What's Open, What's Closed on New Year's in Santa Monica

There will be no trash collection or street sweeping on New Year's Day.

Government offices, including Santa Monica City Hall, and courts, schools, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of New Year's Day.

There will be no trash collection or street sweeping in Santa Monica, according to the city's website. Trash collection will resume Wednesday.

Big Blue Bus routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 14, and Rapid 10 to downtown Los Angeles will operate on a Sunday schedule. All other routes will not be in service.

Metro buses will operate on a Sunday schedule, but all rail lines and the Metro Orange Line will operate around the clock to accommodate people going to the  124th Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl football game.

Specific schedules for bus lines can be found on Metro's website at metro.net. Normal operations will resume Wednesday.

Metrolink will only provide service on the Antelope Valley and San Bernardino lines. The Antelope Valley Line will run on a Sunday schedule. The San Bernardino Line will run on a modified Sunday schedule, offering an early morning route for people heading to the Rose Parade.

— City News Service contributed to this report.

Fernando Padilla January 01, 2013 at 10:44 PM
Do the property owners get some type of rebate for not having the street in front of their swept even though they are paying for this service. Why should we pay for services not rendered? There must be a fair solution. Please help me understand this. Sincerely, Fernando Padilla


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