Please Note: All resource information has been confirmed by Butte-Glenn 2-1-1 Staff. However, resource information is subject to change based on the availability, capacity, and discretion of the resource provider. Please consider checking in with providers ahead of time to ensure availability of services.
Trip Planning on the B-Line: Call 2-1-1 for live help planning your trip on the B-Line bus.
B-Line Transit- COVID-19 Updates- B-Line requires its passengers to wear a face covering while riding in any B-Line vehicle in compliance with the California Department of Public Health’Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings issued on June 18, 2020. B-Line drivers have been wearing a face covering for the past two months and will continue to wear a face covering in accordance with the guidance. If a passenger does not have a face covering, the driver will offer them one while supplies last. Passengers who refuse to wear a face covering will be denied service. See B-Line Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/blinetransit/.
- B-line now offers bus transit for COVID-19 Vaccine appointments. For COVID Vaccine Transit Schedule please visit: https://bit.ly/33bwEFU.
B-Line-Provides both intercity and local fixed-route bus service throughout Butte County. Use B-Line to travel locally in Chico, Oroville, and Paradise, or to travel between communities throughout Butte County. B-Line buses are lift equipped for mobility impaired and have bike racks. B-Line operates seven days a week. Some routes do not operate every day. Check the timetable of the individual route for exact days and hours of operation. Service is not provided on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Please note: All tickets/passes may be purchased at the following locations: City of Chico, Chico Transit Center; City of Oroville, Butte County Public Works; Town of Paradise. Bulk ticket and agency sales may be made at the Butte Regional Transit Office. You may also order tickets by mail by downloading an order form from the B-Line web site: http://www.blinetransit.com/Fares/index.htm For more info, see B-Line facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blinetransit/ or call 530-342-0221
Free Fares 6th & 7th 2021- The Butte County Air Quality Management District is sponsoring two days of FREE FARES on the B-Line. All regular fixed-route rides (both local and regional) will be FREE this Thursday, May 6th, 2021 and Friday, May 7th, 2021.
B Line Fare Information- (Please note prices have increased as of 09/01)
|CASH||Local Service||Regional Service|
|Child (under 6)||2 free||2 free|
ALL DAY PASS – For $5.00 an All Day Pass can be purchased directly from the driver for unlimited access to the entire system for the day. Be sure to tell the driver you want an All Day Pass BEFORE putting your money in the farebox.
UPGRADE from LOCAL TO REGIONAL FARE
If you have a LOCAL ticket, pass, or transfer, it can be upgraded to a REGIONAL fare just by paying the difference. Regular is $0.65 Youth is $0.50; and Discount it is $0.35.
- *Discount fares apply to seniors (age 65+), disabled and those with a valid medicare card.
- Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
Paratransit and Dial-a-Ride– New prices as of September 1, 2019.
- One way trip in ADA Paratransit service area: $3.50
- Same Day Service Request: $5.25
- Supplemental Service Zone 1: $8.75
- Supplemental Service Zone 2: $10.75
- Supplemental Service Zone 3: $12.75
B-line Paratransit- B-Line Paratransit is a shared ride service designed to meet the needs of seniors and persons with qualifying disabilities who are unable to use the B-Line fixed route services. For all reservations and cancellations call: (530) 342-0221. B-Line offers two types of paratransit services, ADA Paratransit and Dial-A-Ride:
ADA Paratransit– Provides curb-to-curb transportation service in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). This service is available for individuals who, because of a physical or mental disability, are unable to use regular, Fixed Route bus service in Butte County. The purpose of the application is to provide an opportunity to describe how a disability prevents you from riding the B-Line Fixed Route bus system, and in doing so apply for B-Line ADA Paratransit. Please note age, distance from a bus stop or inability to drive are conditions which are not taken into consideration in making an eligibility determination.
Individuals who cannot utilize the fixed route system must receive Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) certification to utilize this service. This certification ensures trips are given priority status.
- Application for B-Line ADA Paratransit can be found here: http://bit.ly/2KSCBzI
- Passes can be purchased at Downtown Chico Transit Center, City of Oroville, Butte County Public Works and the Town of Paradise.
- B-line Paratransit Mapper and fee estimator can be found here:https://bcagmapper.org/paratransit/
- To purchase via mail order, use the form here:http://bit.ly/2Xu0tR3. Must include a check for payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
- Please note that if you are traveling in one of the supplemental zones, value cards or cash are the only accepted forms of payment. Map of supplemental zones can be found here:http://www.blinetransit.com/Paratransit/Paratransit-Service-Area/index.html
Dial-a-Ride– Dial-a-Ride service is provided only to those riders who are age 70 or older. Current riders who are between the ages of 65-70 will be able to continue to use the service, and will be grandfathered in until they reach the age of 70. Current riders who are under the age of 65 will continue to use the service until their next renewal period. At that time, if they wish to continue using the Paratransit service, they must be eligible for, and apply under the ADA process. Dial-a-Ride trips will not be given priority status should individuals with ADA certification need the service.
B-Line Tracker: Providing bus arrival times via text message. Text your bus stop ID code to 27299 and bus arrival information will be sent to your phone. Bus Stop ID codes are located on a red sticker at the bottom of each bus stop. Standard text messaging fees may apply. You can also view and download a complete list of bus stops online at http://www.blinetransit.com/Rider-Tools/B-Line-Tracker/.
Medi-Cal Covered Patient Transportation- please call 2-1-1 for information about Medi-Cal eligible transportation for medical care.
BCOE School Ties – Families with displaced students in need of transportation assistance can contact school ties for possible transportation arrangement. Website: www.bcoe.org/homeless-and-foster-youth
Paradise Unified School District Transportation Office- For information about transportation/bus programs offered by the Paradise Unified School District, please reach out to the Transportation Office. Regular business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm (closed for lunch from 11:30 am- 12:30 pm). Phone: 530-891-3511 Temporary Address: 2455 Carmichael Drive, Chico