SAN DIEGO — Sunday brings the much-anticipated debut of the UC San Diego Blue Line extension, with 9 new trolley stops from the U.S.-Mexico border as much as College Metropolis.
Riders can take the trolley for free all day on any line on opening day of the brand new extension, Nov. 21.
The Metropolitan Transit System is hosting a grand opening celebration with free meals, stay music, merchandise giveaways, actions for youths — together with face portray and a mountaineering wall — and addresses from public officers Sunday. It’s going to run from 11 a.m. to three p.m. on the new UC San Diego Central Campus location. Attendees can trip to that station without cost after which comply with indicators to the celebration.
The occasion isn’t ticketed, however MTS is asking people to RSVP online so that they have an correct thought of anticipated turnout. Face masks are required on the trolley and beneficial on the grand opening occasion, MTS mentioned. Residents had been requested to depart pets at residence.
Sunday’s free trip provide doesn’t apply to MTS bus journeys. An updated list of service changes is obtainable on-line.
The 11-mile extension undertaking took over five years and cost more than $2 billion to finish. It extends the Blue Line from the border by means of downtown and alongside the busy Mid-Coast hall, with new stations at Tecolote Street, Clairemont Drive, Balboa Avenue, Nobel Drive, VA Medical Middle, UC San Diego Central Campus, UC San Diego Well being La Jolla, Govt Drive and the UTC transit middle.
You may view a map of the extended Blue Line and check trolley schedules on the MTS web site.
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