Transit Benefits

Part of Life’s Investments

SacRT takes pride in creating a clean, safe and convenient transportation resource for the Greater Sacramento Region that is both sustainable and a driver for economic growth. See how SacRT contributes to our thriving community.


Every one dollar invested in SacRT results in four dollars being injected into our local economy

Every $1 billion invested in public transportation supports and creates over 50,000 jobs

Home values located near high-frequency public transit performed 42% better than the region as a whole


One SacRT light rail train car can take 100 automobiles off the road

Traveling by public transit is 10 times safer per mile than traveling by automobile

A two-person household can save, on average, more than $9,000 a year by downsizing to one car and taking SacRT


Today, about four of every ten Los Rios students – nearly 30,000 students – ride RT buses and light rail to get to and from class

SacRT is your ride to every course, lecture, and study hall, keeping you at the head of the class and not stuck in traffic

Public transit offers individuals access to education and jobs

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With 3,100 bus stops and 52 light rail stations, SacRT is your ride to thousands of restaurants, clubs and bars

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With 70 bus routes and 43 miles of light rail service, SacRT is your direct line to local entertainment and music venues

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SacRT is your ride to regional arenas, stadiums and parks for family-friendly fun

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A single commuter switching to SacRT can reduce a household’s carbon emissions by 10%

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To learn more about how public transit benefits you, visit the American Public Transportation Association website

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