Bus ridership

Updated 2/25/19

Reducing congestion is an enormous task and requires innovative response. RTC Access paratransit door-to-door service provides an invaluable service to the elderly and those with disabilities; while RTC Transit buses serve residents, students and regional visitors. Since so many trips are work related, the bus system is critical to our economy.

Public transportation is often the only option for low-income workers to keep jobs and get to services or appointments. It is an important part of the transportation mix to help improve our air quality.


  • RTC Access = paratransit door-to-door service
  • RTC Transit includes RTC Ride/Rapid/Regional Connector (Intercity)/Sierra Spirit (RTC Ride prior to 2009)
  • 2016 average daily weighted rider calculated (unverified)


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