I-80 San Pablo Dam Rd Closure This weekend, Interstate 80 will be closed in both directions between San Pablo Ave and San Pablo Dam Rd for construction work. The closure will start 11pm Saturday, August 20th and end 7am Sunday, August 21st. Temporary detours will be in effect. For more information, visit: ccta.net/sanpablodamroad ... Read the rest
american flag This year the Fourth of July falls on a Monday. As a result, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa will be running on modified schedules for the holiday. Click any link below for additional schedule information. BART: Sunday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Express J only (on Sunday schedule) Capitol Corridor: Weekend/Holiday schedule County Connection: No service Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 on Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Sunday service (no Rapid)... Read the rest
06Regional_Detour_Map Overnight on Saturday, June 18, I-80 will be closed in both directions in the Richmond/San Pablo area for construction on the San Pablo Dam Road Interchange. The closure will be between San Pablo Ave and San Pablo Dam Rd and be in effect from 11pm Saturday, June 18 to 7am Sunday, June 19. Temporary detours will be in effect. For more details on the closure, please visit the San Pablo Dam Road Interchange information page.... Read the rest
Pleasant Hill Summer Bike Challenge After a successful first year, the Summer Bike Challenge is back! This time around it’s open to both adults & children, so everyone can enjoy free stuff while exploring their town by bike. Pleasant Hill, Martinez and Brentwood each have their own Challenge cards, featuring local destinations to visit by bike. Throughout the summer, there will also be giveaways at local parks and businesses for people who arrive by bike, including free swimming, treats, and Carrot Cash at local farmers markets.... Read the rest
Summer Spare the Air Season is upon us! Get Spare the Air Alerts & other air quality information sent directly to your phone with the iSmog App. During the summer months, ozone levels in the Bay Area can exceed Federal health-based standards. The Air District’s Spare the Air program issues alerts to let residents know when air quality is expected to be unhealthy. Beyond encouraging people to drive less on high-pollution days, Spare the Air alerts provide critical information for people who suffer from asthma or other respiratory problems.... Read the rest
us flag On Memorial Day (Monday, May 30), all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on holiday-adjusted schedules. In addition, County Connection will offer no service on Memorial Day. Click any link below for additional schedule information. Memorial Day (May 30) BART: Sunday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Sunday schedule – Express J service only Capitol Corridor: Weekend/Holiday schedule County Connection: No service Tri Delta Transit: Sunday schedule – Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Sunday schedule – no service on Rapid Photo Courtesty jhh1776... Read the rest
On Thursday, May 12, over 100,000 people across the Bay Area commuted by bike in celebration of Bike to Work Day, with more than 5,600 participants in Contra Costa alone! Morning counts across the Bay Area showed an increase in participation of more than 9 percent over last year. That’s amazing! 511 Contra Costa wants to thank all participants for making this another successful Bike to Work Day and for helping reduce CO2 emissions!... Read the rest
During yesterday’s Bike To Work Day, tens of thousands of people biked to work across the Bay Area. Among them were thousands of first-time bike commuters! We caught up with three first-timers during their commute home and asked them about their experiences. One cyclist was commuting by bike from Walnut Creek to Danville. Not only did she feel the ride to work was easy and peaceful, but she believes she can definitely cycle to work on days she doesn’t have to pick up her children.... Read the rest
Bike to Work Day 2015 If you’re still on the fence about biking to work, or are biking but worried about forgetting some vital piece of gear, we’ve got 4 tips to help make it a low-stress Bike To Work Day! These suggestions originally appeared in a Time.com article promoting Bike To Work Day 2015 and they’re worthy of a re-post: Don’t get overwhelmed with tons of gear. It’s a good idea for anyone who rides a bike to know how to patch a tire.... Read the rest
stevebiggs Can Bike To Work Day change your life? Ask Steve Biggs of Clayton. He tried bike commuting in 2009 and hasn’t stopped since! Before Bike To Work Day 2009, Steve wasn’t sure that bike commuting was for him. He’d never tried biking to work, having concerns about finding a good route, being able to get cleaned up after the ride, and not arriving late. But on May 14, 2009, he rode from Clayton to Lafayette on Bike To Work Day and was hooked!... Read the rest