|Trying to get on a bus that is "not in service"?|
There were protests at the meeting about the cutbacks. However, the cutbacks to UCLA are being justified by a need to increase north-south service in Santa Monica to connect with the Expo light rail (now under construction). Budget constraints are said to require cutbacks in east-west service to pay for more north-south.
You can find a Daily Bruin article on this subject at:
Of course, you never know what can happen on a Santa Monica bus: