SolTrans

December Dollar Days Are Back!

Effective December 1, 2017

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!

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

SolTrans Dollar Days 2017

 

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Benicia Holiday Sleigh Ride

Effective Friday, December 1, 2017, 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/
Hastings
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

Benicia Holiday Sleigh Ride Map

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Ride FREE on Local Routes Thanksgiving Weekend

Effective Friday, November 24, 2017

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

To provide access to Thanksgiving weekend shopping, SolTrans will operate local Route 20 on both Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25.

Route 20 Pocket Schedule

 

 

 

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Saturday Shopping: Routes 78 & 85

Saturdays from November 25th through December 30th, 2017

Every Saturday, Thanksgiving through December, 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 25, December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 2017.

 

Shopping Saturdays on Route 78 and 85

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Thanksgiving Day Shuttle

Effective Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017

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.

Thanksgiving Day Shuttle

 

 

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Buy One Get One!

BOGO Flier

When?    July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 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 Routes 78 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 July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 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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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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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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Dump the Pump and Ride FREE

When?   Thursday, June 15, 2017

What?    Free rides on all SolTrans Local Fixed Routes

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

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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