The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), the City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) have teamed up to equip buses with free wireless super hotspots in communities with limited high-speed internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 10 WiFi Buses are outfitted with combinations of equipment provided free of charge by project partners Aruba, AT&T, Cradlepoint, Sierra Wireless, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless to offer high-speed connectivity with a range of up to 1,800 feet. The WiFi Buses will provide 3.5 hours of wireless broadband service at two locations each day.
For the list of locations and hours near you:
TO GET FREE INTERNET ACCESS:
1. Open WiFi Settings and Choose the “WiFi Bus” network
2. Choose one of the following purposes when prompted: School, Personal, Business
3. Click “Connect” and you will be automatically directed to the Sacramento Public