Your Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Please view the agenda packet for complete information on how to join, and more.

Your Citizens’ Advisory Committee was canceled due to the mass local black outs. The Citizens’ Advisory Committee meeting will be rescheduled for a later date.. Please view the agenda packet for complete information on how to join, and more.

ERIK REITZ NAMED YCTD’S NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR  

Image of Erik Reitz, New YCTD Deputy Director for Transit Operations and Planning.

Woodland, Calif. (Aug 31, 2022): Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD), the operator of Yolobus, is excited to announce Erik Reitz as its next Deputy Director for Transit Operations and Planning. Reitz will begin his service at YCTD on August 22, 2022.

Reitz originally started his career as an intern with YCTD. Since then, Reitz has dedicated over 18 years of his career to transportation operations and planning in Yolo and Sacramento County. Most recently he served as the Grants Manager with the Sacramento Regional Transit, where he managed the $1.2 Billion Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Plan. His work has improved infrastructure and transit in the region.

“All of us at YCTD see an opportunity to meaningfully improve our public transit in Yolo County, and we are thrilled to have Erik lead us in this exciting stage of growth,” said Autumn Bernstein, Executive Director of YCTD. “We are thrilled to welcome Erik back to YCTD.”

Reitz joins YCTD at an exciting time as the District prepares to launch increased service on our popular Yolobus Route 42 (intercity loop) in September and launch new microtransit in Woodland next January. Reitz’s extensive knowledge and experience will help YCTD continue to make transit more reliable, effective, and accessible.

Reitz is a lifelong resident of Davis, California. He attended school at the California State University of Sacramento, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

About: The Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) provides community-oriented, environmentally friendly transit services and programs that are accessible to all members of the public. This includes Yolobus public bus services that is designed to help everyone reach their destination.

Yolobus Route 42A/B Gets An Upgrade

Yolobus Intercity Route 42A/B will launch improved service starting September 19 and will offer free rides until October 31.

Route 42B Yolobus servicing Capitol Mall in Sacramento.
Route 42B Yolobus servicing Capitol Mall in Sacramento.

 

Woodland, Calif. (Aug 24, 2022): Getting around Yolo County is about to become more convenient, thanks to the Yolo County Transportation District’s improvements to Yolobus Route 42A/B!

The service change, launching Sep. 19, 2022, will feature key enhancements that will make Route 42A/B faster and more reliable. By increasing morning bus trip frequencies to every 30 minutes, eliminating low-use bus stops, and rerouting to better align with current traffic trends, the route will allow greater flexibility and convenience for riders.

To encourage people to try the newly-improved service, Yolobus will be providing free rides on Route 42A/B from Sep. 19th until Oct 31st. No tickets or passes are necessary – just hop on and ride! Whether you’re a daily commuter or a first-time rider, this is a great chance to check out the improved services.

The bi-directional, intercity route will continue to conveniently serve key destinations like downtown Sacramento, the Sacramento International Airport (SMF), downtown Davis, UC Davis Memorial Union and Raley Field in West Sacramento.. The expansion of Route 42 will also provide residents, visitors, and workers with better connectivity to other transit providers, such as Sacramento Regional Transit, the Capitol Corridor, and West Sacramento On-Demand.

Route 42A/B service will operate Monday-Sunday, starting from 5 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. Starting Nov. 1, Route 42A/B will begin to charge passengers. The cost to ride the 42A/B will be the same as all Yolobus intercity routes: $2.25 per boarding, or $93.50 per monthly pass. Passes can be quickly and conveniently purchased by downloading ZipPass, Yolobus’s new ticketing smartphone app. More information on ZipPass can be found at Yolobus.com/ZipPass

The launch of the Route 42 Expansion is part of YoloGo, an ongoing regional effort to improve Yolobus transit services so they better serve the community. The expansion will increase frequency on route 42A/B to 30-minutes during peak periods.

For new schedule, route maps, and general information on the expansion, visit Yolobus.com/YoloGo-42

Your Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Please view the agenda packet for complete information on how to join, and more.

YCTD STANDS WITH THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) condemns hate and champions its commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion for all community members.

 

Woodland, Calif. (Jul 1, 2022): At the Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD), we believe in a world that is fair and includes all people. With the recent event in Downtown Woodland, YCTD would like to announce that we stand by our LGBTQIA+ employees, passengers, families, and friends and will continue to work towards making public transit accessible to all members of our community.

“One of the wonderful things about public transit is that it is there for everyone, rich and poor, whatever race or ethnicity, and yes, for gay, straight, trans–everyone,” said Woodland City Councilmember & YCTD Vice Chair, Tom Stallard

YCTD Board members also condemn the hateful acts that occurred at the inclusive gathering yesterday.

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion are the heart of Yolo County. The Board of the Yolo County Transportation District is committed to serving our entire community,” said Yolo County Supervisor & YCTD Chair, Don Saylor. “What happened at Mojo’s Lounge & Kitchen is unacceptable. Acts of hatred targeting our LGBTQIA+ community make all of our community less safe for everyone. This is an opportunity for us to come together and show that hate does not belong in Yolo.”

In hopes of providing access to resources, YCTD is donating 100 complementary Yolobus ride tickets to CommuniCare’s Elevate Queer Yolo, a program that provides inclusive health care for LGBTQIA+ people at all stages of their lives.

YCTD will work towards partnering with other community organizations to help provide more access to underserved groups in Yolo County and continue its commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion for all.

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For more information please contact Christopher Quan Le at CQuanle@yctd.org or (530) 402-2821.

The Yolo County Transportation District Board voted unanimously to adopt the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget on Monday, June 6. The document includes a budget of $23.3 million in total expenditures, representing a 7 percent increase from the 2021-2022 budget.

Cover of the "Final Budget FY-2022-23"

The budget is now available for the public to view on our website under Financal Documents.

 

Your Technical Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 1:30 PM. Please view the agenda packet for complete information on how to join, and more.

Your Citizens’ Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Please view the agenda packet for complete information on how to join, and more.

YCTD released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23 Draft Budget on April 29, 2022 and it was introduced to the YCTD Board at the May 9, 2022 Board meeting:

Public feedback is an important part of the budget process. YCTD invites members of the public and stakeholders to submit comments to Mimi Koh, YCTD Clerk to the Board, by phone at (530) 402-2819, email at mkoh@yctd.org, or by mail to 350 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA 95776. Public comment must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Monday June 6, 2022 in order to be reproduced and submitted to the YCTD Board of Directors for consideration.

YCTD will hold a public hearing on the FY23 Draft Budget on June 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM. The public can participate int the public hearing either via Zoom or in person at the YCTD Office (350 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA) during the regularly scheduled YCTD Board of Directors Meeting. More information on how to join the public hearing will be available in the agenda for the June 6, 2022 YCTD Board meeting. Please visit yolobus.com/agenda-minutes/ on or after June 2nd to view the agenda.