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Contact Information

(530) 747-8240 (DCT Dispatch)
(530) 297-5410 FAX
(530) 757-5666 TDD

Office Address
1818 Fifth Street
Davis, CA 95616


Office Hours

Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



Davis Community Transit

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Davis Community Transit

Office location:
1818 Fifth Street
(located in the Parks & General Services yard)

Mailing Address:
Davis Community Transit
1818 Fifth Street
Davis CA 95616

Information & Reservations: (530) 747-8240
Phone Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily

Download the Davis Community Transit Rider's Guide

Download the Transporte Comunitario de Davis Guía del Cliente


Who May Use This Service?

  • Customers who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990
  • Disabled customers may be accompanied by a personal attendant at no extra charge when required.
  • One unregistered companion may accompany a certified customer, and must pay the 1-way fare.

How to Apply

  • Call our office at (530) 747-8240 to speak with the Paratransit Coordinator.
  • Email the Paratransit Coordinator to request an application.
  • The application may be mailed to you or you may begin it over the phone.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Customers must re-certify every 3 years.
  • Visitors may contact the Paratransit Coordinator to inquire about visitor status eligibility.

Making Ride Reservations

Call our office 1 to 14 days in advance of your appointment. Same-day rides are only given if time and space permit at a premium fare of $4.50 one way.
Please call by 5:00 p.m. for rides the following day.
Rides are not prioritized by destination or type of appointment.

* Please note that effective Monday, August 6, 2018, the same-day ride fare will be $5.00 one way.

Pick-ups & Drop-offs

  • Davis Community Transit is an origin to destination service. The driver can help you on and off the bus, but will not enter your home, doctor’s offices, etc.
  • We may schedule your pick up time up to 60 minutes prior to the time you desire to be at your final drop-off location.
  • There is a ’20 minute window’ around your pick-up time. You must be ready 10 minutes before and after your scheduled time.
  • Once the bus arrives, it will wait at least three minutes but no longer than five minutes for the customer to com out ready to board the bus.
  • Rides may be coordinated with other Yolo County transit services.

Return Trips

  • You must call the office to get a ride home when you are ready.
  • Wait times can vary depending on how busy it is when you call and where the vehicles are located.
  • Round trip rides are scheduled after 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays.

Cancellations & No-shows

  • You must cancel at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • If the customer is not boarding the bus after it has waited three minutes, the bus may leave and the customer will be issued a no-show.
  • A pattern of no-shows or late cancellations can result in suspension of service.

Safety Rules

  • Seat belts must be worn at all times.
  • You will be dropped off and picked up where it is accessible.
  • We are not an ambulance or cab service. Drivers are not equipped to provide medical care.
  • Your ride will be shared with other customers.
  • No eating, drinking, or smoking on the bus.
  • Violent, disruptive, or illegal conduct will not be tolerated.

Service Area

  • Davis Community Transit provides service in the city limits of Davis within one mile of active*, regular service fixed route bus lines.
    • * When fixed route services are reduced, DCT's service area is also reduced.


  • Regular fares are $2.50 each way, and Premium fares are $4.50 each way.
  • Multi-ride tickets are available for $10.00, $25.00 and $50.00 respectively. 
  • Tickets may be purchased aboard the Davis Community Transit vehicles and may only be used on Davis Community Transit.
  • Old tickets will be accepted with an additional $0.50 for each ride to complete the fare increase.
  • Exact change only – rides will not be provided without payment of fare.
  • Drivers do not carry change. Checks should be made to: "City of Davis"

How Does Someone Make a Request for Reasonable Accommodations Related to the ADA?

In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), DCT will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities in its services, programs, or activities.  DCT will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all of its programs, services, and activities.  Anyone who requires a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of DCT, should contact:
Davis Community Transit
1818 Fifth Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 747-8240

Note that the ADA does not require DCT or any other transit system to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its program or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.  Complaints that a program, service, or activity of DCT is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the Paratransit Supervisor.

* Please contact the dispatch line at (530) 747-8240 to inquire about premium fare times.

Questions and comments about this service may be directed to the following:
Linda Alemania
Paratransit Supervisor
Davis Community Transit
1818 Fifth Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 747-8240

Filing a Title VI Complaint

Federal law requires Title VI complaints be filed within 180 calendar days of the alleged incident.

No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, religion, gender identity, gender expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, age, or ability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity operated by Davis Community Transit.

If you feel that you have been subjected to discrimination and wish to file a complaint, please download and complete this form and mail it to Davis Community Transit, ATTN: Paratransit Supervisor, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis, CA 95616, or fax your completed form to (530) 297-5410.  You may also scan and email your completed form to, or drop it off in person to City of Davis-Parks & Community Services, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis, CA 95616. 

Title VI Complaint Form-Spanish

Title VI Complaint Form-Chinese

Title VI Civil Rights Notice

Other Transportation Options in Yolo County

General Transit Information:
Sacramento Area Transit Information: Transit and transportation information for the greater Sacramento Area.
Bay Area Transit Information: Transit and transportation information for the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Caltrans QuickMap: Statewide traffic information from the California Department of Transportation.

Bus Services:
YoloBus (800-371-2877): Provides route service and special charters between Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento and Sacramento. YoloBus provides connecting services to Sacramento, the Sacramento International Airport, Vacaville, Vallejo, and Fairfield. Learn more about Yolobus Special ADA transit service.
Unitrans (530-752-2877): Scheduled fixed route service for points within Davis. Seniors may pick up a free pass at the Davis Senior Center.
Sacramento Regional Transit (916-321-2877): Scheduled fixed route bus and light rail service in the greater Sacramento area.
Fairfield/Suisun Transit (707-422-2877): Scheduled fixed route bus service between Davis/UC Davis and various points in Solano County.

Rail Service:
Amtrak California (800-872-7245): Intercity rail service within California. Jointly operated by Amtrak and the California Department of Transportation.



Are you interested in working at DCT?

Davis Community Transit is currently recruiting Class B drivers, Class C drivers and Dispatchers. DCT services operate 365 days a year; availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays is a mandatory requirement. Knowledge of safe driving procedures and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people are key components of this position. Click here for more information or to apply online.