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Labor Day

Labor Day Holiday - September 5, 2016

MTD will be running on SUNDAY schedules on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. The Transit Center will be open 9am - 5pm, and the MTD offices will be closed.

Click here for more information about holiday service.

2016-17 Schedule Guide

MTD Service Change - August 22, 2016

Effective Monday, August 22, 2016, many MTD routes and schedules will change. Be sure to check the new schedules for the routes you ride!

You may download a PDF copy of the new book here; printed books will be available beginning the week of August 8th. Website schedules will be updated on August 22nd.

Fiesta

Old Spanish Days - August 3-7, 2016

Fiesta-related road closures will result in service disruptions for many bus routes. Lines 1 & 2 and Lines 5 & 14 will separated by the closure of State Street for the parades on Friday from about 11:00am to 4:00pm and on Saturday from about 9:00am to 1:00pm. Also on Friday, the State Street Shuttle service will be suspended between 10:00am and 4:00pm. A Temporary Transit Center will be set up on Anacapa Street in front of the Library for Lines 2, 14, 20, 21x and the Crosstown Shuttle. A special shuttle will transport customers between the Transit Center on Chapala Street and the Temporary Transit Center. MTD Staff and Drivers will make every effort to minimize inconvenience to passengers during these events.

¡Viva La Fiesta!

Annual Carpinteria Beautiful Bench Painting

Every year, Carpinteria Beautiful volunteers repaint several bus stop benches in the City. Click here to see a slide show of their latest efforts!

 

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Fall Service Changes - Feedback Wanted!

Route & schedule changes affecting Lines 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 20, 23, 25, and a new Line 28 providing service between UCSB & Camino Real Marketplace would take effect August 22, 2016, if approved.

Please take a look at the pdf, OR watch a presentation on YouTube and let us know what you think.

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Community Meetings

MTD staff will present proposed service changes and request feedback

Route & schedule changes affecting Lines 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 20, 23, 25, and a new Line 28 providing service between UCSB & Camino Real Marketplace would take effect August 22, 2016, if approved.

Please watch this space for additional information about the proposals!

BusStopAnnouncement

New Bus Stop Announcement System - January 26

Eleven MTD buses have been outfitted with the new bus stop announcement system, and are now being tested in service! Passengers may see the system in use on some routes beginning Tuesday, January 26. MTD welcomes your feedback and appreciates your patience as we work the 'bugs' out of the new system. Please convey your comments to the driver or send them by email to info@sbmtd.gov.

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MTD releases annual Report to the Community - January 20

The annual Report to the Community provides an overview of MTD's recent performance, current projects, Strategic Plan goals, and more.

Download it here (1.6MB PDF) or pick one up at the Transit Center or at MTD's administrative offices (550 Olive Street, Santa Barbara).