The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District is getting a revamp, thanks to funding from Measure D and SB 1 they are adding more than a dozen new buses and vans.
Thursday, 18 new vans and clean air buses were rolled out to replace some of the older equipment.
Some of the buses being used date back to 1998 making them 20 years old. An average buses life span is only 12 years.
SB1, better known as the gas tax, along with Measure D, a Santa Cruz County sales tax passed in 2016 made getting the new equipment possible.
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