Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday Transit Quiz: Can I catch this bus?

I'm with my 9 year old daughter at the Border's Books store on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz (point "A" on the map below). My bus -- the route 35 to Scotts Valley, leaves on the hour and half hour from the Santa Cruz Metro Center about 2 blocks and 1,000 feet away (point "B" on the map). All buses leave the Metro Center on time.

We're walking out of the Border's Books store at 12:28 PM. Will we catch the 12:30 bus? My daughter is not a fast walker. Look at the map and let me know if we should hurry, or should we take it easy and catch the 1 PM?

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Hints: I ride the 35 frequently and know the route. Scotts Valley is north of Santa Cruz. Bus 35 exits the Metro Center at Pacific Avenue. Today's quiz tests your knowledge of Google Maps transit features.

What do you think? I'll post my answer later today.


  1. you could catch it on front street next to longs it is closer to boarders to.

  2. That's exactly what my daughter and I did, Nathaniel. We just walked to the bus stop on Front Street just as the 35 bus pulled up.