The Sacramento Regional Transit District’s Board of Directors board voted Monday to reduce bus and light rail service 22% in an effort to fill an $11 million budget gap. RTD avoided any substantial reduction in security services.
RTD approved a plan to eliminate 28 of its 91 weekday bus routes (about 31% of the total), with other bus routes running on reduced frequency and/or discontinued on weekends. Service starts on both bus and light rail schedules will end after 9 p.m., though service already en route at that hour will continue to operate until completion.
The service reductions will begin June 20.