K-12 STUDENTS will be eligible for free BUS rides in SACRAMENTO

June 13, 2019

Starting this October, kids in grades K-12 will be eligible for free rides on Sac RT buses & on the light rail.

Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer, says the policy will implement the following:

• Eligibility – This initiative will provide fare-free transit to youth in grades K-12 who live
or attend school within the City of Sacramento. This program will also include youth
experiencing homelessness and foster youth who reside in the City of Sacramento.
• Enactment – This initiative will provide for universal access (all day, any day of the week,
all year, any SacRT transit line) to fare-free transit – buses and light rail service.
• Access – Partnerships with local districts to distribute through schools will provide the
access for the greatest number of eligible youth.