Paying Your Fare


All fares are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged, used to purchase other fare, or to pay no-show fees. Fares are governed by Roseville Municipal Code §14.30. Failure to pay the proper fare is violation of California Penal Code Section 640.


Local Service 
Single Fare
> Purchase on bus with cash only (change cannot be given)
 General Public: $1.50
 Discount: $0.75  (Discount ID required)
 Ages 4 and under: Free (Up to two per paying adult) 
Daily Pass
> Unlimited rides on the day of use
> Purchase on bus with cash only (change cannot be given), or pass retail locations
 General Public: $4.00
 Discount: $2.00  (Discount ID required)
10-Ride Pass
> Good for 10 single rides anytime
> Purchase at pass retail locations
 General Public: $15.00
 Discount: $7.50  (Discount ID required)
30-Day Pass
> 30 consecutive days of unlimited rides from first use
> Purchase at pass retail locations
 General Public: $58.00
 Discount: $29.00   (Discount ID required)
Summer Youth Bus Pass
 $10.00

Passes are valid for unlimited rides June 1-August 31, and can be used by youth in elementary and high school. The
Summer Youth Bus Pass goes on sale May 1 each year. Valid on Roseville Transit, Placer County Transit, Auburn Transit, and Lincoln Transit.  No discount photo ID card is necessary to purchase or use the pass.
Connecting to other transit systems 
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Dial-A-Ride 
Single Fare 
> Purchase on bus with cash only (change cannot be given)
  General Public: $3.75
  Discount: $2.50  (Discount ID required)
  ADA: $2.50  (ADA ID required)
  Ages 4 and under: Free (Up to two per paying adult)
  Same-Day Trips: $7.50
10-Ride Pass  
> Good for 10 single rides anytime
> Purchase at pass retail locations
 General Public: $37.50
 Discount: $25.00  (Discount ID required)
 ADA: $25.00  (ADA ID required)



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Commuter Service 
Single Fare
> Purchase on bus with cash only (change cannot be given)
 Non-Roseville Resident: $4.50 
 Roseville Resident: $3.25  (Discount ID required)
 Reverse Commuter: $3.25
10-Ride Pass 
> Good for 10 single rides anytime
> Purchase at pass retail locations
 Non-Roseville Resident: $45
 Roseville Resident: $32.50  (Discount ID required)
 Reverse Commuter: $32.50
30-Day Pass 
> 30 consecutive days of unlimited rides from first use
> Purchase at pass retail locations
 Non-Resident: $155.00
 Roseville Resident: $110.00  (Discount ID required)
 Reverse Commuter: $110.00

* Must present a current Roseville Resident Commuter ID Card each time you board.
Reverse Commuters: No Discount ID needed.

 

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Pass Retail Locations

In-Person, By Mail, or By Phone

  • Alternative Transportation office
    401 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA 95678 (map it)
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Effective January 26: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.)
    (916) 774-5293 (with major credit card)
  • Or, mail in your Pass Order Form.

In-Person only
Please note: The below locations are pass sale outlets only. Staff at these locations are not equipped to answer transit questions. 

  • Maidu Community Center
    1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA (map it)
    Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
     
  • Roseville Sports Center
    1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA (map it)
    Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Have questions about how to use your pass to board? See a diagram of the fareboxes.


Discount Fare Categories

The following passengers are eligible to pay the discounted fare by showing the driver an approved form of identification when boarding.

  • Local Service:
    • Persons with disabilities: Disabled Photo ID card issued by Roseville Transit or another transit agency.
    • Medicare card holders: Medicare card (accepted on Local Service only).
    • Senior citizens (ages 60+): DMV Senior Citizen Photo ID card, or Senior Photo ID card issued by Roseville Transit or another transit agency.
    • Youth (ages 5-18, through grade 12): Photo ID card issued by Roseville Transit or another transit agency, or current middle or high school photo ID card. College ID card is not accepted. No photo ID card is necessary for ages 12 and under, or when using the Summer Youth Bus Pass.
  • Commuter Service:
    • Roseville Resident Commuter: Resident Discount ID card issued by Roseville Transit. 
      Roseville residents are eligible for discounted fare. Residents must reside within the city limits of Roseville or own property within the city limits. If you do not pay utilities to the City of Roseville, you are not a Roseville resident. To show verification of residency, bring a picture ID and a City of Roseville utility bill to the Alternative Transportation office to obtain a Resident Discount ID.
    • Reverse Commuters (passengers who board in Sacramento and commute to Roseville for work): No Discount ID card is necessary
  • Dial-A-Ride:
    • Persons with disabilities: Disabled Photo ID card issued by Roseville Transit or another transit agency.
    • Senior citizens (ages 60+): DMV Senior Citizen Photo ID card, or Senior Photo ID card issued by Roseville Transit or another transit agency.
    • Americans with Disabilies Act (ADA): Read more about the ADA fare.
New, renewal, and replacement ID cards are $3 (with the exception of ADA and Client Aide cards, which are free).

