Benicia Holiday Routes 15 & 17 Sleigh Rides

Friday, December 7, 2018,  5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FREE Round-Trip Shuttle Rides Map

Benicia Tree Lighting Flier

FREE round-trip shuttle rides to Downtown Benicia Holiday Open House and 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 and Holiday Open House.

Sleigh Ride 15 Schedule (All times are approximate)
Benicia High School West 14th/  Military Rose Drive/  Cambridge Rose Drive/ Windsor Solano/
Warwick Drive/  Chelsea Hills Military/ First St
5:30 5:34 5:38 5:42 5:47 5:52 6:05
6:13 6:17 6:21 6:25 6:30 6:35 6:48
6:56 7:00 7:04 7:08 7:13 7:18 7:31
7:39 7:43 7:47 7:51 7:56 8:01 8:14
8:22 8:26 8:30 8:34 8:39 8:44 8:57
9:05 9:09 9:13 9:17 9:22 9:27 9:40
9:48 9:52 9:56 10:00 10:05 10:10
PM times indicated in BOLD
Sleigh Ride 17 Schedule (All times are approximate)
Benicia High School Hastings/ Southampton Hastings/ Rose Rose Drive/ Panorama East 3rd/ Viewmont Military/ First St
5:30 5:34 5:39 5:42 5:48 6:00
6:10 6:14 6:19 6:22 6:28 6:40
6:50 6:54 6:59 7:02 7:08 7:20
7:30 7:34 7:39 7:42 7:48 8:00
8:10 8:14 8:19 8:22 8:28 8:40
8:50 8:54 8:59 9:02 9:08 9:20
9:30 9:34 9:39 9:42 9:48

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December Dollar Days Are Back!

All December 2018

December Dollar Days 2018


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 FREE on SolTrans Local bus routes on weekends in December!

Promotion valid on the bus only. Offer not valid on SolanoExpress routes.



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Saturday Shopping on SolanoExpress Route 85

Saturdays, beginning November 24th through December 29th, 2018

Saturday Shopping on SolanoExpress Route 85


SolTrans is hosting a promotional reduced fare on Saturdays from Thanksgiving through December on Route 85.  Route 85 travels between Vallejo and Fairfield with regular stops at the Solano Town Center Mall.

The discounted $2 Day Pass is only available onboard SolTrans Route 85.


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Thanksgiving Special: Ride Local Shop Local

Effective Friday, November 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2018

Ride Local, Shop Local

Ride Local Buses FREE All Thanksgiving Weekend!

Throughout the Thanksgiving weekend, from Friday, November 23, 2018, through Sunday, November 25, 2018, SolTrans will offer FREE local cash fares.  This includes the Route 20 which will run for this special service promotion both Friday and Saturday.

Please note that reduced fares are not available for SolanoExpress routes Yellow, 80/82 and 85.

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Thanksgiving Day Shuttle

Effective Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Midday Shuttle Service 2018

Vallejo Together and SolTrans are partnering 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.

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Buy One Get One!

When?    September 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 or until supplies last

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

Who?      You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Live or work in Contra Costa County.
  • Are 18 years of age or older.
  • Would otherwise drive alone to/from work if SolTrans Yellow Line or 80 were not available.
  • Agree to complete a post-program survey to determine the effectiveness of this promotion.

To download the application, click  HERE

Promotion rules:

  • One free pass per person and per household during promotion period of September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 while funding is available.
  • SolTrans must serve your home-to-work and/or work-to-home commute.
  • Please be advised verification of the information you provide may be required.
  • SolTrans and 511 Contra Costa reserve the right to make any changes to the rules or to terminate this promotion at any time without prior notification.
  • If you have participated in 511 Contra Costa BOGO or Drive Less incentive program during the promotion period, you are not eligible for this BOGO offer.


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Solano Community College Students Ride FREE

Effective through the 2018 Fall Semester 

Solano Community College students only have an opportunity to ride the SolTrans Local Routes, the Yellow Line locally and SolanoExpress Route 85 for Free!

Solano Community College Students MUST show valid student ID

**Please note that the students free fares is not available for SolanoExpress Yellow Line and Route 80.**

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Youth Summer Passes are BACK!

June 1st thru August 31st, 2018

  • 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 onboard SolTrans Local bus routes.
Youth 31-Day Passes are available at the Vallejo Transit Center through August 6th.

Promotional 31-Day Youth Passes are unavailable at other sales outlets and expire August 31, 2018.  Passes purchased after August 1st will expire August 31st as well and will not be available for purchase after August 6th.   Not valid on SolanoExpress Routes.  No refunds or exchanges. 




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Ride FREE With Vallejo Art Walk Passport


  • April 13, 2018
  • May 11, 2018
  • June 8, 2018
  • July 13, 2018
  • August 10, 2018
  • September 14, 2018
  • October 12, 2018
  • November 9, 2018
  • December 14, 2018

In an effort to support the community and the arts in Vallejo, SolTrans will be offering free rides every 2nd Friday of the month 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.**


Vallejo Art Walk Passport 2018


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Students Ride Free During Spring Break

MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018 – FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018

It’s that time of year 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.

Students using Clipper? Take a spring break from tagging your Clipper card from Monday, March 26 through Friday, April 6 (but don’t forget to tag again starting April 7.)  Clipper cards tagged during the promotion will be charged the regular fare.

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

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