Coronavirus Transportation Impacts

 

Status: There are several transit service modifications or reductions due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and “shelter in place” orders for all 9 SF Bay Area counties. In addition to observing social distancing, riders are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings while riding transit. Several Bay Area cities and counties are requiring members of the public to wear facial coverings in public including on public transit.   

We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.   

Overview

Current as of: November 20, 2020 9:36 AM

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Transit Agencies Status

See the links below for transit agencies' coronavirus (COVID-19) updates:

AC Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of August 9, AC Transit has started its multi-phase reopening that will restore service to 75% of pre-pandemic levels. For a fill list of these scheduled service changes, click here. AC Transit has also launch its new rapid bus service (Tempo) on August 9. For more information, click here. All 600-series bus lines have been temporarily suspended. For more information, click here.  

For alternative service from inner East Bay BART stations to and from San Francisco, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley between 9:00 p.m. and midnight, click here.

Fares & Boarding: AC Transit has resumed fare collection as of October 19th. Fare payment for the Tempo rapid bus service, has started as of November 9. All buses with multiple doors will be boarded from the rear-door. If a bus nears capacity, our operators may bypass stops and display “Drop-Off Only”. Riders on board can continue to exit buses at their requested stop. Effective immediately,  AC Transit is requiring riders to wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth when at bus stops or on board.

ACE

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time. 

Current Service Changes: Saturday service and ACE 05, 06, 07 & 10 are temporarily suspended. The shuttle services for these trains are also suspended. Train sizes have been reduced. For more information, click here

Fares & Boarding: ACE has suspended in-person ticket sales at the Lathrop/Manteca and Tracy stations. ACE will continue to offer in-person ticket sales at their Stockton station in the morning and evening and our Pleasanton station in the morning.

BART

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of September 14, BART's schedule has been updated to add more frequency during peak commute times on several lines. Commute trains at 15-minute frequencies will be added to most lines as well as other adjustments to the schedule including 30-minute frequencies on Saturday and Sunday to reflect current ridership levels. For more information, click here. BART service hours will continue to be 5:00 AM-9:00 PM on Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM-9:00 PM Saturday and Sunday with earlier morning trains on weekends.

Single tracking will take place in San Francisco starting at around 8:00 PM. For more information, click here

Service on all 13 Early Bird Express (EBX) bus routes has been reduced or discontinued until further notice. The following routes have been discontinued; 703, 707, 708, 709, 712, and 715. Routes 701, 702, 704, 705, 706, 713, and 714 are continuing to run with a reduced number of trips. For more information, click here.

For alternative service from inner East Bay BART stations to and from San Francisco, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley between 9:00 p.m. and midnight, click hereBART is providing assistance with trip planning. Call 510-465-2278 Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  For more information, please click here.

Fares & Boarding: County health orders in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, and San Mateo require all riders to wear face coverings inside BART stations and on-board trains. Enforcement begins Wednesday, April 22, 2020. For more information, click here.

Blue & Gold Fleet

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Blue & Gold Fleet has suspended all Ferries (Sausalito, Tiburon & Angel Island) and Bay Cruise Services until further notice.

Caltrain 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of June 15, Caltrain is running a modified weekday schedule operating 70 trains per day, rather than the previous 42. Service frequency has increased with up to three trains per hour during the peak commute. Caltrain has also reinstated Limited trains that are now operating on a newly designed skip-stop service with fewer stops to reduce travel times and increase passenger flow for high-traffic stations to avoid crowding. For more information, click here. Baby Bullet service has been suspended until further notice. Weekend service is operating normally. To view a current service schedule, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Caltrain passengers are required to wear face coverings until further notice. There are no changes to fares and boarding at this time. 

Capitol Corridor 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of October 12, the Davis, Martinez, Emeryville, and San Jose stations are operating under new hours. As of September 10, bus service has been restored to the three northern most bus stops on service from Martinez to Eureka (McKinleyville-Airport, Arcata-Transit Plaza Depart, & Eureka-Denny’s Depart). For more information, click here.  As of August 15, Capitol Corridor has reinstated limited connecting bus service between Emeryville and San Francisco. For more information, click here. Capitol Corridor is currently running eight weekday round trips, with five of these round trips serving stations south of Oakland Jack London Square to San Jose. Weekend service will remain at five round trips, and schedule times will be modified to align with ridership demand. For more information, click here. 

