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Big expansion for Santa Cruz Highway 17 bus service

In response to standing-room only crowds on the popular Highway 17 commuter bus service between Santa Cruz and San Jose, the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (“METRO”) announced a significant expansion with 11 new weekday runs and an additional run on the weekends.

Busy news day

Today should have been a work-from-home day.

Santa Cruz Metro considers Highway 17 fare increase

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District board voted in favor of a fare increase on the popular Highway 17 service to “maintain an optimal farebox recovery ratio.” Most fares will increase 25%. A public hearing and second vote is required before the fare increase, scheduled for June 10, takes place.