of Atwater has public transportation provided by “The Bus”
- sponsored by Merced County Transit.
Routes serving Atwater are located below as Adobe Acrobat Files.
Dial-A-Ride service is primarily for use by senior citizens, the
handicapped, or those without a regularly scheduled fixed route
bus operating within one (1) mile of their residence. Dial-A-Ride
is available to the general public except in the cities of Merced
and Los Banos.
In the cities of Merced and Los Banos, Dial-A-Ride service is
reserved for the exclusive use by the elderly (age 60 and older)
and the handicapped. All Dial-A-Ride users in these two cities
must register for Dial-A-Ride service.
Dial-A-Ride is generally open for service from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. However,
service hours may vary from community to community depending on
To schedule Dial-A-Ride service or to register for service in
Merced or Los Banos, please call 384-3111 in the Merced area or
toll-free (800) 345-3111 in all other Merced County communities,
For assistance in English or Spanish—(209) 384-3111 or (800)
For assistance in Hmong or Lao—(209)385-7601, Extension
Merced Transit Customer Service
715 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Merced, CA 95340-6041
The Bus - Route A1
- Atwater Cross Town
Bus - Route A2
- Winton Way
Bus - Route W1
- Winton Commuter
Bus - Route W2
- Winton Commuter North
Bus - Route T
- Turlock Commuter