SolTrans 6th Anniversary- Ride for $0.25


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!

  • 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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Dump the Pump and Ride FREE

When?   Thursday, June 15, 2017

What?    Free rides on all SolTrans Local Fixed Routes

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

Quick Facts

  • In 2016, Americans took 10.4 billion trips on public transportation .
  • Since 1995, public transit ridership is up 34 percent, outpacing population growth, which is up 21 percent, and vehicle miles traveled (VMT), which is up 33 percent.
  • People board public transportation 35 million times each weekday.
  • Public transportation is a $66 billion industry that employs more than 400,000 people.
  • More than 6,800 organizations provide public transportation in the United States.

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Summer Sliced Youth Passes are BACK!

June 12th thru August 31st, 2017

  • Youth Local Day Pass – Only $1
  • Youth Local 31-Day Pass – Only $15

Applies to Youth ages 6 – 18

Youth Day Passes can be purchased for same-day use on board SolTrans Local routes.
Youth 31-Day passes available at the Vallejo Transit Center through August 6th. Unavailable at other sales outlets, quantities are limited.

Promotional passes expire 8/31/2017 and will not be sold after August 6th. Promotion not valid on SolanoExpress.  No refunds or exchanges.

 31-Day Youth passes purchased after 8/1  will expire on 8/31, and will not be available for purchase after 8/6/17.

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Ride FREE With Vallejo Art Walk Passport


  • April 14, 2017
  • May 12, 2017
  • June 9, 2017
  • July 14, 2017
  • August 11, 2017
  • September 8, 2017
  • October 13, 2017

In an effort to support the community and the arts in Vallejo, SolTrans will be offering free rides every 2nd Friday of the month on April (14th), May (12th), June (9th), July (14th), August (12th), September (8th), and October (13th) from 4 PM until the last bus of the evening (local fixed routes only) just by showing your “Art Passport” for the event.  Visit the Vallejo Art Walk website at

Using Clipper?

Please don’t tag your Clipper card. Clipper cards tagged during the promotion will be charged the regular fare.

**Please note that the Free rides are not available for SolanoExpress routes.**


2nd Friday Vallejo Art Walk Passport 2017

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Students Ride Free During Spring Break

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017 – FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017

It’s that time again! Throughout Spring Break ALL students ride FREE on ALL LOCAL SolTrans buses. Youth Ride Free (ages 6 to 18),  College Students of all ages please present your valid Student ID when boarding for a free ride.

Student using Clipper? Take a spring break from tagging your Clipper card from Monday, March 27 through Friday, April 14 (but don’t forget to tag again starting April 15.)  Clipper cards tagged during the promotion will be charged the regular fare.

**Please note that the reduced fares are not available for Solano Express routes.**

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Ride the Pilot Route 20 for FREE

When: From Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017

What:  Ride the SolTrans Route 20 for FREE

Fare:  FREE,  Route 20 ONLY

Using Clipper?  Please don’t tag your Clipper card. Clipper cards tagged during the promotion will be charged the regular fare.

Last year we asked for your feedback on how to make the Route 20 better. This year try the route with its new destinations, thanks to you!

  • Kaiser Medical Center,Vallejo
  • Sutter Solano Medical Center, Vallejo
  • CVS Shopping Center, Benicia

Route 20 Map and Schedule

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Effective Friday, March 17, 2017 at 4pm

The public can ride FREE on all LOCAL and EXPRESS routes starting at 4pm until end of service on Friday, March 17, 2017.



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Promotional Mare Island Shuttle Service



Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017

Mare Island Route 9 will change to better connect customers to the places they live, work and visit.  Read more HERE.


EXTENDED Again!  Mare Island Route 9 has been extended through Friday, November 17, 2017. Read more about it HERE.  


Extended!  Ride the shuttle free through May 27, 2017!



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

16-benicia-tree-lighting-card-v3-2benicia-tree-lighting-flier-aaHoliday Sleigh RideMap & Schedule


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