Welcome to Nevada County Connects (formerly Gold Country Stage)

Where's My Bus?

With the Swiftly app, you can track your bus in real-time. Just enter your route, direction, and stop to find your bus.

You can use Swiftly below to help you identify the route and time of your next bus.

You can also scroll down to find the bus map, and route numbers, which will take you to the various schedules. 

Route Map and Schedule

Want to view the entire bus map or system map? View the system map. 

Various routes mapped out in colors to reflect the schedule and routes of Nevada County Transit.

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Yellow Button with Text of Route 7
  1. Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now Encourage You to Vote for the Bus Art

    Nevada County Connects and Now encourages the community to vote for public art that will be wrapped around 11 buses within the fleet. Please take 1 to 2 minutes to vote on the artwork for the bus wrap. Continue reading for the link to vote. Read on...
  1. Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now Return to Normal Service Hours

    Effective Monday, August 16th, 2021, Nevada County Connects (fixed-route bus service) and Nevada County Now (ADA & Senior On-Demand Paratransit services) return to normal service hours. Services will resume normal operating hours for weekday service. Read on...
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COVID-19 Message from Nevada County Connects

Per the California Department of Public Health guidance issued on June 18, 2020, all persons waiting for, or riding on, public transit must wear a face covering. Notifications of this requirement have been posted on all buses.

We understand that this may prove challenging for all passengers, but our staff is here to help and we will do everything we can to minimize the impacts on your travel experience.

We appreciate your efforts to support Nevada County Transit Services by complying with this new requirement and by continuing to practice all COVID-19 safety protocols.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after riding public transit. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow.
  • Stay six feet away from other people.
  • Stay home if you are sick. IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL, DO NOT TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Call your healthcare provider before you leave your home and follow their guidance.

While Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now buses are increasing cleaning and sanitization, following these recommendations is the best way to prevent the spread of illnesses onboard. The Transit Services Division has also shared preventative information with staff to ensure they can remain safe and healthy when serving the public.

For the latest information about COVID-19 in communities served by Nevada County Transit Services, please refer to information and guidance provided by the following public health agencies:

Nevada County Transit Services is constantly monitoring ridership during this time and may implement service changes, as needed. Follow Nevada County Public Works on social media or check the website for the latest updates. We will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds and respond as necessary in partnership with our public health and transportation partners.

Transit Services Commission

The "Golden Ticket

For information regarding the "Golden Ticket" lifetime pass please click on the Fares and Passes page on the left.