Category Archives: Highway 17 Express

Can’t install stop sign, yank it without studying the potential impact, city says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I agree with Niels Sundermeyer’s letter [April 20] about this intersection and its impact on River and Water streets. What I don’t understand is why there needs to be a special consultant and three months of … Continue reading

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Why’s that Metro bus impeding traffic in the left lane at Highway 17, Highway 9 interchange, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I want to shed light on a daily situation and ask, ‘is it standard operating procedure?’ On a daily basis the Santa Cruz Metro Highway 17 buses will enter the fast lane immediately after the left … Continue reading

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Ridership up for Highway 17 Express bus

     For some people, the thought of taking a trip over-the-hill on Highway 17 is a jaw clenching, white knuckle experience.      But for the hundreds of people who take the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transportation District’s Highway 17 Express buses … Continue reading

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