The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) operates 70 bus routes and 43 miles of light rail covering nearly 400 square-mile of service area. Serving the capital city of California, which boast the fifth largest economy in the world, SacRT is committed to developing a world-class transit system with state-of-the-art service. Buses and light rail run 365 days a year using 97 light rail vehicles, 205 buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and 23 shuttle vans. 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 and on weekends. 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. (no weekend or holiday services).
Passenger amenities include 52 light rail stops or stations, 32 bus and light rail transfer centers and 22 park-and-ride lots. SacRT also serves over 3,100 bus stops throughout Sacramento County.
Annual ridership was approximately 23 million passengers in FY 2017. Weekday light rail ridership averages about 40,000, while weekday bus ridership averages approximately 37,000 passengers per day.
SacRT's entire bus and light rail system is accessible to the disabled community. Paratransit service is also provided in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Sacramento residents who are unable to use fixed-route service may request door-to-door service, if they qualify under ADA requirements. SacRT provides this service through a contract with Paratransit, Inc.
SacRT's Community Bus program provides small circulator buses to seven neighborhoods in Sacramento County, known as the "Neighborhood Ride".