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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 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 […]

On Presidents’ Day (Monday, February 17), some Contra Costa transit agencies will offer regular weekday service while others will run on holiday schedules. We’ve collected service information for all transit providers below for easy reference. Click any link below for additional information. BART: Saturday service AC Transit: Sunday service WestCAT: Saturday service County Connection: Weekday […]

Details on transit schedules for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 21). Most, but not all, transit agencies will observe holiday 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 […]

On Christmas Day, all transit agencies serving Contra Costa will be on holiday schedules, with County Connection & the Richmond ferry offering no service. On Christmas Eve, only Tri Delta Transit, WestCAT, and Wheels will be on holiday schedules. Click any link below for additional schedule information. Christmas Eve (December 24) Tri Delta Transit: Routes […]

Last week BART conducted a Twitter Town Hall, fielding questions from the public on a variety of topics. Great information came out of it including plans & projects affecting Contra Costa. We collected the Contra Costa-related questions and responses below: Hercules/Richmond (West CoCo Transit Study): Marin- No. Richmond- there is a West Contra Costa high capacity study […]

Overnight on Saturday, June 18, I-80 will be closed in both directions in the Richmond/San Pablo area for construction on the San Pablo Dam Road Interchange. The closure will be between San Pablo Ave and San Pablo Dam Rd and be in effect from 11pm Saturday, June 18 to 7am Sunday, June 19. Temporary detours will […]

County Connection, AC Transit, SolTrans & Wheels (LAVTA) have all announced upcoming service changes. Here’s what you need to know: Agency: County Connection Changes Take Effect: August 16 Full Details: Digest: Route 1M – New Service: Service to the Marchbanks neighborhood is being restored between WC BART, John Muir Medical Center and Marchbanks Route […]

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Plans are underway to build a separated bike/pedestrian path on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. As part of a four-year Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTC) pilot project, the shoulders on the upper and lower decks of the bridge will be converted to a bike/pedestrian path and a traffic lane, respectively. The bike/pedestrian path […]

RIchmond Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path

Plans are underway to build a separated bike/pedestrian path on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. As part of a four-year Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTC) pilot project, the shoulders on the upper and lower decks of the bridge will be converted to a bike/pedestrian path and a traffic lane, respectively. The bike/pedestrian path […]

Richmond Ferry Terminal

On March 5, 2015 the Water Emergency Transportation Association (WETA) Board approved the Richmond Ferry Project Agreement, signalling the return of ferry service between San Francisco and Richmond. The Water Authority will now order two catamaran ferry vessels — which will become part of the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet — and build the new ferry terminal at Ford […]

Thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), carsharing is about to become a reality in both Richmond and El Cerrito. The MTC has awarded a $973,864 grant to fund a program called CarShare4All, a collaboration between City CarShare, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Bay Area Climate Collaborative […]

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Cycle San Pablo is hosting the following three events. Cinco de Mayo Parade May 3 from 10-11 a.m. Richmond Civic Center 24th St & Barrett Ave, Richmond Bike to Work Day May 8 from 7-9 a.m. Corner of Church Ln & San Pablo Ave, San Pablo Bike Bonanza May 30 from 3-5 p.m. Wanlass Park […]

Know your Contra Costa Mayors? No worries, we included their photos and how they are participating in Bike to Work Day – maybe you’ll spot a few tomorrow 😉 Mayor Daniel Helix of Concord will be at the Downtown Concord BART energizer station greeting bike commuters. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin of Richmond will be at San […]

A revamped Macdonald Avenue in Richmond– with street trees, crosswalk, solar powered street light and wifi hotspot. Step 1) Select a streetview from Google Maps Step 2) Add your favorite civic improvements– bike lanes, street lights, tress Step 3) Share with your friends, neighborhood council, or any other interested party  The genius concept behind Blockee– the […]

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An almost abstract view of BART at night. Photo credit: Images by John ‘K’ Good news for BART riders– expanded service on Richmond-Milbrae Line, effective Monday, September 10th, 2012! Via BART: BART will expand weekday service on the Richmond-Millbrae Line (red line) effective Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. In an effort to improve service at the […]

West Contra Costa residents will have an opportunity to participate in two public transit meetings which will be held in Richmond this month. AC Transit will hold a board meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, in the Richmond City Council Chamber located in the Community Services Building, 440 Civic Center Plaza. This meeting […]

The Bay Trail Connection to Point Molate is a planned multi-use pathway that will provide non-motorized access from Richmond to Point Molate closing a one-mile gap in the San Francisco Bay Trail. The route begins at the Castro Street Bus Terminal and ends near the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge Toll Plaza, connecting to the future Pt. […]

Where: Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, Richmond, CA (minutes from 580 – directions) When: Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 10 AM – 5 PM Cost: $10 at the door, or free with a discount (visit for details) Details: Come to the Bay Area’s first consumer expo dedicated to hybrid, plug-in, ev and other high-tech, ecofriendly […]

511 Contra Costa would like to congratulate Louis Sandoval, Contra Costa County’s Bicycle Commuter of the Year for 2010. Sandoval was chosen as this year’s winner by the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, an organization dedicated to promoting bicycling as an everyday means of transportation and recreation. Mr. Sandoval is a consummate bicyclist. He commutes by […]

Events & Meetings Hike or Bike the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council’s 14th Annual Ridge to Bridge this Saturday April 10th, 2010 Discuss the Iron Horse Trail, BART to Livermore and other Eastern Alameda County transportation improvements on Thursday April 15, 2010 DMV offices to be closed today and Friday, April 16, 2o10 Lamorinda Transportation Commuter […]

Local News Nominate a local biker for Bike Commuter of the Year before Monday, April 19, 2010 BART plans community outreach workshops in Richmond, Antioch, and Pittsburg (Tues 4/6/10) The tunnel on the Contra Costa Canal Trail is now open for use See if you live in a ‘red zone’ for the percent of your […]

Local News Public hearing on March 18, 2010 at 9 AM on The County Connection 10-Year Short Range Transit Plan The City of Richmond solicits feedback via a survey on motorist, pedestrian, cyclist, & transit user safety BART’s Central Contra Costa Crossover Project will cause delays of up to 15 min. on weekends for BART […]