SolTrans

SolTrans – Impact of Northern California Fires

Dear SolTrans Community,

SolTrans would like to make sure that all riders and members of the communities it serves are safe and well informed. At this time, with the exception of the weekday school routes (Routes 15, 17 and 38), SolTrans is running as regularly scheduled. SolTrans will provide notice to the public through its website and social media in the event of any changes.

SolTrans is working with other public transit agencies, local government agencies, local law enforcement and community leaders to be a resource as needed. SolTrans is committed to providing continued, safe and reliable transportation services, and is ready to provide emergency response to the Northern California fires if conditions worsen.

For more information and the latest service updates, please visit soltransride.com.

Solano County Transit (SolTrans) has been the public transportation provider for south Solano County since July 2011. SolTrans provides local and regional fixed routes, complementary paratransit, dial-a-ride service, and subsidized taxi programs. The agency is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) that is governed by a six-member Board of Directors, composed of two representatives from the cities of Benicia and Vallejo, Solano County’s representative on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), and a representative from the Solano Transportation Authority.


Estimada Comunidad de SolTrans,

SolTrans quiere asegurarse de que todos los viajeros y miembros de las comunidades que sirve están seguros y bien informados. En este momento, con la excepción de los viajes escolares de la semana (Rutas 15, 17 y 38), SolTrans se está funcionando según el horario regular. SolTrans dará aviso al público a través de su sitio web y medios sociales en caso de cualquier cambio.

SolTrans está trabajando con otras agencias de transporte público, agencias gubernamentales locales, agentes de la policía locales y líderes comunitarios para ser un recurso según sea necesario. SolTrans está comprometido a proporcionar servicios de transporte continuos, seguros y confiables, y está listo para proporcionar respuesta de emergencia a las áreas de los incendios en el norte de California si las condiciones empeoren.

Para obtener más información y las últimas actualizaciones de servicio, visite soltransride.com.

Solano Transit (SolTrans) ha sido el proveedor de transporte público para el sur del Condado de Solano desde julio de 2011. SolTrans ofrece rutas fijas locales y regionales, servicios complementarios de paratránsito, dial-a-ride y programas de taxis subsidiados. La agencia es una Autoridad Conjunta de Poderes (JPA) que está gobernada por un Consejo de Administración de seis miembros, compuesto por dos representantes de las ciudades de Benicia y Vallejo, representante del Condado Solano en la Comisión Metropolitana de Transporte (MTC) y un representante de la Autoridad de Transporte Solano.

Posted under News Press Releases Rider Alerts Service Alerts

No Service – Routes 15, 17 & 38

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017

Due to the spread of wildfires and the closure of Vallejo and Benicia Unified School Districts, Routes 15, 17 and 38 will not be in service. SolTrans will put these buses on standby to help the community as needed.

Please plan ahead accordingly.

These routes are scheduled to resume regular service on Monday, October 16, 2017.

No Service – 15, 17 & 38

 

Posted under Service Alerts

SolanoExpress Corridor Study Phase 1

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The public is invited to comment on the SolTrans SolanoExpress Corridor Study Phase 1: Route 78 Service Alternatives. SolTrans staff will hold public workshops in October through December 2017 to receive community input on proposed modifications to SolanoExpress Route 78  bus service. Approved changes are proposed to go into effect July 1, 2018.

Details of the  service proposals to be considered and the Notice of Public Work Shops are available for review HERE. The public is encouraged to attend these workshops and comment on the proposals. The public workshops on these service proposals will be held:

  • Benicia Farmers Market, First Street Benicia October 12th and 26th 4- 7pm
  • Vallejo Transit Center, 311 Sacramento Vallejo Wednesday, November 1st 4-6pm
  • Military and First Street, Benicia Wednesday, November 15th 6:30-9am
  • Benicia City Council Chamber, Benicia, Thursday, December 21, 2017 4-6pm

Unable to attend? Visit SolTransRide.com (click on the Request for Comment banner) to fill out a survey about the proposed alternative service or fill out one of the surveys below:

Posted under Planning

Waterfront Weekend is here!

October 7th and 8th, 2017

RIDE THE SOLTRANS WAVE!

Take the FREE SolTrans Community Shuttle all Waterfront Weekend, to explore Vallejo and Mare Island’s historical landmarks, museums and art studios:

Saturday 12-7:30

Sunday 12- 4:15

Service every 15 minutes starting at the Vallejo Ferry Terminal with stops at:

  • Vallejo Ferry Terminal
  • Vallejo Transit Center
  • Vallejo Yacht Club, Corner of Florida and Mare Island Way
  • Vino Godfather Winery
  • St. Peter’s Chapel
  • Mare Island Museum
  • Coal Shed Studios, at Nimitz and 4th Street
  • Mighty Mite WWII Ship
  • Vallejo Yacht Club
  • Naval Historical Museum

Bring your Passport to ride SolTrans Local Bus Routes FREE to Waterfront Weekend during festival hours on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10 am – 9 pm, and Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 10 am – 4 pm.

For more information about Waterfront Weekend, visit vallejowaterfrontweekend.com.

Waterfront Weekend Passport

 

 

 

Posted under Events

Service Alert: Detour Routes 15 and 20

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 through Friday, September 29, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day

Temporary Detour – Routes 15 PM & 20 Westbound

Due to CalTrans road work, the afternoon Route 15, and Route 20 Westbound will detour temporarily.

The 20 Westbound will not serve the following stop:

  • Columbus Parkway & Rose Drive (STOP ID MR826060)

Please use the stop at Military West & West 14th St (STOP ID MR826001).

Please expect delays and plan ahead accordingly. Regular service is scheduled to resume on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Posted under Service Alerts

Service Alert: Temporary Detour 7 WB, 78 WB, 80/82 & 85

Effective Friday, September 22, 2017 8:30 PM – End of Service

The Vallejo Transit Center (VTC) will be temporarily closed. The following routes will detour and pick-up/drop-off passengers at theses temporary stops:

  • Sacramento St & York St
    • 80/82 Northbound & Southbound
  • Sacramento St & Maine St
    • 7 Westbound
    • 78 Westbound
    • 85 Northbound & Southbound

The VTC will reopen on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Temporary Detours – VTC Closure

Posted under Service Alerts

Service Alert: Temporary Detour Routes 3 Westbound

Effective, Monday September 11, 2017

Temporary Detour – Route 3 Westbound

Due to a gas leak on Sonoma Blvd from Sandy Beach Road to the I-80 Westbound on-ramp, as well as the I-80 eastbound off-ramp at Sonoma Blvd, the Route 3 Westbound will temporarily detour and the following stops will not be served:

Route 3 Westbound

  • 5th St at Magazine (STOP ID 821021)
  • 5th St at Grant St (STOP ID 821022)
  • Maritime Academy Dr at Sonoma Blvd (STOP ID 821023)
  • Cal Maritime Academy (STOP ID 821097)
  • Seaport Dr at Country Ln Dr (STOP ID 821099)
  • Seaport Dr at Sandy Dr (STOP ID 821098)
  • Seaport Dr at Sandy Beach Rd (STOP ID 821024)

Please use the temporary stops at the corner of Magazine & Sonoma Blvd and at Sandy Beach Rd and Seaport Dr.

 

 

Posted under Service Alerts