San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD)
The San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is the regional transit service provider
for San Joaquin County. During this fiscal year, the Measure K program provided $6.4
million in funding support for RTD’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express, Intercity/County
Hopper, VanGo! On-Demand and Commuter services, as well as a Stockton Bike Share Study.
Note: RTD operated reduced service levels between March and June of FY2020 in response
to the Governor’s Executive Orders and Federal/State/Local guidelines to mitigate the spread
of COVID-19. provides intercity, interregional, and rural transit services throughout
San Joaquin County.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express
RTD operates five Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express routes that provide fast, frequent,
and reliable service throughout Stockton. Amenities for the service include dedicated
transit stations, off-board fare collection, and hybrid and all-electric buses. In FY 2020,
1,745,550 passengers boarded the service, making up over half of RTD’s overall ridership.
Intercity and County Hopper Service
RTD’s Intercity and County Hopper service provides critical connections between the
urban and rural areas of the county. RTD operates an Intercity route from Stockton to Lodi
as well as County Hopper routes connecting Stockton to jurisdictions throughout the county.
With an advanced reservation, the County Hopper will provide door-to-door service by
deviating up-to one-mile from the route in rural areas. In FY2020, RTD provided 180,102
Intercity and County Hopper passenger trips.
RTD’s Commuter service connects San Joaquin County workers to Sacramento and Bay Area
employment centers. The service provides a cost-effective, reliable, and environmentally -
friendly mode of travel for San Joaquin residents. In FY2020, RTD provided 113,840
passenger trips on its Commuter service.
Van Go! On-Demand Service
RTD’s Van Go! proivdes on-demand service to rural and unincorporated areas that are not serviced by RTD's fixed routes. Trips on this accessible and flexible service can be booked via the Van Go! mobile application. In FY2020, Van Go! provided 57,615 passenger trips.
Stockton Bike Share Study
In FY2020, RTD completed a study to evaluate and develop implementation options for
a bike share program in Stockton that complements RTD’s fixed-route services. The study
identifies capital and operational needs to deploy such a system. The Stockton Bike Share
Pilot Project will be funded through the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP),
a California Climate Investment program.