System Alert: Temporary Suspension of Saturday Services

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Free Shuttle for Placerville Festival of Lights

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El Dorado Transit will provide free shuttle service with free parking for the Placerville Festival of Lights on Friday, November 25th. Shuttle buses will operate from 4 to 9 PM and will be available from the following parking locations: Placerville Station on Mosquito Road Ray Lawyer Drive Park and Ride at Ray Lawyer Drive and [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

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For Immediate Release   El Dorado Transit to Operate the South Lake Tahoe Bus Only on November 24th & 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday Diamond Springs, CA, November 10, 2022– El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed, and the following services will NOT operate on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and Friday, [ Continue reading the full article » ]

October – December 2022 Newsletter is now available!

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Newsletter Volume 6 – Number 4 2022

2022 El Dorado County Fair Shuttle Ridership!

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For Immediate Release Diamond Springs, CA, June 27, 2022– The El Dorado County Transit Authority (El Dorado Transit) is pleased to report that 10,543 passengers took advantage of the free shuttle service to the 2022 El Dorado County Fair, which represents a 5% increase from 2019. The shuttle ran from ½ hour before opening to [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit Announces Fall Sale on Local Fixed Route Monthly Passes

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For Immediate Release Diamond Springs, CA, June 21, 2022–  El Dorado Transit will be offering a Fall sale on Local Fixed Route monthly passes in October, November and December. General Monthly Local Pass – $20.00 (originally $60.00) Senior/Disabled Monthly Local Pass – $10.00 (originally $30.00) Student K-12 Monthly Local Pass – $10.00 (originally $30.00) For [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit Recognizes Drivers with Annual Safety Awards

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For Immediate Release Diamond Springs, CA, June 14, 2022–The El Dorado County Transit Authority (El Dorado Transit) is pleased to acknowledge seventeen (17) of its eligible Transit drivers for earning a Safe Driving Award for 2021. Safety awards are presented annually to El Dorado Transit drivers that have not been involved in any on-the-job moving [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit’s Mask Recommendation

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For Immediate Release Diamond Springs, CA, April 19, 2022– Based on the courts ruling on April, 18, 2022, TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transit hubs. El Dorado Transit highly recommends face masks be worn when riding on public transportation, but masks will [ Continue reading the full article » ]

Temporary Suspension of Saturday Services

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For Immediate Release Due to a critical staffing shortage, El Dorado Transit will be temporarily suspending the following Saturday services beginning on Saturday, April 16th: Route 25 Saturday Express Route 35 Diamond Springs Saturday Saturday ADA Paratransit Services will be restored as soon as possible. Dial-a-Ride and the Tahoe service will still be available on [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit Continues to Offer Free Rides For COVID-19 Vaccines

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For Immediate Release Diamond Springs, CA, September 10, 2021– El Dorado Transit is continuing to offer free rides on our Local Fixed Route services to anyone traveling to or from their scheduled COVID-19 vaccination appointment. This includes all vaccination sites within the El Dorado Transit service area including hospitals, pharmacies, and other immunization locations. To [ Continue reading the full article » ]

El Dorado Transit Announces Participation in the American Public Transportation Association

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For Immediate Release   El Dorado Transit Announces Participation in Nationwide Public Transportation Industry “Health and Safety Commitments” Program Diamond Springs, CA, November 20, 2020 – El Dorado Transit has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are [ Continue reading the full article » ]