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Locals lead effort to bring public transit back to Carmel Valley

Locals lead effort to bring public transit back to Carmel Valley

Members of a Carmel Valley Community Planning Group subcommittee are pushing to reinstate public transit in Carmel Valley.

Local urban planner Sonya Solinsky and Karen Cody, a former planning board member, have been making their case for two new bus lines for Carmel Valley providing for new east-west and north-south connections and linking surrounding communities.

Currently in terms of public transit in the area, NCTD (North County Transit District) has bus route 308 on Via de la Valle toward Rancho Santa Fe, the coastal 101 route from Oceanside to UTC, and the Sorrento Valley and Solana Beach Coaster stations. Transit for Carmel Valley would fall under the Metropolitan...

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