pass to class | 511 Contra Costa - Part 2

Help Shape Transportation Projects – Regional & Local Surveys

A simple but effective way to have an impact on transportation projects is by giving your feedback during the planning phase. Get involved and give your input on the Link21 regional transit project (BART, Capitol Corridor), bike and pedestrian accessibility in your area (Caltrans), and projects in Concord, Antioch, San Pablo, and Pleasant Hill. Click […]

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST)

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) provides general public fixed route service for Fairfield and Suisun City, as well as two SolanoExpress intercity/commuter routes – the Blue Line and Green Express (GX) Line. The Blue Line operates between Pleasant Hill BART and Sacramento and the GX Line operates between Suisun City/Fairfield and El Cerrito del Norte […]

Tri Delta Transit

Tri Delta Transit is a transit agency serving the cities of Antioch, Pittsburg, Brentwood, Oakley, and Bay Point, with limited service in Concord and Martinez. Services Local fixed-route bus service Tri MyRide on-demand local shuttle service Tri MyRide Tri MyRide is an on-demand shuttle service operated by Tri Delta Transit. It provides safe, efficient, affordable […]

SolTrans

Solano County Transit (SolTrans) has been the public transportation provider for south Solano County since July 2011. Discounts & Special Offers Solano Express 31-Day Pass Offer: Buy one Solano Express 31-Day Pass, get one free Try Transit $20 Clipper Card Offer: Pledge to try transit as an alternative to driving alone to work or campus […]

WestCAT

WestCAT is a transit agency serving western Contra Costa County, which provides local, express, and regional transit service to the cities of Pinole and Hercules and the unincorporated communities of Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, Bayview, Rodeo, Crockett, and Port Costa. Services WestCAT Lynx Bus to San Francisco Local Bus ADA Paratransit Senior Dial-a-Ride Express Bus […]

New Transportation Laws for 2021

With 2021 now upon us, you should be aware of these three new laws affecting motorists: Unattended children in motor vehicles: Exempts a person from civil or criminal liability for trespassing or damaging a vehicle when rescuing a child who is 6 years old or younger in immediate danger from heat, cold, lack of ventilation, […]

Electric Bicycle Rebate Program

Buy a new e-bike and apply for a cash rebate of $150-$300! ✅ E-Bikes: Class 1, 2, or 3✅ E-Bike Conversion Kits: Professionally installed✅ Electric Mopeds: Max speed <30 MPH Cash Back… What’s the Catch? Why Ride an E-Bike? What Is an E-Bike? Real-Time Rebate Availability Shopping for Your New E-Bike Who Can Apply? Low […]

The Richmond Ferry Is a Great Way to Commute

If you live near Richmond and your workplace is in San Francisco, here’s a good question: The Richmond ferry is back in service, and if your workplace is San Francisco it’s a great way to get to there. Regular riders talk about the comfort, convenience, and calming atmosphere of the ferry, so we took a […]

Your Local Transit Agencies: Keeping You Safe

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 […]

Bike Month 2020 Activities and Resources

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 […]

Webinar: Bike-Friendly Driver Workshop

Learn about bike safety from a driver’s perspective and get answers to questions you might have about new bikeways. This class is great for beginners and experienced drivers alike. Topics will include: rules and responsibilities for bike riders, turn conflicts, types of bikeways, passing bike riders, and managing speed. This free one-hour workshop is taught by an instructor certified by the League of American Bicyclists.

Transit Service Updates – 511 Contra Costa

Everyone is required to wear a face covering when waiting for or riding on public transportation or other type of shared transportation, per Contra Costa County public health emergency order. For additional information, click the name of any transit agency to visit their service updates page. For transit service updates for the larger Bay Area, […]

Transit Service Changes: Status as of March 26

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 […]

New Transportation Laws for 2020

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 […]

New Year’s Eve 2019 & New Year’s Day 2020 Transit Schedules

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 […]

Text Your Commute Challenge

Text Your Commute registration is now closed. The program is scheduled to reopen in Autumn 2020 You can start the Text Your Commute challenge anytime! Your challenge will run for three weeks after you start. For additional information, read through the challenge rewards, eligibility and program rules below. Text START to 925-905-TRIP (the program is […]

BART to Antioch Service Starts May 2018

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 […]

Cycling Events & Local Resources

Looking to ride your bike but want some new ideas? We’ve got ‘em! Check out our list of cycling events which includes bike classes, social rides, group road rides, gran fondos, charity events and more!  Connect with local bicycle clubs and advocacy groups. Want to up your game as a cyclist? Take a free class […]

BIKE TO WORK DAY 2018

With funding from the Contra Costa Transportation Authority and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, we were excited to provide support to cyclists and volunteer ambassadors of clean-air commuting at over 50+ Energizer Stations in Contra Costa County. Tips: Getting Ready to Bike CommuteDon’t feel like you’ll be ‘road ready’ in time for Bike To Work […]

New Laws for 2018

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 […]

The 2017 California Gas Tax Is Here, Don’t Let It Affect You

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 […]

Carpool with Scoop to Reserve Parking at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre & Concord BART Stations

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 […]

Carpool with the Scoop App: Special Offer for Contra Costa Residents

Save time and money by turning your solo drive into a carpool with the Scoop app! Not only is every first ride free, but on every qualifying trip, passengers save $2 and drivers earn $2. There are also ways to get guaranteed BART parking and additional Scoop credit – read on! The Basics You provide […]

New Year's Eve 2016 & New Year's Day Transit Schedules

On New Year’s Day, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on Sunday or Holiday schedules, except for County Connection which will have no service. On New Year’s Eve, BART will run until 3am. Special Note Regarding BART: San Francisco-bound Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond trains will not stop at Embarcadero Station after 8pm on New […]