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FREE Rides until 2022 with MAX and StaRT!

The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) Board approved simpler fare options for Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) services. The fares will go into effect in January 2022. Until then, rides on all MAX and StaRT services are free! The Board approved the new fares to simplify the 40-plus different options that are currently available on MAX and StaRT. Some highlights […]

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Rideshare Week is HERE!

Commuters using public transit and dibs carpools and vanpools Oct. 18-22 can net smart travelers a $50 Amazon gift card or an Apple Air Pods Max. Rideshare Week is an annual event across the United States that invites commuters to explore other ways of getting to work. Commuters can enter to win by creating an […]

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Survey: Lodi Greenline Trail

San Joaquin Council of Governments, Bike Lodi and the City of Lodi are studying the feasibility of converting an unused Union Pacific rail spur into the Lodi Greenline Trail to connect Downtown Lodi to Woodbridge for biking and walking. Please take this short survey to share your vision for the Lodi Greenline Trail. The survey will close […]

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SURVEY: Unmet Transit Needs

The San Joaquin Council of Governments needs your help. Tell us what your unmet transit needs are by following the link in the QR code or by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PF5P5SH. The survey ends Dec 31, 2021. We thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your unmet transit needs. SJCOG determines the amount of public […]

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Take our Survey – win $100!

We want to know how you get around and how dibs has affected your commute! We’re inviting our users to take a moment to tell us your experiences with dibs and effects on your commute habits. Your opinions and feedback will be used to improve our program. As a way to say thanks, at the […]

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Free Rides for Delta College students on RTD!

Back to school and beyond! Starting August 23, Delta College students ride free on RTD anywhere in San Joaquin County. Simply present a valid student I.D., sit back, and enjoy your trip.

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Plan for the future of San Joaquin!

We need your help with planning the future of the San Joaquin region! Take this survey and enter a chance to win a $50 gift card. Survey ends Aug 31st: http://metroquestsurvey.com/m4z0k

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FREE RIDES August & September on MAX & StaRT!

California is OPEN and transportation in Stanislaus is safe and here for you! MAX and StaRT are excited to offer FREE Rides on all services during August and September as a way to welcome current and potential riders to the NEW StanRTA! For more information visit srt.org and modestoareaexpress.com

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This August: Buy 1, Get 2 Free Bus Fare with Vamos!

Buy 1 get 2 FREE bus fare with EZHub! From August 1-15, buy any bus fare on the Vamos Mobility App and great two one-way fares free from any of our amazing county bus services: San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD), Lodi GrapeLine, Manteca Transit Center, Ripon Blossom Express, Escalon eTrans, and Tracy Tracer Visit […]

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SJCOG sees soaring demand for vanpools in three counties

The San Joaquin Council of Governments’ three-county vanpool program grew sharply in the past two years as workers sought safe, dependable and affordable transportation as an alternative to driving alone to and from work. In the 2018-19 fiscal year, 8,995 commuters traveled in and out of San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties using 171 vanpools […]

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