A variety of programs are available to Glenn County residents including programs designed to meet the needs of the general public and those with special transportation needs.

Glen Ride Bus in front of Memorial HallTransportation assistance such as Dial-A-Ride Service and Volunteer Medical Transport are special service programs. Users of the special service programs must be eligible for a Transit Service Card. Eligibility criteria: Seniors 60 years of age or older, Permanent Disability, Low income receiving Social Service Assistance or low income non-assisted (based on current federal poverty income guidelines).

Applications for Transit Service Cards are available at the Paratransit Services Office and the Glenn County Planning and Public Works Office. Transit Service Card applications may also be requested by mail. Glenn Ride is an affordable Public Transportation System for everyone with seven round trips every weekday and three round trips on Saturday from Willows to Chico with enroute service to Artois, Orland and Hamilton City. All buses are equipped with accessible lifts and bicycle racks. For more information on the Glenn County Transportation / Transit Programs or to receive a program brochure or Glenn Ride Bus schedule contact Glenn County Planning and Public Works Agency at (530) 934-6530.

Route Deviation up to 3/4 of a Mile - Map below

Users of the Glenn Ride fixed route transit system may request deviations, within Glenn County, from the regular route for up to ¾ of a mile, assuming reasonable accessibility for the vehicle. Please be aware that there are some locations and/or streets which do not accommodate transit vehicles. The driver will do their best to accommodate your request but may not be able to get you to your exact desired destination. Please alert the driver when boarding of your deviation request or call the transit operator, Paratransit Services, at (530) 934-6700 before your trip to make arrangements for your requested route deviation. The map below indicates the limits of route deviation requests.

Transit Savings Report and Calculator

The calculator, below, will help you compare the price of using public transportation with the price of paying at the pump and then parking your car in town. This calculator has been set with default values based on national averages for April, 2009; however, you may set variables such as the price of gas and the length of the round trip to match the price of gas in your area and the length of your round trip.

  Savings Calculator   Glenn Ride Schedule

Glenn County Transportation Commission Streams Live Meetings Online

Continuing its commitment to public meeting accessibility and transparency in government the Planning & Public Works Agency has added another of its functions to the web. In addition to the Glenn County Board of Supervisors meetings the Planning & Public Works Agency streams Planning Commission, Local Agency Formation Commission and now Transportation Commission and Regional Transit Committee meetings.

More information about Transportation Commission Meetings

Glenn Transit Service (GTS) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with GTS. Read more information about GTS's civil rights program.

Glenn Transit Service (GTS) opera sus programas y servicios sin distinction de raza, color y origen nacional, de conformidad con el Título VI del Acta de Derechos Civiles. Cualquier persona que cree o que ha sido perjidicada por una práctica discriminatória illegal bajo el Título VI, puede presenter una queja ante GTS. Mas información en Espangnol.

Open Project & Service Bids

Name Description Deadline Date Status
Glenn County Corporate Yard Gates

The Glenn Transit Service (GTS) and the County of Glenn hereby give notice that they will receive sealed bids to remove existing vehicle entrance gate, provide and install a new sliding gate with accompanying operator system at the Glenn County Public Works Corporate Yard.

Firms interested in submitting bids should obtain the detailed bid package by downloading the Detailed Bid Package or by contacting:

Glenn County Planning & Public Works Agency
c/o: Mardy Thomas, Principal Planner
777 N. Colusa St
Willows, CA  95988
Telephone: (530) 934-6530
FAX: (530) 934-6533
e-mail:  mthomas@countyofglenn.net

SEALED Bids will be received at the above address until 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2017.  Award of the bid will be based on the total lump sum provided. Bids must be submitted on Glenn County’s “Bid Form” enclosed in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Glenn County Corporate Yard Gate”.

All bids and related documents shall be subject to funding agreements between the County of Glenn, the California Department of Transportation, and the California Office of Emergency Services. All offerors will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

Glenn County hereby notifies all bidders that it is their policy to ensure nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the award and administration of contracts that it awards. Bidders are strongly encouraged to obtain Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) participation for this contract. All bidders must document their efforts to achieve DBE or SBE participation.

All bids must be accompanied by cash, a cashier’s check or a bidder's bond in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500), as described in the Contract Documents, which shall be applied to damages sustained by GTS and Glenn County if the successful Bidder fails or refuses to enter into the contract awarded to it.

Bids will be examined and reported to the Regional Transit Committee within sixty (60) calendar days after the bid opening. GTS and Glenn County reserve the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any irregularity or informalities in any bid or in the bidding procedure, or to postpone the bid opening for good cause. No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date of opening of bids. Each Bidder will be notified of award of contract, if award is made.

This is a Public Works Contract. In accordance with section 1720 et seq. of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates as established by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations will apply to the GLENN COUNTY CORPORATE YARD GATES. The prevailing wage rates established by the State Director of Industrial Relations can be viewed at County Connection’s offices, are available on the State of California’s website at http://www.dir.ca.gov/ or can be obtained by mail addressed to:  Prevailing Wage Unit, Division of Labor Statistics and Research, Department of Industrial Relations, P.O. Box 603, San Francisco, CA 94101.

Bidders bidding as the prime contractor shall possess a valid State of California Class B Contractor’s License or C-13 Contractor’s Licenses. Contractors and any approved subcontractors shall hold such current and valid Contractor’s Licenses as required by California law at the time of award. All subcontractors shall be properly licensed by the State of California to perform specialized trades.

Date: June 12, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017 3:00pm Open