Contra Costa Air Quality

Click to enlarge image The I-580 Express Lanes through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore are now open! Here’s what you need to know to use them: All drivers will need a FasTrak® or FasTrak® Flex toll tag and valid FasTrak account to use the lanes. The Express Lanes will be toll-free for carpools, vanpools, eligible clean-air vehicles, buses and motorcycles with a FasTrak Flex toll tag. Solo drivers will have the option of paying to access the Express Lanes using a standard FasTrak or FasTrak Flex toll tag set to ‘1’.... Read the rest
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that Green Clean Air Vehicle decals – which allow single-occupant plug-in hybrids to use the HOV lane – are no longer being issued. In late 2015, the DMV hit their limit of 85,000 stickers. Although the limit has been raised in the past, there is no guarantee that additional decals will be authorized in the coming months. The DMV will continue to accept applications without payment for people who want to go on a waitlist should additional decals be authorized.... Read the rest
Join us in the Great Race for Clean Air! March 1 – April 30, 2014 The Great Race for Clean Air is a friendly competition between Bay Area companies to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion by encouraging employees to change how they commute to work. Register to receive a Great Race toolkit including posters and outreach materials. Participating employees use the 511 Trip Diary to track their clean commutes.... Read the rest
Calling all student artists! We need your creative talent to design a cool graphic to be featured on the 511 Contra Costa reusable bag that is distributed across Central and East Contra Costa County.  The winning artist will receive a $50 gift card to the movies and his/her artwork featured in the latest edition of our reusable bag! What is the theme? “Explore New Ways to Get Around”: carpool, transit, bike, skateboard and walk.  ... Read the rest