In English ¿QUÉ ES Pass2Class? Pass2Class es un programa establecido que ofrece pases gratuitos de transporte público para los estudiantes del Condado de West Contra Costa para alentar el uso de los autobuses hacia y desde la escuela. El programa Pass2Class reduce la congestión de tráfico y la contaminación del aire en la comunidad, al reducir el número de viajes que los padres hacen para llevar a los estudiantes a la escuela.... Read the rest
En Español What is Pass2Class? Pass2Class is an established program that offers free public transit passes for students in West Contra Costa County to encourage the use of buses to and from school. The Pass2Class program reduces traffic congestion and air pollution in the community by reducing the number of trips made by parents to take students to school. Pass2Class Eligibility Requirements This form must be completed by a parent / guardian.... Read the rest
511 Contra Costa has teamed up with Tri Delta Transit to offer East County commuters a free 20-Ride pass! You’re eligible for the pass if you: Commute to and from work Are 18 years of age or older Live or work in East Contra Costa Have access to a car & would drive alone if Tri Delta Transit were not available, and Agree to complete a follow-up survey If you meet the requirements, requesting a free 20-Ride pass is as simple as filling out this online form.... Read the rest
In October, Governor Brown signed legislation into law which clarifies how electric bicycles (e-bikes) should be operated in the state of California. The law, which takes effect January 1, creates three classes of e-bikes. Class 1 consists of pedal-assist e-bikes while Class 2 consists of e-bikes with throttles. Both classes are limited to motor-assisted speeds of 20 miles per hour and will be allowed to use the same lanes, paths & roadways as traditional (non-electric) bicycles.... Read the rest
Do you commute to work by riding SolTrans Route 78, 80 or 80s? If so, you might qualify for their current ‘Buy One Get One’ offer. Through June 30, 2016, qualified individuals can get two 31-Day Passes for the price of one! Eligibility requirements include living or working in Contra Costa, commuting to work by SolTrans and being willing to take a short survey. To see if you qualify, click the image to the left to read the promotion details.... Read the rest
The Summer Youth Pass is back for 2015! Youths 17 and under can get 3 months of unlimited rides on Tri Delta Transit and WestCAT fixed-route buses for just $50. WestCAT, Tri Delta Transit and 511 Contra Costa have teamed up to offer this year’s Summer Youth Pass. Passes are available to anyone 17 years of age and under for just $50 each. The pass is in the form of a waterproof wristband and is good for 3 months of unlimited rides (June 1 through August 31) on all Tri Delta Transit fixed-route buses and all WestCAT fixed-route and express buses (including the 30Z Martinez Link)*.... Read the rest
Both BART and County Connection have announced the return of programs offering free passes for school trips. Thanks to funding from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Free BART Rides for School Field Trips’ program is back and will offer 40,000 free trips for students, teachers and chaperones traveling with their schools to cultural and educational destinations. Bay Area schools in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and San Mateo Counties are eligible to apply and applications are currently being taken on a first-come, first-served basis through December 31st, 2014.... Read the rest
Motorists are being advised to expect delays on a major downtown Concord thoroughfare starting today as crews work to upgrade a sewer line in the area. The roadwork will take place on Willow Pass Road between Mira Vista Terrace and Galindo Street from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The target completion date is August 29, 2014. Willow Pass Road will be open but traffic will likely be slow in the area due to lane closures.... Read the rest
Update: All passes have been distributed and Tri Delta Transit and 511 Contra Costa are no longer accepting applications for CommuterPass™. Do you commute from or within Eastern Contra Costa County by car? If you do, and you’d like some financial relief and a more relaxing commute, Tri Delta Transit’s CommuterPass promo may be for you! CommuterPass is a Tri Delta Transit trial program which offers free public bus passes to East Contra Costa County residents as a means of encouraging bus use for commuting.... Read the rest
  Photo credit: Anthony Ramos Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) has a great gift to get you connected for the New Year! Resolve To Ride on Solano Express Route 40 in 2012 and receive a FREE 10-Ride Pass for Route 40! Really? Yep, the promotion is effective February 27 through March 2, 2012. Route 40 runs Monday through Friday between Walnut Creek and Vacaville, and links to both the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre and Walnut Creek BART stations.... Read the rest