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Subscriber Alerts: Text Message or Email Notifications

Receive text messages, emails, or both!

Subscribers receive route alerts regarding delays, schedule changes, general information, and upcoming agency events.

Example: Mobile phone screenshot with incoming message from 468-311 that reads "Hwy 17 is closed in both directions. All Hwy 17 buses are using Hwy 9 to travel between San Jose and Santa Cruz, expect major delays." and a second message that reads "One lane is now open southbound on Hwy 17. All buses are on regular route, however, expect delays"

There are two ways to subscribe:

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Subscribe by Text Message

Use your text enabled mobile phone to directly subscribe to a single route at a time.

 

Text "scm rtxx" to 468-311 (where "xx" represents the route, see valid route subsriptions codes listed below).


Text "scm help" to receive information about this service.

Text "scm stop" to unsubscribe and stop receiving additional messages.

Message and Data rates may apply. Up to 5 messages per week.

Use These Valid Route Subscription Codes to Subscribe by Text Message

Example: Mobile phone screenshot with outgoing message to 468-311 that reads "scm rt17" and response message that reads "You are enrolled to receive msgs from Santa Cruz METRO Transit District. To opt out visit http://tinyurl.com/3vn4su6. Data rates may apply." then a second outgoing message that reads "scm help" and response message that reads "SMS alerts. Text message & data rates may apply. Reply SCM STOP to cancel. Go to http://bit.ly/286gzgO for more help. 3 msg/wk"
  • Commuter Service
    • "scm rt17" – Amtrak Highway 17 Express
  • Local Santa Cruz
    • "scm rt3" – Mission/Natural Bridges
    • "scm rt4" – Harvey West/Emeline
  • UCSC & Westside
    • "scm rt10" – University via High Street
    • "scm rt15" – University via Laurel West
    • "scm rt16" – University via Laurel East
    • "scm rt19" – University via Lower Bay
    • "scm rt20" – University via Westside
  • Scotts Valley / SLV
    • "scm rt33" – Lompico SLV/Felton Faire
    • "scm rt34" – South Felton
    • "scm rt35" – Santa Cruz to San Lorenzo Valley
  • North Coast
    • "scm rt40" – Davenport/North Coast Beaches
    • "scm rt41" – Bonny Doon
    • "scm rt42" – Davenport/Bonny Doon
  • Mid-County
    • "scm rt55" – Rio Del Mar
  • Live Oak
    • "scm rt66" – Live Oak via 17th
    • "scm rt68" – Live Oak via Broadway/Portola
  • Cabrillo / South County
    • "scm rt69" – Capitola Road/Cabrillo/Watsonville
    • "scm rt71" – Santa Cruz to Watsonville
    • "scm rt91x" – Commuter Express Santa Cruz/Watsonville
  • Local Watsonville
    • "scm rt72" – Corralitos
    • "scm rt74" – Ohlone Parkway/Rolling Hills
    • "scm rt75" – Green Valley
    • "scm rt79" – East Lake
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