Posts Tagged "FasTrak"

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 […]

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 […]

Construction of a portion of the Bay Area Express Lanes on I-680 (between Walnut Creek and San Ramon) has begun and is scheduled to last approximately 15 months. Construction includes installation of variable message signs and overhead toll readers, concrete foundations for overhead freeway sign structures, and laying conduit and fiber optic communications cables for […]

A 14 mile stretch of Southbound I-680 will feature an express lane as of next Monday, 20 September. Although the new lane will not cross into Contra Costa County, it is a sample of what could potentially develop into an “800 mile network of express lanes,” which will cover the Bay Area and the surrounding […]

The July 1st toll changes on all state-owned Bay Area bridges will affect almost all motorists, including carpoolers and motorcyclists. Find out how your commute will be affected by reading our FAQ. If you have a question that isn’t answered, please leave a comment below. 1. What are the new tolls for regular/single commuters during […]

Upcoming Events & Meetings Friday May 14, 2010, by 5 PM – Last day to submit your photos and videos from Bike to Work Day 2010 to enter our drawing for $25 to Peet’s Coffee & Tea! Wednesday May 26, 2010 – AC Transit public hearing on proposed service reductions plan Local News (Contra Costa […]