SacRT Celebrates California Clean Air Day with a Week of Free Transit

September 19, 2022 General

Ride SacRT for FREE between October 1 – October 7, 2022  

In celebration of California Clean Air Day, SacRT is offering systemwide free rides for the first week of October 2022. The free rides include bus, light rail, on-demand SmaRT Ride shuttles, SacRT GO paratransit service and SacRT’s e-van service. Anyone can ride SacRT for free between Saturday, October 1 and Friday, October 7, 2022.

Transportation is the single biggest source of air pollution in California. On Clean Air Day, help clear the air by trying an alternative form of travel. Leave the car at home and try transit for free!  

The Coalition for Clean Air started California Clean Air Day five years ago as an effort to improve air quality and protect public health.  

Californian’s can take the clean air day pledge, by visiting to sign up.  

Learn more California Clean Air Day at 

Plan your trip on SacRT  

To plan your free ride on SacRT in October, visit or check out our online How To Ride webpage, with easy steps to ride bus and light rail.  

Try Transit

SacRT is one of several northern California Transit Agencies offering free rides in celebration of California Clean Air Day. The following transit agencies are also offering free rides: El Dorado Transit, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD), Vacaville City Coach, and  Yolo County Transportation District (Yolobus).   

El Dorado Transit

El Dorado Transit is offering free rides on commuter bus, local bus, dial-a-ride and paratransit services on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Learn more at

San Joaquin Regional Transit District
San Joaquin RTD is offering free rides on its Local, Express, and Hopper routes on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Learn more at 

Vacaville City Coach
Vacaville City Coach has not resumed fare collection since the COVID-19 pandemic, so they continue offering free rides every day and on California Clean Air Day. Learn more at   

Yolo County Transportation District 
Yolobus is offering free rides on all their bus routes on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, which also includes the Causeway Connection. Learn more at 

Try Natomas-North Sacramento SmaRT Ride  

In honor of California Clean Air Day, North Natomas Jibe is paying for ALL rides on SmaRT Ride in the Natomas-North Sacramento zone during the month of October 2022. Learn more at