • Bonsall Ave. SB & Wilshire Bl.: Please use the Bonsall overpass bus stop at EB Wilshire Bl. & Bonsall Ave.
  • VA Hospital EB & Bonsall Ave.: Please use the Bonsall overpass bus stop at EB Wilshire Bl. & Bonsall Ave.
  • Sawtelle Bl. SB & Ohio Ave.: Please use Sawtelle Bl. SB & Santa Monica Bl.

Stop Closures (Westbound):

  • Sawtelle Bl. NB & Ohio Ave.: Please use Sawtelle Bl. NB & Santa Monica Bl.
  • Bonsall Ave. NB & Dowlen Dr.: Please use Sawtelle Bl. NB & Santa Monica Bl.
  • VA Hospital WB & Bonsall Ave.: Please use Wilshire Bl. WB & Bonsall Ave.
  • Bonsall Ave. NB & Wilshire Bl.: Please use Wilshire Bl. WB & Bonsall Ave.

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

Routes 1, 8, 9, & R10: COAST detour 6/5

Due to the COAST event, Routes 1, 8, 9, and Rapid 10 will be on detour Sunday, June 5 between the hours of 5:00am and 5:00pm.

Route 1 Towards Marina Del Rey

Regular route to 4th St. at Broadway, then buses will detour and continue on 4th St., turn right on Hill St., left on 3rd St., right on Rose Ave., left on Main St. and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at Bay St., Pacific Ave., Hollister Ave., Ocean Park Blvd., Hill St., Ashland Ave., and Marine St.

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • 4th St. at Civic Center
  • 4th St. at Hollister Ave. (before the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd. (after the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Rose Ave.

Route 1 Towards UCLA

Regular route to 4th St. at Rose Ave., then buses will detour and 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 bus stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at Marine St., Ashland Ave., Hill St., Ocean Park Blvd., Hollister Ave., Pacific Ave., and Bay St.

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • Main St. at Rose Ave.
  • 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd. (after the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Hollister Ave. (before the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Bicknell Ave. (before the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Pico Blvd.

Route 8 Towards UCLA

Regular route to Broadway at 4th St., then buses will detour and turn left on 4th St., left on Ocean Park Blvd. and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Broadway at 4th St. and 3rd St.
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway and Colorado Ave.
  • Main St. at Bay St., Pacific Ave. and Hollister Ave.
  • Ocean Park Blvd. at Main St.

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • Broadway at 5th St.
  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Place (mid block)
  • 4th St. at Civic Center (after the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Hollister Ave. (before the intersection)
  • Ocean Park Blvd. at 5th St.

Route 8 Towards Santa Monica

Regular route to Ocean Park Blvd. at 4th St., then buses will detour and turn right on 4th St., right on Santa Monica Blvd. and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Ocean Park Blvd. at Main St.
  • Main St. at Hollister Ave., Pacific Ave. and Bay St.
  • Ocean Ave. at Pico Blvd., Colorado Ave., Broadway and Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St.

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • Ocean Park Blvd. at 5th St.
  • 4th St. at Ocean Park Blvd. (after the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Hollister Ave. (before the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Bicknell Ave. (before the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Pico Blvd. (after the intersection)
  • 4th St. at Colorado Ave (after the intersection)
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 4th St.

Route 9 Towards Santa Monica

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

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd., Broadway, Santa Monica Place and Civic Center.
  • Pico Blvd. at 4th St.
  • Main St. at Pico Blvd. and Civic Auditorium.

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • 4th St. at Wilshire Blvd.
  • 7th St. at Olympic Dr.

Route 9 Towards Pacific Palisades

From the temporary layover on 7th St. at Olympic Dr., buses will continue on 7th St., turn right on Olympic Dr., right on 5th St., left on Broadway, right on 4th St. and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at Civic Auditorium
  • 4th St. at Colorado Ave.

Please use the following alternate stops:

  • 7th St. at Olympic Dr.
  • 4th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

Rapid 10 Towards Santa Monica

Regular route to 6th St. at Santa Monica Blvd., then buses will detour and turn left on Broadway, right on 7th St. and come to a final stop on 7th St. at Olympic Dr.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Broadway at 4th St.
  • 2nd St. at Broadway

Please use the following alternate bus stop:

  • 6th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.

Rapid 10 Towards Union Station

From the temporary layover on 7th St. at Olympic Dr., buses will continue on 7th St., turn right on Olympic Dr., right on 5th St., left on Broadway, right on 4th St., right on Santa Monica Blvd. and resume regular route.

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • 2nd St. at Broadway
  • Ocean Ave. at Broadway and Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 3rd St.

Please use the following alternate bus stop:

  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 4th St.

