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Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District

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General Agency Information
Name: Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District
Alternate Name(s): Santa Cruz Metro
Santa Cruz Metro Transit District
Address: 110 Vernon St.
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-425-8600
Secondary Phone: 831-426-6080
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Description: Santa Cruz METRO provides safe, courteous, and efficient public transit within Santa Cruz County, and Highway 17 Express Commuter Service to downtown San Jose. Our local service serves the cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola, Watsonville, and Scotts Valley, as well as the unincorporated areas of Aptos, Soquel, Live Oak, Bonny Doon, Davenport, and the San Lorenzo Valley in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

METRO operates Amtrak Highway 17 Express Commuter Service in cooperation with other transit agencies connecting you to locations in downtown San Jose, as well as Bay Area Transit Systems.

Priority seating is available for older adults and customers with disabilities. All buses are equipped with ramps or lifts to accommodate riders who have difficulty climbing stairs, or who use mobility devices. For passengers using mobility devices, there are reserved areas with securement systems to provide a safe ride. If you have special needs, please notify your operator.

For more information regarding METRO's Accessibility Services, call the Accessible Services Coordinator at (831) 423-3868 or call Customer Service at (831) 425-8600 (CRS Hearing/Speech Impaired 711)
Programs: Santa Cruz METRO ParaCruz is a shared-ride service, providing door-to-door public transportation for people who have a temporary or permanent physical, cognitive, or psychiatric disability that prevents them from making some or all of their trips on METRO's fixed route bus system. Customers may arrange for an assistant to travel with them. Rides must be reserved at least one day in advance of the ride. Reservations may be arranged between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm Call (831)425-4664 (Dial 711 for CRS Hearing & Speech Impaired Services)
Publications: HEADWAYS, bus schedule
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Not Applicable
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: Varies
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: County Government
Federal Government
Not stated
State Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Disability Related Transportation
Government Agencies
Local Bus Services
Local Bus Transit Services
This agency was last updated on April 9, 2020.