Fares & Boarding: Face coverings are required on all trains, buses, and at stations. Effective immediately and until further notice, Capitol Corridor is only taking cashless payments in stations and on board trains.

County Connection 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes:  Winter service changes have taken effect as of October 4, and include schedule adjustments to Routes 4, 6, 7, 35, 92X, 93X, 95X, 96X, 310, 311, 314, 316, 320, 321, & 335. For more information, click here. Express service, with the exception of Routes 91X, 92X, 93X, 95X, 96X, 97X, 98X, and 99X, have been suspended. Routes 250, 260, and the 600-series service will continue to be suspended until schools are back in session. Select weekend evening trips on bus routes 4, 310, 314, and 316 have been cancelled. For more information, including updated schedules, please click here.

Early Bird Express Routes 712 and 715 have been cancelled until further notice. AC Transit will continue to operate early morning service Routes 701 and 702 to the Salesforce Transit Center. AC Transit Route 701 will leave Pittsburg/Bay Point BART at 3:52 am and 4:05 am. AC Transit Route 702 will leave Pleasant Hill BART at 4:04 am. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has resumed as of November 1st for all regular and paratransit routes. For more information, click here. The county of Contra Costa is requiring members of the public to wear facial coverings in public. Members of the public must wear a mask when they wait in line or ride public transportation. For more information, click here.  

Paratransit Status: During the shelter-in-place order, County Connection is providing essential ride and delivery services to the community via LINK Paratransit. For more information, click here

Dumbarton Express 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of Monday, June 15, the DB and DB1 lines are operating under new schedules. To view the updated DB line schedule, click here. To view the updated DB1 line schedule, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has resumed as of 10/19. Passengers should board through the rear door of buses, unless passengers require a ramp or priority seating.

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST)

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of July 6, new schedules have been implemented for SolanoExpress and FAST local services. To view the updated schedules, click here.  

Fares & Boarding: FAST is recommending all riders wear face coverings while riding FAST or SolanoExpress routes. Fare collection has been temporarily suspended on the paratransit DART service (through December 2020).  All local routes will be boarded through the rear door unless riders require priority seating or a wheelchair ramp.

Paratransit Status: FAST has reduced DART Paratransit service and is only providing paratransit service to those receiving dialysis and chemo treatments. Fare collection will resume on DART paratransit service after December 2020.

Golden Gate Transit and Ferry 

Upcoming Service Changes: Effective December 13, Golden Gate Transit will make the following scheduling changes: Service on routes 4 & 18 will be suspended, service on routes 27, 54, & 72 will be modified, and service for routes 30, 40, 70, 72 & 101 will be reduced. 

Current Service Changes:  All service on commute Routes, 2, 4C, 8, 24, 24C, 24X, 25, 38, 38A, 40X, 54C, 56X, 58, 72X, 74, 76, 92 and 101X are suspended. Service on commute Routes, 4, 18, 27, 30, 54, have been reduced or modified. For more information and to view a list of alternative service, click here. Service on Route 25 Larkspur Ferry Shuttle has been restored. For more information and to view the current bus schedules, click here.

Golden Gate Ferry weekday commute ferry service has been reduced, some trip times have been adjusted. Weekend ferry service and service to Chase Center have been suspended. For more information including updated schedules, click here. 

Golden Gate Transit is now permitting local bus rides within San Francisco in an effort to help SFMTA as it makes necessary service reductions during the current COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: All riders are required to wear a face coverings to board a bus or ferry. Riders may be refused service if they do not have a face covering. Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry are limiting the number of passengers on its buses and ferries to ensure compliance with social distancing public health orders. Please click here for more information. 

