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Bike It, Walk It, Bus It: October 2-6, 2023
September 20, 2023

Bike It, Walk It, Bus It is held to encourage Santa Monica families to forgo driving in favor in of eco-friendly modes of transportation, like walking, biking, or taking transit to school. Big Blue Bus is celebrating Bike It, Walk It, Bus It by giving students free rides, beginning October 2 through October 6, 2023!

There are two (2) easy ways K-12 students attending school in Santa Monica can ride Big Blue Bus for free during Bike It, Walk It, Bus It week:

1. Use Your GoPass TAP Card

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) participates in Metro’s GoPass Program. With GoPass, students can ride free on Metro, Big Blue Bus, and 11 other participating transit agencies in LA County at any time, including during Bike It, Walk It, Bus It week!

Attend a SMMUSD school but not yet participating in the GoPass Program? Contact your school administrator to get your free GoPass TAP card. For more details, visit:

2. Show Your Valid School ID to the Operator

Show your valid school ID to the Big Blue Bus Operator when boarding, and your ride is free during Bike It, Walk It, Bus It week! Don’t have a school ID? We’ll also accept a current report card, class schedule, or an official letter from your school verifying enrollment.

Don’t miss out on the fun from October 2 to October 6, 2023!