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Major Bus and Light Rail Disruptions

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Planned Service Detours and Disruptions
  • 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.

    Saturday, July 22 - Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey

    Special Service Trains and Extended Folsom Service

    Sunday, July 23 - Daryl Hall & John Oates

    Special Service Trains and Extended Folsom Service

    Thursday, July 27 - John Mayer

    Special Service Trains and Extended Folsom Service

    Friday, July 28 - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

    Special Service Trains and Extended Folsom Service

  • California State Fair Service through Sunday, July 30, 2017, Routes 67 and 68
    To better serve riders traveling to and from the California State Fair, SacRT bus routes 67 and 68 are making an additional stop inside the loop at the main gate of Cal Expo. This will be in effect through Sunday, July 30. Click for route and schedule information for bus route 67 and route 68.
  • 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.
  • Service Disruption - Watt/I-80 Station East Elevator
    Due to a hydraulic failure, the Watt/I-80 Station east elevator is out of service. Special shuttles will transport passengers to and from the station to the upper level bus stop on Watt Avenue. The west elevator is operational.
  • Louis Orlando Transit Center Temporary Closure Effective Monday, May 8, 2017
    RT Route 21, 93 and 103 Passengers

    Beginning May 8 through mid-September 2017, the Louis Orlando Transit Center will be temporarily closed for construction.

    During construction Roseville Transit, Sacramento Regional Transit and Placer County Transit buses will temporarily pick up at Auburn Boulevard before Auburn Oaks Court and Twin Oaks Avenue. Route schedules will remain the same.

    Upgraded Amenities:

    - Covered passenger boarding areas, with better ADA access, seating, enhanced lighting, and security cameras - Improved bus loading spaces - Landscaped public park-and-ride lot, with 44 spaces and electric vehicle charging stations - Bike lockers and racks

    Construction costs are approximately $3.65 million, funded by federal and state grants.

  • Downtown Farmers Market Detours Every Thursday from May through September
    On Thursday, May 4, the Capitol Mall Farmers Market will begin. This farmerís 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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