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Big Blue Bus

Big Blue Bus Serves All SMC Campus

Thanks to the Associated Students (AS) and the district, any SMC student or employee can ride all BBB lines for free. Just pay your AS fees, obtained the sticker, and activate your ID card at the Bursar’s Office or the Admissions Office. 

Routes and Schedules

Main Campus - Lines 7, 7R, 8, 16, 41, 42, 44 & Metro's Expo train at 17th Street Station.

Bundy/ Airport Campuses - Lines 14, 44 & Metros Expo train at Bundy Station.

PAC - Lines - 1, 2, 10R, 44

Emeritus - Lines 1, 2, 3. 7, 7R 8, 9, 10R, 18 & Metro's Expo train at 4th Street Station.

Attention: Route Change!

Route 44 will no longer stop at 20th and Pico.

Route Changes

•      Route changed to travel between SMC Bundy Campus and the 17th Street/SMC Station.

•      Service on Pico Blvd. and 20th St. is discontinued.

Schedule Changes

•      Summer service every 30 minutes from approximately 6:30am to 6:15pm beginning June 13 through August 19.

•      Service every 15 minutes during the fall, winter, and spring sessions.

How to Activate You ID

Big Blue Bus requires that you swipe your ID card to board a bus. You are responsible for activating your card each semester.

New ID cards have already been swiped and are ready to use. But if you’re a returning student or employee you'll need to re-activate your card at any of the following stations:

  • Main Campus 

    • Bursar’s Office during normal hours 

    • Admissions Office during normal hours

    • Auxiliary Services (staff only)

  • Airport Arts Campus: Lobby, first week of the semester, 8am to 5pm.

  • Bundy Campus: Staff Office in lobby, first week of the semester, 8am to 5pm.

  • Performing Arts Center: Outside of the PAC bookstore, first week of the semester, 8am to 5pm.

  • Pico Bus Stop: During the first week of school, returning students can get IDs activated for the semester at the bus stop located at Pico and 18th street.