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June 20: Dump the Pump and Win!

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) will celebrate the 8th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 20, 2013. To celebrate, MTS is giving away a $25 Best Buy gift card and a MTS 30-Day Pass!

 

Celebrate Earth Day: Live Green and Be Green with MTS!

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 – a celebration to inspire awareness and appreciation of Earth’s environment.  You can help do your part to conserve on Earth Day by riding the bus and Trolley for the day. Riding MTS can help reduce your carbon footprint and save you money!

 

2013 MTS & Coca-Cola Laptop Scholarship

Are you a senior graduating in Spring 2013 from an accredited San Diego County high school?  Write an essay and be one of 40 students to win a laptop and commemorative certificate honoring your award-winning essay!  Application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2013.

Apply early and you could win an iPad or Regional Monthly Pass! Early application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2013.

 

Trolley Holiday Entertainment Kickoff & Series!

On Dec. 12, the Trolley Holiday Entertainment Kickoff event will occur at the Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater for a night of FREE holiday music and entertainment!

On Dec. 13, the Sixth Annual Trolley Holiday Entertainment Series starts.  Through December 21, riders will enjoy FREE holiday performances from vocalists and musicians performing favorite holiday music.

Stuff the Bus to Stop Hunger in San Diego this Holiday Season!

The Metropolitan Transit System and North County Transit Disrict with support from Albertsons is holding its Fifth Annual Food Drive on Saturday, December 1st, 2012.

Dump the Pump and Win!

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) will celebrate the seventh annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21, 2012. To celebrate, MTS is giving away a $25 Best Buy gift certificate and a July Monthly Pass!

2012 MTS Coca-Cola Laptop Scholarship

Are you a senior graduating in Spring 2012 from an accredited San Diego County high school?  Write an essay and be one of 40 students to win a laptop and commemorative certificate honoring your award-winning essay!

10th Annual San Diego Black Film Festival

The San Diego Black Film Festival is January 26-29, at Reading Cinemas in downtown San Diego. The festival features the best in African American and African Diaspora Cinema.

Fifth Annual Holiday Entertainment Series

The Orange Line’s annual holiday music series starts Monday, December 12th.

Throughout December, performers from Councilman Anthony Young's district will showcase their talents for commuters. Riders will hear vocalists, jazz musicians and more.

June 12, 2011 Service Changes

Ridership and fare revenue are increasing on MTS, allowing us to add some service. Over the past few months, we’ve added buses on several routes to alleviate crowding. In June we’ll add seasonal or regular service on Routes 8, 9, 20, and 27 as detailed below.

Take MTS to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Why party when you can Fiesta?! Grab your amigos and take the bus or Trolley to the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border, the 28th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo.


Earth Day Every Day! Celebrate Earth Day with MTS

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Taking public transit is a great way to help the environment—and save money!

Dump the Pump!

Gas prices are ridiculous. Unbelievable. Getting to work is practically unaffordable! But you have a choice. There are alternatives. You can dump the pump. You can kick gas.

SD Science Festival will "EXCITE YOUR MIND"

The San Diego Science Festival 2011 will present more than 30 free and low cost programs throughout the county from Saturday March 19th to Saturday March 26th!

2011 Laptop Scholarship

Submit your essay and be one of 40 High School Seniors to win a laptop for college

MTS Board Looks to 2050
On Thursday, December 9, the Metropolitan Transit System Board of Directors approved a “hybrid” transportation alternative that will be presented with other alternatives included in the San Diego Association of Government’s 2050 Regional Transportation Plan.

 


Stuff the bus to stop hunger in San Diego

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) with support from Vons is holding its 3rd annual Food Drive on Saturday, December 11th.

Take MTS to December Nights

San Diego’s favorite kick-off to the holiday season, will take place for the 33rd consecutive year on Friday, December 3, 5:00-10:00pm and Saturday, December 4, noon-10:00 p.m.

The New Route 830 "Murph Express" to NBSD

The Route 830, or the Murph Express, is a new Premium Express bus service from Murphy Canyon military housing to Naval Base San Diego.

Over a dozen museums will open their doors free to children 17 and under during the 2nd annual Balboa Park Halloween Family Day on Saturday, October 30.

Ride the Trolley to the Chargers Games

MTS offers enhanced service for the 2010 Chargers season. Don't forget to travel early and buy a day pass. Unlimited rides for $5. Commemorative passes are on sale now!

Service Changes September 5

Please be sure to pick up a new timetable for the routes with changes. The MTS Board of Directors is dedicated to increasing services as economic conditions improve.

Ride MTS to Fiesta del Sol

The 5th Annual Fiesta del Sol is August 14-15, and is a FREE two-day street festival celebrating the history, diverse cultures, and engagement of the people of San Diego.

Ride MTS to the U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition
A classic event in classic southern California is returning for its 30th year in Imperial Beach, Calif.

Trolley Renewal Project

After nearly 30 years of operation, the Metropolitan Transit System’s Trolley is undergoing a massive overhaul.

 

Dump the Pump and Win!

The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) will celebrate the fifth annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 17, 2010. To celebrate, MTS is giving away monthly passes!

WIN Tickets to the Summer Pops

From now until August 8, everytime you purchase a Coca-Cola beverage at a San Diego Trolley Station, you could win two tickets to the Summer Pops!

MTS Supports Trolley Extension to UTC

MTS Board of Directors Endorses Mid-Coast Light Rail Alternative 1

Ride MTS to the San Diego River Days

The 7th Annual San Diego River Days will take place on May 8–16 with two weekends of discovery and giving back to the San Diego River.

Speak for the Trees! Celebrate Earth Day with MTS.
MTS and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax have teamed up this year to encourage people to protect the environment and celebrate Earth Day.

SD Science Festival will "EXCITE YOUR MIND"

The goal of the San Diego Science Festival is to increase community awareness of science and inspire our nation's youth to consider entering a science-related education and career.

2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival Brings The Best of Latino Cinema

As one of the larger and well-respected Latino film festivals in the country, it is a unique privilege to not only see some of the best Latino films, but celebrate Latino visual artists and music.

Ride Free on Route 880 Feb 16-26

Hate your morning commute? Let MTS drive. Premium Express Routes get you to your destination efficiently and comforably. The buses are premium coaches with reclining seats. So take a nap -- or get some work done and let MTS deal with the traffic.

Laptop Scholarship

If you are a senior graduating in Spring 2010 from an accredited San Diego County high school, write an essay for our scholarship! 40 students will be awarded a laptop computer and commemorative certificate honoring their award-winning essay!

 
 
 

 

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