Lassen Rural Bus is starting a pilot project for a new service called "LRB Direct". LRB Direct is an on-demand bus service taking you around the greater Susanville area (includes the City of Susanville, corridor along Richmond Road and Johnstonville). Click here to see the service area for Monday through Friday and click here for the Saturday Service Area.
When does it operate?
The service operates 9am to 3pm on Saturdays and 7pm to 8pm Monday through Friday starting Ocotber 31st. The pilot project will end December 31st, 2022. Please note the service will not operate on December 24th.
How much does it cost?
$3.50 for general riders, or $1.75 for concession riders. The reduced fare is applicable to seniors (over the age of 60, people with disabilities and for K-12 students). Children under the age of 6 are free, but must be accompanied by a parental guardian.
How does it work?
LRB Direct will be available through the Ride Pingo app that can be downloaded for free in the apple app store or through google play. After downloading the Ride Pingo app, tap on the app and "allow" Pingo Rider to send you notifications. Tap "get started" and fill out your details. Finally, verify your account and allow Ride Pingo to access your location whilst using the app and you are ready to go.
What if I don't' have a smartphone?
You can still book a ride by calling our call center at 530-252-7433 Monday through Friday 7am to 7pm and Saturdays 8am to 4pm.
Where will it pick me up?
The Ride Pingo app will be available anywhere within the LRB Direct operating area. Click here to see a map of the operating area for the weekday service starting October 31st and click here to see a map of the Saturday service area.
Does LRB Direct follow the bus network?
No, it will take you on the quickest route to your destination.
How can I pay?
We accept cash payments in-vehicle.
What vehicle is used for LRB Direct?
Our wheelchair-accessible van and cutaway bus will be operating the service.