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Purple Line-related detours and stop changes in Westwood

Due to construction of Metro Rail's Purple Line Extension, Big Blue Bus will be modifying its service in Westwood.

Stop Changes

Routes 1, 8, and Rapid 12 will continue travelling via regular route to/from UCLA. Please note the following new and discontinued stops.

New stops:

  • Northbound Westwood Blvd. at Lindbrook Dr. (after the intersection, in front of T-Mobile)
  • Southbound Westwood Blvd. at Lindbrook Dr. (before the intersection)

Discontinued stops:

  • Northbound Westwood Blvd. at Lindbrook Dr. (before the intersection)
  • Southbound Westwood Blvd. at Wilshire Blvd.
Purple Line 4.30.2018

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Detours

Routes 1, 8, and Rapid 12 will continue travelling via regular route to/from UCLA.

Routes 2, 17, and 18 will be on detour on weekdays from 9:00pm - 6:00am, and all day on weekends.

To UCLA

Buses will travel via regular route to Wilshire Blvd. and Veteran Ave., then detour and turn left on Veteran Ave., right on Kinross Ave., left on Westwood Blvd., and resume regular route.

Missed stops:

  • Eastbound Wilshire Blvd. at Veteran Ave.
  • Northbound Westwood Blvd. at Lindbrook Dr.

Please use the following temporary stops:

  • Northbound Veteran Ave. at Kinross Ave. (before the intersection)
  • Northbound Westwood Blvd. at Kinross (after the intersection)

To Santa Monica

Buses will travel via regular route to Westwood Blvd. and Kinross Ave., will detour and turn right on Kinross Ave., left on Veteran Ave., right on Wilshire, and resume regular route.

Missed stops:

  • Southbound Westwood Blvd. at Lindbrook Dr.
  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. at Veteran Ave.

Please use the following alternate stops:

  • Southbound Westwood Blvd. at Kinross Ave. (before the intersection)
  • Westbound Wilshire Blvd. at Veteran Ave. (after the intersection)

 Westwood - Purple Line Detour 4.30.2018

Note: Construction on Metro Rail's Purple Line Extension is expected to last until 2026. These detours are subject to change based on the needs of the Metro Purple Line construction team. As always, please follow us on Twitter at @smbigbluebus and subscribe to our emails so you may receive the latest updates from us at Big Blue Bus.