805 - 239 - T R I P (8747)
For more information regarding the June 1st, 2014, North County transit changes, please visit: slorta.org/northcounty.
San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA) (805) 541-2228
SLO Rideshare (805) 541-2277 (toll-free)
Ride-On (805) 541-TRIP (8747)
Runabout Paratransit Services (805) 541-2544
Taxi Cab Services
Bus Service - Fixed Route
Our local bus, Paso Express, is a fixed-route transit service operating along designated routes within the city. Paso Express is open to the general public, and provides a low-cost transportation alternative. You can catch Paso Express at any designated bus stop in the City. Service is also available to the Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton, with connections to Atascadero. Buses are lift-equipped to serve the mobility-impaired and feature bicycle racks.
More information on service schedule, map, hours and fares is available at slorta.org/pasoexpress, or call 805-239-T R I P (8747).
Dial-A-Ride (DAR) is a demand-response public transit service providing curb-to-curb service anywhere within city limits. All buses are lift equipped to serve the mobility impaired. Contact 239-TRIP (8747). More information on service schedule, map, hours and fares is available in the slorta.org/pasoexpress.
Regional Transit Authority (RTA) serves Paso Transit Center, San Miguel, Templeton Park and Ride, El Camino Real in Atascadero, Santa Margarita, Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo. Service routes, rates, and a detailed map are available at slorta.org/schedules/rta-9 or by calling 805-781-4472.
RTA Route 9 provides hourly service throughout the day connecting Paso Robles, Atascadero, and San Luis Obispo. All buses are lift-equipped to serve the mobility impaired, and feature bicycle racks.
The Greyhound depot is located inside the North County Transportation Center (NCTC) located at 800 Pine Street. Hours of operations are 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact Greyhound at (805) 238-1242 or visit the Greyhound website.
The Amtrak depot is also located within the North County Transit Center (NCTC) located at 800 Pine Street. The Coast Starlight makes two stops daily, southbound and northbound. Amtrak buses also pick up at the NCTC.
There are no ticket sales on site; however, tickets may be purchased on the train, at the San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station, over the phone at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245), or on Amtrak's Website.
Taxi Cab Services
- Surf Cab: (805) 748-2202
- Fetch Ridez: (805) 419-3382
- North County Taxi: (805) 296-2315
- Yellow Cab: (805) 543-2134
Copies of the North County Transit Plan are available for public inspection in the Library during regular hours. A copy is also available with the City Clerk’s Office and Department of Administrative Services and on the City’s web site. Any inquiries and/or questions should be directed to Michael Seden-Hansen, Transit Coordinator, at 237-3999.
The Monthly Transit Report presents fare revenues and expenditures, vehicle operating statistics vs. fare ratio, and a six-year comparison in ridership, all for the current month.