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 your way around Santa Monica and Los Angeles with easy-to-get transit directions for bus, train, subway, bike, and travel on foot.
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!).
Choose between “sooner, cheaper, greener” travel options when planning your route and quickly zero in on your optimal itinerary based on your preferences.
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.
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 new Expo 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 Expo 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 (1334 5th 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 taptogo.net 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 breezebikeshare.com 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 email@example.com.
Enhancing mobility and easing congestion is one of the Five Strategic Goals of the City. GoSaMo is a City of Santa Monica initiative to educate, equip, and excite people about making the most of the new mobility opportunit