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About BBB

Big Blue Bus provides over 13.3 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 58 square miles of greater Los Angeles and its buses provide over 13.3 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 2019-2020 performance report.


Working Together

Hands in the sand

For organizations and educational institutions

Ride Blue. Go Green.

Ride Blue. Go Green. Logo

BBB is a driving force for eco-friendliness

Our Buses

Bus on the street

Check out what’s on board and under the hood

Our History

Historical photo of Santa Monica Bus

A service history spanning almost a century!