The Blossom Express makes four continuous roundtrip loops every Tuesday and Thursday beginning in Ripon, traveling to Modesto, and returning to Ripon - two roundtrips in the morning and two roundtrips in the afternoon. Each roundtrip cycle will be one-hour, permitting increased flexibility for all riders. The routes include stops which provide regional connections to both San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) Route 91 service north to Manteca and Stockton at Ripon Library, and south connecting to Modesto's MAX, and Escalon's eTrans Bus Routes at Dale and Veneman Avenue or Kaiser Permanente in Modesto. Modesto stops include Kaiser Permanente Hospital and Clinic on Dale Road, the Vintage Faire Mall, and the Target Shopping Center. All Bus Stops are ADA accessible.
General Fare One Way (age 5-59): $2.00
Half Fare One Way: $1.00
Deviated Route Fare One Way:
Passenger pays the standard fare (General or Half Fare) PLUS the following:
General Fare Passengers $2.00
Half Fare Passengers (excludes Students) $1.00
Full Day Pass: (4)
General Fare Passengers $4.00
Half Fare Passengers $2.00
(1) Driver may ask for proof of eligibility. Senior/Disabled Discount Card Applications are available at the City of Ripon.
(2) Must show valid School ID Card.
(3) Up to four children age 4 and under are allowed to ride free with a fare paying adult. Each additional child shall pay the General Fare.
(4) May be purchased from Driver. Passes are not transferrable to other bus lines.
Hours of Operation
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:25 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. See route schedule for more information.