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Spare the Air Days – Sat 7/22 & Sun 7/23

Written on July 5, 2017 at 11:47 am, by

Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 have been designated as Spare the Air days.  All Unitrans service is free on Spare the Air days.

Draft Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program & Goal Setting Methodology

Written on July 1, 2017 at 1:38 pm, by

View/Download: Draft Unitrans DBE Program and Goal-Setting Methodology Unitrans has established a Proposed Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal of 1.0%, for Federal Fiscal Years 2018-2020. The DBE Goal is applicable to DOT-(FTA) assisted contracting opportunities scheduled to be awarded during the period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020. Unitrans’ Proposed Overall DBE […]

Summer Service in Effect

Written on June 13, 2017 at 9:20 am, by

Summer service is running, starting on Friday, June 16 and will continue through Tuesday, September 26.  See the Service Calendar for the type of service running each day.  New 2017-18 schedules will go into effect as of Monday, August 7, with minor changes to weekend service and the T line.  Click here for details on […]

Sacramento Connect Card on Yolobus

Written on February 7, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

The regional fare card known as the Connect Card is now accepted on Yolobus, in addition to Sacramento Regional Transit and other transit systems in the region.  Unfortunately, the Connect Card is not an accepted form of payment on Unitrans.  This is because the expensive card reading technology is not being installed on Unitrans buses, […]

Mobile Apps for NextBus Information

Written on February 1, 2017 at 8:24 am, by

Our FAQ page has lots of important information, but one which routinely comes up is the question about which app to use. Is there a mobile app for getting real-time bus information? Yes, there are several mobile apps that use publicly-available real-time data for Unitrans bus locations.  Unitrans real-time data is powered by NextBus, and […]

T-Line — 7:45 trip leaves 5 minutes earlier than time shown in printed schedule

Written on August 18, 2016 at 12:31 pm, by

Based on customer requests for earlier arrival times at the junior high schools, the T-line schedule has been revised, effective Wednesday, September 21.  The bus that leaves Richards Boulevard at Olive Drive will be changed from 7:50 to 7:45.  This will have the bus arrive earlier at all subsequent stops, so that there is sufficient walking […]

New Printed Schedules Available for 2016-17 – Q-line Misprint

Written on July 28, 2016 at 12:44 pm, by

Look for new 2016-17 schedules on the buses and in terminals.  These are the schedules reflecting the service changes, effective Monday, August 1 (click for details). Unfortunately, the new schedules have misprints in them related to the Q line.  The Q line schedule has not changed from last year, but the new printed schedule shows […]

Service Changes for Unitrans 2016-17 Schedule

Written on July 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm, by

The new 2016-17 Unitrans schedule is in effect on Monday, August 1, although most of the changes are in weekend service, effective Saturday, August 6.  Printed schedules are now available on buses and in terminals.  Click here for a pdf version of the entire 2016-17 schedule. The service changes are described below. a.   Revise O-line Shoppers Shuttle […]