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About 511

Travelers in the Sacramento region and beyond can now dial one easy-to-remember telephone number for complete, comprehensive traveler information: 511.

511 provides access to information about all modes of travel: traffic conditions for commuters, bus and light rail information for more than 20 transit agencies, paratransit services for the elderly and disabled, ridesharing information and information on commuting by bike. The telephone service is available in English and Spanish.

Sacramento Region 511 serves El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties. The number also links callers to 511 services in the Bay Area, San Joaquin Area, Nevada and Oregon, as well as Butte and Glenn counties.

In conjunction with the phone service, this Web site can help users plan their daily commute, access transit providers, find a carpool partner, and learn about bicycling as a commute option. With the traffic information on this site, you can check your commute options and know the road before you go. Once behind the wheel, you can call 511 for traffic updates.

Remember, if you want to know about traffic, transit, rideshare, and bicycling, call 511 or visit

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