Public Transit

Public transit is a convenient, money-saving option for many area residents, and it allows you to use your commuting time on something other than driving. Public transit also moves more people in fewer vehicles and with fewer miles which reduces air pollution, traffic congestion, and the need for new roads. Here are the transit options currently available for work commuters in the Tallahassee area.


StarMetro, the transit system, for the City of Tallahassee, FL, operates 12 cross-town routes, as well as university shuttles for Florida State University and Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. FSU and FAMU students ride FREE by showing their valid student ID. StarMetro’s paratransit service, Dial-A-Ride, provides transit service for senior and disabled customers. On average, StarMetro provides nearly 4.8 million trips per year.

Gadsden Express

The Gadsden Express is a joint venture between Gadsden County, the Florida Department of Transportation, StarMetro, Commuter Services of North Florida, and the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency. The service is operated by Big Bend Transit.

The Gadsden Express provides express service between Quincy and Tallahassee with stops in Midway and TCC for only $1/ride. 20 and 40-ride passes are also available to help you save even more money. For route and schedule information, download the program brochure or contact Commuter Services at 1-888-454-RIDE.

Emergency Ride Home Program

If you use public transit (or any other alternative commute mode) to commute to work three or more days each week you’re eligible for our Emergency Ride Home Program. Find out how to get a voucher for a free taxi ride home to be used when your normal commute pattern is unexpectedly interrupted.

Other Rural Transit Options

Big Bend Transit operates service in Quincy, and Jackson County Transit (J-Tran) serves Marianna.

Jackson County Transportation, Inc
Jackson County
Transportation Disadvantaged Provider
Roy Blighton – Coordinator

P.O. Box 117
Marianna, Florida 32447
Phone: (850) 482-7433
Fax: (850) 482-7592

Big Bend Transit
Gadsden and Jefferson Counties
Transportation Disadvantaged Provider
Shawn Mitchell – Coordinator

P.O. Box 1721
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
Phone: (850) 574-6064
Fax: (850) 574-1531

Croom’s Inc
Franklin County
Transportation Disadvantaged Provider
Commuter Assistance Provider
John Croom – Owner

133 Highway 98
Apalachicola, Florida 32320
Phone: (850) 653-2270
Fax: (850) 653-8887

Liberty County Board of County Commissioners
Liberty County
Transportation Disadvantaged Provider
Brenda Clay – Coordinator

P.O. Box 730
Bristol, Florida
Phone: (850) 643-2524
Fax: (850) 643-5672

Wakulla County Transportation
Wakulla County
Transportation Disadvantaged Provider
Commuter Assistance Provider
Nell Rozar – Coordinator

P.O. Box 537
Crawfordville, Florida 32327
Phone: (850) 926-7145
Fax: (850) 926-8138

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