Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority’s (StanRTA)


About Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority’s (StanRTA)


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StanRTA was formed in 2021 through the consolidation of Modesto Area Express and Stanislaus Regional Transit and is the provider of local and regional public transit in Stanislaus County. StanRTA operates fixed-route, demand-response and commuter services seven days a week. For more information, visit

Products and Press Releases

City of Escalon

Escalon eTrans to resume operations on Feb. 21.

Feb. 9, 2023
In mid-January, eTrans signed a one-year contract with MTM Transit to allow Escalon Calif., residents to receive transportation at a lower cost than previously paid to the Stanislaus...

StanRTA to launch systemwide service changes on March 5

Feb. 2, 2023
The changes are a result of the agency’s Comprehensive Operational Analysis findings from 2022 and will help provide transit equity across its service area.
Transdev is now operating The S, which is the brand of the new service from Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority.

Transdev begins operations of newly merged The S service

The S is the brand of the newly formed Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority in Stanislaus County, Calif.
Fare Collection

StanRTA resumes fares in 2022

Jan. 3, 2022
The 2022 fare structure applies to all StanRTA’s The S services which resulted from a merger of Modesto Area Express and Stanislaus Regional Transit last July.
Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority
Adam Barth will become CEO of StanRTA effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Adam Barth named StanRTA CEO

Dec. 21, 2021
Barth will be the first permanently installed CEO of the regional transit service that was formed by the merging of transit services between Stanislaus County and the city of ...

New bus, brand to be unveiled for Stanislaus Regional Transit System

Dec. 9, 2021
The StanRTA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved the new brand ‘”The S” and slogan “Ride the S” at its November board meeting.