The RTD County Hopper is a deviated fixed route bus service connecting Stockton, Tracy, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop. The Hopper replaces RTD
Countywide General Public Dial-A-Ride (DAR), Rural Elderly & Disabled DAR,
and County Area Transit (CAT) Fixed Route services during Hopper service
hours, in the areas covered by the Hopper service.
Most* RTD Hopper routes will deviate up to 3/4 of a mile for ADA-certified Elderly & Disabled passengers not able to reach the fixed route stops (for
certification information, please call 209-982-4514, option 3).
Reservations are required 1-2 days in advance for all Hopper deviations.
Hoppers will deviate up to three times per trip, not to exceed two
deviations per person.
Connect to the Grapeline or Dial-A-Ride in Lodi. For Grapeline or
Dial-A-Ride information, call (209) 333-6806.
Connect to Tracer in Tracy. For Tracer information, call (209)
Additional transit services are provided in Ripon, Escalon, and Manteca
by other transit operators. Please contact those operators for additional
Connect to eTrans in Escalon.
For information, call (209) 541-6645.
Ripon Transit Service
Connect to Ripon Transit Service in Ripon.
For information, call (209) 599-2108.
For Manteca Transit Information, call (209) 239-9236.
* RTD will
continue to operate transit service between Lodi, Thornton,
Woodbridge, and Arbor Mobile Home Park via its General Public
Dial-A-Ride (GP DAR). For more information on GP DAR click here , or call (209)
* Hoppers do not deviate in Lodi and Tracy; instead, use Grapeline or
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