How to Find Public Transportation in Sacramento and NorCal

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Here’s how to get around by public transit in Northern California

If high gas prices have you thinking about how to use public transit options in the greater Sacramento area, here’s where you can find more information about the options.

If high gas prices have you thinking about how to use public transit options in the greater Sacramento area, here’s where you can find more information about the options. For those who wish to use public transport in the region, one thing you can do to make your journeys easier is to buy your transport ticket online via the Connect Card. It is used by SacRT, El Dorado Transit, Placer County Transit, Roseville Transit, South County Transit, Yolobus, and Yuba-Sutter Transit. Here’s more information on public transit options in Sacramento and other Northern California counties. SacRT’s Sacramento Regional Transportation District operates more than 80 bus routes and 43 miles of light rail at 52 light rail stations, as well as ADA paratransit services — all over a service area of ​​more than 400 square miles in Sacramento County, according to its website. The service area includes locations in Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. Things to know about SacRT operating hours Light rail trains operate from 4am with service every 14 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes in the evening. The blue and gold line trains run until 00:30. Green line trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Ridership is still below the pre-pandemic number of 21 million passengers in 2019. It is increasing its workforce in anticipation of more riders, according to SacRT. “Just in the first week of March, we’re seeing a 10% increase over the previous month,” Sacramento Regional Transit spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez said. Click here to see fare prices. Many students qualify for free passes. Here’s where to find a route map. You can plan your trip using Google Transit Trip Planner here. Yolobus The Yolo County Transportation District operates local and intercity public buses in and around Yolo County. Yolobus routes pass through Davis, West Sacramento, Winters, Woodland, and downtown Sacramento. Stops include UC Davis, Sacramento International Airport, UC Davis Medical Center, Sutter Health Park, and Cache Creek Casino Resort. Here’s where you can plan a trip and see where the closest bus is to your stop . Click here to see fare prices. Here’s where to see a list of routes. Click here to sign up for Yolobus Alert, which can text or email your phone with alerts about schedule changes, delays or emergencies related to Yolobus service. StanRTA and Modesto Area Express The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority serves areas of Stanislaus County and the Modesto Area Express offers routes within Modesto. StanRTA can take you to the Altamont Commuter Express station in Lathrop, the BART station in Dublin, the city center transit stations in Manteca and Stockton as well as the Amtrak station in Modesto. Click here to plan your trip with Google Transit directions. Here’s where to find map and schedule information. Here’s fare information. RTD for San Joaquin County The San Joaquin Regional Transit District serves the Stockton metropolitan area and areas of San Joaquin County. Here is a map of the service areas. You can use this online tool to plan your trip. Here is information on fares and different ways to pay them. Here are links for information on other public transport agencies in KCRA 3 coverage area. Placer County TransitSolTrans in Solano CountyEl Dorado TransitNevada County ConnectsYuba-Sutter TransitAmador Transit

If high gas prices have you thinking about how to use public transit options in the greater Sacramento area, here’s where you can find more information about the options.

For those who wish to use public transport in the region, one thing you can do to make your journeys easier is to buy your transport ticket online via the Connect Card. It is used by SacRT, El Dorado Transit, Placer County Transit, Roseville Transit, South County Transit, Yolobus, and Yuba-Sutter Transit.

Here’s more information on public transit options in Sacramento and other Northern California counties.

SacRT

The Sacramento Regional Transportation District operates more than 80 bus routes and 43 miles of light rail at 52 light rail stations, as well as ADA paratransit services — all over a service area of ​​more than 400 square miles in Sacramento County, according to its website.

The service area includes locations in Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova.

What to know about SacRT opening hours

Buses run every day of the year from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., and you can expect a pick-up every 12 to 60 minutes, depending on the route.

Light rail trains operate from 4am with service every 14 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes in the evening. The blue and gold line trains run until 00:30. Green line trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ridership is still below the pre-pandemic number of 21 million passengers in 2019. But ridership is growing and SacRT is increasing its workforce in anticipation of more passengers, according to SacRT.

“Just in the first week of March, we’re seeing a 10% increase over the previous month,” Sacramento Regional Transit spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez said.

Yolobus

The Yolo County Transportation District operates local and intercity public buses in and around Yolo County. Yolobus routes pass through Davis, West Sacramento, Winters, Woodland, and downtown Sacramento.

Stops include UC Davis, Sacramento International Airport, UC Davis Medical Center, Sutter Health Park, and Cache Creek Casino Resort.

StanRTA and Modesto Area Express

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority serves areas of Stanislaus County, and the Modesto Area Express offers routes within Modesto.

StanRTA can take you to the Altamont Commuter Express station in Lathrop, the BART station in Dublin, the city center transit stations in Manteca and Stockton as well as the Amtrak station in Modesto.

RTD for San Joaquin County

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District serves the Stockton metropolitan area and areas of San Joaquin County.

Here are links for more information on other transit agencies in KCRA 3 coverage area.

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