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MTS Newsletter

4th of July Round Up

The 4th of July is almost here and we’re ready to get you to all the celebrations around San Diego. Plan ahead and get your mobile ticket(s) right to your phone with the Compass Cloud app, then check out these events. 

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2019 Comic-Con Wraps

Comic-Con is under a month away and you know what that means – the wraps are coming out!! Every year major players like Fox and Nickelodeon use the Trolley as a way to get the word out about new projects to the thousands of Comic-Con attendees.

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5001 Trolley Car Reveal

On April 17 we introduced the long-awaited 5001 Trolley cars to the world! If you missed the open house, that’s ok. You can check out the video embedded below to see it yourself!

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evARTS: Quartyard’s 4 Year Birthday Block Party

Once upon a dream, a team of activators in San Diego had a vision to transform a vacant space of city-owned land into a public hot-spot for the community of East Village.

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A New Transit Center in Otay Mesa

On January 27, MTS began serving passengers at the new Otay Mesa Transit Center, located within walking distance from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. The modern transit center offers connections to local routes and the new South Bay Rapid.

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Batter Up: MTS Steps Up to the Plate for the 2019 Padres Season

While the majority of MTS Trolley ridership comes from day-to-day passenger trips, special events like the Padres Opening Day also play an important role in our system. On a yearly basis, MTS special event ridership accounts for approximately 800,000 system trips, or about two percent of San Diego Trolley ridership.

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