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Sacramento Regional Transit Overview

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Address:   1400 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95812


The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is an award-winning transit provider that serves the capital region and surrounding cities. SacRT operates more than 80 bus routes, uses and maintains 43 miles of light rail with 52 light rail stations, and also provides ADA paratransit service across a 400-square mile service area throughout Sacramento County.  SacRT serves the following cities: 

  • Sacramento
  • Citrus Heights
  • Ranch Cordova
  • Folsom 
  • Elk Grove

The district also runs SmartRT Ride, which offers on-demand ride services to the following areas: 

  • Arden
  • Carmichael
  • Citrus Heights
  • Downtown-Midtown-East Sacramento
  • Franklin-South Sacramento
  • Gerber-Calvine
  • North Sacramento 
  • Rancho Cordova

Annual ridership was approximately 21 million passengers in 2019. Weekday light rail ridership averages about 40,000 while weekday bus ridership averages approximately 37,000 passengers per day.

SacRT runs almost continuously. Buses and light rail trains operate every single day, with transportation options running from before dawn and into the late hours of the night. This transportation system provides ride support for thousands of Sacramentans, enabling them to travel to work, school, and everywhere else they need to go.

Related News

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Observer...

The awards to the Sacramento Regional Transit District include $25 million from the Solutions for Congested Corridor program to support the relocation of the light rail station and tracks at the Sacramento Valley Station to a north/south alignment.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Bee...

Elk Grove will soon get a second seat on Sacramento Regional Transit’s governing board after a new California bill was signed into law. Assembly Bill 354 is expected to give the city a greater say in the transit system, said the Elk Grove lawmaker who carried the bill.