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How to Obtain a Discount Photo ID Card
  1. Complete an application: Download it online or pick one up at the Alternative Transportation office (see address below)
  2. Bring a photo ID
  3. Bring your required evidence (described on the application)
  4. Pay the $3 non-refundable processing fee (with the exception of initial ADA and Client Aide cards, which are free). All replacement cards are $3. 
It takes about 15 minutes to complete the process.
 
Alternative Transportation office
401 Vernon St., Roseville, CA 95678 (map it)
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Effective January 26: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.) 

Call us at (916) 774-5293 or e-mail transportation@roseville.ca.us with questions.

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Renewing Your Discount Photo ID Card


If you would like to renew your ID card and maintain eligibility to pay the discount fare, please provide your current City of Roseville utility bill (for Roseville Resident Commuters only), or current SSI/SSDI award letter, valid CA DMV placard receipt, Department of VA Service Connected ID, or City of Roseville Disabled Certification Form (for Disabled Photo ID Cards)

Please let us know your ID card number and phone number. Evidence may be submitted via e-mail, fax, mail, or in person. All renewal ID cards are $3 (with the exception of ADA and Client ID renewals, which are free). You can pay the $3 with a credit card over the phone, mailing a check, or paying in person.

Fax to: (916) 746-1333
E-mail to: transportation@roseville.ca.us
Mail / Deliver in person to: 
    Alternative Transportation office
    401 Vernon St.
    Roseville, CA 95678
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Effective January 26: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

Call us at (916) 774-5293 or TDD: (916) 774-5220 with any questions.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Passengers with disabilities that prevent them from using the Local bus system may apply for ADA status on Roseville Transit Dial-A-Ride. ADA passengers must show the driver one of the following forms of identification:

  • Roseville Transit ADA Photo ID card
    • ADA fare for the ADA cardholder
    • One companion at the discounted fare 
  • Roseville Transit ADA with Attendant Photo ID card
    • ADA fare for the ADA cardholder
    • Free fare for the attendant
    • Discount fare for one companion

New, renewal, and replacement ADA cards are free.

Roseville Transit will honor ADA cards from another transit agency for up to 21 days. Visit the ADA Services page for more information on ADA eligibility, or call (916) 774-5293, TDD: (916) 774-5220.


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Client Aide ID Card effective Feb. 2, 2009

The Client Aide ID card is accepted on Local and Dial-A-Ride service. It is available to qualified service provider staff who travel with clients or students who are unable to safely travel alone. The ID allows the cardholder to board for free and is valid only when the aide is accompanying clients or students. Showing the ID upon boarding authorizes the aide's clients or students to travel at the discounted fare without needing their own discount ID cards.

Client Aide Application Information

Alternative Transportation office
401 Vernon St., Roseville, CA 95678
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Effective January 26: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

New, renewal, and replacement Client Aide ID cards are free.

Call (916) 774-5293 for more information.


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Stop & Shop Validation

If you spend $10 or more at the Galleria at Roseville, you can receive a free trip home on Roseville Transit (offer excludes purchases made a Nordstrom, Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears).

To take advantage of this offer, bring your purchase receipt to the mall management office (located on the second level near H&M) and receive a free bus ticket for Roseville Transit Local Service (offer not valid for Dial-A-Ride or Commuter Service). Tickets must be claimed on the same day as purchase, and are valid on the date of issue only.

This program is made possible through an agreement with Westfield.

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Quicklinks




Bus trip planning assistance:

(916) or (530) 745-7560
TDD: (888) 745-7885

Order passes over the phone (with major credit card):
(916) 774-5293
TDD: (916) 774-5220

Email us:
transportation@roseville.ca.us