Poway Mayor and SANDAG Chairman Mickey Cafagna and Poway Councilman and MTS Board Member Bob Emery announced the start of a new express bus service for many people who work in
September 7, 2004
, the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) begins weekday, rush-hour, express service to
on Route 830.
Mayor Cafagna says, “The new express bus will save commuters who currently ride the bus to work in
an hour of travel time in each direction.” Route 830 provides direct service to
’s Industrial Park employers such as Geico Direct, First American Credco, and SYSCO. Route 830 also offers connections to Route 844 which serves other
Councilman Emery says, “
business employ more than 13,000 people. More would ride transit if it were faster and more convenient. New MTS Route 830 gives commuters those benefits.” Route 830's three morning departures offer easy connections for commuters transferring from the San Diego Trolley, other bus routes serving downtown as well as the I-15 Transit Plazas at University Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard.
Route 830 is a demonstration project made possible through grants from the San Diego Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) plus the creative use of existing resources.
For more information on the new Route 830, including schedule, routing, fare, and trip planning, visit sdcommute.com or call Regional Transit Information at 1-800-COMMUTE. To learn about other regional transportation improvements log onto KeepSanDiegoMoving.com.
Project Manager: Conan Cheung