SacRT Blog: SacRT in the Community
Not just a transit agency – SacRT offers an innovative new helping hand to Sacramento community’s most vulnerable residents. Here’s an inside look at that creative effort.
Sacramento is experiencing a difficult time of economic stress. In response, Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) has taken its community leadership role in new directions by launching a series of social services programs aimed at reducing homelessness, assisting working families, improving access to education, and dealing with climate change. This is the first of several articles and videos we will publish in the coming months offering an inside look at SacRT’s expanded efforts. Our hope is to encourage more awareness and support for creative approaches to Read More
This week marks a milestone moment for both Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) and an important group of loyal passengers. Thirty-two years ago, Congress created the Americans with Disabilities Act, a powerful civil rights measure that grants persons with disabilities equal access to all aspects of community life. Since then, transit agencies like SacRT have been at the heart of a national revolution in mobility, continually introducing new services and new technologies on vehicles, trains and at stations to help persons with disabilities and seniors Read More
A groom has one main job on his wedding day: Get to the ceremony on time. For Sacramentan Ansel Lundberg, on his big day in May, that meant taking a light rail train. The SMUD employee and his groomsmen – looking sharp in suits with matching pink ties – boarded at the 4th Avenue station near his home on a recent Saturday and rolled downtown to the Citizen Hotel where his bride, Britany Reddish Lundberg, a UC Davis doctor, was waiting with other wedding guests. Read More