Marin Transit Connect


Marin Transit Connect is your new connection to work, home, transit, and other destinations across Northern San Rafael. Our brand new service is entirely on-demand, and it operates anywhere in the service area shown below— not just at bus stops.

To start riding, download the Marin Transit Connect app on your smartphone. Once you register, you’ll be able to request a ride from any location—to any location—in the service area. We’ll give you an estimated pickup time and plan a convenient route to your destination in one of our Marin Transit Connect shuttle vans. You can track your ride in-real time with the app, and you’ll receive text message notifications about the ride whether or not you use the app.

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watch   Service Hours

Weekdays, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. 

Additional expansion including longer hours and weekends will be explored and evaluated during the first year of service. 

smartphone   Reservations

Ride requests are made using the app. Riders can download the Marin Transit Connect app powered by Via's technology on their smartphone from either the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. An option to call in and request rides will be available by July 1, 2018.

fares   Fares

Rides are free of charge during the beginning of the pilot program. Customers can support the program by providing feedback via the app.

globe  Service Area

The map below shows the service area that includes areas of Northern San Rafael stretching North to South from Smith Ranch Road to North San Pedro Road and East to West from Gallinas Creek/Osher Marin to the western edge of Terra Linda.

This map depicts the area served by Novato Dial-A-Ride. The area contains the entirety of Novato, as well as San Marin, Green Point, Bel Marin Keys, Hamilton, and Ignacio. The service area connects to local routes 35, 49, 71X, 251, 70, 101, 58 in Novato and 49, 251, and 257 in Hamilton.

vans   Vehicles

Marin Transit Connect will operate with a brand new fleet of accessible vans that can accommodate up to seven passengers or five passengers and one wheelchair. The top of each van will be wrapped with a unique color to help riders identify their van driver.  Riders using wheelchairs can enter Promo Code "ACCESS" in the app to provide drivers with advanced notice they will need assistance boarding.

Terms of Service

Use of Marin Transit Connect is bound by our Terms of Service

Service Alerts

There are currently no active service alerts.