The purpose of the Sacramento Regional Transit District is to promote and improve access in the Sacramento region by providing safe, reliable, and fiscally responsible transit service that links people to resources and opportunities.

SacRT System Profile

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is the regional transit provider in the capital of California (the 5th largest economy in the world), operating over 70 bus routes (fixed-route, microtransit and dial-a-ride), 43 miles of light rail, ADA paratransit services, 3,100 bus stops and 52 light rail stations all within a 400 square-mile service area throughout Sacramento County.

SacRT is committed to operating a world-class transit system with state-of-the-art service. Buses and light rail trains operate 365 days a year using 97 light rail vehicles, 205 buses, powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), and 23 shuttles. Buses operate daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. every 12 to 60 minutes, depending on the route. Light rail trains begin operation at 4 a.m. with service every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes in the evening and on weekends. Blue Line and Gold Line trains operate until 12:30 a.m. Green Line trains operate every 30 minutes, Monday through Friday, from approximately 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Annual ridership was approximately 21 million passengers in FY 2018. Weekday light rail ridership averages about 40,000 while weekday bus ridership averages approximately 37,000 passengers per day.

SacRT has become an industry leader in innovative mobility solutions, starting with the launch of one of the first on-demand microtransit services in the nation called “SmaRT Ride.” SmaRT Ride offers convenient and affordable on-demand service in the Citrus Heights-Orangevale-Antelope and Franklin-South Sacramento communities.

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SacRT History

SacRT began operations on April 1, 1973, with the acquisition of the Sacramento Transit Authority. Later that year, SacRT completed a new maintenance facility and purchased 103 new buses. Read More

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SacRT Board of Directors

Meet SacRT Board of Directors and view SacRT board documents. Read More

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SacRT Executive Management Team

Meet our Executive Management team.

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SacRT Financial Documents

Learn more on SacRT's Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan, SacRT Adopted Budget Documents, and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) documents and Monthly Performance/ridership reports. Read More