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Important: Route 6 Road Work Postponed

Important:  Route 6 Roadwork has been postponed.  The intersection at Rosewood and Georgia Street will not be closed until further notice.

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Press Release: SolTrans to Operate Normal Service during Bay Bridge Closure

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be closed in both directions Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 PM through Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:00 AM.

During the Bay Bridge closure, SolTrans will continue to operate our normal Route 78, 80 and 80S service to the Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, and El Cerrito del Norte BART Stations, where passengers can catch a train to San Francisco.

 

To view the Press Release regarding the “Bay Bridge Closure”, click here:

8.22.13 SolTrans Bay Bridge Closure Service Press Release

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Bay Bridge Closed 8-28-13 through 9-3-13

Bay Bridge Closure

The San-Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge will be Closed
Labor Day Weekend 2013
8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3


The Bay Bridge will be closed to take the original East Span out of service and to open the new East Span to traffic.  Details about the closure can be found here: BayBridgeInfo.org

Take SolTrans to BART!

SolTrans Routes 78, 80 and 80s provide regular service to BART stations in Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, and El Cerrito del Norte:

Route 78

Vallejo Transit Center / Benicia / Pleasant Hill BART / Walnut Creek BART

Monday through Friday:  6 am – 7:55 pm
Saturday:  6:35 am – 9:35 pm
 
Route 80

Vallejo Transit Center / El Cerrito del Norte BART

Monday through Friday:  4:27 am – 10:54 pm
Saturday:  6:05 am – 11:01 pm
 
Route 80s

Vallejo / Benicia / Walnut Creek BART

Sunday:  7:58 am – 7:17 pm
 

For departure times, please see bus schedules by clicking the Route title above.

 

Please note that buses will not be operating on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day.  To view SolTrans Holiday schedule, please click here.

San Francisco Bay Ferry supplemental bus service on Route 200 will not operate during the closure.  For details about Ferry service, please visit SanFranciscoBayFerry.com.

The following regularly scheduled departures will be replaced with Ferry service Wednesday, August 28th:  From the Vallejo Ferry Terminal – 7:00 pm, 9:30 pm.  From the San Francisco Ferry Building – 8:00 pm, 10:30 pm.  All regularly scheduled supplemental bus service on the Route 200 will resume once the Bay Bridge reopens for traffic on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

 

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Correction to Route 3 Improvements effective August 18, 2013

Please note that some of the Route 3 timepoints noted in the previous post about the upcoming Service Improvements were incorrect.  

 

Please refer to the schedule below for the correct timepoints which are highlighted in yellow.

 

Effective August 18, 2013

1.  Route 3

Route 3: Cal Maritime Service Added and Bus Stop Improvements (corrected timetable)

 
  • Reduce layover time at the Vallejo Transit Center from 16 to 12 minutes per trip.
  • Bus stops added for new service areas.
  • Bus stops relocated, due to safety concerns.
  • Extension to Cal Maritime Academy.

New Route 3 Schedule effective August 18, 2013 (corrected timetable)

New and Relocated Bus Stops for the Route 3

  •  Route extended to Cal Maritime Academy with bus stops added to new service areas:

– Maritime Drive and Country Lane Drive
– Seaport Drive, in front of Mobile Home Park

  • Bus stops relocated to provide improved accessibility:

– Sandy Beach Rd. and Seaport Dr. relocated to Seaport and Sandy Beach
– Porter St. and Adams St. relocated mid-block on Porter in front of Patterson Elementary School
– 5th St and Sonoma Blvd relocated to Maritime Academy Drive and Sonoma Blvd.

To read more about how service improvements are made, visit our Planning page on our website: www.soltransride.com/planning.

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Press Release: SolTrans Mare Island Ridership Surveys

SolTrans will measure the interest and feasibility of new transit service for the residents, businesses, schools and other points of interest located on Mare Island with a series of focused ridership surveys.

To view the Press Release, click here:

8.9.13 SolTrans Mare Island Ridership Survey Press Release

Three separate ridership surveys have been prepared.  To view the surveys, click here:

Mare Island Ridership Survey Employee and Student

Mare Island Ridership Survey Employer

Mare Island Ridership Survey General Public

 All participants who complete the survey by September 27, 2013 are entered for a chance to win a 10 Ride Multi-Zone Pass!

To turn in your completed survey, email to ward@soltransride.comfax to (707) 648-4260, or mail to SolTrans, Attn: Ward Stewart, Re: Mare Island Travel Survey, 311 Sacramento St., Vallejo, CA 94590

For more information, please contact Ward Stewart at: (707) 648-4112

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In the event of a BART strike, potentially occurring Monday, August 5, 2013

Should the strike occur Monday, SolTrans Operations Staff will be on site at temporary bus stops in Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito and the San Francisco Transbay Terminal, as well as at the Vallejo Transit Center, to assist passengers with finding their bus or connections to other transit services.

 

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Back to School Fair!

Join us for our Back to School Fair!

Back to School Fair 2013

Friday, August 16, 2013

Noon to 2:00 pm

Vallejo Transit Center, 311 Sacramento Street

 

Back to School Benicia 2013

We Will Also Be At Benicia High School Registration Days

Tuesday 8/13, 9am-12pm, 3-6pm

Wednesday 8/14, 9am-12pm, 3-6pm

And At Benicia Middle School Registration Days

Friday 8/16, 10am-1pm and 4-7pm

Monday 8/19, 5-7pm

 

  • Learn which bus route serves your school
  • Discover how to ride the bus
  • Find the best fare for your bus routes

 

FREE!  LOCAL YOUTH DAY PASSES! 

The first 100 students to visit our booth will receive a free SolTrans Local Youth Day Pass.

WIN!  LOCAL YOUTH 31 DAY PASS! *

Complete our Back to School survey and be entered to win one of two Local Youth Monthly Passes:  Online Survey

One survey entry per person.  Winners will be notified via email or method selected on the survey.

 

 

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