Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area, CA Commuting

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The Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area is served by a variety of public transportation options. The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (SCMTD) provides bus service throughout the area. A wide range of routes are offered to connect to many areas in and around Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz also offers the Highway 17 Express, which runs between San Jose and Santa Cruz, and the Great Plains Express, which connects Gilroy to Watsonville via Salinas. In addition, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) provides bus service between Monterey and Watsonville. For those wanting to travel further afield, Amtrak Thruway buses link the area to the greater Bay Area with stops in Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Hollister, San Jose and more. All of these services provide an efficient way for commuters to get around the metro area quickly and easily.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area takes 26.8 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area get to work:
- 69.2% drive their own car alone
- 9.0% carpool with others
- 7.5% work from home
- 2.8% take mass transit
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