Rider Alerts - General

The list below includes information on planned detours and disruptions.

Thursday, April 26, Bus Detour on Route 38

On Thursday, April 26, the annual Caltrans Fallen Workers Memorial will close 10th St between L St and N St from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. During the closure, Route 38 to River Oaks will use the following detour: from P St, right on 8th St, right on N St, left on 16th St, left on L St.

Possible Delays on Route 26 through June 15, 2018

Due to construction on Fulton Ave between South Arden Way and Auburn Boulevard, Route 26 could potentially experience delays of up to 15 minutes. The delays are subject to the work that is occurring on a given day. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 23 through Friday, April 27, Bus Detour on Route 5 (outbound)

Monday, April 23 through Friday, April 27, Elsie Ave (eastbound) will be closed between Power Inn Rd and Iona Way from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for SMUD work. During the closure, Route 5 (outbound) will use the following detour: from Elsie Ave, right on Power Inn Rd, left on Lenhart Rd, left on Iona Way, right on Elsie Ave. No bus stops will be missed. Route 5 (inbound) will remain on its regular route.

Saturday, April 14, Bus Detours on Routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86 and 88

On Saturday, April 14, the March for Science will close 10th St between L St and N St from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Capitol Mall between 4th St and 10th St from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. During this time, routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86 and 88 will use the following detours:

- 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Route 11 (inbound): from 9th St, right on L St

Route 15 (inbound): from J St, right on 15th, right on P St, right on 8th St

Route 15 (outbound), Route 51 (inbound): from 8th St, right on N St, left on 16th St, left on L St, right on 8th St

Route 30 (inbound): remain on L St, no turn on 9th St, right on 5th St

Route 38 (to University/65th) from 5th St, left on P St to I-5 North, exit J St, right on 15th St, right on P St, right on 8th St, right on N St, right on 9th St

Route 51 (outbound): from 7th St, right on L St, right on 5th St, left on I St to I-5 South, exit Q St, left on 5th St, right on N St, right on 7th St

Route 62 (inbound): remain on L St, no turn onto 9th St

Route 86 (outbound), Route 88 (outbound): remain on L, no turn on 8th St

- 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Route 38 (to River Oaks): from 10th St, right on N St, left on 16th St, left on L St, left on 3rd St

- 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. -

Route 38 (to River Oaks): from P St, right on 8th St, right on J St, right on 9th St

Detour on Route 212 until further notice

Due to on and off work on 53rd St along Route 212, buses will be using Stockton Blvd instead of 53rd St until further notice. Passengers who normally use the bus stop on 53rd St at Broadway should now use the bus stop on Broadway at 53rd St.

No buses on 9th St between J St and K St due to construction

Until further notice, the City of Sacramento has banned buses from using 9th St between J St and K St due to construction. This will cause a slight detour to routes 11, 38, 86, 88. No active bus stops will be missed.

Bus Detours Sunday, April 8, on Routes 15, 30, 38, 51, 86 and 88

On Sunday, April 8, the annual Credit Union Sactown 10 Run will close Capitol Mall from the Tower Bridge to 9th St, 3rd St from N St to O St, 7th St from L St to S St, and 8th St from L St to N St from the beginning of service until 2:00 p.m. During this time, bus routes 15, 30, 38, 51, 86 and 88 will detour.

Route 15 (inbound): from J St, right on 9th St, right on P St, right on 8th St

Route 15 (outbound), Route 51 (inbound): from 8th St, right on N St, left on 19th St, left on L St, right on 8th St

Route 30 (inbound): remain on L Street, no turn onto 9th St

Route 38 (to River Oaks): from 9th St, right on T St, left on 3rd St

Route 38 (to University/65th St): from 5th St, right on T St, left on 8th St, right on N St, left on 10th St, left on L St, right on 5th St

Route 51 (outbound): from 7th St, left on J St, right on 9th St

Route 86 (outbound) and Route 88 (outbound): remain on L Street, no turn onto 8th St

Bus Detours Saturday, April 7 on Routes 11, 30, 38, 62, 86 and 88

Route 11 (inbound), Route 62 (inbound), Route 86 (outbound), Route 88 (outbound): from Capitol Mall, right on 8th St, left on L St

Route 30 (inbound): from Capitol Mall, right on 8th St, left on L St, right on 5th St

Route 38 (to River Oaks): from Capitol Mall, right on 8th St, left on L St, left on 3rd St

Watt/I-80 Station West & East Elevator
The Watt/I-80 Station west and east elevator is temporarily out of service. Buses will transport riders between the upper level bus stops and lower level light rail station.
Bus Stop at 9th & K closed January 2 - June 1, 2018
Beginning January 2 through June 1, 2018 Bus Stop 118 on 9th at K will be closed due to sewer line replacement. Routes 11, 38, 86, and 88 serve this stop.
Renovated Louis Orlando Transit Center Opened on Friday, October 20
The newly improved Louis Orlando Transit Center has resumed bus service. Buses will no longer be serving the temporary bus stop on Auburn Boulevard. Improvements made over the past several months include: • Upgraded amenities • Larger bus loading areas • Improved ADA access • More covered passenger seating • Security cameras • Lighting at the transit center Thank you for your patience during construction!
5th Street Closed between J Street and L Street through Friday, February 2
Beginning Thursday, September 21, 5th Street between J Street and L Street will be closed Monday through Saturday from 5:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for construction of the Sawyer Hotel. The following detours will be in place on bus routes 30 and 38

Route 30 (inbound): from 5th Street, left on L Street, right on 3rd Street, right on J Street and left on 5th Street

Route 38 (to University/65th): from 5th Street, left on L Street, right on 3rd Street, right on J Street.

Upcoming Golden 1 Center Event Service
SacRT provides special service trains and extended Folsom service for major Golden 1 Center events. Please check gosacrt.com for information about event service.
Message Regarding Commute Time Trains
RT has received comments regarding short trains during commute hours. Unfortunately, RT has been struggling for some time now to meet our commute time peak vehicle requirement of 4-car trains (3-cars for VTA trains). A major part of our fleet, the Siemens light rail vehicles, reach the end of their 30-year useful life in March of this year. We realize that this causes crowding and while "standing room only" trips are common and considered normal during commute times for transit systems around the country, we certainly want to operate the design capacity of the system. A 30-year-old vehicle with several million miles of service, has more issues requiring maintenance and are less reliable overall. Staff is working diligently to repair and return vehicles to service as quickly as possible, but the real solution is to replace our aging fleet as they reach the end of their 30 year life. This will require a major financial commitment on the part of the community in order to fund light rail vehicle replacement and other state of good repair projects for RT's aging system. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
During major Golden 1 Center events, RT Routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86 and 88 may have to detour based on traffic conditions and road closures with little or no notice.
Rider Alert: 7th & K Station will permanently close effective (end of service day) on Friday, September 30, 2016.
RT Bus Service Disruptions
RT's bus service from time to time can be delayed by traffic congestion and other non-related RT events, with little or no notice, that may affect service. As part of a disruption, RT bus stops may be affected as well.

In order to help our customers get the most up-to-date information, we suggest checking real-time bus information through RT's mobile website at m.sacrt.com. Customers can also create an account for RT Tracker, to have personalized bus arrival times emailed directly at www.sacrt.com/tracker1.stm.