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

Route 5: Temporary detour near Century City 5/20

Due to construction, Route 5 will be on detour starting Friday, May 20 until further notice.

Trips ending at Century City

Regular route to Olympic Blvd. at Century Park W., then buses will detour and continue on Olympic Blvd., turn left on Avenue of the Stars, left on Constellation Blvd. and come to a final stop on Constellation Blvd. at Avenue of the Stars (after the intersection).

The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Century Park W. at Olympic Blvd.
  • Constellation Blvd. at Solar Way

Please use the following alternate bus stops:

  • Olympic Blvd. at Beverly Glen Blvd.
  • Constellation Blvd. at Avenue of the Stars (Northwest corner, after the intersection)

Towards Santa Monica

From the temporary layover on Constellation Blvd. at Avenue of the Stars (after the intersection), buses will continue on Constellation Blvd. and resume regular route.

The following bus stop will be missed:

  • Constellation Blvd. at Solar Way

Please use the following alternate bus stop:

  • Constellation Blvd. at Avenue of the Stars (Northwest corner, after the intersection)

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

Routes 1, 3, 4, 9, 18 & Rapid 3: Temp stop closure on 4th at Colorado 5/2

Due to construction, Routes 1, 3, 4, 9, 18 and Rapid 3 will not service the bus stop located on 4th St. at Colorado Ave. (Northbound) until further notice.

Please use the following alternate stop:

  • 4th St. at Broadway

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

Route 5: Temporary stop closures on Colorado between Cloverfield & 26th

Due to construction, Route 5 heading towards Century City will not service the stops on Colorado Ave. at Cloverfield Blvd. and 26th St. starting Thursday, April 7 until further notice. Stop closures will take place between the hours of 5:00am and 6:00pm. Please use alternate stops located at Broadway at 20th St. and Olympic Blvd. at 26th St.

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

Route 12: Stop closure on Palms at National 2/23

Route 12 heading towards UCLA will not service the bus stop on Palms Blvd. at National Blvd. (after the intersection) starting Tuesday, February 23 until further notice. Please use the alternate bus stop located on National Blvd. at Palms Blvd. (under freeway), just approximately 170 ft. from Palms Blvd. at National Blvd.

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

Routes 1, 8 and 18: Temporary detours near Colorado Ave.

Due to construction on Colorado Ave. between 4th St. and 5th St., Routes 1, 8 and 18 will be on detour starting Sunday, February 21 until further notice.

Route 1 Towards Marina Del Rey

Regular route to 6th St. at Broadway, then buses will detour and turn right on Broadway, left on 4th St., right on Pico Blvd., left on Main St. and resume regular route.

The following stops will be missed:

  • 6th St. at Broadway
  • Colorado Ave. at 4th St.
  • Main St. at Olympic Blvd. and Pico Blvd.

Use the following alternative stops:

  • 6th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • 4th St. & Santa Monica Place
  • Main St. at Bay St.

Route 8 Towards Santa Monica

Regular route to Santa Monica Blvd. at 5th St., then buses will detour and continue on Santa Monica Blvd., turn right on 7th St., and end service on 7th St. at Olympic Blvd.

The following stop will be missed:

  • 5th St. at Colorado Ave.

Use the following alternative stops:

  • Santa Monica Blvd. at 4th St.
  • 7th St. at Olympic Blvd.

Route 18 Towards Abbot Kinney

Regular route to 6th St. at Broadway, then buses will detour and turn right on Broadway, left on 4th St. and resume regular route.

The following stops will be missed:

  • 6th St. at Broadway
  • Colorado Ave. at 4th St.

Use the following alternative stops:

  • 6th St. at Santa Monica Blvd.
  • 4th St. & Santa Monica Place
  • 4th St. at Civic Center
Routes 1 & 18 DTSM Detour

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

Route 15: Temporary stop closure on Barrington at Wilshire

Due to construction, Route 15 heading towards Brentwood (Northbound) will not service the stop on Barrington Ave. at Wilshire Blvd. until further notice. Stop has been temporarily moved 150 ft. south of the current stop on Barrington Ave. at Wilshire Blvd.

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

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

Route 2 will be 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 Santa Monica Place, then buses will detour and continue on 4th St., turn left on Olympic Dr., right on Lincoln Blvd., right on Pico Blvd., right on 4th and come to a final stop at 4th St. and Civic Center (northbound). The following bus stops will be missed:

  • Main St. at City Hall (southbound); instead use stop on 4th St. at Pico Blvd. (northbound).
Stops available:
  • 4th St. & Broadway (southbound)
  • 4th St. & Santa Monica Place (southbound)
  • 4th St. & Civic Center (northbound)

Route 2 to UCLA
No impacts to route.
Last Update: 8/25/2015

Route 2 long term detour

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

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