METRO News Bulletins

 General Announcements

Customer Service Window Open Limited Hours

Effective: Jul 09 2020

Customer Service Window is now open at Pacific Station, Monday to Wednesday, 8am-12pm. Please wear a face covering and practice social distance while in line.

Summer Service Starts June 25

Effective: Jun 25 - Sep 02 2020

  • Route 3 and Route 68 service will resume with a modified daily schedule
  • Trips departing after 8:00pm, which had been suspended April 30, will resume (Routes 16, 20, 35, 35A, 66, 71)
  • These previously suspended routes will remain suspended: 40, 41, 72W, 74S, 91X
  • All School Term (ST) service to UCSC, SLV, and Cabrillo College has been suspended including entire routes (15, 20D, 22) and supplemental trips (10,16,19,20,35, 91X)
  • Highway 17 Express service, which was reduced on April 9th, will remain at that level of service, with no service on Independence Day, Saturday July 4th

 Quarterly Service Changes

Summer Service (Jun 25, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020)

Highway 17 Express

See Route Schedule: 17     See Route Map: 17

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate 7 daily northbound trips from Santa Cruz Metro Center to San Jose Diridon Station, from 6:52am – 5:40pm. Will operate 7 daily southbound trips from San Jose Diridon Station to Santa Cruz Metro Center, from 8:10am – 7:15pm.

Route 3 – Mission / Beach

See Route Schedule: 03     See Route Map: 03

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with a reduced schedule of 5 trips departing every 2 hours from 9:50am to 5:50pm. The Beach St/ Boardwalk/ 2nd St loop will not be served.

Route 4 – Harvey West / Emeline

See Route Schedule: 04     See Route Map: 04

Weekdays: Will run a modified weekday schedule of 8 hourly trips departing 7:25am – 10:25am and 2:25 - 5:15pm.

Route 10 – UCSC via High

See Route Schedule: 10     See Route Map: 10

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 9:50am – 4:50pm.

Route 16 – UCSC via Laurel East

See Route Schedule: 16     See Route Map: 16

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 8:10am – 11:07pm.

Route 19 – UCSC via Lower Bay

See Route Schedule: 19     See Route Map: 19

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 10:00am – 7:00pm.

Route 20 – UCSC via Westside

See Route Schedule: 20     See Route Map: 20

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 11:20am – 8:20pm.

Route 35 – Santa Cruz / San Lorenzo Valley

See Route Schedule: 35     See Route Map: 35

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 8:32am – 8:35pm, then one additional trip at 10:05pm. Service alternates between Glen Arbor / Mtn Store and Highlands Park / Country Club.

Route 35A – Santa Cruz to Scotts Valley Drive / San Lorenzo Valley

See Route Schedule: 35A     See Route Map: 35A

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with hourly frequency from 7:30am – 7:30pm, then two additional trips at 9:00pm and 10:30pm. Service alternates between Country Club / Highlands Park and Mtn Store / Glen Arbor.

Route 42 – Davenport / Bonny Doon

See Route Schedule: 42     See Route Map: 42

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate two trips daily, at 8:30am and 4:30pm.

Route 55 – Rio Del Mar

See Route Schedule: 55     See Route Map: 55

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate two trips daily, at 8:30am and 1:30pm.

Route 66 – Live Oak via 17th

See Route Schedule: 66     See Route Map: 66

Weekdays/Weekends: From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Capitola Mall, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 7:45am – 5:45pm, and one additional trip at 9:00pm. From Capitola Mall to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 9:00am – 8:00pm, and one additional trip at 9:40pm.

Route 68 – Live Oak via Broadway / Portola

See Route Schedule: 68     See Route Map: 68

Weekdays/Weekends: From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Capitola Mall, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 11:15am – 4:15pm. From Capitola Mall to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 11:30am – 4:30pm.

Route 69A – Capitola Rd / Watsonville

See Route Schedule: 69A     See Route Map: 69A

Weekdays/Weekends: From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Watsonville Transit Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 8:07am – 7:00pm. From Watsonville Transit Center to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 8:20am – 6:20pm.

Route 69W – Capitola Rd / Cabrillo / Watsonville

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

Weekdays/Weekends: From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Watsonville Transit Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 8:37am – 6:30pm. From Watsonville Transit Center to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with hourly frequency from 7:50am – 6:50pm.

Route 71 – Santa Cruz / Watsonville

See Route Schedule: 71     See Route Map: 71

Weekdays:  From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Watsonville Transit Center, will operate daily with 30 minute frequency from 7:15am – 8:45pm, then hourly frequency from 9:45pm – 11:45pm. From Watsonville Transit Center to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with 30 minute frequency from 6:10am – 8:10pm. Additional trips will depart Watsonville Transit Center at 5:34am that serves Clifford Avenue and another one at 6:20am that serves both Crestview Center and Clifford Avenue.

Weekends: From Santa Cruz Metro Center to Watsonville Transit Center, will operate daily with 30 minute frequency from 7:15am – 3:45pm, then hourly frequency from 4:45pm – 11:45pm. From Watsonville Transit Center to Santa Cruz Metro Center, will operate daily with 30 minute frequency from 6:10am – 3:10pm, then hourly frequency from 4:10pm – 8:10pm. An additional trip will depart Watsonville Transit Center at 6:20am and serve both Crestview Center and Clifford Avenue.

Route 72 – Hospital / Pinto Lake

See Route Schedule: 72     See Route Map: 72

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate 5 trips daily, departing every 2 hours from 9:25am – 5:25pm.

Route 75 – Green Valley

See Route Schedule: 75     See Route Map: 75

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate daily with 70 minute frequency from 6:05am – 5:45pm.

Route 79 – East Lake / Crestview

See Route Schedule: 79     See Route Map: 79

Weekdays/Weekends: Will operate three trips daily, at 8:30am, 12:30pm, and 4:30pm.

Route 91X – Watsonville to Santa Cruz

See Route Schedule: 91X     See Route Map: 91X

Weekdays: Will operate a single trip departing Watsonville Transit Center at 5:57am, arriving at Water & Ocean at 6:29am and at Santa Cruz Metro Center at 6:44am, for transfers to the Highway 17 Express departing Santa Cruz Metro Center at 6:52am.

Service Alerts

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Public Hearings

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