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Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus

Posted on: September 2, 2021

Students Can Take MAX & StaRT to School!

School is back in session. MAX and StaRT can get you there. Image of a group of masked students.

Calling Ceres Bulldogs, Modesto Panthers, Oakdale Rams, Patterson Tigers, and all other middle and high school students in the community! Shout out to all of you from Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) for a successful start to school. We are here for you.

If you are looking for safe, reliable, and affordable transportation to and from school (and everywhere in between), consider taking MAX and StaRT. We have routes all over the community and all are free in September! If you have questions or need some assistance in planning your trip to school, we’re here to help.

  • Visit the Modesto Area Express website and use the trip planner.
  • Visit the Stanislaus Regional Transit website and use the trip planner on the home page.
  • Download the Transit App from Google Play or the App Store.
  • Call the customer service teams at 209-521-1274 (for MAX) and 800-262-1516 (for StaRT). They can walk you through anything you need to know whether you’re new or familiar with public transit. 

We are rooting for all of you to have the best school year ever!


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