Transit Agencies Offer Free Rides to Celebrate California Clean Air Day


Transit Agencies Across California Offer Free Rides to Celebrate California Clean Air Day

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In celebration of California Clean Air Day, California transit agencies have teamed up to offer free rides. On Clean Air Day, help clear the air by trying an alternative form of transportation. Leave the car at home and try transit for free!
And yes – we’d like you to consider transit even if you are still working from home. As many of us return to our old habits, we’ve seen vehicle miles traveled return to 99% of what they were pre-pandemic even though estimates are that more than a quarter of us are working at home. Since transportation is the single biggest source of air pollution in California, we wanted to offer everything you can to do your part for clean air.

So give transit a try! Leave the stress of driving at home to do your part for clean air. Whether you take transit to work, to the store or to the game, help us ensure that every breath you take is a breath of clean air.

Make public transit part of your clean air pledge today! Got young children? Invite them to join you.

Here are the free transit options on October 6, 2021:

El Dorado Transit is now participating in free rides on CA Clean Air Day.

LA Metro will provide free rides on their busses and light rail and free bikes through their bikeshare program.

Livermore Amador Valley Transit is offering systemwide free rides on all of their Wheels bus routes.

Petaluma Transit is offering free rides on all of their bus routes.

Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is offering systemwide free rides, which includes bus, light rail, on-demand SmaRT Ride shuttles, SacRT GO paratransit service and SacRT’s e-van service. Learn more at sacrt.com/cleanairday.

San Joaquin Regional Transit District RTD is offering systemwide free rides on all of their bus routes.

Santa Cruz Metro is offering free fares throughout Santa Cruz County including on their fixed-route, paratransit, commuter service (to San Jose, CA), and on their first electric buses in the county.

Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is offering systemwide free rides on its ferry service.

Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (WESTCAT) is offering free rides on all of their bus routes.

The City of Vacaville is offering free rides on all of their City Coach Bus Routes.

Yolo County Transportation District/Yolobus is offering free rides on all of their bus routes, which also includes the Causeway Connection.

Try Transit for Free on Wednesday, October 6th!