New Year's | 511 Contra Costa

New Year’s Eve 2020 & New Year’s Day 2021 Transit Schedules

On New Year’s Eve, all transit serving Contra Costa will run on regular weekday schedules with the exception of Wheels. On New Year’s Day (Jan. 1), all transit agencies will be on holiday schedules, except for those providing no service: County Connection, the San Francisco Bay Ferry, SolTrans, and FAST.

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New Year’s Eve (Thu., December 31)

  • Wheels (LAVTA): Routes 1, 3, 8, 10R, 14, 15, 30R, 53 & 54 on a weekend schedule; no other service
  • All other transit on regular Thursday schedule (WestCAT, SolTrans, FAST, BART, AC Transit, County Connection, Capitol Corridor, Richmond Ferry, Tri Delta Transit. Golden Gate Bus)

New Year’s Day (Fri., January 1)

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 WestCAT are the only agencies providing modified or holiday service on Tuesday. All other agencies will be on a regular weekday schedule.

Special Note Regarding BART: San Francisco-bound Antioch and Richmond trains will not stop at Embarcadero Station after 8pm on New Year’s Eve. Passengers may exit at Montgomery Street Station for the fireworks show.

After the San Francisco fireworks show is over, passengers bound for Antioch and Richmond must use Montgomery Street Station. Trains on these lines will not stop at Embarcadero Station on their way out of San Francisco.

Free Transit:

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New Year’s Eve (Tues., December 31)

  • WestCAT:
    • Dial-A-Ride, Local Fixed Route, C3, JPX, 30Z, JX – Modified Service 7pm close (approx.)
    • Lynx- Limited Service (last outbound from SF at 8PM)
    • JR/JL – Regular Service
    • No other service
  • Wheels (LAVTA): Routes 1, 3, 8, 10R, 14, 15, and 30R on a weekend schedule; no other service
  • All other transit on regular Tuesday schedule

New Year’s Day (Wed., January 1)

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.
explosion-firework-new-year-s-eve-december-31Special 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. Trains on these lines will not stop at Embarcadero Station on their way out of San Francisco.
Free Transit: AC Transit & Muni will be offering free travel from 8pm New Year’s Eve until 5am the following morning. During the complimentary service, there is no need to tag your Clipper card.
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December 30 (Friday)

  • Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend Plus service – All normal weekend service plus Routes 53 & 54

New Year’s Eve (December 31)

  • BART: Regular Saturday schedule with supplemental New Year’s eve service until 3am
  • WestCAT:
    • J – Saturday service
    • 11, 19, DAR – 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 (AC Transit, County Connection, Tri Delta Transit, Capitol Corridor)

New Year’s Day (January 1)

January 2 – Monday (New Year’s Day Observed)

  • AC Transit: Sunday schedule
  • WestCAT: Sunday service
  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service
  • Wheels (LAVTA): Weekend service – Routes 1, 3, 8, 10R, 14, 15 & 30R on a weekend schedule
  • County Connection: Weekend service
  • All other transit on regular weekday schedule (BART, Capitol Corridor)

New Year's Eve 2015 & New Year's Day 2016: Transit Schedules

new-year-happy-light-45158768On 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.
explosion-firework-new-year-s-eve-december-31Special 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. Trains on these lines will not stop at Embarcadero Station on their way out of San Francisco.
Free Transit: AC Transit & Muni will be offering free travel from 8pm New Year’s Eve until 5am the following morning. During the complimentary service, there is no need to tag your Clipper card.
Click any link below for additional schedule information.
New Year’s Eve (December 31)

  • WestCAT:
    • DAR, Local Fixed Route, C3, JPX, 30Z, JX – Modified Holiday Service, 7pm Close (Approx.)
    • LYNX – Limited Service
    • Express J – Regular Service
  • BART: Regular weekday schedule with supplemental New Year’s eve service until 3am
  • All other transit on regular weekday schedule (AC Transit, County Connection, Tri Delta Transit, Wheels, Capitol Corridor)

New Year’s Day (January 1)

New Year's Hours and Services for Transit Agencies Serving Contra Costa County


Photo by: Steven Perry
Hope everyone had a fantastic holiday! Here is a guide to  your local transit agencies New Year’s schedule.  Have a safe and Happy New Year! 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31st, 2011
SUNDAY, JANUARY 1st, 2012
MONDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 2012

2009 Holiday Hours and Services for Transit Agencies serving Contra Costa County

Need to get from Point A to Point B on public transit this holiday season? 511 Contra Costa has compiled a list of transit agencies serving the Contra Costa area and their holiday services for Dec. 24th, Dec. 25th, Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st. If a transit agency is not listed on a certain date, it is running on its normal schedule.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 – Christmas Eve:

  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393 and 394 will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • WestCAT routes: Exp J, 30Z, JPX & JX, and LYNX will run their regular service. The DAR and Local routes will run the regular service with 7 PM close. Route C3 will not have service.
  • Wheels: most routes will run their regular service.

Friday, December 25, 2009 – Christmas Day:

  • BART will run on its Sunday schedule.
  • WestCAT route Express J will run on its Sunday schedule.
  • AC Transit will run on a weekend schedule.
  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393 and 394 will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Golden Gate Transit Bus will have Holiday Service and Golden Gate Larkspur & Sausalito Ferry will have no service.
  • The County Connection buses will not be in operation.
  • Capitol Corridor will run on a weekend schedule.
  • Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) Routes: no service.
  • Vallejo Transit: no service.
  • Wheels: Route 10 – Special Service, Route 15 – Sunday Service

Thursday, December 31, 2009 – New Year’s Eve:

  • BART will extend its service until 3 am.
  • WestCAT routes: Exp J, 30Z, JPX & JX, and LYNX will run their regular service. The DAR and Local routes will run the regular service with 7 PM close. Route C3 will not have service.
  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393 and 394 will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Wheels: most routes will run their regular service.

Friday, January 1, 2009 – New Year’s Day:

  • BART will run on its Sunday schedule.
  • WestCAT route Express J will run on its Sunday schedule.
  • AC Transit will run on a weekend schedule.
  • Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393 and 394 will operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Golden Gate Transit Bus will have Holiday Service and Golden Gate Larkspur & Sausalito Ferry will have no service.
  • The County Connection buses will not be in operation.
  • Capitol Corridor will run on a weekend schedule.
  • Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) Routes: no service.
  • Vallejo Transit: no service.
  • Wheels: Routes 1, 10, 15 – Sunday Service Only.

For more information, please refer to each transit agency’s individual website:
BART – Holiday Schedule
BART – New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Information
WestCAT – Holiday Rider Information
AC Transit – Home
Tri Delta Transit – Holiday Service
Golden Gate Transit & Golden Gate Ferry Christmas & New Year’s Service Schedules
The County Connection – Home
Capitol Corridor – Home
Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) Routes
Vallejo Transit Routes
WHEELS – Holiday Service