image002 The Breeze Page


The bus service operated by the North San Diego County Transit District, called the Breeze, carries passengers in the north San Diego County region from Oceanside to Del Mar, northeast to Escondido, east to Ramona; north to Fallbrook and to San Clemente in Orange County–including service for Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. The region served is more than 1,020 square miles in area and has a population of approximately 842,000 people, served by 53 fixed routes and several demand responsive routes.  The fleet consists of New Flyer D35LF and D40LF, and Dennis Dart buses, totalling about 165 vehicles.  Connections with the rest of San Diego County can be made using the Coaster commuter rail service and MTS express bus routes.


All photos are by the webmaster.




505 is a 1983 Flxible 35096-6T, shown at the Carlsbad Village Coaster station on July 22, 2005.  These 35’ Flxible Metro buses are equipped with Detroit Diesel 6V92TA engines.



548 is 1987 Flxible Metro, this one in the old livery, spotted at Carlsbad Village station in Carlsbad on July 22, 2005.  This bus is also a Flxible 35096-6T.


1107 is a 2000 New Flyer D40LF, spotted at Carlsbad Village Station on July 22, 2005.



2108 is a Dennis SLF 230, powered by CNG and equipped with a rear-mounted air conditioner.  This photo was taken at Carlsbad Village Station on July 22, 2005.



2208 is a 2003 New Flyer C35LF, shown at Carlsbad Village Coaster station on July 22, 2005.