Stanislaus Regional Transit - Customer Service Information

StaRT Customer Service, Transit Centers, Service Calendar and Service Information
 Customer Service 
For service information, please call 1-800-262-1516. Recorded service information is provided during non business hours.

A customer comment line is available 24 hours a day to take messages regarding comments or concerns about StaRT service. Please call toll-free at 1-800-688-1884 and state your name, phone number and leave a brief message regarding your comments or concerns. A StaRT representative will return your call as soon as possible.

To e-mail or submit your comments via our feedback form Click Here.

For general information, making reservations and providing information you can call during these hours:

Monday - Friday -
Saturday  -
Sunday -
6:30am to 9:00pm
7:00am to 9:00pm
8:00am to 6:00pm
 Transit Centers
Transit CenterMaps
Transit Centers are located in Downtown Modesto on 9th & I St. and in Turlock at Hawkeye Ave. & Del's Ln. For Modesto Downtown Transit Center information please call 209-521-1274. For Turlock Regional Transit Center information please call 209-668-5600.
 StaRT Service Calendar
StaRT does not operate on Sunday or the following holidays:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

The StaRT system runs on Pacific Daylight/Standard Time. As verified by "Greenwich Mean Time".

 Fixed Route Service Information 
StaRT Bus Fixed Routes are a transit service that provide stops at specific locations and times. All fixed route buses have space for two wheelchairs and are equipped with bike racks. Fixed route service is available on weekdays and Saturdays. A StaRT Fixed Route bus will leave at its designated scheduled time.

Route 10 Express (Modesto/Turlock)
Route 10 Express operates Monday through Friday between 4:55 a.m. and 
10:29 p.m.. This bus operates eighteen round trips between Modesto and Turlock. 

Route 15 (Modesto/Turlock) operates Monday through Friday between 4:50 a.m. and 9:46 p.m.. This bus operates twelve round trips between Modesto and Turlock and serves the communities of Ceres and Keyes. On Saturday between 6:30 a.m. and 
8:32 p.m., eight round trips are provided. The Saturday service is combined with the Modesto/Riverbank/Oakdale route.

Route 40 (Modesto/Grayson/Westley/Patterson)
Route 40 operates Monday through Friday between 5:20 a.m. and 9:07 p.m.. The bus operates eight trips between Modesto and Patterson. On Saturday between 6:30 a.m. and 8:13 p.m., five round trips are offered to Patterson.  A 6th trip offers a return from Patterson at 7:28 p.m. to Modesto. Transfers are free to other StaRT routes.

Route 45 West (Gustine/Newman/Crows Landing/Patterson)
Route 45 West operates Monday through Friday between 5:30 a.m. and 9:26 p.m.. This bus operates eight fixed round trips between Gustine and Patterson. Newman and Crows Landing are also served. On Saturday the bus operates between 5:45 a.m. and 8:39 p.m. Six round trips are provided. Transfers are free to other StaRT routes.

Route 45 East (Turlock/Patterson)
Route 45 East operates Monday through Friday between 6:15 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.. This bus operates seven fixed round trips between Patterson and Turlock. On Saturday the bus operates between 6:25 a.m. and 7:10 p.m. Five round trips are provided. Transfers are free to other StaRT routes.

Route 60 (Modesto/Riverbank/Oakdale)
Route 60 operates Monday through Friday between 5:15 a.m. and 9:11 p.m.. This bus operates thirteen round trips between Modesto and Oakdale. On Saturday between 6:15 a.m. and 8:32 p.m., seven round trips are provided. The City of Riverbank is also served. The Saturday service is combined with the Modesto/Turlock route. Transfers are free to other StaRT routes.

Route 70 (Modesto/Turlock/Merced)
Route 70 operates Monday through Friday between 5:35 a.m. and 8:10 p.m.. This bus operates four trips from Modesto stopping in Turlock before continuing to the Merced Transpo Center. The bus then returns to Modesto stopping in Turlock along the way. Transfers may not be used to transfer onto Route 70.

Bus Stops - Buses will stop at all designated bus stops on a fixed route. If no one is waiting at a designated bus stop/shelter and if the driver is running late, the driver may proceed past the stop without stopping the bus. If the driver is on time or ahead of schedule, he or she will stop and wait till the scheduled time of departure to leave the stop. StaRT buses NEVER leave early from a designated stop

 Runabout & Shuttle Service Information 
StaRT Bus




A Shuttle is a transit service that provides curb-to-curb transportation between communities and cities.

The Waterford / Modesto Runabout is a transit service that combines designated fixed stops (like a fixed route) and a curb-to-curb service (like a Dial-A-Ride or a Shuttle). Passengers can catch the service at the designated fixed stop without having to phone ahead and book a ride. However, those passengers can only be dropped off at other designated fixed stops. For those passengers wanting curb-to-curb service, it is necessary to call ahead and book a ride. Out of Area Service requires an additional fare of $1.50 to the regular fare.
 

Eastside Shuttle
This bus provides general public Shuttle service Monday through Saturday between 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  Four round-trips are provided between Modesto, Oakdale and Riverbank. *

Turlock/Modesto Shuttle
This bus provides general public Shuttle service Monday through Saturday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Four round-trips are provided between Modesto and Turlock.  The City of Ceres and the Community of Keyes are also served. *

Waterford/Modesto Runabout
This bus provides general public Runabout service Monday through Friday between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Seven round-trips are provided between Modesto and Waterford. On Saturday the bus operates between 6:45 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. Four round-trips are provided between Modesto and Waterford. The City of Hughson, and the communities of Empire and Hickman are also served. * 

If requesting curb-to-curb service, passengers must call and schedule a ride up to seven days in advance.  Riders may also call at least four hours in advance the same day, but requests will be filled on a space available basis.  Subscription rides are allowed on a limited basis. 

* Passengers are not able to transfer onto the Shuttle or Dial-A-Ride services. You may transfer onto the Runabout Service for fixed route stops only.

 Dial-A-Ride Service Information 
StaRT Bus




Dial-A-Rides are a transit service that provides curb-to-curb service within communities and cities. Passengers need to call ahead to book or schedule a ride. Dial-A-Rides serving schools will pick-up and drop off students at specific spots to avoid getting caught in traffic. Check with the driver for pick-up and drop off locations. For curb-to-curb service, one Personal Care Attendant (PCA) may ride free when accompanying a paying passenger with a disability who needs assistance. They must board and de-board at the same stop as the paying passenger. Out of Area Service requires an additional fare of $1.50 to the regular fare.
 

Newman Dial-A-Ride
This bus provides curb-to-curb transportation service around Newman, Crows Landing and parts of Gustine, and you can go to Patterson at fixed times too! Service is available Monday - Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. out of service) and Saturday between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. out of service). *

Oakdale Dial-A-Ride
Buses provide curb to curb transportation service within the city of Oakdale. Service is available Monday Friday between 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. For Saturday service in Oakdale use the Eastside Shuttle. *

Patterson Dial-A-Ride
This bus provides curb-to-curb transportation service within the city of Patterson area. Service is available Monday - Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. out of service) and Saturday between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. out of service). *

Riverbank Dial-A-Ride
Buses provide curb to curb transportation service within the city of Riverbank. Service is available Monday Friday between 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. For Saturday service in Riverbank use the Eastside Shuttle. *

Waterford Dial-A-Ride
This bus provides curb-to-curb transportation service within the city of Waterford area. Service is available Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. and Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. out of service). *

* Passengers are not able to transfer onto the Shuttle or Dial-A-Ride services. You may transfer onto the Runabout Service for fixed route stops only.


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