City of Tracy

TRACER Bus Service

Phone
(209) 831-4287 (TRACER)
Fax
(209) 836-8955
Eligibility

TRACER Paratransit Service is a door to door service available for ADA/Medicare passengers and Tracy Residents age 65 and older.

The subsidized taxi is a service available to senior and ADA/disabled residents who are unable to ride the established fixed route bus system due to certain limitations.

No eligibility requirements for fixed routes.

Fees
Please see below.
Services

TRACER Fixed Route service offers six routes that connect riders to places like Downtown Tracy, Tracy Outlets, West Valley Mall, Wal-Mart, and most middle and high schools. Service runs from 7am to 8pm Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays. One-way adult cash fare is $1.25, $1.00 for students and $.50 for seniors/disabled/ADA/Medicare. Day pass adult fare is $3.00, $2.50 for students and $1.25 for seniors/disabled/ADA/Medicare. 10-ride ticket or weekly pass adult fare is $12.50, $10.00 for students, and $5.00 for seniors/disabled/ADA/Medicare. Passes can be purchased on the bus using exact cash or by cash or check at the Tracy Transit Station or City Hall.

TRACER Paratransit Service is a door to door service available for ADA/Medicare passengers and Tracy Residents age 65 and older. The service is available during the normal operating hours of the Fixed Route service. All riders must complete a TRACER Paratransit Application to be eligible for the service. Applications can be requested by calling (209) 831-4BUS (4287), downloaded online, or picked up at the Tracy Transit Station.

Paratransit Subsidized Taxi Program-those utilizing the subsidized taxi service must be registered as either senior or ADA/disabled with the TRACER paratransit system for which residents can qualify by completing the Paratransit Certification Application. Upon approval of their application a TRACER paratransit identification card is issued to the resident, at no charge, after which time they can purchase taxi tickets from the Finance Department at City Hall. Taxi tickets are sold to residents at a rate of $10 for a ticket valued at $20 in regular fares.

If you are a registered paratransit rider, you can utilize taxi services for half price. The subsidized taxi is a service available to senior and ADA/disabled residents who are unable to ride the established fixed route bus system due to certain limitations.

Those utilizing the subsidized taxi service must be registered as either senior or ADA/disabled with the TRACER paratransit system, which residents can qualify for by completing the TRACER Paratransit Application.

Upon approval of an application, a TRACER paratransit identification card is issued to the resident, at no charge, after which time taxi tickets can be purchased from the Finance Department at City Hall. Taxi tickets are sold to residents at a rate of $10 for a ticket valued at $20 in regular fares.

Subsidized taxi service is available during the non-operating hours for the TRACER paratransit service, Monday – Friday prior to 7:00 a.m. and after 8:00 p.m., Saturday prior to 9:00 a.m. and after 7:00 p.m., and all day on Sundays and certain holidays. Currently, Yellow Cab of Tracy, (209) 830-9999 and Red Top Taxi (209) 836-4340 are the only two taxi companies authorized to use the subsidized tickets.

Connections to other cities in San Joaquin County can be made at the Tracy Transit Station via the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) buses.

Hours
Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. No service on Sunday.
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Addresses

Main Location
50 East 6th Street
Tracy, CA  95376
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