Thanksgiving gourds centerpiece On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24), all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be running on modified schedules. In addition, some agencies will have modified schedules the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25). Click any link below for detailed schedule information. Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 24 BART – Sunday service AC Transit – Sunday service County Connection – No service WestCAT – Sunday service Wheels – Special service: Routes 10R, 14, 15 and 30R only (on a Sunday schedule) Tri Delta Transit – Sunday service: only routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 operating Capitol Corridor – Weekend/Holiday service Day After Thanksgiving – Nov.... Read the rest
flag Veterans Day is Friday, November 11. While most transit serving Contra Costa County will be running on regular weekday schedules, both Tri Delta Transit and WestCAT will be on holiday schedules. Holiday Schedule Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394, 395 – Sunday Schedule No other service WestCAT: JX, Lynx – Weekday Schedule J, 11, 19, Dial-a-Ride – Saturday Schedule No other service Weekday Schedule BART AC Transit County Connection Wheels (LAVTA) Capitol Corridor... Read the rest
walktoschoolimage International Walk to School Day is October 5. This means that in October, cities across the US (and throughout the world) will hold Walk to School events to encourage students and their families to get to school on foot and experience the benefits and joys of walking in their community. Schools in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, Concord, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek will be teaming up with Street Smarts Diablo for Walk to School events.... Read the rest
WestCAT bus Do you ride WestCAT? Are you interested in providing feedback on behalf of your community? You might be just the person they’re looking for! WestCAT is in the process of assembling a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) which will meet quarterly to advise on issues related to bus and paratransit service changes, programs, public relations and outreach campaigns, and events. They’re seeking members from a variety of towns and school districts, as well as two at-large members from any municipality in WestCAT’s service area.... Read the rest
Did you know that your bicycle is considered a vehicle and that the same laws that apply to motorists apply to cyclists? Come learn more about keeping your teens safe on the road with a 2-hour Start Smart driving and bicycling safety class September 29 in Concord.  Accompanying your student to the class is a great way to show them just how much their safety means to you. Start Smart, led by the California Highway Patrol, is designed to educate teens and their parents on common high-risk behaviors of new motorists & how to prevent distracted driving.... Read the rest
tyc_511cc_square This October, 511 Contra Costa is offering cash rewards to commuters who try a greener way to get to work.  Trade driving alone for a more eco-friendly alternative and get rewarded with $25, $50… maybe even $100 in the Text-Your-Commute Challenge! For three weeks in October, participants will log their commute choices (e.g. carpool, bike + train) by responding to twice-daily texts, accumulating points for each ‘clean’ trip they make. With 15 clean one-way trips they’re guaranteed a $25 reward.... Read the rest
511CC logo square We’ve collected the transit schedules for Labor Day to make it easier to know which buses and trains are running and how often to expect them. For more information about specific schedules, click the links below. Transit Operators Running Sunday Service on Labor Day AC Transit BART Capitol Corridor Tri Delta Transit – Only Routes 392, 393, 394 & 395 in service WestCAT – Only Express J in service Wheels (LAVTA) – No Rapid service available No Service County Connection... Read the rest
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
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