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Taft Area Transit

For the safety and comfort of all riders and drivers face coverings/masks are required to be worn on Taft Area Transit. A mask will be provided to any rider who does not have one.

 Taft Dial-a-Ride  Service Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday  7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 Dial-a-Ride Service Fares
 Senior/ADA/Youth        $1.75
 Children under 5    Free (per fare-paying adult)
 ADA attendant   Free (with paid registered ADA patron)
 12-Trip Pass
 Senior/ADA/Youth  $17.50

Please have exact fare. Drivers do not make change.

Maricopa-Taft Route Service

Maricopa - Taft Route offers three (3) trips per day throughout the cities of Taft and Maricopa with stops near Taft High School, Taft College, Historic Fort, Albertsons Plaza, Maricopa Post Office, Maricopa High School, and Maricopa City Hall.

 Maricopa-Taft Route Hours of Operation
 Runs 3 times per day
Saturday & Sunday  No service
Maricopa-Taft Route Fares
 General                   $2.00
 Senior /ADA-Certified      $2.00
 Children under 5   Free (per fare-paying adult)
 ADA attendant Free (with paid registered ADA patron)


TAT does not operate on New Year's Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve

Passenger Guidelines

 Do  Don't
  • Pay your fare (exact change only).
  • Be respectful of your driver and fellow passengers.
  • Reserve front seats for elderly and/or disabled passengers.
  • Keep hands and objects inside vehicle.
  • Remain seated until vehicle comes to a complete stop.
  • Report any vandalism to driver.
  • No smoking.
  • No offensive language or threatening behavior.
  • No littering.
  • No music or excessive noise.
  • No food or drinks onboard.
  • No marking/defacing the vehicle.
  • No pets/animals except assistance animals with an official tag.
Note: TAT drivers may refuse service to persons acting inappropriately or causing harm to other customers or driver. Passengers unwilling to abide by these guidelines may be barred from using the City's transportation services.

Bikes on Bus

Getting around the City of Taft just got easier. Take your bike along when you ride the bus. TAT buses feature easy-to-load bike racks. Motorized bicycles may not be loaded onto TAT bike carriers. 

Transit Goals

  • Provide Transit Service that is effective in attracting and retaining transit riders in areas with identifiable transit needs.
  • Provide economical and cost effective transportation.
  • Coordinate transit system development with community planning, development efforts, and land use policy. 
Ride with Us!


Tom Azbill II

Transit Coordinator




Experience a new Taft with
Taft Area Transit!

Taft Area Transit

550 Supply Row
Taft, CA 93268
Phone: (661) 763-3822
Fax: (661) 765-4135

City of Taft
209 E. Kern St Taft, CA 93268
Phone: (661) 763-1222  |   Fax: (661) 765-2480
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