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Major Bus and Light Rail Disruptions

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Planned Service Detours and Disruptions
  • Rider Alert
    Due to an accident on Saturday, February 24, that caused extensive damage, the bus stop/shelter located on 9th Street at L Street is temporarily closed for repairs. Customers should use the bus stop at Capitol Avenue and 8th Street during the closure. Route 38 passengers need to board buses at 9th & Capitol.
  • Possible detours on routes 30, 38, 51, 67, 68 and 86 Monday, January 15, 2018
    On Monday, January 15, the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. North and South march may cause detours on Routes 30, 38, 51, 67, 68, and 86 may detour if street closures become necessary.

    Note: Route 51 will already have one detour in downtown because of water main repair work, however, the MLK march could cause a second detour.

  • Detour on Routes 11 and 51 Saturday, January 13 and Route 51 Sunday January 14 and Monday, January 15
    Saturday, January 13, through Monday, January 15, water main repair work will close 8th St between G St and I St from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bus stop 331 at 8th St and H St, and bus stop 330 at 8th and I St will be missed.

    Route 11 (outbound) and Route 51 (outbound) will use the following detour: from 8th St, right on J St, left on 10th St, left on G St, right on 8th St

  • Bus Stop at 9th & K closed January 2 - June 1, 2018
    Beginning January 2 through June 1, 2018 Bus Stop 118 on 9th at K will be closed due to sewer line replacement. Routes 11, 38, 86, and 88 serve this stop.
  • Renovated Louis Orlando Transit Center Opened on Friday, October 20
    The newly improved Louis Orlando Transit Center has resumed bus service. 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.

  • 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.
  • Watt/I-80 Station East Elevator
    The Watt/I-80 Station east elevator is temporarily out of service.
  • 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.
  • 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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