Humboldt Transit Authority News

Order of the Health Officer of the County of Humboldt

March 30, 2020

Order of the Health Officer of the County of Humboldt

For All:     RTS/ETS/AMRTS Routes

If you are in a mobility device and need a ride, please contact City Cab at 707-442-4555 two (2) hours before your departure if possible.

People must use public Transit ONLY for purposes of performing Essential Activities or to travel to and from work to operate essential businesses or maintain essential Governmental Functions.  People riding on public transit must comply with social distancing requirements to the greatest extent feasible.


Orden Oficial de Saud del Condado de Humboldt

Todas las Rutas de:      RTS/ETS/AMRTS

Si usted usa una silla de movilidad y necesita transporte, comuniquese con City Cab al 707-442-4555 dos (2) horas antes de su salida, si es possible.

Todas las personas deben usar el transporte publico SOLO con el proposito de realizar actividades o negocios esenciales o mantener funciones gubernamentales esenciales. Las personas que viajan en transporte publico deben cumplir con los requisitos de distnaciamiento social en la mayor medida possible.

Reduced Service for Arcata Mad River Transit

March 27, 2020

Effective immediately the Arcata Transit will only be running the orange route until further notice.   Monday – Saturday


March 24, 2020

HTA continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 virus, and taking precautions to keep employees and riders safe. PLEASE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE RIDING.

We understand how news of the virus is causing stress and anxiety, especially as it relates to travel and public spaces.  We cannot stress enough how important it is for individuals to take precautions and responsibility for their own well-being to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

All passengers will be entering HTA buses from the rear exit doors. Only mobilities will be allowed access from the front doors. On our smaller buses not equipped with back doors, please enter and take a seat without stopping at the farebox.


HTA continua monitoreando de cerca el virus COVID-19 y tomando precauciones para mantener seguros a los empleados y pasajeros. POR FAVOR MANTENGA SU DISTANCIA DURANTE SU VIAJE.

Entendemos como las noticias del virus estan causando estres y ansiedad, especialmente en lo que respecta a los viajes y los espacios publicos. No podemos enfatizar lo suficiente lo importante que es que las personas tomen precauciones y se responsabilicen de su propio bienestar para ayudar a frenar la velocidad del COVID-19.

Todos los pasajeros ingresaran los camiones desde las puertas de salida traseras.  Solo se permitira el acceso a las movilidades desde las puertas delanteras.  En nuestros camiones mas pequeños que no estan equipados con puertas traseras, ingrese y tome un asiento sin detenerse en la caja de tarifas.



March 23, 2020

Trinity Transit has limited their schedule, which runs from Redding through Weaverville and onto Willow Creek. This service will only be operating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until further notice.

Willow Creek service will operate normal schedule until further notice.

We’re Running!

March 19, 2020


The March 18, 2020 legal order to shelter in place and exercise social distancing DOES NOT apply to essential government services like public transit.

All buses are running their normal schedule and will continue to do so until further notice.


La orden legal del 18 de Marzo de 2020 para refugiarse y ejercer distanciamiento social NO se aplica a servicios gubernamentales esenciales como el transporte publico.

Todos los camiones siguen su horario normal y continuaran haciendolo hasta nuevo aviso.

Notice * Aviso (COVID-19)

March 16, 2020

The health and safety of all riders, staff, and families continues to be the Humboldt Transit Authority’s (HTA) first priority.  HTA would like to assure the community and its riders that we are taking precautions to help keep employees and customers safe from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  In addition to the regular cleaning schedule, all buses are being sanitized every night before they go out in service the next morning.  We ask for your help by limiting contact with the driver and other passengers as much as possible and use hand sanitizing stations equipped on every bus.

La salud y la seguridad de todos los pasajeros, el personal y las familias sigue siendo la primera prioridad de Humboldt Transit Authority (HTA).  HTA desea asegurar a la comunidad y a sus usuarios que estamos tomando precauciones para ayudar a mantener a los empleados y clientes a salvo del Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Ademas del horario regular de limpieza, todos los autobuses se desinfectan todas las noches antes de salir a la mañana siguiente.  Solicitamos su ayuda al limitar el contaco con el chofer y otros pasajeros tanto como sea possible y usemos las estaciones de desinfeccion de manos equipadas en cada autobus.

Thank you!


Humboldt Transit Authority Staff

Willow Creek Riders

November 26, 2019

Due to weather, make sure to check with Trinity Transit if you need to make a connection East. (530) 623-5438

Jinetes de Willow Creek:

Debido al clima, asegúrese de consultar con Trinity Transit si necesita hacer una conexión al Este. (530) 623-5438

Willow Creek Transit will Stop in Blue Lake on Saturdays

October 15, 2019

Starting October 12th, on Saturdays only, HTA is offering a stop in Blue Lake on the Willow Creek route.

The eastbound bus will travel from the Arcata Transit Center, stop for drop off and pick-up at the Blue Lake City Hall, and continue on to Willow Creek.

The westbound bus will travel from Willow Creek, stop for drop-off and pick-up at the Blue Lake City Hall, and continue on to Arcata.

Mobility on Demand Strategic Development Survey

May 7, 2019

We need your valuable input to assist us in developing the Mobility on Demand Strategic Development Plan. 

We are still in the process of gathering feedback through our survey at the following link. Fill it out for a chance to win a $35 local gift certificate!

For more information about the Mobility on Demand Strategic Development Plan, please visit