Golden Empire Transit District (GET)

Bakersfield, CA 93301


About Golden Empire Transit District (GET)


1830 Golden State Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301

More Info on Golden Empire Transit District (GET)

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GET was formed in July 1973 and is the primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield Urbanized Area. It is the largest public transit system within a 110-mile radius. The District’s legal boundary includes Bakersfield city limits as well as adjacent unincorporated areas. GET has a fleet of 88 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks. GET serves 16 routes, operating 7 days a week and transporting more than 6 million passengers each year with its fixed-route buses. In addition, GET operates 25 compressed natural gas On-Demand Paratransit buses and 13 On-Demand micro transit vehicles. For more information, visit or call 869.2GET (2438)

Products and Press Releases

Golden Empire Transit District

GET Board of Directors proposes five-year transit plan

May 16, 2024
The plan will allow the agency to double ridership, purchase more zero-emission buses and develop affordable housing units on GET property.
Apta Awards

APTA recognizes 2020 individual and organization leaders

The association recognized the 13 honorees at its virtual TRANScend Conference on Oct. 21.

Videos & Resources

Karen King Ceoget Quick Chats Whitelogo

Transit Quick Chats: The Future of Transit is Integrated

May 6, 2021
Golden Empire Transit’s consolidation of demand response services under a single technology platform is delivering greater operational and service efficiencies.