New Pilot Route Begins Nov. 1st: Old Arcata Rd. Transit Service

Posted on: October 31, 2018

Old Arcata Rd. Transit Service Info

Call 707-442-4555 the prior day, before 3pm, to make your reservation. Service is on weekdays only, from 7:00 AM to 7:00pm.

The icons shown are the designated locations for pickup and drop off, this is not a door to door service. Your pick up or drop off needs to include a blue stop (see map) along Old Arcata Rd., between Sunny Brae and Freshwater Corners.  A blue stop to a blue stop and a blue to purple stop is permitted, but a purple to purple is not (see map).

Rides are $3 for a regular fare, and $2 for disabled, senior, and children under 18. (ID Required, please inform in reservation if you are disabled). You can pay using the “Token Transit” app or by cash.

You will be picked up by a “Dial-a-Ride” mini-bus, or a City Cab, depending on route optimizations.

Designated Pickup/Drop off locations:


  • 75 Greenwood Heights
  • 7650 Myrtle Avenue
  • 7882 Myrtle Avenue
  • 1836 Old Arcata Rd
  • 1610 Arcata Rd.


  • 4th/5th & H, Eureka
  • Arcata Transit Center
  • HSU Library Circle
  • HTA, 2nd & V, Eureka

1 > 2 > 3!

1. Call 707-442-4555 24 hours in advance
2. Go to your designated location
3. Pay with cash or Token Transit and ride!


Q: Can I take the service from HSU to Eureka?
A: No, a pickup or drop-off needs to include a location along Old Arcata Rd., from Sunny Brae to Freshwater Corners at a designated location.

Q: If I’m with my friend, or have a child, do we both have to pay a fare?
A: No, one fare would be required if you made the reservation together.

Q: What is the minimum age to ride transit?
A: The minimum age is 10

Q: Do I need to reserve my return trip as well the day before?
A: Yes, your return trip needs to be booked at the same time you make your reservation.  If your return trip is running late, call 707-442-4555 as soon as possible.