SANTA BARBARA Santa Barbara MTD’s annual August service changes will go into effect Monday, officials said.
The changes, developed through a yearlong planning process, include minor routing changes around Cottage Hospital for Line 3 (Oak Park), due to the changing focal point of the hospital campus to Pueblo Street from Bath Street.
In an effort to improve the express nature of Lines 12x (Goleta Express) and 24x (UCSB Express), these lines will now make fewer stops. The bus stops skipped by these lines are still served by other routes.
The new schedule also includes minor changes to the schedules Lines 4, 5, 10, 14, 15x, 17, and 20 to improve on-time performance.
Several of the booster services that serve area Junior Highs and High Schools have had minor adjustments made to their schedules and routes to improve on-time performance and efficiency.
The new schedule guide reflecting these changes is available at the Transit Center or online at https://sbmtd.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/MTD-August-2019-Schedule-Guide_complete-final.pdf.
MTD encourages riders to double-check the schedule to see if their regular departure times have been altered. For assistance call 805-963-3366.