If your company operates a fleet of vehicles, it’s eligible to apply for funding for the purchase or lease of light-duty zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) as part of the Clean Fleets Program. All public and private fleet owners located within the boundaries of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) are eligible to apply. […]

Think it’s difficult to find a carpool? Not only is it easy, we’ve got four ways for you to do it: Scoop: The Scoop app arranges one-time carpools for morning and afternoon commute periods, Monday through Friday. Tell it your origin, destination and departure time before the pre-commute deadline, and it will match you with one […]

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: County Connection – Express Monthly Pass or Commuter Card WestCAT – 31-Day Lynx Transbay Pass Tri Delta Transit – Commuter 20-Ride Pass […]

If you like riding your bike and getting free stuff, then the 511CC Summer Bike Challenge is for you! Available in Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Oakley and Brentwood, the Challenge is open to all ages, is fun and is completely free. Participating is easy: Download a printable Challenge Card and start exploring your […]

BART service to Antioch began in May 2018 with the official opening of two new stations: Antioch & Pittsburg Center. Using the New BART to Antioch Service No Park & Ride at the New Stations: Park & Ride parking is not available for bus patrons, carpools, ride sharing, etc. at the Antioch and Pittsburg Center […]

Great Weather Creates High Bike to Work Day Turnout Thousands of East Bay residents pedaled to work on Thursday, May 10 to celebrate the 24th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day. Morning counts taken at East Bay Energizer Stations tallied 19,800 people either stopping in or rolling by. In Contra Costa alone, over 4,000 riders were […]

Earth Day is Sunday, April 22! We’ve pulled together a list of Earth Day celebrations in Contra Costa, happening Wednesday, April 18 through Friday, April 27. If you see a  next to an event listing, it means 511 Contra Costa staff will have a table at the event. Say hello, pick up some 511CC swag […]

2018 is here, and with it some new laws for transit and vanpool commuter benefits, walking and driving. Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit: If your employer offers a program where you can pay for transit or vanpool commuting expenses with pre-tax dollars, the monthly cap for that benefit has risen to $260 for 2018. The pre-tax cap […]

California’s 12-cent gas tax increase went into effect this month, and you’ll soon see the impact at gas stations throughout the state. We have a couple of ways for you to beat the tax hike: Share the Ride – Whether you call it ridesharing or carpooling, it’s the same thing – sharing a ride and splitting […]

Commuting to Concord and Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART just got easier! Carpools using the Scoop app will receive a guaranteed parking space and free parking at Concord or Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART stations if they arrive before 10 a.m. So, if you’re willing to fill an empty seat, you’ll have a parking spot […]