Bus Passes
On Your Phone

You can now purchase bus passes and show your ticket to the driver using your phone. Just download the Token Transit app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.


Public Notice: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

The updated DBE goal has been posted on our Civil Rights Policies page and you can reach the document here.

California Transit Association Award to Frontline Workers

The annual award from the CTA for the Small Operator Transit Professional of the Year for 2020 was awarded to all transit frontline workers who continue to work through the COVID 19 pandemic. See the award video on the CTA website.

SLO RTA Secures Loan with the DOT to finance the new Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility

The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has secured a $13.1 Million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Loan with the United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) to finance the construction of a new operations and maintenance facility (Project).  The recent RTA Board approval and financial close of the TIFIA Loan mark the culmination of a comprehensive funding strategy for the Project, also comprised of Federal and State grant funds and an interim and permanent loan facility with Pacific Western Bank.

The TIFIA Loan will fund 49% of the $26.7 Million total Project costs, which includes expenditures related to land purchase, environmental, and design in addition to construction.



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Rider Alerts

Holiday Schedules are posted!

During the holiday weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, RTA will run at a reduced schedule. Please look up your bus route’s schedule and plan for those weeks. The schedules are posted here:


Masks Recommended on Public Transit

TSA mask mandate was rescinded on April 16, 2022:
The Federal Transit Administration no longer mandates that masks be worn on public transportation. The RTA  recommends wearing a mask, especially if our are unvaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and riders is our top priority.

Current: No Route A Saturday Service - Until Further Notice

Due to a driver shortage, RTA is not running the Route A on Saturdays. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Route B will run on its regular Saturday schedule.


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