On Presidents Day (Monday, February 20), some transit agencies will run on regular weekday schedules while others will offer modified service. We’ve collected all Monday’s schedules for easy reference. Click any link below for additional information: BART: Saturday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Saturday schedule County Connection: Regular weekday schedule Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 on Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend Plus – All normal weekend service plus routes 53 & 54 Capitol Corridor: Regular weekday schedule Photo courtesy catwommn... Read the rest
With 2017 just around the corner, we rounded up new laws impacting vehicle & traffic safety we thought you should know about. All of these laws take effect on January 1, 2017. Cell Phone (Electronic Wireless Device) Usage: It will be illegal to hold a cell phone (or other wireless electronic device) while operating a motor vehicle. Phones and devices will need to be mounted on the dashboard or windshield, and may only be operated by hand when activating or deactivating a feature or function can be done with “a single swipe or tap of the driver’s finger” (View full text of AB 1785) School Bus Safety: All school buses, school pupil activity buses, youth buses & child care motor vehicles used to transport school-age children will be required to have a “child safety alert system”.... Read the rest
explosion-firework-new-year-s-eve-december-31 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 Year’s Eve.  After the San Francisco fireworks show is over, passengers bound for Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond must use Montgomery Street Station.... Read the rest
On Christmas Day, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on Sunday or Holiday schedules. Modified service will be offered by some local transit agencies on the days before and after Christmas. Click any link below for additional schedule information. December 23 Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend Plus service – All normal weekend service plus Routes 53 & 54 Christmas Eve (December 24) Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service WestCAT: Route J – Saturday service Routes 11, 19, and Dial-a-Ride – Saturday service until 7pm All other routes – no service Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend service – Routes 1, 3, 8, 10R, 14, 15 & 30R on a weekend schedule All other transit on regular Saturday schedule (BART, AC Transit, County Connection, Capitol Corridor) Christmas Day (December 25) BART: Sunday service AC Transit: Sunday service County Connection:No service Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service WestCAT: Sunday service Wheels (LAVTA): Special service – Routes 10R, 14, 15 and 30R on a Sunday schedule Capitol Corridor: Weekend/Holiday service Day After Christmas (December 26) AC Transit: Sunday service County Connection: Weekend service Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service WestCAT: Saturday service Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend service – Routes 1, 3, 8, 10R, 14, 15 & 30R on a weekend schedule... Read the rest
You’ve probably noticed that traffic congestion in the Bay Area is as bad as it’s ever been, starting at 5 o’clock each morning. Congestion isn’t expected to get better anytime soon and is increasing faster than population and employment. So if you’ve been considering making the switch from commuting alone by car, now is the perfect time! Here are 6 great reasons to make this the month you change up your commute: #1: ‘Drive Less’ Commuter Incentive: Make the switch from driving alone to carpooling, taking transit, bicycling or walking for your commute even one day a week and 511 Contra Costa will give you a cash reward as part of the Drive Less Commuter Incentive Program.... Read the rest
On Presidents Day (Monday, February 15), some transit agencies will run on regular weekday schedules while others will run on holiday schedules. We’ve collected all the schedules for easy reference. Click any link below for additional schedule information. BART: Saturday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Saturday schedule: Express J, DAR, Local (11, 19); No Lynx, JX, JPX, 30Z, or C3 service Capitol Corridor: Regular weekday schedule County Connection: Regular weekday schedule Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 on Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Saturday schedule plus the addition of limited service on Routes 20x, 70x; no service on Rapid... Read the rest
511 Contra Costa has teamed up with Tri Delta Transit to offer East County commuters a free 20-Ride pass! You’re eligible for the pass if you: Commute to and from work Are 18 years of age or older Live or work in East Contra Costa Have access to a car & would drive alone if Tri Delta Transit were not available, and Agree to complete a follow-up survey If you meet the requirements, requesting a free 20-Ride pass is as simple as filling out this online form.... Read the rest
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, January 18), some transit agencies will run on regular weekday schedules while others will run on holiday schedules. We’ve collected the transit schedules for easy reference. Click any link below for additional schedule information. BART: Saturday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Saturday Service: Express JR/JR, DAR, Local (11, 19) No JX, JPX, 30Z, or C3 Service Modified Holiday Service: LYNX Capitol Corridor: Regular weekday schedule County Connection: Regular weekday schedule Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 on Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Regular Saturday service plus the addition of limited service on Routes 20x, 70x; no service on Rapid... Read the rest
On New Year’s Day, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be on Sunday or Holiday schedules. On New Year’s Eve, BART will run until 3am and WestCAT will offer a Modified Holiday Service schedule. Special Note Regarding BART: San Francisco-bound Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond trains will not stop at Embarcadero Station after 8pm on New Year’s Eve. After the San Francisco fireworks show is over, passengers bound for Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond must use Montgomery Street Station.... Read the rest
At any time during the year, there are typically ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ (BOGO) offers available for transit passes in Contra Costa. Our new BOGO Page keeps you in the loop about current promotions and provides the links you need to take advantage of them. Interested in learning more? Visit the 511CC BOGO Page.... Read the rest