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NCTD Implements BREEZE Schedule Change- July 12


Oceanside CA—The North County Transit District (NCTD) will implement schedule changes for BREEZE fixed-route bus service effective Sunday, July 12, 2020. The service changes are designed to improve efficiency on some routes for better connectivity to the SPRINTER and COASTER schedule and adding service and more bus options for passengers during school bell times.
The following BREEZE routes will be modified to add capacity during school bell times.

  • Route 305
  • Route 313
  • Route 350

Please note, these additions will be reliant on schools being back in session for Fall. More information will be released as school district schedules are decided.
There will also be minor schedule adjustments to improve performance and connections between routes and offer more reliable on-time performance on the following BREEZE routes:

  • Route 302
  • Route 303
  • Route 304
  • Route 306
  • Route 308
  • Route 309

More information and the updated Rider’s Guide can be found at Rider’s Guides will also be available for pick-up at NCTD Customer Service centers and on vehicles by Thursday, July 8.
During the COVID-19 crisis, NCTD continues to provide essential transportation services while also taking all possible steps to ensure the health and safety of vehicle operators and the public. Passengers are encouraged to remember the following requirements while riding with NCTD:

  • All passengers are required to wear face coverings while using the transit system. Face coverings must be worn at all times when riding transit and on transit property and must cover the rider’s nose and mouth. These may include masks (purchased or homemade), bandanas, scarves, and neck gaiters. Complimentary face masks may be found on NCTD buses and trains.
  • Rear door boarding remains in effect for all BREEZE buses. Riders must enter and exit through the rear door of the bus. Senior and ADA passengers are allowed to enter and exit through the front door as normal.
  • Social distancing measures are in place to keep passengers at least six feet from the bus operator.
  • Operators are now allowed to do a visual inspection of fares to keep from touching cash or other personal items.

NCTD updates the website with the latest COVID-19 information regularly at

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NCTD Implements BREEZE Schedule Change- July 12