Choose Your Apps

If you’re an advance planner or like the excitement of traveling on a whim, having smart technology at your fingertips makes it easy to get going. With these trip planning apps, your mobile phone is set to provide real-time transit directions for bus, train, subway, bike, and travel on foot. Your next adventure is just a download away.

Google Maps

Google your way around Santa Monica and Los Angeles with easy-to-get transit directions for bus, train, subway, bike, and travel on foot.

Transit App

Enjoy travel flexibility with a user-friendly platform for planning routes, checking current departure times for nearby transit, and scoping out Breeze availability (Internet not needed!).

Token Transit

Purchase and store your Big Blue Bus (BBB) pass with a smartphone, via a mobile app called "Token Transit."


Connect personal and public transportation options, check fares, and get live service alerts to craft a perfectly timed route, taking you from car, taxi, or bike to bus, metro, or rail.


Moovit is a real time app that helps you ride public transit smarter. It provides the smoothest possible route in Santa Monica, & 850+ cities worldwide.

Social Bicycles

To make it a breeze (pun intended!), use Social Bicycles to manage your account and find, reserve, ride, and return Breeze Bikes with ease.


Reserve wheels when you want them with hourly and daily options (gas and insurance included!) — apply now and get approved.


Through NextBus, Big Blue Bus and Metro Bus offer riders real-time bus arrival predictions and bus vehicle locations through its easy-to-use apps.


Plan your trip from A to B across all mobility modes (subway, bus, rail, ferry, bike/car sharing, and Uber) — ETA included!

Map Your Route

Make new discoveries and connections with these car-free routes and carefree spots, all local favorites picked by residents, workers, and visitors in Buy Local’s Most Loved Santa Monica contest. And don’t forget to share your favorite things to do and see on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by tagging #GoSaMo.

15 cool spots within a five minute walk, bike, or bus ride from each of the Metro E Line stations in Santa Monica.

Get Your TAP Card


It’s your key to unlocking new opportunities. Travel seamlessly throughout Santa Monica and the Greater Los Angeles area by tapping your card as you move from Metro’s E Line, Big Blue Bus, Breeze Bike Share, and more.

Buying and Registering Your TAP Card

Buy your TAP card and load your fare, pass, interagency transfer, or Stored Value at these locations:

  • Metro Stations
  • Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce (1234 6th Street)
  • Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4th Street)
  • Santa Monica’s Visitor Centers (Main Street, Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade, and Palisades Park)
  • Star Liquor (1929 Main Street)
  • Lo/CAL Coffee (2214 Pico Blvd)

Register your card at and enjoy benefits like Balance Protection and autoloading.

Link Your TAP Card to Breeze Bike Share

To cut down on card clutter in your wallet, you can sync your TAP card to your Breeze Bike Share account and use the TAP card as your membership card to unlock a bike. Simply login to your Breeze Account page at to enter the 16 to 20-digit TAP card number, or log into your account at a station kiosk by using your original account credit card.

*Note: You must subscribe as a Breeze Bike Share user and have an active account to sync your TAP card to Breeze. You cannot use your TAP card’s Stored Value to access Breeze Bike Share.

For questions about syncing your TAP card please call or email Breeze Bike Share customer service at 310-828-2525 or