Bus lines to be detoured for L.A. Marathon

In accordance with the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, March 17, the Big Blue Bus will be making changes to some of its routes.

The major changes will be to Lines 4 and 9, which will not be in service for race day. Other lines will be detoured until safety officers allow buses to resume regular service, 8 p.m. within Santa Monica and 4 p.m. outside of the city.

BBB, in partnership with Metro, will also create a “bus hub” on 11th Street between Olympic Boulevard and Colorado Avenue, where lines from both bus companies will be operating.

For more information on all the lines that will be affected by the marathon, visit the Big Blue Bus website at bigbluebus.com.

For other information on transportation changes for the marathon, visit http://www.smgov.net/lamarathon or turn to CityTV, cable channel 16, during the race. Updates will also go out on Twitter @santamonicacity and will also be on KRSM 1680AM, the city’s traffic information radio station.

The finish line for the marathon will be at Ocean and California avenues.