The Big Blue Bus is operated by the City of Santa Monica. Big Blue Bus started as Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines. It was the last operator of GMC New Look buses in the United States, having retired its last one in 2005. As of 2015, it operates 18 bus routes with a fleet of nearly 200 buses in Santa Monica and the adjacent communities, including express service to downtown Los Angeles.
Gillig Advantage/CNG 1328 on Los Angeles Street at Los Angeles Plaza Park, July 14, 2014
Gillig Advantage/CNG 1353 on Los Angeles Street at Los Angeles Plaza Park, July 14, 2014
New Flyer L40LF 4093 on Temple Street at Main Street, July 11, 2014