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Unitrans Returning to Partial Academic Year Schedule for Fall Quarter

Posted on Sep 13 2021

Starting September 22, 2021, ASUCD Unitrans will continue “summer” service levels on select lines with additional night service. In addition, due to an on-going student driver shortage, service on the A and L lines will be temporarily suspended. The Yolo County Transportation District, operator of Yolobus, will temporarily assume operations on the A and L lines. Services will be restored to regular academic year levels as staffing levels improve. The following service levels may last through the 2021-22 academic year:

  • Suspension of the A and L lines by Unitrans

  • Pickup on the D, G, J, W and V lines will remain at the summer service level of two times per hour.

  • Pickup on the E, F, and Z lines will remain at the summer service level of one time per hour

  • Pickup on the B, C, K, M, P, and Q lines will be two times per hour using the “regular” service schedule

  • Additional service compared to summer service levels after 8:10 PM on Monday-Thursday will operate on the D, E, J, V, W, and Z lines


The Yolo County Transportation District, operator of Yolobus, will assume operations of the A and L lines in coordination with the City of Davis, using the same letter designations as Unitrans and following the same academic year schedule for the A line and a “summer” service schedule for the L line. To make the transition to Yolobus as easy as possible for customers, Yolobus operated A and L lines will accept all Unitrans passes including the UC Davis undergraduate registration card as valid fare and will charge the local cash fare of $1.25 per ride. A and L lines will operate from the Silo Bus Terminal. The A line will operate the same academic year schedule that Unitrans operated with two times per hour and the L line will operate one time per hour (continuing the “summer” service level). For more information, go to Real-time predictions are available at


Unitrans expects crowding on the A, E, D, F, G, J, L, W, V, and Z lines. Students should plan to take bus trips arriving 30 minutes before morning classes start to provide ample time to get to campus. If staffing levels permit, Unitrans plans to follow the regularly scheduled buses with higher capacity buses to serve riders in the morning when many classes start.


Face coverings are required to ride Unitrans through at least January 18, 2022, by federal law. Please be patient with the bus service and try to take an earlier morning trip to campus if possible.


We're Hiring Drivers! Join the Team!

Posted on Jan 8 2021

Join the Unitrans team! Unitrans is hiring drivers to provide essential public transportation service to our campus and city community! The driver position offers great wages ($17.25-$18.75/hour!), a flexible schedule around your classes, upward mobility into leadership and management positions, and a welcoming, fun workplace.


Ready to apply? Click here!!!


Youth 18 and Under Ride FREE Starting August 2! T Line Starts on August 25!

Posted on Jul 22 2021

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Thanks to special funding through the State of California's Low Carbon Transit Operations Program, youth 18 and under can ride Unitrans fare-free starting August 2!  To ride free, just show the driver or conductor your valid school identification card (2020-21 and 2021-22 school years only). Only if your child does not have a school ID, you can fill out the free youth pass application and send to Unitrans at to request a free youth pass. Note: these passes expire in summer each year, student IDs are preferred for bus access.


The Davis Joint Unified School District school bell time focused T line service re-starts on August 25! Go to the T line page for schedule or click here for a 2-page flyer in English or Spanish.


The UC Davis Downtown Store will also sell Unitrans bus passes starting August 2! With the addition of the Downtown Store, passes are now available online at, at the UC Davis Campus Store, and UC Davis Downtown Store.


Face Coverings Required While Riding Unitrans

Posted on May 13 2021

Unitrans requires all customers wear a face covering while riding a Unitrans bus. Customers may be refused service for non-compliance. For updates, check here or call 530-752-2877.


Spare the Air Season Begins!

Posted on May 10 2021

Unitrans will provide free rides to all customers on the first 15 officially declared Spare The Air days this year. To determine if Unitrans is offering free rides on a Spare The Air day, look for the free ride message on the electronic signage on the buses, on, or on our Facebook page, For more information on Spare The Air days, go to