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On Saturday, July 4, all Contra Costa transit agencies will run on holiday schedules. On Friday, July 3, only some agencies will run on adjusted schedules. Below, you’ll find schedule information for all agencies serving Contra Costa County. Click any link for additional information Friday, July 3 (Independence Day Observed) BART: Weekday service AC Transit: […]

Thanks to the efforts of people throughout the Bay Area, we’ve been able to flatten the curve. Those people include public transit operators and riders. Our local transit agencies implemented cleaning, boarding, and social distancing protocols to keep drivers and passengers safe, and transit users wore masks, looked out for their drivers, and limited their […]

On Memorial Day (Monday, May 25), all Contra Costa transit agencies will run on holiday schedules. We’ve collected service information for all transit providers for easy reference. Click any link below for additional information. BART: Sunday service AC Transit: Sunday service WestCAT: Sunday service County Connection: No service Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394, […]

If the sky seems a little bluer these days, it’s not your imagination. With significantly fewer vehicles on the road, Bay Area air quality is better now than it was two months ago. If you’re enjoying the change in the air, there are many simple things you can do to help preserve our air quality […]

Looking for free summer activities that are fun for the whole family? Check out 511CC’s Summer Bike Challenge. Available in Antioch, Clayton, Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, Oakley, and Brentwood, the Challenge offers healthy fun for all ages, and the best part: it’s completely free. Participating is easy: Download a printable Challenge Card, hop on […]

Happy Bike Month! We hope you have the opportunity to get some good bike rides in during May. To help you get the most out of your time on and off the bike, we’ve pulled together some resources and activities you might enjoy. If you know of something that might be a good addition to […]

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. In 1969, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson came up with the idea of a day focused on environmental awareness after witnessing the destruction caused by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara. On April 22, 1970, fed largely by student activism, 20 million Americans demonstrated for a […]

For additional information, click the name of any transit agency name to visit their service updates page. For transit service updates for the larger Bay Area, visit 511.org. BART: Reduced Service BART is providing service Monday-Friday from 5am-9pm. Regular weekday train frequency will remain the same. All riders must be in the system by 8:45pm […]

Right now, you’ve got the opportunity to recognize your favorite bike commuter. If you know someone whose commitment to their bike commute is inspiring, nominate them for the 2020 Bike Commuter of the Year Award. As part of the annual Bike to Work Day celebration, each county crowns one dedicated cyclist Bike Commuter of the […]

On Presidents’ Day (Monday, February 17), some Contra Costa transit agencies will offer regular weekday service while others will run on holiday schedules. We’ve collected service information for all transit providers below for easy reference. Click any link below for additional information. BART: Saturday service AC Transit: Sunday service WestCAT: Saturday service County Connection: Weekday […]

Details on transit schedules for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 21). Most, but not all, transit agencies will observe holiday schedules.

A number of transportation-related laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Below, we’ve highlighted those affecting most road users. To read the full text of any law, click the link to the right of the headline. Bicyclists May Travel Straight Through Turn Lanes (AB 1266): Cyclists will be allowed to proceed straight through turn lanes […]

On New Year’s Day 2020, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on Sunday or Holiday schedules, except for County Connection and the Richmond Ferry, which will offer no service. On New Year’s Eve 2019, Tuesday, December 31, BART will offer regular weekday service until 8pm, then special service until 3am. Wheels and […]

Stretch your commuting dollar by taking advantage of our ‘Buy One, Get One’ offers! 511 Contra Costa has partnered with county transit agencies to offer two-for-one deals on the following cards and passes: WestCAT – 31-Day Lynx Transbay Pass Tri Delta Transit – Commuter 20-Ride Pass SolTrans – Monthly Pass for Routes 78 & 80 […]

On Christmas Day, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa will be on holiday schedules, with County Connection & the Richmond ferry offering no service. On Christmas Eve, only Tri Delta Transit, WestCAT, and Wheels will be on holiday schedules. Click any link below for additional schedule information. Christmas Eve (December 24) Tri Delta Transit: Routes […]

On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28), all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on modified schedules. In addition, some agencies will have modified schedules the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29). Click any link below for detailed schedule information Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 28 BART – Sunday service AC Transit – Sunday service County Connection […]

Thanks to everyone who made this year’s Summer Bike Challenge a big success! The Summer Bike Challenge is an annual event that encourages people of all ages to get out on their bikes to enjoy healthy, no-cost summer recreation while experiencing pollution-free transportation. Not only does the Challenge provide participants with destination ‘bingo cards’ full […]

511 Contra Costa and the Miles app have teamed up to help you get the most out of your commute! Download the Miles app, and you’ll start earning points called ‘miles’ anytime you walk, bike, ride transit or take the ferry, or drive in Contra Costa and beyond. The greener your mode of travel, the […]

On Monday, September 2, all agencies serving Contra Costa will be on modified schedules. County Connection will offer no service. For additional schedule information, click any link below. NOTE: BART Track Work & Delays – Due to track upgrade work, there will be no train service between Walnut Creek & Orinda BART stations all day […]

Enter for a chance to WIN a $20 BART ticket! If you skip driving alone and walk, bike, carpool, take transit, or vanpool to work from Contra Costa, posting a photo of your green trip gives you the chance to win a $20 BART ticket. Just post with the hashtag #511CCgreencommute and you’re entered to […]

Click here to enter the grand prize drawing!   Looking for free summer activities that are fun for the whole family? Check out 511CC’s Summer Bike Challenge! Available in Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, Oakley, and Brentwood, the Challenge offers healthy fun for all ages, and the best part: it’s completely free. Participating is […]

Pledge to Ride on Bike To Work Day Add to Calendar Photos from Bike To Work Day 2019 Meet Contra Costa’s 2019 Bike Commuter of the Year Energizer Station Locations Tips: Getting Ready to Bike Commute 511CC Bike Mapper: Find Your Best Route to Work Bike + BART: Taking Your Bike On Board Warm Up […]

Kids don’t want to be stuck at home for the summer, and parents don’t want to be stuck driving everywhere. Give your kids their own set of wheels with a Summer Youth Bus Pass. For only $35*, youth 6-18 can take unlimited bus rides from June 1 through Aug. 31, 2019 – one of the […]

Bike To Work Day (BTWD) is coming! Be sure to mark your calendars for May 9 to join us and thousands of other Bay Area commuters in biking to work. Our BTWD information page has all the resources you’ll need to get started, including: Locating Free Stuff: Check our map to find an Energizer Station on your route to work, so you can […]