Transit Changes Due to COVID-19

Some public transit services have been affected by the current COVID-19 regulations and CDC guidelines. dibs is minitoring various transit agencies in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced counties and will be updating this post along with our social media pages, as new information becomes available. If you have information to add to this list, email us and


  • Lodi Grapeline
    • Lodi Transit Station Lobby closed
    • Lodi GrapeLine transit operations, including ADA VineLine/Dial-A-Ride, will be limited to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily until further notice
    • Express routes suspended until further notice
    • Sunday services suspended until further notice
    • Central & Hillborn (northbound & southbound) stops closed
  • San Joaquin RTD
    • Boarding buses through the rear door (exception: riders in wheelchairs)
    • Commuter Route 163 to operate two morning trips and two afternoon trips until further notice
    • Commuter Route 152 service suspended until further notice
    • Routes 340, 360, 380, and 390 suspended until further notice
    • Additional buses have been added to Routes 40, 43, and 710 to add room for social distancing
  • Ace Rail 
    • Saturday Service suspended
    • ACE Trains 07 and 10 suspended. The shuttle services for these trains will also be suspended
    • County Connection’s Route 92X has been suspended
  • Modesto Area Express
    • MAX will begin operating on a Saturday service schedule on weekdays beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, until further notice.
    • MAX will not serve the stop behind the Mall from Friday March 20, until further notice. All Mall service will be at Dale & Veneman
    • Routes 24 and 28 will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m
    • MAX to ACE Commuter Express will offer service to the ACE Train for ACE 1 in the morning and ACE 4 in the afternoon only.
    • MAX to BART Commuter Express service will continue with regular weekday service.
  • Stanislaus Regional Transit
    • Effective April 1st, the Modesto/Turlock Shuttle, Eastside Shuttle and all Fixed Routes will operate on Saturday schedules.
    • The Commuter, MEDIVAN and Dial-A-Ride will remain on normal schedules.
  • Merced the Bus
    • The Bus Admin office at 369 W. 18th Street is closed to the public
    • Transpo building is closed to the public
    • Reduced service on the UC Rout
    • The Bus is not currently stopping at Merced HSA
    • Reduced service on the UC Route

Go Green, and save some Green with free Rides!

Go Green for St Patrick’s Day, the environment, or saving money?

Why not all three?

The four transit providers in Stanislaus County, including:

  • Ceres Area Transit (CAT),
  • Modesto Area Express (MAX),
  • Stanislaus County Regional Transit (StaRT),
  • Turlock Transit

will offer FREE rides on all fixed route buses from March 15 through 21 as part of a joint Go Green Week free ride promotion. This includes MAX to BART Commuter Express, MAX to ACE Commuter Express, and StaRT’s BART Commuter bus services, but excludes ADA Paratransit, Medivan, and Dial-a-Ride services (including MADAR).