Local and regional bus service
connecting Modoc County

Local Bus Service


 
Route Alert:  MCHS Field Trip June 26, 2021

June 26, 2021 the Modoc County Historical Society hosted a field trip to Historical Sites in Modoc County and transportation was provided by Sage Stage.

 
Route Alert:  SAGE STAGE HAS RESUMED ALL PASSENGER SERVICES

SAGE STAGE 11-11-21 Give us a call at (530)-233-6410 to schedule your ride to Reno, Redding, or Klamath Falls. For local bus service call (530)-233-3883.  

 
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.  

Local Bus Zones

Key: Click a zone to zoom.

2 Mile Radius from Alturas
ZONE 1
5 Mile Radius from Alturas
ZONE 2
10 Mile Radius from Alturas
ZONE 3


Local Bus Schedule

First Pick-up Last Drop-off Location
7:45 AM 5:15 PM Zone 1
8:45 AM 4:30 PM Zone 2
8:25 AM 4:05 PM Zone 3
California Pines Arrival Times (Tues and Thurs Only)
Morning Trip Mid-Day Trip Last Trip
9:30 AM 1:05 PM 4:05 PM

Local Bus Fares

 Range Zone Fare
 0.0 – 2.0  1 – Within City of Alturas  $1.00
 2.1 – 5.0  2 – To Modoc Estates  $2.00
 5.1 – 10.0  3 – To California Pines  $3.00

Available Monday through Friday: Local Bus is door-to-door, shared transportation within 10 miles of Alturas.  It is available by advance reservation or on-demand.

  • To make an advance reservation, call (530) 233-6410 on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Reservations can be made up to 14 days in advance.
  • To schedule or cancel a same-day trip, call the driver directly at (530) 233-3883.
  • If you will not be making a trip, please cancel at least one hour in advance. Otherwise you may be required to pay the fare.
  • Please be ready to board when the bus arrives.
  • Always allow extra time. The bus may arrive up to 15 minutes before or after the scheduled time. Routes and travel times vary by rider demand, weather and road conditions.
  • Travel is scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority is given for trips to health care appointments when scheduled at least one day in advance.
  • Subscription service is available for recurring trips to/from work, school or other routine destinations.
  • Buses only travel paved roads.  No gravel roads or driveways.

Local Bus Reservations

Advance Reservations: (530) 233-6410

 

Same Day Reservations/Cancellations: (530) 233-3883

Intercity connections

You can use Local Bus to connect you to intercity routes. We’ll pick you up at your home and take you directly to the bus stop. Local Bus fare applies in addition to the Intercity Route fee.