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For Immediate Release

3 December 2021

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) Service Changes Go Into Effect Saturday, December 11th and Saturday, December 18th

Service changes for local bus transportation provided by Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) will go into effect on the following dates. The following MST lines will be changed or modified:

Effective Saturday, December 11th

  • Jazz A/B: Service frequency will be reduced from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes.
  • Jazz A: Major adjustment. Will no longer serve the following stops: Via Lavandera/Glenwood #0354), Via Lavandera/Costanoan Dr. (#6949), Via Lavandera/Fishnet Rd. (#6950), and Costanoan/MPC Quad (#6951). Passengers travelling from Monterey Transit Plaza to MPC should use Fremont/Aguajito (#6770). Passengers travelling from Seaside to MPC should use Fremont/Aguajito (#6813). Headsign will no longer read ‘via MPC’ for either direction on Jazz A.
  • Line 3 CHOMP – Monterey: Minor weekday schedule adjustments.
  • Line 20 Salinas – Monterey via Marina: Adjustments on weekday, Saturday, and Sunday schedules.
  • Line 23 Salinas – King City: Service will operate on an hourly basis on weekdays. Minor schedule adjustment on weekends. Layover moved to Broadway & 2nd Avenue in King City. All service will originate out of South County Operations and Maintenance Facility in King City.
  • NEW! Line 23X Salinas- King City Express: New Express service on weekdays during peak hours. Afternoon Southbound Express trip to depart Hartnell College at 4:05 PM and 5:05 PM. Morning Northbound Express trip to depart San Lucas San Benito & Rosa at 6:15 AM.
  • Line 28 Watsonville – Salinas via Castroville: Minor adjustments to weekday, Saturday, and Sunday schedules.
  • Line 29 Watsonville – Salinas via Prunedale: Gate change at Salinas Transit Center from Gate 2 to Gate 1. Minor schedule adjustments to Weekday, Saturday, and Sunday schedule.
  • Line 41 Northridge – Salinas via East Alisal: Minor service adjustment. Service frequency reduced from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes.
  • Line 75 Presidio – Marshall Park: Minor schedule adjustment. Afternoon schedules revised to depart POM at 3:50 PM and 4:50 PM. 6:00 PM trip eliminated. Minor adjustment to inbound afternoon schedule.
  • Line 84 King City – Paso Robles: New weekday schedule. Minor schedule adjustments on Saturday and Sunday schedules.
  • Line 93 Ryan Ranch – Monterey: Minor schedule adjustments.

 

Effective Saturday, December 18th

  • Line 19 Del Monte Center – CSUMB via East Campus: Service ends.
  • Line 25 CSUMB – Salinas: Will not operate during CSUMB winter break (December 18th – January 20th). Service will resume on January 21st.
  • Line 26 CSUMB – East Campus Express: Service ends.

 

These service modifications do not include changes already in operation, seasonal service variations, or corrections.

For more information, visit www.mst.org or call Monterey-Salinas Transit toll free at 1‑888‑MST‑BUS1 (1‑888‑678‑2871). For RealTime bus arrival information, text “Next” and your four-digit bus stop ID (example, “Next 9103”) to 25370, call 1‑888‑MST‑BUS1 with your four-digit bus stop ID, download the free Transit app, or use Google Maps. Follow MST on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mst_bus for the latest service alerts.

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