Debit and Credit Cards Now Accepted!

The Transit Services Division is now able to accept debit and credit card payment for the purchase of bus passes. At this time this service is only available at the Gold Country Stage office at 13081 John Bauer Ave., Grass Valley, Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note that there is a $2.50 processing fee when using a debit or credit card for purchasing bus passes. Effective October 25, 2019.

Fare Free Events

The next Fare Free Event is coming soon! Gold Country Stage will be offering fare free service on all routes Tuesday March 3rd in conjunction with, and support of, Super Tuesday Primary Elections! Ride the bus for free to get out and vote. Funded by a Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) grant.


Where's my bus?

If you have a smart phone, you can download the RouteShout 2.0 app from the Apple App Store or Android Play Store. With RouteShout 2.0 you can get real time ETA's for the bus at your stop, see route schedules and stops and set your location to provide information about the nearest stop. 

At home or work you can load https://cnts.routematch.com/fixedroute/ into your web browser to view our interactive map which shows the location of the bus on each route. No more wondering if you missed the bus or not.

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

2020 Discount Card renewal

If you have a Discount Card with the label "Discount Card" on the bottom of the card, it expires on December 31, 2019. You must renew your card before December 31 in order to receive discount fares in 2020. Drivers will not honor your 2019 card in 2020. Cards may be obtained at theTransit Services office, 13081 John Bauer Ave. Grass Valley Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 or the Tinloy Transit Center on the first two working days of each month 8:00 - 5:00. An application is located on our web site on the Fares and Passes page along with the accepted documentation for eligibility. ALL DISCOUNT FARE USERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A DISCOUNT FARE ID CARD.

Change in check acceptance policy

GCS will no longer accept personal checks under $20.00.

Gold Country Transit Map 2017