The transit program (SLO Transit) provides daily fixed-route transit service to the general public within the City limits and to Cal Poly State University. This program also provides downtown trolley shuttle service. Program goals are 1) quality transportation for transit dependent people 2) convenient transportation for all residents and 3) an attractive alternative to driving which can reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. This program has three major activities:
- Vehicle Operations and
Contracting for transit operations, including drivers, fuel and insurance; contracting for downtown trolley operations, including drivers, fuel and insurance; contracting for maintenance of City-owned buses and trolleys.
- Non-Vehicle Maintenance
Maintaining the bus maintenance yard; maintaining shelters, benches, and signs.
Planning for future service improvements and extensions; complying with state and federal grant requirements; ensuring compliance with taxi franchise provisions; organizing agendas for Mass Transportation Committee meetings.
- Lost and
Contact First Transit; 805-541-2877 ex. 10
For the City of San Luis Obispo Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP), approved May 2009, click here. (pdf, 4.4mb)
For the City of San Luis Obispo NARF--North Area Regional (Transit) Facility Report, click here. (PDF, 3.03mb)
Some funding for the Transit Program is provided by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Click here (PDF, 3.20mb) for a description of the FTA.