bay area traffic square 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: $50 ‘Drive Less’ 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 reward you with $50 as part of the Drive Less Commuter Incentive Program.... Read the rest
american flag 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
Martin Luther King Jr 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
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. 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
lights 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 day before Christmas. Click any link below for additional schedule information. Christmas Eve (December 24) Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Enhanced Saturday service; no service on Rapid WestCAT: DAR, Local Fixed Route, C3, JPX, 30Z, JX – Modified Holiday Service, 7pm Close (Approx.) LYNX – Limited Service Express J – Regular Service All other transit on regular weekday schedule (BART, AC Transit, County Connection, Capitol Corridor) Christmas Day (December 25) BART: Sunday schedule AC Transit: Sunday schedule WestCAT: Express J – Sunday service; no other service Capitol Corridor: Holiday schedule County Connection: No service Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service Wheels (LAVTA): Special Service – No service on Rapid December 26th All transit on regular Saturday schedule... Read the rest
thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26), all transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be running on modified schedules. In addition, some agencies will run on modified schedules the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 27). Click any link below for detailed schedule information. Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 26 BART – Sunday AC Transit – Sunday County Connection – No Service WestCAT – Sunday: only Express J operating Wheels – Special service (no Rapid) Tri Delta Transit – Sunday: only routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 operating Capitol Corridor – Holiday Day After Thanksgiving – Nov.... Read the rest
Color Clipper Logo The wait is over! Clipper is now accepted on County Connection, WestCAT, Wheels (LAVTA) and Tri Delta Transit buses. Here is some information to help you get started using Clipper: How to Get a Clipper Card: If you don’t already have a Clipper card, you can order one by phone, visit ClipperCard.com, or purchase one at transit agency ticket offices and select retail stores. (Details) 31-Day Pass vs.... Read the rest
flag Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11. While most transit agencies serving Contra Costa County will be running on regular weekday schedules, both Tri Delta Transit and WestCAT will be operating on holiday schedules. Holiday Schedule Tri Delta Transit: Routes 392, 393, 394 and 395 will operate on a Sunday schedule; no other service WestCAT: DAR, Express J, Local (11, 19) – Saturday Service LYNX – Limited Service JX – Regular Service 30Z, JPX, C3 – No Service Weekday Schedule BART AC Transit County Connection Wheels (LAVTA) Capitol Corridor... 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
511CC logo square We’ve collected the transit schedules for Labor Day to make it easier to know which buses and trains are running and how often to expect them. For more information about specific schedules, click the links below. Transit Operators Running Sunday Service on Labor Day AC Transit BART Capitol Corridor Tri Delta Transit – Only Routes 392, 393, 394 & 395 in service WestCAT – Only Express J in service Wheels (LAVTA) – No Rapid service available No Service County Connection... Read the rest