Riding VCTC Intercity Transit

Riding VCTC Intercity Transit

Riding VCTC Intercity is easy when you know the basics. This section will provide you with general information regarding VCTC Intercity bus services.

For additional service information or trip planning assistance, call (800) 438-1112 or email RiderComments@goventura.org.

Real-Time Schedule Information

VCTC Intercity Transit features Nextbus Technology for the current location of your bus, visit www.nextbus.com.

Hours of Operation

Service hours vary by route, so it is important to check individual route information.

Monday through Friday - VCTC Intercity operates between 4:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. depending on the route.

CSUCI routes operate until 10:40 p.m.* *During Winter and Summer Break the last bus leaves from “C” street at 5:00 p.m. and from the Metrolink station the last bus leaves at 5:30 p.m.

Winter Break: December 15, 2015 – January 24, 2016

Summer Break: May 23, 2016 – August 28, 2016

Saturday - VCTC Intercity operates between 6:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Conejo Connection service to Warner Center does not operate on Saturdays.

Sunday - Only VCTC Intercity Highway 126 and Coastal Express provide service.

VCTC Intercity does NOT operate on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Riding Basics - Rules of the Road

For the complete VCTC Bus passenger code of conduct Click Here

  • Plan your trip in advance. Call (800) 438-1112 or check the routes and schedules to find your stop.
  • Arrive at your stop five to ten minutes early. Wait next to the bus stop sign where the driver can see you.
  • As the bus approaches, check the sign above the front window to make sure it’s the route and destination you want. If it is, signal the driver that you wish to board.
  • Before the bus arrives, make sure you are ready to board by having all carry-on items in your hands.
  • Be ready with exact change, transfer receipt or your VCTC bus pass. (VCTC Intercity does not give change)
  • Stay back from the curb and wait until the bus comes to a complete stop. Then get on the bus and pay your fare.
  • Major stops will be announced. If you are not familiar with the area, ask the driver to call out your destination.
  • About a block before you want to get off, push the buzzer or pull the plastic strip to request the next stop.
  • Gather all personal items and exit through the front door.
  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Keep aisles clear; strollers must be folded.
  • Seating towards the front of the bus is reserved for seniors and persons with disabilities.

Seating/Standing

Whenever possible, remain seated during the ride. When selecting a seat, please consider the accessibility of seating for seniors and persons with disabilities towards the front of the bus. If the bus is crowded, please move to the back if the bus. If you must stand, hold on to the handrails. Federal regulations prohibit the operation of any bus with passengers standing ahead of the yellow or white line.

Bike Undercarriage Racks

Fixed Route buses come equipped with a two-unit bike rack in the undercarriage compartment. It is your responsibility to pull out the bike rack, load and secure your bicycle and return the bike rack to the stowed position. If the bike rack is full, you will need to wait for the next bus. When you leave the bus, please exit from the front doors and inform the operator that you will be unloading a bicycle. Never step in front of a bus to load/unload a bicycle without alerting the driver and making sure the bus is completely stopped. Folded bikes that can be carried and placed on your lap are accepted at the driver's discretion.

VCTC Intercity is not responsible for any theft or damage while a bike is stored on a rack or at any VCTC facility. Unclaimed bikes will be kept at VCTC Lost & Found and held for no more than 30 days. Please call 1 800-438-112 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday if you leave your bike or other belongings behind

Title VI

The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) require all public transportation operators to comply with Title VI regulations. In September 2015, VCTC updated the Title VI Report to be consistent with guidelines set forth in FTA Circular 4702.1B (dated October 1, 2012).

Título VI La Comisión del Transporte del Condado de Ventura (VCTC) opera sus programas y servicios sin consideración de raza, color, u origen nacional, en conformidad con Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, en su forma enmendada. El Departamento de Transporte de EEUU (USDOT) y La Administración Federal de Tránsito (FTA) requiere a todos los operadores de transporte público conformarse con regulaciones del Título VI. En septiembre de 2015, VCTC actualizó el reporte del Titulo VI para cumplir con los requisitos de FTA Circular 4702.1B (fechado 1 octubre 2012).

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VCTC Title VI Report - Sept 2015

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Title VI Complaint Process

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Title VI Complaint Form - English

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Vehicle Inventory - Sept 2015

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