METRO News Bulletins


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 Quarterly Service Changes

Spring Service (Mar 17, 2022 - Jun 8, 2022)

Spring Service Starting March 17

Highlighted Service Changes:

WC – Watsonville Circulator

Weekdays/Weekends: Counter-clockwise trips from Watsonville Transit Center to Freedom Centre via E. Beach St and Freedom Blvd will start and end four hours earlier, from 8:44am – 3:44pm. This extends the span of service of the Watsonville Circulator from 8:44am to 7:14pm, with trips only in the counter-clockwise direction from 8:44am – 11:44am, trips in both directions from 12:14pm – 3:44pm, and trips only in the clockwise direction from 4:14pm – 7:14pm.

New Lane Assignments at Santa Cruz Metro Center

Routes 35, 40, 41, and 42 have new lane assignments at Santa Cruz Metro Center. Route 35 will now depart from Lane 2, and Routes 40, 41, and 42 will depart from Lane 3.

Route-specific Schedule Changes between Winter and Spring schedules - Routes not specifically mentioned below will continue to operate the same schedule as Winter 2021-22 Service.

Route 10 – UCSC via Main Gate - High

See Route Schedule: 10 UC     See Route Map: 10 UC

Weekdays/Weekends: The High & Laurent stop (stop 1515) will no longer be a timepoint, but will remain as a regular stop. High & Moore (stop 1513) will be the new timepoint. Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 15 – UCSC via West Gate - Laurel

See Route Schedule: 15     See Route Map: 15

Weekdays: The 8:33pm “ST” trip has been discontinued. Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 18 – UCSC via Main Gate - Mission

See Route Schedule: 18 UC     See Route Map: 18 UC

Weekdays/Weekends: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route

Weekdays: The 7:25pm “ST” trip has been adjusted to 7:35pm.

Weekends: The 8:25am trip has been discontinued.

Route 19 – UCSC via West Gate – Bay

See Route Schedule: 19     See Route Map: 19

Weekdays/Weekends: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Weekdays: The 8:05pm “ST” trip has been discontinued, and a 5:50pm trip has been added.

Route 20 – UCSC via Main Gate – Delaware/Western

See Route Schedule: 20 UC     See Route Map: 20 UC

Weekdays/Weekends: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Weekends: An 8:00am trip has been added, which will serve the Coastal Science Campus/Seymour Center in the inbound direction from UCSC main campus to Santa Cruz Metro Center. The 4:40pm departure from Metro Center will serve the Coastal Science Campus/Seymour Center in the outbound direction toward the UCSC main campus.

Route 22 – UCSC via Main Gate – Almar/Bay

See Route Schedule: 22 UC     See Route Map: 22 UC

Weekdays: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 35 – Highway 9/Scotts Valley

See Route Schedule: 35     See Route Map: 35

Weekdays/Weekends: Will now depart from Lane 2 of Santa Cruz Metro Center.

Weekdays: The 7:00am inbound trip from Country Club will now depart at 7:03am.

Route 40 – Highway 1 - Davenport

See Route Schedule: 40     See Route Map: 40

Weekdays: Will now depart from Lane 3 of Santa Cruz Metro Center. An 8:10am trip from Santa Cruz Metro Center and an 8:28am trip from Davenport have been added.

Route 41 – Empire Grade - Bonny Doon

See Route Schedule: 41     See Route Map: 41

Weekdays: Will now depart from Lane 3 of Santa Cruz Metro Center.

Route 42 – Davenport/Bonny Doon

See Route Schedule: 42     See Route Map: 42

Weekdays/Weekends: Will now depart from Lane 3 of Santa Cruz Metro Center. Empire Grade & Felton Empire Rd (stop 1393) will no longer be a timepoint, but will remain as a regular stop. Pine Flat Rd & Empire Grade (stop 1671) will be the new timepoint. Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 66 – Live Oak via 17th

See Route Schedule: 66     See Route Map: 66

Weekdays/Weekends: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 68 – Broadway/Portola

See Route Schedule: 68     See Route Map: 68

Weekdays/Weekends: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route.

Route 71 – Soquel/Freedom

See Route Schedule: 71     See Route Map: 71

Weekdays: Departure and arrival times have been adjusted by a few minutes along the route on the 2:45pm and 3:15pm trips from Santa Cruz Metro Center, and the 6:40am and 1:40pm trips from Watsonville Transit Center.

Weekends: The 11:45pm trip from Santa Cruz Metro Center will arrive at Watsonville Transit Center five minutes earlier, at 12:40am, and arrival times along the route have also been adjusted.

WC – Watsonville Circulator

See Route Schedule: WC     See Route Map: WC

Weekdays/Weekends: Counter-clockwise trips from Watsonville Transit Center to Freedom Centre via E. Beach St and Freedom Blvd will start and end four hours earlier, from 8:44am – 3:44pm. This extends the span of service of the Watsonville Circulator from 8:44am to 7:14pm, with trips only in the counter-clockwise direction from 8:44am – 11:44am, trips in both directions from 12:14pm – 3:44pm, and trips only in the clockwise direction from 4:14pm – 7:14pm.

General Announcements General Announcements

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Public Hearings Public Hearings

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