City of Ripon

Blossom Express

(209) 253-5327
(209) 599-2685


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Blossom Express makes four continuous round trip 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 Colony & Goodwin or Wilma and Fourth, 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.

  • Cash Fares:
    • General Fare One Way: $2.00, ages 5 to 59
    • Half Fare One Way: $1.00
      • Seniors age 60 and older
      • Medicare Card Holders
      • Disabled
      • Student
  • Free:
    • Personal Care attendants while accompanying disabled passengers
    • Children ages 4 & under
  • 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:
    • General Fare Passengers $4.00
    • Half Fare Passengers $2.00
  • Driver may ask for proof of eligibility. Senior/Disabled Discount Card Applications are available at the City of Ripon.
  • Must show valid School ID Card.
  • Up to four children ages four and under are allowed to ride free with a fare paying adult. Each additional child shall pay the General Fare.
  • Passes may be purchased from Driver. Passes are not transferable to other bus lines.

Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Thursday 9:25 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. See route schedule for more information.

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Main Location
259 North Wilma Avenue
Ripon, CA  95366
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