METRO News Bulletins

 Quarterly Service Changes

Winter Service (Dec 12, 2019 - Mar 4, 2020)

Route 15 – UCSC via Laurel West

See Route Schedule: 15     See Route Map: 15

Weekdays:  The Tuesday/Thursday (Tu/Th) 4:25pm and Monday/Wednesday/Friday (M/W/F) 4:35pm afternoon trips are now 15LC “Limited Campus” trips. See service change note for Route 15LC – UCSC via Laurel West (Limited Campus) below.

Route 15LC – UCSC Limited Campus via Laurel West

See Route Schedule: 15     See Route Map: 15

Weekdays:  Tuesday/Thursday (Tu/Th) 4:25pm and Monday/Wednesday/Friday (M/W/F) 4:35pm Route 15 afternoon trips are now Route 15LC “Limited Campus” trips. These trips will make stops only at a limited set of on-campus stops to reduce overcrowding; off-campus, all regular stops will be served. These trips will be designated 15LC on bus headsigns. The on-campus stops served by Route 15LC are High & Bay / Main Entrance, Science Hill, College 9/10, and Bookstore.

Route 16 – UCSC via Laurel East

See Route Schedule: 16     See Route Map: 16

Weekdays:  Monday/Wednesday/Friday (M/W/F) 3:10pm, 3:45pm, and 5:20pm trips and Tuesday/Thursday (Tu/Th) 3:15pm, 3:50pm, and 5:10pm trips are now 16LC “Limited Campus” trips. See service change note for Route 16LC – UCSC via Laurel East (Limited Campus) below.

Route 16LC – UCSC Limited Campus via Laurel East

See Route Schedule: 16     See Route Map: 16

Weekdays:  Monday/Wednesday/Friday (M/W/F) 3:10pm, 3:45pm, and 5:20pm trips and Tuesday/Thursday (Tu/Th) 3:15pm, 3:50pm, and 5:10pm Route 16 trips are now 16LC “Limited Campus” trips. These trips will make stops only at a limited set of on-campus stops to reduce overcrowding; off-campus, all regular stops will be served. These trips will be designated 16LC on bus headsigns. The on-campus stops served by Route 16LC are Bay & High / Main Entrance, College 9/10, Science Hill, and Rachel Carson College & Porter.

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

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

Weekdays/Weekends:  The Felton Fair stop (Stop ID 1422) and timepoint have been discontinued.

Weekdays:  All afternoon “ST” trips will begin at SLV High School instead of Felton Fair and will no longer serve the following stops: Stop ID 1422 Graham Hill Rd (Felton Fair); Stop ID 2559 Graham Hill Rd & Hwy 9 (Covered Bridge); Stop ID 1529 Hwy 9 (Viking Cottages). The school term “ST” trips that previously departed Felton Fair at 2:20pm and 2:50pm will now depart from SLV High School at 2:25pm and 2:55pm. The 3:10pm departure from Hwy 9 & Sylvan Ave (Stop ID 1569) will now depart at 3:15pm.

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, the Seabright Ave & Broadway timepoint is changing to Seabright Ave & Windsor (Stop ID 1758). For the 6:30am and 7:30am departures from Capitola Mall to Santa Cruz Metro Center, intermediate timepoints at Portola Dr & 30th Ave, East Cliff Village, and Broadway & Seabright Ave have been adjusted earlier by one to three minutes.

Route 71 – Santa Cruz / Watsonville

See Route Schedule: 71     See Route Map: 71

Weekdays/Weekends: The Soquel Dr & Aptos Creek Rd stop (Stop ID 1852) has been renamed as Soquel Dr & Trout Gulch Rd to reflect its new location.
Weekdays: Four evening trips, departing Santa Cruz Metro Center at 7:15pm, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, and 8:45pm, will serve Union & Beach (Stop ID 2751) in Watsonville for evening Cabrillo College Watsonville Center students.

Route 74S – PVHS / Watsonville Hospital

See Route Schedule: 74S     See Route Map: 74S

Weekdays:  On the 7:00am trip, some intermediate timepoints will be adjusted earlier by a few minutes, while others will be later – to reflect actual travel time and reduce waiting at timepoints. The afternoon trip will depart Watsonville Transit Center 5 minutes earlier at 3:05pm.

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