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Press Release: Free Special Event Service for Benicia Torchlight Parade

Benicia Torchlight Parade Press Release June 30, 2017

SOLTRANS ANNOUNCES FREE SPECIAL EVENT SERVICE FOR BENICIA TORCHLIGHT PARADE

BENICIA, CA — SolTrans is proud to provide FREE Round Trip Bus Service for the Torchlight Parade in Downtown Benicia on Monday, July 3, 2017. Avoid the gridlock and parking challenges by taking routes Parade Ride 15 or Parade Ride 17 between the hours of 5:00 pm and 9:30 pm.

The Torchlight Parade will begin at 6:30 pm along First Street and will include dancers, floats, clowns, and entertainment. Look out for our SolTrans Bus in the Parade!

Parade Ride 15 Schedule (All times are approximate)

Benicia High School West 14th/  Military Rose Drive/  Cambridge Rose Drive/ Windsor Solano/
Hastings
Warwick Drive/  Chelsea Hills East 5th/L East E/       East 2nd Military/ First St
5:00 pm 5:04 pm 5:08 pm 5:12 pm 5:17 pm 5:22 pm 5:32 pm 5:37 pm 5:42 pm
5:45 pm 5:49 pm 5:53 pm 5:57 pm 6:02 pm 6:07 pm 6:17 pm 6:22 pm 6:27 pm
6:30 pm 6:34 pm 6:38 pm 6:42 pm 6:47 pm 6:52 pm 7:02 pm 7:17 pm 7:22 pm
7:25 pm 7:29 pm 7:33 pm 7:37 pm 7:42 pm 7:47 pm 7:57 pm 8:22 pm 8:27 pm
8:30 pm 8:34 pm 8:38 pm 8:42 pm 8:47 pm 8:52 pm

Parade Ride 17 Schedule (All times are approximate)

Benicia High School Hastings/ Southampton Hastings/ Rose Rose Drive/ Panorama East 3rd/ Viewmont East 5th/L East E/      East 2nd Military/ First St
5:00 pm 5:04 pm 5:09 pm 5:12 pm 5:18 pm 5:26 pm 5:30 pm 5:35 pm
5:40 pm 5:44 pm 5:49 pm 5:52 pm 5:58 pm 6:06 pm 6:10 pm 6:15 pm
6:20 pm 6:24 pm 6:29 pm 6:32 pm 6:38 pm 6:46 pm 7:00 pm 7:05 pm
7:10 pm 7:14 pm 7:19 pm 7:22 pm 7:28 pm 7:36 pm 7:40 pm 7:45 pm
7:50 pm 7:54 pm 7:59 pm 8:02 pm 8:08 pm 8:16 pm 8:40 pm 8:45 pm
8:50 pm 8:54 pm 8:59 pm 9:02 pm 9:08 pm

For a route map, a complete listing of all stops and other SolTrans information, please visit.

Solano County Transit (SolTrans) has been the public transportation provider for south Solano County since July 2011. SolTrans provides local and regional fixed routes, complementary paratransit, dial-a-ride service, and subsidized taxi programs. The agency is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) that is governed by a six-member Board of Directors, composed of two representatives from the cities of Benicia and Vallejo, Solano County’s representative on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), and a representative from the Solano Transportation Authority.

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FREE Round Trip Shuttle Service to the Benicia Torchlight Parade

Monday, July 3, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Benicia Parade Flier

FREE Round Trip Shuttle Rides to Downtown

SolTrans will operate two special routes to the Benicia Torchlight Parade.

The two routes, titled Parade Ride 15 and Parade Ride 17 will operate from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Riders will enjoy FREE fares on the Parade Routes.

Parade Ride 15 Schedule (All times are approximate)

Benicia High School West 14th/  Military Rose Drive/  Cambridge Rose Drive/ Windsor Solano/
Hastings
Warwick Drive/  Chelsea Hills East 5th/L East E/       East 2nd Military/ First St
5:00 pm 5:04 pm 5:08 pm 5:12 pm 5:17 pm 5:22 pm 5:32 pm 5:37 pm 5:42 pm
5:45 pm 5:49 pm 5:53 pm 5:57 pm 6:02 pm 6:07 pm 6:17 pm 6:22 pm 6:27 pm
6:30 pm 6:34 pm 6:38 pm 6:42 pm 6:47 pm 6:52 pm 7:02 pm 7:17 pm 7:22 pm
7:25 pm 7:29 pm 7:33 pm 7:37 pm 7:42 pm 7:47 pm 7:57 pm 8:22 pm 8:27 pm
8:30 pm 8:34 pm 8:38 pm 8:42 pm 8:47 pm 8:52 pm

Parade Ride 17 Schedule (All times are approximate)

