Mendocino Transit Authority (MTA) has provided public transit services for Mendocino County since 1976. MTA’s service area encompasses about 2,800 square miles and provides a diverse system of long distance, commute and local fixed routes, plus two Dial-A-Rides and two Flex Routes. MTA serves a population of nearly 90,000; our vehicles travel more than 881,000 miles per year.
Currently MTA operates twelve fixed bus routes, connecting the Mendocino Coast, the Inland valleys, towns and communities to Ukiah, the county seat and largest of the four incorporated cities. Two routes connect most of Mendocino County with the city of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County. Here passengers can make easy daily connections for travel to the Bay Area and beyond. MTA also provides Dial-A-Ride services in Ukiah and Fort Bragg and two flex routes, the Willits Rider in Willits and the Local 9 PM Service in Ukiah.
Mendocino Transit Authority provides daily connections with Sonoma County Transit, Santa Rosa City Bus, AMTRAK, and Golden Gate Transit for regional service to Marin and San Francisco Counties in Santa Rosa. MTA also provides daily connections with the Sonoma County Airport Express at the Sonoma County Airport for service to and from the Bay Area airports. In Ukiah, MTA connects with Lake Transit service to and from Lake County Monday thru Saturdays.