Read the paper, play games, tweet, scroll Facebook, swipe left, swipe right, finish a chapter, chat with a neighbor, prepare for a meeting, update a resume, make a shopping list, day dream. Seize the way and take the bus.

Each weekday morning and afternoon, Jibe Express runs peak-period routes between North Natomas and downtown Sacramento. The neighborhood friendly vehicles are equipped with bike racks, free Wi-Fi and web tracking that enables riders to use their smartphone to see where their vehicle is.

Maps & Schedules
Tickets & Fare
Alternatives & Connections
Emergency Ride Home

Rise n' Jibe!

Don't be shy, give it a try

Curious about the purple bus? Always wanted to give it a try but don’t know where to start? Don’t be shy, the first few trips are on us!

Sign up for your Go Bag that has everything you need for your first ride.

Your Go Bag contains:

  • $10 preloaded Connect Card
  • Lanyard
  • Connect Card pamphlet
  • Jibe Express schedule
  • Emergency Ride Home information card
  • Instructions for Express Tracker App
  • How to Ride guide in English, Spanish or Punjabi


After you've signed up, expect to receive your Go Bag in the mail. If you have questions about how to use the Connect Card, or want help finding the best route, our website should be able to answer your questions. You can also give us a call at 916-419-9955.

We hope you use your Connect Card before the end of September. If you haven’t had a chance to try it by then, Jibe will reach out to see if you have plans to ride in the future.



Looking for Jibe Express? Use these tools.

Service Bulletin Alerts – Receive text or email alerts on important updates including late buses and service outages.

Express Tracker – Find real-time bus locations and nearby stops and routes.

Alternatives & Connections

Jibe Express is just one part of a larger regional transit network.


SacRT Route 11 – North Natomas to Downtown via Truxel and Richards/Township 9

SacRT Route 13 – Natomas Marketplace to Arden/Del Paso via Northgate

Starting September 8, Sac RT will launch new service which will affect both Route 11 and Route 13. See the changes here.


Amtrak Capitol Corridor – Downtown to Auburn or the Bay Area

SacRT Light Rail Blue Line – Downtown to Watt & I-80 or Meadowview

SacRT Light Rail Gold Line – Downtown to Folsom

SacRT Light Rail Green Line – Downtown to Richards/Township 9

Yolobus 42A – Intercity Loop Clockwise

Yolobus 42B - Intercity Loop Counter-Clockwise

Yolobus 43 – Davis/Sacramento Express

Yolobus 241 – West Sacramento/Sacramento Commute

Emergency Ride Home

Need to get home in a pinch?

We offer an Emergency Ride Home for all commuters who use a commute alternative (Jibe Express, SacRT, bike, walk, carpool or vanpool) and are registered with Sac Region 511.

Eligible users will be issued a voucher for use with Yellow Cab Company (for trips under 20 miles, or if you are too ill to drive) or through Enterprise Rent-A-Car (for trips over 20 miles). Jibe will cover the entire cost for a taxi or rental car, up to five times a year.

Valid Uses of the Emergency Ride Home Program:

  • An immediate family member has an emergency
  • A serious problem arises at your child's school or daycare
  • Fire or burglary damages your home
  • You are sick and can't wait for your normal ride home
  • Your carpool or vanpool partner has an emergency and you have no way to get home
  • Unscheduled, supervisor-approved overtime

The Emergency Ride Home Program May NOT Be Used For:

  • Personal errands
  • Business travel
  • Job-related injuries
  • Natural disasters (floods)
  • Medical or dental appointments
  • Missed ride home (vanpool, bus)
  • Other reasons deemed invalid by the program administrator