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  • Amtrak San Joaquins - The San Joaquin runs multiple times daily between the San Francisco Bay Area (or Sacramento) and Bakersfield, where Amtrak Thruway buses connect you to great Southern California destinations. Other stops along the way include Stockton, Modesto, Merced, Martinez and Fresno. Easy Thruway bus connections to San Francisco are made at Emeryville.
  • California Highway Information System - California Department of Transportation Division of Traffic Operations - Road Information -Area Maps
  • CommuteKERN - CommuteKERN is a free web-based carpool matching program. By sharing the ride to work or school, commuters save money, help improve air quality, decrease traffic congestion, conserve fuel and promote better health.
  • Meadows Field Airport - Bakersfield's Meadows Field Airport offers non-stop flights to Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco.




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  • Arvin Transportation Services - Arvin Transit will offers service to Tejon Ranch, the Arvin community and Lamont.
  • Delano Area Rapid Transit - DART provides fixed route bus service on four routes and demand responsive public transportation service (Dial-A- Ride) to the citizens of Delano and citizens residing within the immediate county area surrounding the city.
  • Golden Empire Transit District - Primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield Urbanized Area with a fleet of 88 compressed natural gas buses serving 16 routes 7 days a week. In addition, GET operates 25 compressed natural gas GET-A-Lift buses.
  • Kern Transit - Kern Transit operates within the County's unincorporated areas providing a combination of demand-response, fixed-route, and inter-city transit services.
  • Ridgecrest Transit Services - The City of Ridgecrest operates a dial-a-ride system in the Greater Ridgecrest Area as well as operates a contract for dial-a-ride, on a reservation basis only, to Randsburg and the Inyokern area.
  • On-Demand - A curb-to-curb, ride-hailing service from GET with a flexible, on-call schedule throughout Bakersfield. Visit for more information.
  • Taft Area Transit - Taft Area Transit (TAT) provides Taft Route 1 and 2, Maricopa-Taft Route, and Dial-A-Ride service throughout the City of Taft.
  • Wasco Transportation Services - Transportation options serving the City of Wasco.