MTS Stories

Take a Ride Down Memory Lane for the Trolley’s 42nd Anniversary

It’s been 42 years since the San Diego Trolley rode the rails for the first time back in 1981. In celebration of the Trolley’s anniversary, we’re taking a peek back at the history of the Trolley and how it all began.

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The Easiest Way to Get Help with MTS

Traveling around San Diego can be a headache when you're unfamiliar with where you are going. Passenger Support Representatives can help! They are often staffed at our busier transit stations and during special events to provide help to our riders. Take a few minutes to learn about the team and how they can help you next time you’re out and about!

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Take a Paws and Meet the MTS Dogs

It may come as a surprise that MTS has dogs on staff! The MTS K-9 team works at events with large crowds, like Padres games, Comic-Con, the Big Bay Boom, and more. Come and meet the team!

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A One-on-One Approach to Provide Support to Unsheltered Riders

MTS Code Compliance Inspectors work with the Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Unhoused Care Team to provide connections and resources to help unsheltered riders on our system.

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First Ever Trolley Goes Back into Service

Way back on Sunday, July 26, 1981 the San Diego Trolley hit the rails of the South Line (now called the UC San Diego Blue Line) for the first time. On that day, approximately 15,000 people lined up to take a ride from Santa Fe Depot to the San Ysidro border crossing. These days, the UC San Diego

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A Ride Along with an MTS Road Supervisor

We took a spin around the city with Lewis, an 11-year veteran of MTS, who told us all about what road supervisors are faced with during the day. Click here to read his story.

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