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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Revised MAX to ACE Service Change

Revised MAX to ACE Schedule morning departure at 3:40 AM starting April 12, 2021

Attention Modesto Area Express (MAX) to Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) riders: Beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, the first departure from the Transit Center will be at 3:40 a.m. (changed from 3:45 a.m.)  and will leave at 3:50 a.m. from Vintage ...

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Updated Schedule for MAX to ACE Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Bike Modesto Month

MAX and Dial-A-Ride Bus parked near stop

May is Bike Modesto Month to celebrate bicycling as an essential mode of transportation and a healthy and fun activity! Join Modesto Area Express (MAX) employees and riders and ride your bike to school, work, the store, or to the park. To get ready for Bi...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Free Rides on MAX and MADAR For Earth Day!

Green background with MAX and MADAR vehicle placed on an image of earth. Happy Earth Day! Free Rides

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, and to help reduce traffic and air pollution, Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) will provide free rides all day! 

Use MAX to ride to a road cleanup event. Use MADAR to ride to a public ...

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System Information Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) Free Rides to Vaccine sites

Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) vehicle on the left and cartoon depiction of COVID-19 vaccine on th

Modesto Area Dial-A-Ride (MADAR) offers free door-to-door transportation to all COVID-19 vaccination sites within the Modesto Area Express (MAX) service area. 

You do not have to be a registered MADAR user to use this service. Personal care attend...

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Modesto Area Dial A Ride Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus
Posted on: April 1, 2021

MAX Token Transit Fare Capping Helps You Save

Red background animation of a woman. Meet Olivia! She uses Token Transit Fare Capping. MAX and Token

Meet Olivia: she recently discovered Modesto Area Express (MAX) Token Transit fare capping as a way to save money on public transportation. 

You don’t have to sign up for anything to enroll in fare capping, you just need to use Token Transit to bu...

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View Videos on Mobile Tickets and Passes Web Page Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Bus Services Merging to Provide a Better Rider Experience

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Public transit users in Modesto and throughout Stanislaus County will soon notice a simplified rider experience. Modesto Area Express (MAX) and Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT) will merge into one seamless system called the Stanislaus Regional Transit ...

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Additional Info... Modesto Area Express (MAX) Bus
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Mask Policy - Effective as of February 1st

MAX Updates Mask and Face Covering Policy

Mask Policy 

The Modesto Area Express (MAX) Mask policy which matches the current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is currently being enforced on all transit systems. Riders without a proper face covering, or who do not meet t...

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