The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is the 2019 national TSA Gold Standard Security Award recipient for the highest standard of excellence and is the regional transit provider in the capital of California (the 5th largest economy in the world), operating over 80 bus routes (fixed-route, microtransit and dial-a-ride), 43 miles of light rail serving 52 light rail stations and ADA paratransit services all within a 400 square-mile service area throughout Sacramento County, which includes service in the cities of Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova.
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. 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. 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 2019. 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 nine areas: Arden, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Downtown-Midtown-East Sacramento, Folsom, Franklin-South Sacramento, Gerber-Calvine, North Sacramento and Rancho Cordova.Â