Transportation

The Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA) is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of thirteen rural cities and the County to provide a coordinated transit system for rural Fresno County. The City of Kerman operates the Kerman Transit bus, known as Dial-A-Ride, for residents within the city limits of Kerman and the FCRTA operates the Westside Transit with services to all of the westside cities.

Kerman Transit (Dial-A-Ride) is a general public, curb to curb service within the Kerman Unified School District boundaries.  The public transit system is operated by the City of Kerman with cooperative funding from the County of Fresno. Kerman Transit may be used to get to work, medical appointments, school meetings, senior services,  and much more. All vehicles are equipped with a wheelchair lift.

Kerman Transit Reservations

Reservations should be requested at least 24 hours in advance, emergency last-minute situations are allowed. The dispatcher will give you an estimated time of pick-up. Please be ready by this time as the van will wait no longer than five minutes. If you decide you no longer need a ride, please call to cancel your reservation.

To make a reservation call (559) 846-7914, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please be prepared to give the following information:

  • Location and time of requested pick up
  • Destination (and appointment time if applicable)
  • Provide a telephone number where you can be reached
  • If you will need a return trip
  • Seniors 60 and over, those with special needs, and those who are disabled ride free

Standard fares range from $0.50 to $2.00 per person depending on the location and number of destinations.

Westside TransitThe Westside Transit is provided to residents of the Fresno-Clovis Metropolitan Area; Monday through Saturday. It connects with the Fresno Area Express and KART in Downtown Fresno. It does not provide connection to any transit system north of Fresno County.  Call 1 (800) 325-7433 to schedule service.

Westside Transit Schedule

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Fresno County Transit Services

Contact Information
Main Office: (559) 846-8643
Fax: (559) 842-5217

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physical Location
Senior Center
720 S. Eight Street
Kerman, CA 93630

Staff
Barbara Arredondo
Transportation Coordinator

Kerman Transit Dispatch
(559) 846-7914