Unitrans 2021-2022 Approved Service Changes

The Unitrans Advisory Committee approved the following changes on April 22, 2021. The following changes to the E and Z line will be effective Monday, August 2, 2021. For information, call 530-752-2877 or email unitrans@ucdavis.edu.

Reliability Improvements - E Line Route Change Proposal

Due to persistent reliability issues, Unitrans will reroute the E line from 3rd Street to 5th Street. E line buses will stop on Fifth Street at D Street and on F Street at 6thStreet.

Capacity Focused Improvements - Z Line Schedule Change

In order to alleviate anticipated crowding on the A line, Unitrans will shift the Z line schedule by five minutes in the mornings in order to better match the A line schedule.New Z line schedule will be posted in July 2021


All Door Boarding - Effective Date Coming Soon

  • Customers with passes will be allowed to board through any door to decrease boarding times. Only cash payers and 10-ride ticket holders will be required to board through the front doors. We trust our valued customers to continue to pay for their trips. As a reminder, Unitrans already entrusts customers at the Silo and Memorial Union Bus Terminals to pay their fare. Unitrans is not free at terminals. Pilot will last for up to a year.

Capacity Focused Improvements - May be Implemented on 9/22/2021

  • Increased weekday morning capacity trips on the A and V lines.
  • New 7:10 PM Z line and 8:10 PM K and Z line trips
  • Elimination of 6:20 PM D, G, J, and W lines and 6:25 PM V line trips. Buses will be used on overcrowded and late 6:35 PM trips

Afternoon Schedule Update on V Line effective 9/22/2021

  • Unitrans proposes adjusting the 25 minute after the hour afternoon and evening Silo Terminal V Line departures to 20 minutes after the hour to better meet customer demand.
  • Click here for sample schedules


A/O/Z Line Westbound Reroute Near the Davis Amtrak Station

  • As approved in April 2019, Unitrans will implement the approved A/O/Z line westbound reroute near the Davis Amtrak Station if safety incidents increase.