Local and regional bus service
connecting Modoc County

How to Ride


 
Route Alert:  NOTICE TO ALL PASSENGERS

Sage Stage 10-29-20 Sage Stage will be re-opening intercity services to Klamath Falls, Redding, and Reno beginning October 1, 2020 at normal fee prices. Reservations are recommended. Social distancing on buses only allows three passengers on the bus at a time. *Face coverings are required to board the bus. We will resume local passenger services on Monday October 12, 2020 with regular fares. We will continue to serve the community by delivering groceries and prescriptions. We will be partnering with: FOUR CORNERS MARKET   530-233-3822 HOLIDAY MARKET   530-317-1369 GROCERY OUTLET   530-233-1127 RITE AID   530-233-3113 LAST FRONTIER PHARMACY   530-233-4884 Please call the ...Read More

 
Route Alert:  MTA Disadvantaged Business Enterprise List

MTA is interested in building and maintaining a list of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) for Janitorial, Building Maintenance, and Short Range Transit Plan development. Please email the link below to add your company information.  

 
Route Alert:  MTA FY 2018-19 Fiscal Audits

MTA FY 18-19 Fiscal Audit

 
Route Alert:  RFP 2019 Final

2019 RFP Final

 
Route Alert:  April 2, 2019 Board Agenda

040219 MTA Staff Report

 
Route Alert:  February 5 Board Meeting Agenda

020519 MTA Agenda

 
Route Alert:  2019 Bus Holidays

2019 MCTC Holiday Schedule

 
Route Alert:  Special Meeting – January 17, 2018

Agenda for Special Meeting, January 17, 2018 Sage Stage Conference Room 1:00 p.m.011718 MTA Special Meeting Agenda

 
Route Alert:  MTA FY 2017-18 Fiscal Audits

MTA FY 17-18 Fiscal Audit FINAL - 12-04-18

 
Route Alert:  Winter Weather Alerts

There are currently no alerts for Reno, Redding, Klamath Falls or Local Bus.

 
Route Alert:  MTA Public Records Request

Public records request application MTA Public Records Request Copy prices for public records MCTC-MTA Copy Prices

 
Route Alert:  MTA Title VI Plan

2020 MTA Title VI, LEP and PPP

How to Ride Intercity Routes

  • Sage Stage routes operate by reservation.
  • Same day reservations and walk-on passengers are accepted when possible.
  • At least one confirmed reservation is required for the bus to travel to Redding, Reno, and Klamath Falls.

Reservations

 

  • To make a reservation* for any of our intercity routes, use the online reservation form or call our office at (530) 233-6410, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • *The Sage Stage Bus does NOT run on weekends or the following HolidaysPresidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Please make your reservation at least one business day in advance to guarantee your trip.
  • We do our best to accommodate calls for same day trips.
  • If there is space available, we will accept passengers who walk on at one of our main bus stops – Alturas Rite Aid, Susanville Walmart and Burney McDonalds.  All other stops are by reservation only.
  • However, at least one confirmed reservation is required for the bus to run. So we highly recommend that your call ahead.

Bus Stops       

  • Sage Stage buses will pick up at designated bus stops or at “flag stops” along the route where it is safe to stop.
  • Please note that our major stops are signed with the sign shown here. However many of our stops in outlying areas are not signed. If you are unsure of the designated bus stop location, please ask when you call to make your reservation.
  • If you wish to be picked up at a location other than a designated stop, please make arrangements when you call to make your reservation.

Baggage

  • Passengers must load their own baggage.
  • There is a limit of 2 carry on bags (maximum 40 pounds each) per passenger. For each additional 2 bags, another general fare will be charged.

Safety rules

  • Only qualified service animals are allowed on-board.
  • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children under 6 years or 60 pounds must use a child safety seat.

Conduct

Passengers Shall:
  • Not evade payment of correct fare.
  • Not misuse any transfer, pass, ticket, or token with the intent to evade the payment of any fare.
  • Not play sound equipment on, or in, any Sage Stage facility or vehicle unless headphones are used and the volume does not disturb other passengers or the driver.
  • Not smoke or drink alcoholic beverages.
  • Not eat food or drink non-alcoholic beverages in open containers on trips less than one hour in duration.
  • Not willfully disturb others by engaging in boisterous or unruly behavior.
  • Not carry any potential harmful concentration or quantities of any hazardous material including flammable liquid.
  • Not block the free movement of another person in any or Sage Stage vehicle.
  • Not physically or verbally assault or intimidate the driver or passengers.
  • Not steal property or panhandle from the driver or passengers.
  • Not carry weapons of any type onto Sage Stage vehicles.
  • Not offend other passengers through unacceptable personal hygiene. For the health and safety of the driver and passengers, expelling bodily excrement, either voluntarily or involuntarily, is prohibited.

Sage Stage transports passengers in accordance with the passenger conduct guidelines to ensure that:

  • Sage Stage complies with all pertinent State and Federal regulations governing general public transportation; and,
  • General public riders experience safe, comfortable, and reliable service. It is Sage Stage’s intent to require all passengers to abide by these passenger conduct guidelines.
In all cases, our drivers maintain full discretion in the application and enforcement of these guidelines.
Enforcement of these passenger conduct guidelines may include, but is not limited to:
  • Requesting passengers to follow all applicable guidelines
  • Removing a passenger from the vehicle
  • Temporarily suspending a passenger’s privileges*
*Offenders will be notified by letter if possible, detailing the offense and the action(s) taken.