Bus Passes & Airport Shuttle
The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) website offers plenty of helpful information:
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) paratransit service is also available, to qualified, certified individuals. ADA certification is reserved for those whose disability prevents them from using the regular bus and trolley transit services. For more information, call toll free 877-232-7433 or TTY/TDD at 310-410-0985.
Routes 944 and 945 connect with MTS' Rapid service on Interstate 15.
Route 944 operates east to west along Poway Road between the Garden Road - Floral Avenue loop and the Sabre Springs - Peñasquitos Transit Station. On weekdays Route 944 operates every 30 minutes in both directions from approximately 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and on Saturdays, every 60 minutes from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Route 945 extends north on Midland Road to the Old Poway Park area. On weekdays Route 945 operates every 30 minutes in both directions from approximately 5:15 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Saturdays, every 45 minutes from 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Route 945A provides 4 trips per weekday along the Twin Peaks Road - Espola Road - Pomerado Road - Poway Road loop at Poway High School bell times.
Further information may be obtained by contacting MTS at 511 or 619-233-3004.
The Compass Card, the San Diego region's smart card for transit, has replaced traditional bus passes. Go to 511's website to purchase or reload a Compass Card.
Call 511 and say "compass" to speak to a customer service center representative to purchase a pass with your credit or debit card.
Airport Services - SuperShuttle
Separately from MTS services, the City of Poway and SuperShuttle have an agreement offering Poway residents affordable service to San Diego International Airport, the San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal, and the Santa Fe Depot train station in downtown San Diego.
Poway residents living in the 92064 zip code will receive a 10% discount by using the discount code POWAY at the time of making a telephone or on-line round-trip reservation. For information or to make a reservation call 800-BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826) or visit the SuperShuttle website.