Contra Costa Air Quality

Driving

Still need to drive? We get it. Here are some options to make your trip better for air quality and your budget.

Give Someone a Ride

Fill your empty seats with other commuters and get toll-free access to the HOV & Express lanes. Plus, carpooling qualifies for the $25 Drive Less commuter incentive.

Drive an Electric Vehicle

PlugShare.com map of EV charging station locations

HOV Lanes, Express Lanes & FasTrak®

Faster commutes reduce driving time and generate less air polution.

During peak hours, all vehicles must use a FasTrak Flex toll tag when using I-680 and I-580 express lanes.
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Express lanes are toll-free for carpools, vanpools, eligible clean-air vehicles, buses and motorcycles.

Solo drivers must pay tolls during peak hours using a standard FasTrak or FasTrak Flex toll tag set to ‘1’.

Bay Area HOV Lanes & Express Lanes

HOV Lanes – blue  •  Express Lanes – red
Page last updated May 23, 2018