Promotional Mare Island Shuttle Service


Beginning Thursday, December 1, 2016, SolTrans Mare Island Shuttle will provide service between downtown Vallejo and Mare Island. The promotional shuttle will run December 2016 through February 28, 2017.

FREE Island Getaway!

Saturday, January 14, 2017 through Tuesday, February 14, 2017 

Experience the shuttle first hand, and explore Mare Island!

SolTrans wants to ensure that the community is familiar with this route during its test as it is set to expire on February 28, 2017.

This route is a promotional, temporary, demonstration service which will allow staff to collect information on ridership levels and determine whether to make it a part of our fixed route service.

We hope to see more people jump on the bus during this promotional period!

Ride Free December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd !!!


  • $0.50 per trip – December 4, 2016 through February 28, 2017
  • FREE – Veterans and seniors with proper identification**

 ** Photo ID with birthdate indicating 65+, Military ID, or US Dept. of Veteran’ Affairs ID Card

This special promotional service will provide a direct transit link, Monday through Saturday, between downtown Vallejo and educational and recreational destinations on Mare Island including:

  • Mare Island VA Clinic
  • Touro University
  • Vallejo School District Offices

For a printable version of the schedule, including a map, click here: Mare Island Shuttle Schedule


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Holiday Sleigh Ride

Effective Friday, December 2, 2016, from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FREE roundtrip shuttle rides for Benicia’s Tree Lighting.

SolTrans will provide two routes, Sleigh Ride 15 and Sleigh Ride 17, which will operate between 5:30 and 9:30 pm to bring people to and from Benicia’s Tree Lighting.

Sleigh Ride 15
Benicia High School West 14th/  Military Rose Drive/  Cambridge Rose Drive/ Windsor Solano/
Warwick Drive/  Chelsea Hills East 5th/L East E/       East 2nd
5:30 5:34 5:38 5:42 5:47 5:52 6:02 6:07
6:15 6:19 6:23 6:27 6:32 6:37 6:47 6:52
7:00 7:04 7:08 7:12 7:17 7:22 7:32 7:47
7:55 7:59 8:03 8:07 8:12 8:17 8:27 8:52
9:00 9:04 9:08 9:12 9:17 9:22
Sleigh Ride 17
Benicia High School Hastings/ Southampton Hastings/ Rose Rose Drive/ Panorama East 3rd/ Viewmont East 5th/L East E/      East 2nd
5:30 5:34 5:39 5:42 5:48 5:56 6:00
6:08 6:12 6:17 6:20 6:26 6:34 6:38
6:45 6:49 6:54 6:57 7:03 7:11 7:25
7:32 7:36 7:41 7:44 7:50 7:58 8:02
8:10 8:14 8:19 8:22 8:28 8:36 9:00
9:08 9:12 9:17 9:20 9:26    
PM times indicated in BOLD

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December Dollar Days!

Effective December 2016

Ride SolTrans Local bus routes for only $0.25 cash fare or purchase a Local Day Pass on the bus for only $1.00 through the month of December.

Ride SolTrans Local bus routes on weekends in December for FREE!

Offer not valid on Solano Express routes.

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Saturday Shopping on Route 20

Effective Saturday, November 26, 2016

To provide access to Thanksgiving weekend shopping, SolTrans will operate local Route 20 on both Friday and Saturday.

Ride FREE as part of our RIDE LOCAL, SHOP LOCAL promotion on all SolTrans local fixed routes!

Route 20 Schedule




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Saturday Shopping: Routes 78 & 85

Saturdays from November 26th through December 24th, 2016

Every Saturday, Thanksgiving through Christmas, buy an Express Day Pass on Route 78 or 85 for only $2.00, or pay $1.00 cash fare each trip!


Can only be purchased on the bus. Not available on Route 80. Valid Saturdays only:  November 26, December 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2016.


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Thanksgiving Day Shuttle

Effective Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016

Vallejo Together and SolTrans are coming together to bring the community together this Thanksgiving Day.  Seniors, and anyone in need who’s looking for a meal, are welcome to a free Thanksgiving feast held at the Moose Lodge in Vallejo.

SolTrans will operate a shuttle between the Florence Douglas Senior Center and the Moose Lodge with scheduled stops along the way.  Vallejo Together will be serving Thanksgiving Day lunches as well as preparing take-home bags including canned foods and other non-perishables.

Please call Vallejo Together at (707) 655-5381 to reserve your spot.

Thanksgiving Day Shuttle Schedules

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Benicia Dial-A-Ride Senior Fare

Seniors traveling off-peak hours now pay a reduced fare on Benicia Dial-A-Ride.  Senior Dial-A-Ride Fare (65+) will be $1 one-way cash fare during the off-peak hours of 10am- 3pm during weekdays and ALL day Saturday.  To schedule a trip: 707-745-0815

Benicia Dial-A-Ride Senior Fare Flier

Senior DAR Discount FINAL updated 080416

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Buy One Get One!

When?    Wednesday, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 or until supplies last

What?    Buy One Get One Free Solano Express 31-Day Pass

Who?      You are eligible to be a participant if you:

  • Live or work in Contra Costa County
  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Would otherwise drive alone to/from an employment location if SolTrans Routes 78 or 80 were not available
  • Agree to complete a brief questionnaire to determine the effectiveness of this promotion.

BOGO Questionnaire

2016 BOGO Flyer 2


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SolTrans 5th Anniversary- Ride for $0.25


When?  Monday, June 27, 2016 — Friday, July 1, 2016
What?    In celebration of our 5th Anniversary, we’re cutting all local route fares to 25 cents.
Who?     EVERYONE!

  • 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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