By Nicholas Ibarra 

On Wednesday, Oct. 6 SacRT is offering systemwide free rides in celebration of California Clean Air Day. The free rides include bus, light rail, on-demand SmaRT ride shuttles, SacRT GO paratransit service, and SacRT’s e-van service. 

Transportation is the single biggest source of air pollution in California. 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.

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Other transits that will be offering free transportation includes: 

El Dorado Transit

El Dorado Transit is offering free rides on commuter bus, local bus, dial-a-ride and paratransit services. Learn more at:

San Joaquin Regional Transit

SJRTD is offering systemwide free rides on its fixed-route services, excluding Van Go! and Commuter services.  Learn more at:

Vacaville City Coach

Vacaville City Coach has not resumed fare collection since the COVID-19 pandemic, so they continue offering free rides every day and on California Clean Air Day. Learn more at:

Yolo County Transportation District 

Yolobus is offering free rides on all their bus routes, which also includes the Causeway Connection. Learn more at:

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