Benicia High School Hastings/ Southampton Hastings/ Rose Rose Drive/ Panorama East 3rd/ Viewmont East 5th/L East E/      East 2nd Military/ First St
5:00 pm 5:04 pm 5:09 pm 5:12 pm 5:18 pm 5:26 pm 5:30 pm 5:35 pm
5:40 pm 5:44 pm 5:49 pm 5:52 pm 5:58 pm 6:06 pm 6:10 pm 6:15 pm
6:20 pm 6:24 pm 6:29 pm 6:32 pm 6:38 pm 6:46 pm 7:00 pm 7:05 pm
7:10 pm 7:14 pm 7:19 pm 7:22 pm 7:28 pm 7:36 pm 7:40 pm 7:45 pm
7:50 pm 7:54 pm 7:59 pm 8:02 pm 8:08 pm 8:16 pm 8:40 pm 8:45 pm
8:50 pm 8:54 pm 8:59 pm 9:02 pm 9:08 pm

 

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Service Alert: Detour Route 20 Eastbound

Effective Monday, July 3, 2017

Temporary Detour – Route 20 Eastbound

Due to the Benicia Torchlight Parade, Route 20 Eastbound will detour temporarily beginning at 5:30 PM or when 1st Street officially closes for the parade.

  • The Route 20 will not serve the East H St at 1st St (826062) stop.
  • Please use the 1st & Military (City Park Benicia) (826005) stop instead.

Route 20 is scheduled to resume regular service on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

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Service Alert: Detour Route 7 Southbound

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Temporary Detour:  Route 7 Southbound

Due to City of Vallejo road work on Florida Street and El Dorado Street, Route 7 Southbound will detour temporarily and the following stops will not be served:

  • Florida at Alameda (Stop #821075)

Please use the Florida & Sonoma (Stop #821077) stop instead.

Route 7 is scheduled to resume regular service on Thursday, June 29, 2017.

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Service Alert: Route 1 Northbound Detour

UPDATE!  Construction has been delayed; the detour will be effective Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 8 am through the end of service.


Effective Tuesday, June 27, 2017
8:00 AM – End of Service

Route 1 Northbound – Temporary Detour

Due to City of Vallejo road work on Severus Drive between Mini Drive and Catalina Way, Route 1 Northbound will detour temporarily and the following stops will not be served:

  • Mini Dr and Severus Dr (825007)
  • Severus Dr and Catalina Way (825008)

Please use the temporary stop on Auburn Drive at Severus Drive instead.

Route 1 is scheduled to resume regular service on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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Rider Alert: Route 3 & 80/82, Expect Delays

UPDATE: 6/22/2017 3:55 pm.  The City of Vallejo has deactivated the EOC; however, traffic in the area continues to travel slowly.  Please be advised of continued delays on Route 3.  There is a secondary accident on Eastbound I-80 so Route 80/82 will temporarily detour, please expect delays.


UPDATE: 6/22/2017 3:12 pm.  The City of Vallejo has activated the EOC has in response to the fire at the tip of Glen Cove. Please expect delays on the Route 3. One lane of Eastbound I-80 has reopened. Please continue to expect delays on the Route 80/82. Stay tuned for possible detours.


Due to car fire that spread to the surrounding hillside, CHP has issued a severe traffic alert on Eastbound I-80 east of Carquinez Bridge – Toll Plaza in Vallejo. All lanes are blocked,  please expect delays.

Roadways are estimated time to reopen at 2:30 pm.

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SolTrans 6th Anniversary- Ride for $0.25

WHAT CAN YOU BUY FOR 25 CENTS?  A RIDE ON SOLTRANS!

 
When?  Monday, June 26, 2017 — Friday, June 30, 2017
 
What?    In celebration of our 6th Anniversary, we’re cutting all local route fares to 25 cents.
 
Who?     EVERYONE!
 
Note:

  • Not valid on Express Routes
  • Clipper riders should not tag their card if they are utilizing the promotion
  • 31-Day pass holders should not swipe their card

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Service Alert: Bus Stop Closures

EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017

The following bus stops will be closing on Sunday, July 2, 2017 until further notice.  Please plan ahead accordingly and use the alternate stops indicated.

1. Stop Closure – Rollingwood & Pope

The stop at Rollingwood Dr. and Pope Dr. will be closing.
Please use the stop at Rollingwood Dr. and Keats Dr.

2. Stop Closure – Sereno & Sonoma

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The stop at Sereno Dr. and Sonoma will be closing. 

Please use the Sereno Transit Center. 

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3. Stop Closure – Tennessee & Carroll

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The stop at Tennessee St. and Carroll St. will be closing.
Please use the stop at Tennessee St. & Amador St. 

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