MTD Expanding Line 3 to Foothill Sansum Clinic

On Monday, the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) expanded Line 3 to include a stop at the Sansum Clinic located on Foothill Road with weekday service every half hour between 7:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Line 3 also serves downtown, Cottage Hospital, La Cumbre Plaza, and other Sansum facilities. The change is in response to passenger requests, and MTD and Sansum are coordinating on the effort.

“This will be a huge improvement in bus access to Foothill for our patients as there will be an additional 20 stops there per day,” Sansum Director of Operations Aniko Kim MPH said in a statement. The clinic sees 120,000 patient visits each year, according to the release.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

City College Ranked #1 by Value Colleges

High graduation rate, community service, and online degree programs made SBCC a 'flawless investment.'

News Commentary: Ribbon Cutting Is Not as Easy as It Looks

Grand opening for new Eastside bridge conveys a tingle of progress.

Santa Barbara Rental Prices Have Skyrocketed Over the Last Five Years

The average rent for a South Coast studio is $1,553.

Trio Stops the Show at Board of Education

More than a dozen appeal to Santa Barbara Unified School District to maintain music classes and programs.

Santa Barbara District Attorney Endorses Villaraigosa for Governor

Joyce Dudley preferred the former Los Angeles mayor’s positions on crime and education.