SacRT Proposed 2024 Service Modifications

January 30, 2024 General, SacRT in Community

Proposed 2024 Service Modifications learn more sacrt.com/service

The Sacramento Regional Transit District’s (SacRT) draft service modifications for calendar year 2024 are available for public review through Friday, March 1, 2024.

View the Draft Plan and Title VI Equity Analysis

Proposed changes include:

  • Implementing 15-minute service frequency on the Gold Line between Sunrise and Historic Folsom light rail stations
  • Adding weekend and holiday service on Folsom bus route 10
  • Adding morning and evening trips on bus routes 1, 26, 33, 81, 84, and 93
  • Adding trips on bus route 137 (Elk Grove/UC Davis Medical Center Express)
  • Planning for a future express bus from the planned Altamont Commuter Express train station in Natomas to the Sacramento International Airport
  • Potential changes to bus route 33 (Dos Rios)
  • Implementing minor reductions in service to certain bus stops on Folsom bus route 10
  • Discontinuing two early morning trips on bus route 51 (Stockton/Broadway)
  • Discontinuing Folsom bus route 30 due to low ridership (as an alternative, customers can access SmaRT Ride service)

Click here to review the Draft Plan and Title VI service equity analysis. Comments must be received by Friday, March 1, 2024 to be included in the public record. The proposed 2024 service modifications are expected to be presented to the SacRT Board of Directors during the Monday, March 11, 2024 meeting for approval. Most changes would take effect in fall 2024.

Your feedback is important! Please direct comments to:

SacRT Customer Advocacy
Online form: sacrt.com/customerfeedback
Email: customeradvocacy@sacrt.com
Call: 916-557-4545
Attn: James Drake

Learn More

Information will be presented during the following public events:

Transit Talk with the General Manager/CEO
Friday, February 2, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m.
Online Q&A session
sacrt.com/onlinechat

Folsom City Council
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 6:30 p.m.
Presentation will focus on Folsom bus and light rail service.
folsom.ca.us/government/city-council-and-commissions

SacRT Mobility Advisory Council (via Zoom)
Thursday, February 15, 2024
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
sacrt.com/mac

Transit Talk with the General Manager/CEO
Friday, March 1, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m.
Online Q &A session
sacrt.com/onlinechat

SacRT Board of Directors Meeting (In person)
Monday, March 11, 2024 at 4 p.m.
All public comments will be provided to the SacRT Board
Final plan will be considered for approval
sacrt.com/board


Summary of Proposed 2024 Service Modifications 

Gold Line 

Improve service frequency on the Gold Line to and from Folsom area stations from 30 minutes to every 15 minutes weekdays between approximately 6:15 am to 7:15 pm.

Gold Line 

Add a Saturday departure on the Gold Line from Folsom at 7 a.m. and Sunday/Holiday departures from Folsom at 7 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.  Add Sunday/Holiday departures from Sacramento Valley Station to Sunrise at 9:19 p.m. and 9:49 p.m.

F10 Folsom

Discontinue serving bus stops on American River Canyon Drive, except for the first morning trip and last two evening trips. Continue bus service to existing bus stops on Main and Madison, in Orangevale. Add weekend and holiday service, including stops on Main and Madison, but not on American River Canyon Drive.

F30 Folsom Prison

Eliminate Route F30, which currently provides morning and afternoon peak-hour service between the Glenn/Robert G. Holderness Station  and Folsom Prison, due to low ridership and current coverage available using  Folsom SmaRT Ride.

1 Greenback

Add one evening trip on Saturday departing Watt/I-80 Station at 9:36 pm to improve frequency to every 30 minutes and provide a better connection with the Blue Line.

26 Fulton Watt

Add weekday trips departing University/65th Street Station at 8:47 p.m. and 9:47 p.m. and departing Watt & Elverta at 8:33 pm (arriving at University/65th Street station at 9:30 pm) to improve frequency to every 30 minutes and provide better connections with route 81 (Florin).

Add Saturday trips departing Watt & Elverta at 6:58 p.m., and 7:58 pm and departing University/65th St Station at 6:17 p.m., 7:17 p.m., 8:17 p.m., and 9:17 p.m. to improve frequency to every 30 minutes and improve connections with the Gold Line and route81 (Florin).

Add Sunday/Holiday trips departing Watt & Elverta at 7:58 p.m. and departing University/65th Street Station at 9:17 p.m. to improve connections with the Gold Line and other bus routes.

33 Dos Rios

Extend evening hours so that the last trip departs Alkali Flat Station at approximately 6:34 p.m. Also consider other future changes to the route and stops.

51 Stockton Broadway

On weekday mornings, due to low ridership, change headways at every 15 minutes, and to  help alleviate overcrowding on route 81 from heavy student loads, shift the 6:20 a.m., 6:35, a.m. 6:50 a.m., and 6:58 a.m. 8th & F Street departures to 6:25 a.m., 6:40 a.m., 6:55 a.m., and 7:10 a.m. and eliminate the 7:12 a.m. departure. Also, shift the 6:01 a.m., 6:16 a.m., 6:31 a.m., and 6:43 a.m. Florin Towne Centre departures to 6:05 a.m., 6:20 a.m., 6:35 a.m., and 6:50 a.m. and eliminate the 6:55 a.m. departure.

81 Florin/65th St

To provide additional capacity during times of heavy student ridership, add or extend several weekend trips. Add a weekday morning trip from University/65th Street Station at 6:57 a.m.. Extend the existing 7:44 a.m. Florin Towne Centre departure so that it departs from University/65th Street Station at 7:33 a.m.  Add a 6:59 a.m. departure from Florin and Riverside going all the way toUniversity/65th Street Station.

On weekday afternoons, extend the existing 4:19 p.m., 4:49 p.m., and 5:19 p.m. Florin Towne Centre departures so that they depart from University/65th Street Station at 3:56 p.m., 4:28 p.m., and 5:02 p.m. Also extend the existing 3:28 p.m., 4:01 p.m., and 4:27 p.m. arrivals at Florin Towne Centre to University/65th Street Station, arriving at 3:48 p.m., 4:18 p.m., and 4:48 p.m.

81 Florin/65th St

Add one Saturday evening trip departing University/65th Street Station at 9:13 p.m. to improve frequency to every 30 minutes and provide a better connection with the Gold Line and route 87 (Howe).

Add Sunday/Holiday trips departing Florin & Riverside at 6:48 p.m. and 7:48 p.m. and departing University/65th Street Station at 7:43 p.m. and 9:13 p.m. to provide better connections with the Gold Line and route 87 (Howe).

84 Watt

Add Saturday departures from Watt/Manlove Station at 6:35 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 8:35 p.m., and 9:35 p.m. and from Watt & Elverta at 7:07 a.m. and at 7:07 p.m., 8:07 p.m., and 9:07 p.m. to improve frequency to every 30 minutes and improve connections with the Blue Line, Gold Line, and multiple bus routes.

Add a Sunday/Holiday departure from Watt/Manlove station at 9:05 p.m. and from Watt & Elverta at 8:37 p.m., to improve span of service, consistent with other major routes.

93 Hillsdale

Add one weekday trip departing Louis & Orlando transit center at 7:04 a.m. to close a 54-minute gap in service.

137 UCDMC Elk Grove Express

Add two new trips departing at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. from UC Davis Medical Center, pending completion of an amendment to the cost-sharing agreement with UC Davis Health.

ACE Airport Express

Potentially create an express bus route from the future San Joaquin/Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) Natomas train station planned for Elkhorn Blvd, to begin service in 2027, pending completion of a cost-sharing agreement with the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission.