Traveling Tips & Rules

Travel Smart


  • Bring a book, game, or music player with headphones.
  • Check you seat area and collect your stuff before getting off The Bus.
  • Have your bus pass or fare with you before you leave for the bus stop.
  • If you have questions, ask. Your bus driver is there to help.
  • It's okay to use your backpack or other stuff to save a seat for a friend.
  • Know your bus route. Call us at 209-725-3813, or see your driver for maps.
  • Pay attention so that you don't miss your stop.

Travel Safe


  • Don't sit next to strangers.
  • Don't talk to strangers.
  • If someone touches you or your things say "leave me alone" very loudly.
  • Let the bus driver know right away if there is a problem.
  • Report any problems to The Bus at 209-384-3111 or 800-345-3111.
  • Sit close to the bus driver if that makes you feel more comfortable.

Travel by the Rules


  • If the person next to you can hear through your headphones, it is too loud.
  • Music devices may be played, but you must use headphones.
  • No smoking, drinking, or eating is allowed on The Bus.
  • Pets are also allowed if they are inside pet carriers.
  • Profanity will not be tolerated on The Bus - so no cussing.
  • Seeing-eye and guide dogs for assisting the blind and disabled are allowed.