Santa Cruz Offers Summertime Electric Beach Shuttle
The City of Santa Cruz has introduced a new electric shuttle service for summer 2023. The Santa Cruzer Beach & Downtown Shuttle operates weekends and holidays between Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, including 4th of July from Noon to 8PM, transporting riders from Downtown Santa Cruz to the Beach area for $1 per ride.
The shuttle is ADA-friendly, all-electric, and provides beach area and Downtown Santa Cruz visitors with a convenient and eco-friendly way to travel when in town. There are three stops on the route, and the shuttle travels along a continuous loop connecting downtown Santa Cruz with local beaches. The new shuttle stops at the Del Mar Theatre, (1124 Pacific Ave #4415, Santa Cruz), the Locust Street Garage (124 Locust Street, Santa Cruz), and at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center (35 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz) in the heart of the beach area, within walking distance to scenic West Cliff Drive, the Santa Cruz Wharf, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, many hotels and numerous shops and restaurants.