METRO News Bulletins

 General Announcements

METRO Fare Restructuring

Effective: Feb 26 - May 19 2018

As part of long term financial and service planning, METRO staff is conducting preliminary analysis of passenger fare restructuring, including technological upgrades to fare payment methods.

Current information and Outreach Schedule.

 Quarterly Service Changes

Spring Service (Mar 8, 2018 - Jun 13, 2018)

Highway 17 Express

See Route Schedule: 17     See Route Map: 17

Weekdays: The 6:35AM departure from Santa Cruz Metro Center has moved five minutes later to 6:40AM and will not stop in Scotts Valley; after Pasatiempo, it will proceed directly to San Jose.

To serve Scotts Valley, a new trip will start at the Cavallaro Transit Center departing at 6:50AM.

The 9:05AM trip from Santa Cruz Metro Center has been moved 10 minutes later to 9:15AM.

The 5:30PM “Friday-only” departure from Santa Cruz Metro Center has been discontinued.

Southbound from San Jose, a new trip will depart San Fernando & 7th at 7:20AM; it will not serve Scotts Valley.

The following southbound departure times from San Fernando & 7th have been changed: 10:35AM will be 10:40AM; 4:00PM will be 4:10PM; 4:40PM will be 4:35PM; 6:35PM will be 6:45PM; the 6:55PM departure has been discontinued.

Route 69W – Capitola Road / Cabrillo / Watsonville

See Route Schedule: 69W     See Route Map: 69W

Daily: Service to the Soquel Dr & 41st Ave stop (Stop ID 1817), inbound to Santa Cruz Metro Center, has been discontinued.

Winter Service (Dec 14, 2017 - Mar 7, 2018)

Route 20D – UCSC via Westside

See Route Schedule: 20 20D     See Route Map: 20 20D

Weekdays: The departure times have been adjusted to depart Bay & Laguna 10 minutes later, at :15 past the hour.

Route 69W – Capitola Rd. / Cabrillo / Watsonville

See Route Schedule: 69W     See Route Map: 69W

The inbound Soquel Dr & 41st Ave stop (ID 1817) has been moved further east – across from the entrance to Safeway – and will now serve Route 69W in addition to Route 71.

Service Alerts

Service Alerts

None at this time.
Public Hearings

Public Hearings

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