Civic Life

Free bus service around Santa Cruz, and over Highway 17, on New Year’s Eve, Day

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District will provide free transportation county-wide, including over the hill via the Hwy-17 Express, all day on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

“METRO would like to express our gratitude to all essential workers who continue to assist our community in these difficult times and as a sign of our appreciation, we are saying goodbye to 2020 and ringing in a brighter 2021 by providing free fares all day to our riders,” the organization said in a statement.

Go here for more information about METRO’s free ride program.