Rail and Mass Transportation

The vision of the Caltrans’ Division of Rail and Mass Transportation (DRMT) is to make public transportation a viable option for all. Our mission is to provide measurable improvements to California’s integrated and sustainable public transportation system. Contact Rail and Mass Transportation

The DRMT has the following primary functions:

  • Statewide transit and passenger rail network management;
  • Grant administration of Federal and State funds; 
  • Procurement support; and 
  • Technical services. 

Please visit your respective program(s) individual webpages list below for updates and additional information.

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to comply with the in-shelter order activated by Sacramento County on March 19, 2020, a number of DRMT personnel are now (or making arrangements for) telecommunicating from home. We request your patience at this time. The following COVID-19 FAQs, Information, and Resources Page provides information on COVID-19, its impact on rail and transit systems, and what steps federal, state, and transit operators are taking in response to this pandemic.

California Integrated Travel Program (Cal-ITP) Feasibility Study Posted April 24, 2020

The Draft California Minimum GTFS Guidelines were developed as part of the California Integrated Travel Program (Cal-ITP)  dedicated to making travel simpler and cost-effective for all.  Please submit comments on the draft guidelines to gtfsrt@dot.ca.gov by Tuesday July 21, 2020.