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El Dorado County Transit Authority Services

The El Dorado County Transit Authority (El Dorado Transit) provides public transportation for the western slope of El Dorado County. Fixed route, dial-a-ride and paratransit services provide mobility in the communities of Pollock Pines, Camino, Placerville, Diamond Springs, El Dorado, Shingle Springs, Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Commuter trips connect El Dorado County to Folsom and Sacramento. The Connector route, in association with Capitol Corridor and Amtrak, links Sacramento with western El Dorado County and South Lake Tahoe.

Established in 1975, El Dorado Transit initially served seniors and persons with disabilities in the greater Placerville area.  Public transit service became available to the general public in July 1980, with a combination of fixed-route deviation and demand-response services.

El Dorado Transit Local

Routes connecting the communities of Pollock Pines, Camino, Placerville, El Dorado, Diamond Springs, Cameron Park and Shingle Springs.

Commuter

Commuter routes run Monday through Friday from El Dorado County into downtown Sacramento corridor. Starting at the Placerville Station Park and Ride lot on Mosquito Road commuter routes pick up passengers at the Ray Lawyer Drive Park and Ride, Central Transit facility, Ponderosa exit/Wild Chaparral Park and Ride, Cambridge Rd Park and Ride and the El Dorado Hills Park and Ride lot.

Dial-a-Ride

This is a shared ride, curb-to-curb service for the public with schedule priority given to seniors and persons with disabilities. Rides are scheduled up to three days in advance. Fares will vary based upon trip distance.

Sac-Med

Two days a week SAC-MED buses transport passengers between park and ride lots and medical-related appointments in Sacramento County. The fare is $10.00 one-way.