Category: Fresno Area Express (FAX)

FAX and Handy Ride Capacity Limits to be lifted on Monday, June 21, 2021

Posted: June 16, 2021

Effective Monday, June 21, 2021, all passenger capacity restrictions will be eliminated on FAX buses and Handy Ride vehicles.  However, face masks will still be required through September 13, 2021, per federal regulation.   Download English Flyer Download Spanish Flyer

Ride FAX Buses to Fresno Cooling Centers

Posted: June 9, 2021

On days when the outside temperature is over 105 degrees, the City of Fresno opens its cooling centers from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  FAX provides transit service to designated cooling centers when they are open. The locations of the cooling centers, their address, and the routes that service them are listed below. Ted C. [...]

FAX resuming the Shuttle between Veteran’s Home and Courthouse Park

Posted: May 27, 2021

Starting on June 1, 2021, FAX, through the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (FEOC), will be resuming the free Shuttle between the CalVet Veteran’s Home at 2811 W. California Ave and the L Shelter at Courthouse Park.  Shuttles will operate Mondays through Saturdays between 10 am and 5 pm, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. FAX previously [...]

Capacity Increase

Posted: April 21, 2021

Effective Saturday, May 1, 2021, FAX is increasing passenger capacity on all buses. 40-foot buses will increase from 10 to 25 passengers. 30-foot buses will increase from 10 to 20 passengers. Handy Ride buses will increase from 3 to 6 passengers. More than a year ago FAX was required to limit the number of bus […]

ADA Transition Plan Public Meetings

Posted: April 8, 2021

Join us! On April 20 and April 28, 2021, as part of two regularly scheduled virtual committee meetings, FAX will solicit public input on its public transit planning efforts for its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan. The first committee meeting is the Fresno Council of Governments’ Social Service Transportation Advisory Committee (SSTAC), and [...]

FAX Celebrates International Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Posted: March 15, 2021

As our city shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FAX transit and Handy Ride paratransit bus drivers kept transporting their passengers to work, medical centers, stores, and back home, and continue to do so. Our drivers wake up before the sun rises and work long after the sun has set. We honor our public […]

RIDE FREE! Starting Monday, March 1, 2021, FAX will temporarily suspend fares.

Posted: February 25, 2021

Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, FAX and Handy Ride fares are temporarily suspended. FAX and Handy Ride passengers will be able to ride for FREE. Due to social distancing requirements to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all passengers and bus drivers are required to wear masks, and seating is limited to 10 passengers per […]

Route Changes Coming Monday, March 1, 2021

Posted: February 11, 2021

Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, Route 3 along Herndon Avenue begins service, and Routes 20 and 45 are rerouted. The new Route 3 will provide service from the El Paseo Shopping Center at Herndon and Riverside to the Clovis Community College Herndon Campus at Herndon and Villa. FAX Route 3-20-45 Changes Flyer in EnglishFAX Route 3-20-45 [...]

Route Changes Coming On January 4, 2021

Posted: December 9, 2020

Starting Monday, January 4, 2021, changes go into effect on three routes…. Routes 12 and 35 will connect at Shields and Brawley.  Route 12 will no longer operate on Clinton, Blythe, and Shields.  Route 38 will operate on increased frequencies.  All of Route 38 will operate on 15-minute frequencies from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 […]

Health and Safety Commitments Program to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Posted: September 23, 2020

FAX understands that transit passengers want to know what transit agencies are doing about COVID-19. We began implementing health officials’ recommendations quickly when the COVID-19 pandemic began and are proud to partner with 100 other transit agencies across the United States through the American Public Transit Association (APTA), committing to health and safety efforts to […]