Monterey-Salinas Transit District was created by state law AB644 and formed July 1, 2010. The district succeeds Monterey-Salinas Transit Joint Powers Agency formed in 1981 when the City of Salinas joined the Monterey Peninsula Transit Joint Powers Agency which was formed in 1972.
Current members of the district are the Cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Gonzales, Greenfield, King City, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Sand City, Seaside, Soledad and the County of Monterey. A board of directors with a representative from each member jurisdiction governs the agency and appoints the general manager.
Our Mission: Advocating and delivering quality public transportation as a leader within our community and industry.
Population Served: 437,907
Service Area: 295 Square Miles
Fleet Size: 128
Operating Expenses FY 2018: $40,680,916
Capital Expenses FY 2018: $32,924,346
Passengers Carried: 4,452,389
Farebox Recovery Ratio: 25.9%
Stops in Service Area: 1,317
Revenue Miles Traveled: 4,632,152
Fleet Size: 34
Operating Expenses FY 2018: $4,863,925
Capital Expenses FY 2018: $25,616
Passengers Carried: 183,565
Farebox Recovery Ratio: 10.0%
Revenue Miles Traveled: 1,189,690