|1001 9th St
TDD (for hearing impaired)
6:30 am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday
8:45 am - 4:45 pm, Sunday
||City of Modesto
Public Works Department-Transit
1010 Tenth Street
6:00 am - 7:45 pm, Mon- Fri
7:45 am - 7:00 pm, Saturday
8:45 am - 6:00 pm, Sunday
MAX does not operate on the following holidays:
- New Year's Day
- Presidents' Day (observed)
- Memorial Day (observed)
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
buses only stop at locations marked with a bench, shelter and/or
sign. Call 521-1274 before riding to find out where you can
catch the bus in your area.
When at a marked stop, stand near the sign so the driver knows
that you want to ride. The driver may not stop for you if it
doesn't look like you want to ride. Back away from the curb as the
bus approaches to avoid the mirror on the side of the bus.
seats on the bus are designated as priority seating for passengers
with disabilities and seniors. The bus operator may request an
ambulatory passenger occupying priority seating to move if a
passenger with disabilities or a senior boards. Your cooperation
in honoring such requests is
your bike in combination with MAX to make your
travel even more convenient! All MAX buses are
now equipped with bike racks.
Our bike racks accommodate 2 bikes
at a time, and are designed to keep your bike away from the bus
and other bikes. It's easy and convenient, loading takes
less than 20 seconds.
No additional fare is required when
using the bike racks, so whether you're on your way to work,
school, or play, bring your bike along for the ride. For
more information, see our Bike-N-Bus
route is wheelchair accessible. All
MAX buses begin each day with working wheelchair
lifts; however, lifts are susceptible to unpredictable
breakdowns during operation. All wheelchairs must be secured
with tie-down straps while in the bus. For detail on MAX's Tiedown
please have your pass, ticket or transfer ticket ready to give to
the driver. When you are paying cash, please have EXACT change
ready to deposit in the fare box. Remember,
the driver does not carry change!
block before your stop, pull the cord over the window or push the
yellow tape strip. The driver will then stop the bus as close to
the next marked bus stop as can
be done safely. Please exit through the rear door so that boarding
passengers may enter through the front door.
provides direct service between Modesto and the Altamont Commuter
Express (ACE) train station in Lathrop, and between Modesto and the
Pleasanton/Dublin BART station. For additional information please
is available by calling: 521-1274 (VOICE OR TDD)
Information is available during the following hours:
6:30am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday
8:45am - 4:45pm, Sunday
- No smoking is allowed on the bus.
- No eating or drinking on the bus. All food and drinks
must be in completely sealed containers. Beverages must
have screw-on lids. No drinks with straws allowed.
- Personal items must be carried into the bus in one trip.
They shall be kept out of the aisle and out of the way of other
passengers. Strollers, and recreational scooters must be folded.
No refuse allowed, including recyclable items.
- No animals allowed, except for in carriers that can be placed
outside of aisle, or service animals, (guide dogs,
- Shirts and shoes must be worn on the bus. Roller blades
may not be worn.
- Profanity (swearing or cursing) is not allowed.
- No sound equipment may be played on the bus, unless sound
cannot be heard by other passengers.
- No weapons of any kind, or flammable liquids.
- No boisterous or unruly behavior allowed.
- Misuse of transfers, passes, or
tickets with the intent to evade fare payment is illegal.
- Expectorating (spitting) upon system
facilities or vehicles is illegal.
- No littering in or on buses, or at bus stops.
- The driver may require removal of any item he/she determines
to be hazardous.
Violation of rules may result in
driver not permitting passenger to board the bus, a $250
fine, and/or suspension of service according to the Passenger
Conduct Policy available on the website (see below) or at the
|For detail on MAX's Passenger Conduct Policy please contact the
MAX office at 1001 9th Street, Modesto, CA 95354, phone
and additional Sunday transit service is available to the general
public on the City's Dial-A-Ride
system. Evening service for the
general public on Dial-A-Ride
is available between 6 pm and 11
pm Monday through Friday. Sunday service for the general public on
Dial-A-Ride is available between 8 am and 6 pm. Please
call 527-4900 for further details.
a trip on MAX?
If you need assistance planning
a trip on, or if you have any questions about MAX,
please call 521-1274 and we'll help.
You can also use our Trip Planner powered by Google located on our
Field Trips: Field trips are welcome on our routes. Please call
521-1274 for information.
shown on the schedules pages on www.ModestoAreaExpress.com
are approximate due to varying traffic, weather and other
Area Express (MAX) is committed to a policy of non-discrimination
in program services pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes that
he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI on
the basis of race, color or national origin may file a complaint
with MAX. To receive additional information on
non-discrimination obligations, or to file a compliant, please
call the MAX administrative office at 209.577.5295 or write to:
City of Modesto, Transit Division, P.O. Box 642, Modesto, CA
95353. Click on
Complaint Form for details.
MAX'S Reglas de No Descriminacion
Modesto Area Express (MAX) se compromete a una norma de no discriminación en sus
programas de servicio de acuerdo a los requisitos del Artículo VI del Acto Derechos
Civiles de 1964. Cualquier persona que crea que ha sido discriminada bajo el Artículo
VI basado en raza, color, u origen nacional puede asentar una demanda con MAX. Para
recibir más información acerca de las obligaciones de no discriminación de MAX o para
archivar una demanda, favor de llamar al 209.577.5295 o escriba a: City of Modesto,
Transit, P.O. Box 642, Modesto CA 95353.
Click para Instrucciones para Poner Quejas
Click para Hacer Quejas
about bus system changes are posted on the panel behind the
driver. Read them regularly so you won't miss the bus.