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Baytree provides on-site parking for personal vehicles:
  • One(1) dedicated covered carport space per Unit, plus
  • Access to one(1) permit-enforced guest space on a first-come-first-serve basis

Other modes of transportation available to Baytree residents and guests:

SCMTD - City Bus  (steps away)
There are three bus stops within steps of the Baytree complex - two that will take riders up toward the UCSC campus and one for riding down into town. SCMTD routes reach as far as Davenport (northwest), Watsonville (southeast), and San Jose (north, via Hwy 17 over the Santa Cruz mountains).

UC Santa Cruz Shuttle Service  (.31 miles - Campus Entrance)
The UC Santa Cruz campus entrance is a short walk from the BayTree complex.  From there free campus shuttles take riders around a central campus loop.  From there, other shuttle routes serve the rest of campus.

SCMTD Paratransit  (phone request)
An ADA-compliant shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service.

In addition, there are numerous airporter shuttles, CalTrain shuttles, taxis, etc.

Bicycles:  Being an ecologically and environmentally minded city and "college town", Santa Cruz boasts an avid cycling community ranging from dedicated commute riders to free-wheeling off-road adventurers.  The area offers a large number of bicycle shops tailored to the various needs of riders. The City and County are continuously adding dedicated bike lanes to our public roadways.  Newcomers should be aware, however, that getting to Baytree from the downtown area is an uphill climb.  Baytree sits about 260ft above sea level, and about 220ft above the center of town.  Peddling from Baytree to the middle of the UCSC campus climbs about 500 vertical feet in the space of about 1.5 miles.  It's great exercise, but not something one should do on a whim.  Fortunately, most city buses and campus shuttles are equipped with bike racks.  The UCSC campus also runs a bike shuttle service on weekdays.