Redwood Transit System

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An RTS Gillig hybrid bus on US 101
Headquarters133 V Street, Eureka CA
LocaleHumboldt County, CA
Service typeBus
Daily ridership+450,000/year
Chief executiveGreg Pratt

The Redwood Transit System is a commuter transit service that operates Monday-Saturday on the Highway 101 corridor between Trinidad and Garberville in Humboldt County, California, and also serves Westhaven, McKinleyville, Arcata, Eureka, Fields Landing, Loleta, Fortuna, and Scotia. The RTS Willow Creek Extension operates between Arcata and Willow Creek during weekday commute hours.

Additionally, Redwood Transit System is administered by Humboldt Transit Authority.


RTS operates a fleet of suburban buses with high-back seating. Mainline service between Trinidad and Scotia is operated with Gillig Phantoms and hybrid Low Floors, while service to Willow Creek and Garberville is operated with cutaway commuter buses.

Year Unit Make/Model Engine Retired
820-27 40' Gillig Phantom 102" Detroit Diesel 6V92 Early 2000s
828-829 40' Orion I Detroit Diesel 6V92 Early 2000s
1994?-1996 814-816 40' Gillig Phantom 102" Detroit Diesel Series 50 2007-2009
1998 840-41 40' Gillig Phantom 102" Detroit Diesel Series 50 2012?
2000 842-43 40' Gillig Phantom 102" Detroit Diesel Series 50 2013?
2002-2004 844-48 40' Gillig Phantom 102" Cummins ISM 2015?
2007 880-82 40' Gillig Hybrid Low Floor Cummins ISB -- --

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