SacRT Front Line Employee COVID-19 Information

July 28, 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.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

SacRT is pleased to announce that our team is once again COVID-19 free! SacRT employees that previously tested positive have been cleared by their healthcare providers and have returned to work. Please know that SacRT will not let our guard down and will continue to take all the necessary safeguards to protect our customers and employees against the virus.

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 has not been at work or driven a vehicle since July 17, 2020. They are currently self-isolating and expected to make a full recovery.

Out of an abundance of caution, SacRT is advising riders on Jibe Express, Rancho CordoVan and bus route 33 that traveled between July 16 and July 17 (see the chart below for details).

Below is a list of the services, times and the operator worked:

Thursday, July 16

5:10 a.m. – 9:07 a.m. – Jibe Route 182
3:10 p.m. – 7:16 p.m. – Jibe Route 182

Friday, July 17

5:24 a.m. – 9:51 a.m. – Rancho CordoVan Routes 175, 176, 177
12:26 p.m. – 3:12 p.m. – Bus Route 33


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 has not been at work or driven a SacRT GO vehicle since July 10, 2020. They are currently at home self-isolating and expected to make a full recovery.

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.


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.

Below is the updated list of the bus routes indicating the start time and bus number of each trip the bus operator worked:

July 1

Route 38 – 6:21 a.m. to 9:55 a.m., bus number 1522*

Route 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., bus number 2880*

July 2

Route 38 – 6:21 a.m. to 9:55 a.m., bus number 1592*

Route 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., bus number 2868*

July 3

Route 38 – 6:21 a.m. to 9:55 a.m., bus number 1527*

Route 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., bus number 1553*

July 6

Route 38 – 6:21 a.m. to 9:55 a.m., bus number 1516*

Route 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., bus number 2858*

July 7

Route 38 – 6:21 a.m. to 9:55 a.m., bus number 2885*

Route 1 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., bus number 2865*

*Please note that all SacRT buses are sanitized daily.