SacRT Offers Systemwide Free Rides in Recognition of California Clean Air Day

September 25, 2023 SacRT News

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is proud to announce its participation in California Clean Air Day by offering complimentary rides throughout its entire system on Wednesday, October 4, 2023. This initiative is a significant step towards promoting eco-friendly transportation and reducing the environmental impact of personal vehicles.

Transportation is the leading contributor to air pollution in California. In an effort to combat this issue and promote cleaner air for our community, SacRT is inviting everyone to leave their cars at home on California Clean Air Day and experience the convenience and benefits of using public transit—all for free!

On October 4, 2023, SacRT's free ride promotion extends to all of our services, including buses, light rail, on-demand SmaRT Ride shuttles, SacRT GO paratransit service, and SacRT’s e-van service.

To further promote the cause and encourage active participation, SacRT is urging riders and the public to take the California Clean Air Day pledge. By visiting, you can learn more about the pledge and how you can make a positive impact on our environment.

Plan Your Trip on SacRT: to plan your free ride on SacRT, simply visit The web page provides all the information you need to navigate our extensive transit system and make the most of your free ride on California Clean Air Day.

The Origins of California Clean Air Day: California Clean Air Day was introduced six years ago by the Coalition for Clean Air with a clear mission—to enhance air quality and safeguard public health. This annual event encourages individuals, businesses, and communities to make sustainable transportation choices and collectively contribute to cleaner air for all. To gain a deeper understanding of California Clean Air Day and its significance, please visit