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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 […]

People who tweet about BART tend to be on BART

Where are you when you are tweeting about BART? Chances are you’re on BART! Eric Fischer, Bay Area based Flickr user extraordinaire,  mapped out the location of a month’s worth of tweets about BART, as seen below… Image credit: Eric Fischer It’s almost like looking at a map of the BART system, isn’t it? See […]

511 Contra Costa was recently featured in the Summer Edition of the TDM Review, a publication dedicated to “educating and informing sustainable mobility professionals.” The Summer Edition, which focuses on how social media tools can prove useful for transport demand management, points to 511 Contra Costa’s success with using sites such as Twitter and Facebook […]

In an article published  Monday, March 8, 2010, Tweeting to Save the Planet: The Role–And Limits–of Social Media in Environmental Solutions, 511 Contra Costa was mentioned alongside the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) as organizations who effectively use Twitter to spread […]

Stay up to date with transit news and information affecting Contra Costa County and the Bay Area, Spare the Air alerts, 511CC promotions and more, just by following @511CC on Twitter! If you’re a new @511CC follower, mention or retweet us this month, you’ll also be automatically entered to win a $25 gift card to […]


Need a reason to follow @511CC on Twitter? We’ve got plenty. Find out about our latest promotions, keep updated on travel news and information in Contra Costa county, and give yourself a chance to win some free coffee. Each month we give away a $25 Peets Coffee & Tea gift card to a new Follower […]


We are two months in to our $25 Peet’s Coffee & Tea gift card giveaway promotion.  Winning is easy.  Just be a new Twitter follower of @511CC or retweet us to be entered into our monthly drawing. Not only will following us on Twitter give you the chance to win free coffee, but you will […]


I’m happy to announce our new monthly Twitter for a Peet’s gift card giveaway. On the last Monday of each month we will be giving away a $25 Peet’s gift card to either a new Twitter follower from the current month, or a random user who has re-tweeted one of our tweets. We’ll be giving […]