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Butte Regional Transit: The B-Line
The City of Chico provides FREE BUS ACCESS to all city and county buses (Butte Regional Transit or "B-Line") for downtown business owners, as well as faculty, staff, and students of Chico State. This includes the B-Line student shuttles (Route 8 and Route 9) that operate while school is in session. To ride the bus for no charge, head down to the City Municipal Building with proof of your employment in Downtown Chico to get a pass. Students just need to show their Wildcat Identification Cards to the bus driver. Bus schedules and maps are available at the B-Line Web site.
The Glenn Ride offers service between Butte and Glenn Counties. Bus stops include Willows, Artois, Orland, Hamilton City, and Chico. The fare from Glenn County to Chico is only $1.50! For more information, visit the Glenn County Web site or call 1-888-800-RIDE.
Plumas Transit System
Tehama Rural Area Express (TRAX)
Considered to be one of the most beautiful of all train routes, the Coast Starlight connects the hottest cities on America's West Coast. En route daily between Seattle and Los Angeles, the Coast Starlight passes through Portland, Eugene, Chico, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Barbara.
The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unparalleled: snow-covered mountains, dense forests, fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline provide a gorgeous backdrop for your journey. And there are many places, including Downtown Chico, to stop and visit along the route!
Amtrak Train Amenities
Enjoy floor-to-celing windows in the Sightseer Lounge—the perfect spot for taking in the magnificient scenery.
Schedule: Coast Starlight
Train Numbers: 11, 14
Some of this content was republished with the permission of the Office of the Vice President of Business and Finance at CSU, Chico. CSU, Chico offers student and campus-specific information on their Transportation and Parking Services Web site.