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Planned Service Detours and Disruptions
  • Thanksgiving Day Schedule
    Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving Day, SacRT will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. On Friday, November 24, SacRT will operate on a regular weekday schedule.
  • Thursday, November 23 Detours on Routes 30, 67, 68, 82 and 87
    On Thursday, November 23, Thanksgiving Day, the Run To Feed The Hungry in East Sacramento and Midtown will close several streets during the morning. Detours will be in place on routes 30, 67, 68, 82 and 87.

    - 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. –

    Route 30 (inbound): from College Town Dr, right on Hornet Dr, right on Folsom Blvd, to University/65th St light rail station, left out of parking lot to Folsom Blvd, which becomes Capitol Ave. right on 30th St, left on L St.

    Route 30 (outbound): from J St. right on 29th St, left on Capitol Ave, which becomes Folsom Blvd, right into the University/65th St light rail station, right onto Folsom Blvd, left onto State University Dr, right onto College Town Dr

    Route 82 (northbound) and Route 87 (northbound): from University/65th St light rail station, right onto Folsom Blvd, left onto State University Dr, right onto College Town Dr, left onto Howe Ave

    Route 82 (southbound) and Route 87 (southbound): from Howe Ave, right onto College Town Dr, left onto State University Dr, right onto Folsom Blvd, left into University/65th St light rail station.

    - 8:40 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. –

    Route 67 (northbound) Route 68 (northbound): from 30th Street, left onto the J St on-ramp to Business 80 East

    Route 67 (southbound) Route 68 (southbound): from Business 80 West, right onto the J Street exit, continue onto 29th St

  • Bus Stop Temporarily Closed Routes 11, 38, 86, and 88
    Due to continued construction, the bus stop on 9th at K streets will remain temporarily closed until November 22. SacRT Routes 11, 38, 86, and 88 will not stop at this location and Routes 86 and 88 will continue to layover on L Street west of 9th Street.
  • Renovated Louis Orlando Transit Center Opens on Friday, October 20
    The newly improved Louis Orlando Transit Center is scheduled to resume bus service on Friday, October 20. Buses will no longer be serving the temporary bus stop on Auburn Boulevard. Improvements made over the past several months include: • Upgraded amenities • Larger bus loading areas • Improved ADA access • More covered passenger seating • Security cameras • Lighting at the transit center Thank you for your patience during construction!
  • 5th Street Closed between J Street and L Street through December
    Beginning Thursday, September 21, 5th Street between J Street and L Street will be closed Monday through Saturday from 5:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for construction of the Sawyer Hotel. The following detours will be in place on bus routes 30 and 38

    Route 30 (inbound): from 5th Street, left on L Street, right on 3rd Street, right on J Street and left on 5th Street

    Route 38 (to University/65th): from 5th Street, left on L Street, right on 3rd Street, right on J Street.

  • Watt/I-80 Parking Vending Machine Removed for Repairs
    Due to vandalism of the Parkeon fare vending machine at the Watt/I-80 Station, the machine has been temporarily removed. Daily parking will be free over the weekend and on Monday.
  • Upcoming Golden 1 Center Event Service
    SacRT provides special service trains and extended Folsom service for major Golden 1 Center events. Please check gosacrt.com for information about event service.
  • Bus Stop at 9th and K Street will be closed from Monday, June 19 through November 22, 2017
    From Monday, June 19 through Wednesday, November 22, 2017, the bus stop at 9th Street and K Street will be closed due to a trenching project on 9th Street. Riders should use the bus stop on 9th Street at L Street.
  • Watt/I-80 Station East Elevator
    The Watt/I-80 Station east elevator is temporarily out of service.
  • Downtown Farmers Market Detours Every Thursday from May through September
    On Thursday, May 4, the Capitol Mall Farmers Market will begin. This farmer’s market will occur every Thursday from May through September. Capitol Mall between 5th Street and 7th Street will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Light rail will not be affected. Buses will be allowed on Capitol Mall westbound to 6th Street. Bus Routes 11, 30, 38, 62, 86, and 88 will travel from Capitol Mall, right on 6th Street, and left on L Street.
  • Message Regarding Commute Time Trains
    RT has received comments regarding short trains during commute hours. Unfortunately, RT has been struggling for some time now to meet our commute time peak vehicle requirement of 4-car trains (3-cars for VTA trains). A major part of our fleet, the Siemens light rail vehicles, reach the end of their 30-year useful life in March of this year. We realize that this causes crowding and while "standing room only" trips are common and considered normal during commute times for transit systems around the country, we certainly want to operate the design capacity of the system. A 30-year-old vehicle with several million miles of service, has more issues requiring maintenance and are less reliable overall. Staff is working diligently to repair and return vehicles to service as quickly as possible, but the real solution is to replace our aging fleet as they reach the end of their 30 year life. This will require a major financial commitment on the part of the community in order to fund light rail vehicle replacement and other state of good repair projects for RT's aging system. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
  • During major Golden 1 Center events, RT Routes 11, 15, 30, 38, 51, 62, 86 and 88 may have to detour based on traffic conditions and road closures with little or no notice.
  • Bus Stop 3179 on Howe Ave southbound at Marconi Ave on Route 87 will be closed until further notice due to construction
  • Rider Alert: 7th & K Station will permanently close effective (end of service day) on Friday, September 30, 2016.
  • RT Bus Service Disruptions
    RT's bus service from time to time can be delayed by traffic congestion and other non-related RT events, with little or no notice, that may affect service. As part of a disruption, RT bus stops may be affected as well.

    In order to help our customers get the most up-to-date information, we suggest checking real-time bus information through RT's mobile website at m.sacrt.com. Customers can also create an account for RT Tracker, to have personalized bus arrival times emailed directly at www.sacrt.com/tracker1.stm.

  Frequently Updated

RT will make every effort to provide timely information on bus and light rail service disruptions that may affect your trip. However, due to unforseen circumstances, information may change quickly without advance notice. Service disruption information will also be posted on Twitter (@RideSacRT) and Facebook (facebook/SacramentoRT), or you can access information via RT's mobile web app at http://m.sacrt.com/, which can be accessed on your smart phone, tablet or desktop computer.

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