SolTrans

Rider Alert: On-board Audio Announcements

Effective Sunday, June 30, 2019

At this time, on-board audio announcements are not operational. Drivers will make verbal announcements at timepoints and transfers, until further notice.

Stops requests will still trigger a bell sound and internal signs will indicate stop names.

Thank you for your patience as we work with our technology partners to fix this as soon as possible. Please refer back to this post for updates.

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System-Wide Service Improvements

After the completion of the 2018 Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) and SolanoExpress Corridor Study the SolTrans Board has approved the following implementation plan for the SolTrans System-wide Service Improvements. 

PHASE I

Effective Sunday, June 30, 2019

Posted June 25, 2019

Downloadable Schedules Available

To view and print the schedule and map for a specific route, scroll to the route summaries below and click on the highlighted route name. The attachment has been updated to include the map and the schedule on 8.5 x 11 standard paper for ease of printing.

Printed schedules will be available at the Vallejo Transit Center Ticket Office no later than Friday, June 28, 2019 or at one of our tabling events on July 1, 2019:

  • Curtola Park and Ride: 6:00 am – 8:30 am
  • Vallejo Transit Center: 7:00 am – 9:30 am
  • El Cerrito del Norte BART: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Vallejo Transit Center: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Posted June 18, 2019

Find Your Bus Stop on Our Interactive Map of the New Routes

Clicking the link above will open the map in a new tab. Select a route number from the left-hand column.  White circles along the route indicate bus stop locations.  Right-click a stop to see the bus stop name and whether or not the stop is a scheduled departure timepoint in the printed bus schedule.

Routes 15, 17, 20 and 38 are not shown on the map as there are currently no changes to their routing.  Please note that the map has some integrated features which may not apply to your stop or schedule. 

To view the timepoints for a route, please scroll to the Route summaries below and select the link.

Route 1*

  • Bus every 30 minutes
  • The northern portion of Route 1 moving from Broadway St. to Sonoma Blvd
  • Bus every 15 minutes on northern Sonoma Blvd. in coordination with Route 2

Route 2*

  • Bus every 30 minutes
  • Northwest portion of Route 2 moving onto Sonoma Blvd
  • Bus every 15 minutes on northern Sonoma Blvd in coordination with Route 1
  • Streamlined to remove poorly designed one-way segment in northeast Vallejo (to shorten inbound trip timeframe from 56 min to 30 min)
  • Connects to Gateway Plaza via Route 7A Clockwise

Route 3*

  • Bus every 30 minutes
  • Streamlined by moving Glen Cove Parkway portion to the Route 8

Route 4

  • Bus every 60 minutes
  • Streamlined on Tuolumne and Hospital

Route 5

Route 5 continues to travel to the same locations every half hour during peak periods and every hour midday. It’s included here to provide a link to the schedule as times have been adjusted to connect with the new routes.

Route 6*

  • Bus every 60 minutes
  • Service area extended to include Ascot Pkwy and Georgia St east of Oakwood

Route 7A Clockwise*

  • Bus every 30 minutes clockwise from VTC (Vallejo Transit Center)
  • Provides new east-west connection in northern Vallejo
  • Allows for connections to all other local routes in several areas (downtown, Sereno Transit Center, Kaiser, Gateway Plaza, Solano Community College and Springs Road)

Route 7B Counterclockwise*

  • Bus every 30 minutes in counterclockwise directions from VTC
  • Provides new east-west connection in northern Vallejo
  • Allows for connections to all other local routes in several areas (downtown, Sereno Transit Center, Kaiser, Gateway Plaza, Solano Community College and Springs Road)

Route 8*

  • Bus every 60 minutes
  • Rerouted by removing Ascot Pkwy/Georgia and adding Glen Cove Pkwy

Yellow Line

  • Timepoints updated to better connect with SolTrans new local service, BART and the Vallejo ferry terminal.

Red Line

  • Merger of Routes 80 and 85
  • New stop: Suisun City/ Fairfield Amtrak
  • New Stop: Six Flags/ North Vallejo on CA-37 slip ramp
  • New Stop: Suisun Valley Rd/ Kaiser Dr serving Solano Community College
  • One seat service to Fairfield-El Cerrito del Norte BART and back
  • Route 82 will continue to run weekdays to the San Francisco Ferry Terminal

Additional changes*

  • Consistent hourly service on Routes 2 and 7 on Saturdays
  • Consistent hourly service on Routes 1 and 7 on Sundays
  • Bus Stop Update
    • Along with route improvements, bus stops have been modified based on safety, distance and new routing, including stops in all three Transit Centers.
    • Stops within Transit Centers have been adjusted
    • Route 5 stops have been adjusted

Note that Routes 15, 17, 38 and any routes that serve schools will be adjusted in August 2019 to accommodate bell schedules.

PHASE II

Effective Fall 2019

Discontinuation of Route 20 and Benicia GP Dial-A-Ride *

  • Discontinue poorly performing and unproductive Route 20 and General Public Dial-A-Ride*
  • Replace Route 20 with subsidized-Lyft/Taxi Service within Benicia to designated stops in Vallejo
  • Replace General Public Dial-A-Ride with subsidized-Lyft/Taxi Service within Benicia

Additional Changes*

  • Extend all weekday service hours to 9 PM on all local routes (school-tripper Routes 15 and 17 excluded)

* Route and Service changes derived from 2018 Comprehensive Operational Analysis.

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Find Your Bus Stop on Our Interactive Map of the New Routes

Effective Sunday, June 30, 2019

After the completion of the 2018 Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA) and SolanoExpress Corridor Study, the SolTrans Board approved a new plan of System-wide Service Improvements to be implemented June 30th. This interactive map shows the routing and bus stops that will be in place beginning Sunday, June 30th.

SolTrans COA Interactive Map

Clicking the link above will open the map in a new tab. Select a route number from the left-hand column.  White circles along the route indicate bus stop locations.  Right-click a stop to see the bus stop name and whether or not the stop is a scheduled departure timepoint in the printed bus schedule.

Routes 15, 17, 20 and 38 are not shown on the map as there are currently no changes to their routing.  Please note that the map has some integrated features which may not apply to your stop or schedule. 

To view scheduled departure times for a specific route, visit our System-Wide Improvements page, scroll to the route summaries and click on the highlighted route name.

Printed schedules are on the way! We will send a post to our subscribers as soon as they are available. Thank you for your patience.

Posted under Planning Rider Alerts Service Alerts

NOTICE: SolTrans Internet & Phone Lines Down

Effective March 28, 2019 11:00 AM – Until Further Notice

SolTrans is experiencing an internet and phone outage. This is impacting our Scheduling, Dispatch and Customer Service lines. Our IT has been fervently working on fixing the issue. We will keep you posted.

For those of you trying to reach us by phone, please stay on the line to leave a voicemail and our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

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