Third Street in Santa Cruz, starts at the end of Beach Street as a one-way street to Riverside Avenue. Across Riverside Avenue, it is posted for Residential traffic and motel traffic only. It continues on through the Beach Hill area to Front Street. It is mostly known for parking for the beach and the Boardwalk.
There are no bike lanes, but is fairly safe for bicycle traffic.
There is a bus stop at the corner of Third Street and Raymond Street for route 7.
Third Street runs northwest along the right bank of the San Lorenzo River. A community garden is on Third Street.
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Third Street is mostly known for parking and residential areas.