Tag Archives: Santa Cruz Metro

Transit and traffic congestion

Reminder: Transportation networks are built for people, not cars.

Bike blog, highway expansion & CNG

Bullies suck. Lockwood Lane is a 30 mph residential street with 3,500 vehicles per day during the week, much less on a holiday weekend. My daughter and I biked down this lane last week when she fell over in the street.

Santa Cruz Metro service cuts 2010

Santa Cruz Metro plans service reductions to cut spending [PDF] this fall. The cut that will effect me: Completely eliminating the bus that serves my daughter’s elementary school.

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.