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Contact Information

  • Schedule Information and Lost and Found - 805.541.2877
  • RTA bus service - 805.541.2228
  • Compliments, Comments, Complaints - 805.594.8090 or the SLO Transit Manager



The City of San Luis Obispo Transit (SLO Transit), as a recipient of federal funds, conducted a public meeting on August 17, 2016 to review the following:

  1. Major Service Reduction & Fare Increase Policy
  2. Title VI Plan
  3. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Plan

Rules of the Road and Your Rights: To ensure that all passengers have a safe and comfortable ride, the Passenger Code of Conduct must be followed by all riders. Title VI preserves your rights to not be discriminated against.

Passengers with Disabilities:All buses are accessible to passengers with mobility devices. Door-to-door service is available for persons with disabilities via "Runabout." Call 541-2544 or visit for more information on the Runabout service.

Other Transit Programs

Service Animal Policy / Pets

Mass Transportation Committee (MTC)

The MTC provides advisory recommendations and input to the City Council regarding transit related activities. The public is invited to their meetings the second Wednesday of every odd month (January, March, May, July, September, November).

Analytical Data:
National Transit Database (NTD) Annual Report: Annual NTD report agency profiles, containing general agency information, financial, and modal data, as well as performance and trend indicators

GTFS (General Transit Feed Specification) data: Data accessible for analytical purposes by the public, planning agencies, researchers, or Government agencies (last updated 9/14/18)

TDA - Triennial Performance Audit (FY 14-17) - Executive Summary: Summary of key findings and recommendations developed during the Transportation Development Act (TDA) Performance Audit of the City of San Luis Obispo.

Short Range Transit Plan:

The 2017 - 2021 Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) is a five-year plan developed for the City of San Luis Obispo Transit (SLO Transit) to provide direction in planning system growth.

Full SRTP: SLO Transit SRTP, FY 2017 - 2021, adopted September 2016 (pdf, 11.3 mb). 


Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Can I bring my bike on the bus?

  • Can I buy a pass that works on both SLO Transit and RTA?

  • How do I figure out the bus I need, at the time I need it?

  • I heard that SLO Transit is hiring bus drivers, how do I apply?

  • Is the bus accessible to passenger with disabilities?

  • Lost and found – I left something on the bus, where can I find it?

  • What discounted fares does SLO Transit offer?

  • What else do I need to know?

  • What’s the difference between SLO Transit and RTA?

  • When do I need a transfer?

  • When does the trolley run?

  • Where can I buy a bus pass?