SacRT Front Line Employee COVID-19 Information

November 20, 2020 General

The health and safety of our riders and employees is our top priority.

Employees are required to wear a mask while working, and are temperature checked at the beginning of each shift. Riders also required to wear masks or face coverings while waiting at bus stops, light rail stations and when riding any SacRT vehicle.

All SacRT vehicles and cleaned and sanitized daily. For more information about SacRT’s COVID-19 response, please visit sacrt.com/covid19.

We are committed to transparency with our riders, and will post all COVID-19 cases impacting riders on this page.

SacRT GO Paratransit Services Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 20, 2020, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) received written confirmation from a SacRT GO Paratransit Services operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since November 12, 2020.

Because SacRT GO is a reservation based service, SacRT is able to directly contact any customer that rode with the operator to notify them of potential exposure.

The operator did wear a mask while on duty and temperature checked before each shift. All SacRT GO vehicles and cleaned and sanitized daily.


SacRT Bus Operator Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 10, 2020, SacRT received notice from a SacRT Bus Operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a bus since Saturday, November 7, 2020.

The bus operator did wear a mask while on duty and temperature checked before each shift. All SacRT vehicles and cleaned and sanitized daily.

Below is a list of routes and times the employee drove:

Friday, November 6, 2020

  • Route 51 12:59 p.m. – 1:59 p.m.
  • Route 82 4:43 p.m. – 10:40 p.m.

Saturday, November 7, 2020

  • Route 86 6:40 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.

SacRT GO Paratransit Services Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 10, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a SacRT GO Paratransit Services operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since November 3, 2020.

Because SacRT GO is a reservation based service, SacRT was able to directly contact with all customers who rode with the operator to notify them of potential exposure.


SacRT Bus Operator Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 9, 2020, SacRT received notice from a SacRT Bus Operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a bus since Tuesday, November 3, 2020.


SacRT SmaRT Ride Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 3, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a SmaRT Ride operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a SmaRT Ride shuttle since Friday, October 30, 2020.

Since SmaRT Ride is an on-demand service, SacRT is directly contacting all of the customers that rode with the employee.

The employee did wear a mask while on duty and was temperature checked before each shift.

The operator has returned to work.

 


SacRT Bus Operator Tests Positive for COVID-19

On November 2, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a SacRT Bus Operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a bus since Thursday, October 29, 2020.


SacRT GO Paratransit Services Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On September 14, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a SacRT GO Paratransit Services operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since September 10, 2020.

Because SacRT GO is a reservation based service, SacRT was able to directly contact with all customers who rode with the operator to notify them of potential exposure.

The operator has returned to work.


SacRT GO Paratransit Services Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On September 2, 2020, SacRT received written confirmation from a SacRT GO Paratransit Services operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since August 28, 2020.

Because SacRT GO is a reservation based service, SacRT is able to directly contact any customer that rode with the operator to notify them of potential exposure.

The operator has returned to work.


SacRT Bus Operators Test Positive for COVID-19

On August 10, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a bus operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a SacRT vehicle since July 29, 2020. On August 9, 2020, SacRT received written notice from a bus operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator has not been at work or driven a SacRT vehicle since August 7, 2020.

Both operators have returned to work.


SacRT Community Bus Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On July 27, 2020, SacRT was notified that a community bus operator tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a vehicle since July 17, 2020.

Out of an abundance of caution, SacRT notified riders on Jibe Express, Rancho CordoVan and bus route 33 that traveled between July 16 and July 17.

The operator has recovered and returned to work.


SacRT GO Paratransit Services Driver Tests Positive for COVID-19

On July 20, 2020, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) received written confirmation from a SacRT GO Paratransit Services operator that they tested positive for COVID-19. The operator had not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since July 10, 2020.

Because SacRT GO is a reservation based service, SacRT is able to directly contact any customer that rode with the operator prior to July 10 to notify them of potential exposure.

The operator has recovered and returned to work.


SacRT Front-Line Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

On July 13, SacRT announced the first front-line employee testing positive for COVID-19. The operator drove Route 1 (between 1 p.m. and 5:05 p.m.) and Route 38 (between 6:21 a.m. and 9:55 a.m.) from July 1 through July 7.

The operator has recovered and returned to work.

*Please note that all SacRT buses are sanitized daily.