LAVTA 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: LAVTA weekday service is operating on a weekend service schedule except for Rapid routes. Service after 11:00 PM has been discontinued. Routes 2, 11, 20X, 70X and 580X are cancelled. Alternative service will be available via route 30R and LAVTA's GoDublin program.  Rapid Routes 10R and 30R are operating on a 30 minute frequency during hours when 15 minute frequency was previously offered. The 500 & 600-series school service bus lines have been suspended. For more information, click here. LAVTA has also expanded its GoDublin program to include Pleasanton & Livermore. The expanded program is called Go Tri-Valley. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: As of October 1, LAVTA has resumed charging fares for all Wheels, Rapid and Dial-a-Ride paratransit services. Effective immediately, face masks or coverings are required for all transit passengers. Effective Thursday, October 1, LAVTA will resume charging fares for all Wheels, Rapid Buses, and Dial-a-Ride paratransit services. Front door boarding will resume on October 1 as well.

Paratransit Status: Dial-a-Ride Paratransit services are currently continuing to operate but may be limited based on resource availability.

Marin Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Effective Sunday, October 18, Route 135 will begin operations on Sundays. As of September 13, several service adjustments have been implemented on routes 22, 61, and 223. For more information, click here. Route 68 - No service to the Bear Valley Visitor Center Stop due to Woodward Fire in Point Reyes national Seashore.  As of August 10, Marin Transit has added four new supplemental routes to connect passengers with their destinations more quickly. For more information, click here. Several route cancellations and service impacts. Please click here for more information. The 100-series school service bus lines have been temporarily suspended. 

Fares & Boarding: All bus riders must wear face coverings while waiting for or riding on public transportation. Marin Transit is offering fare-free service on their app-based, Marin Transit Connect service. The Marin Transit Connect service is available in the Uber app as of July 1, 2020. 

Paratransit Status: Marin Access Paratransit services continues to provide daily, pre-scheduled, door-to-door bus transportation in Marin County for people with disabilities. Drivers are disinfecting their vehicles three times per shift and responding to specific ridership health concerns. Call 415-454-0964 to schedule a ride.

Petaluma Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: There are no service changes at this time.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has been suspended. Passengers will board through the rear door of buses. Front door boarding will only be reserved for passengers who need the ramp or priority seating. As of April 17, the County of Sonoma is requiring members of the public to wear facial coverings in public. For more information, click here.

Paratransit Status: Paratransit service continues to operate as normal so that customers can travel for essential needs as defined by the Public Health Order. Riders are being asked to cancel any non-essential trips. If you are a paratransit customer and you need to cancel a previously scheduled Petaluma Paratransit trip, please call 707-778-4460.

SamTrans 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of Sunday September 27, Route 17 will have a new Soutbound trip that will depart Linda Mar Park and Ride at 8:55 PM and terminate at Main/Poplar on weekdays. Drop offs after Main/Poplar are by request only. To view updated schedules, click here. As of August 16, SamTrans has increased service and implemented a modified schedule. The new schedule restores more frequent service on 14 routes, including ECR120130 and 292, to accommodate increased ridership and allow for physical distancing onboard. The service plan also makes adjustments to routes primarily serving schools in response to their plans for distance learning. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare payment on fixed route and paratransit services have resumed as of August 16. This includes the resumption of front-door boarding. Customers are encouraged to use contactless payment methods when riding SamTrans

Paratransit Status: SamTrans paratransit services are continuing to operate as normal during this time. Fare collection for paratransit services has resumed as of August 16th. 

San Francisco International Airport Ground Transportation

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time. 

Current Service Changes: Due to the decrease in riders, the Blue Line will temporarily operate in an alternate mode. Trains from the Rental Car Center will switch to the Red Line at Garage G and travel around the Red Line loop until they reach the Grand Hyatt at SFO station. They will then return to the Rental Car Center. The time between trains will be approximately 5 minutes. 

Fares & Boarding: There are no changes to fares and boarding at this time. 

San Joaquins (Amtrak)

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Trains 701, 702, 703, 704, 714, and 717 have been suspended.  Cafe Car Service have been suspended until further notice to eliminate risks from food handling and reduce unnecessary onboard passenger movement.

Fares & Boarding: Amtrak riders are required wear a facial covering over their nose and mouth while in stations, on trains and thruway buses. 

Santa Rosa CityBus

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time. 

Current Service Changes: Effective Sunday, November 1, Santa Rosa CityBus will begin operating on a new weekend schedule. For more information on these changes, click here. As of Monday, August 3, Santa Rosa CityBus is operating on a new weekday service schedule. The new schedule will increase frequency to help passengers maintain social distancing on all trips. To view the updated schedule, click here.

Monday through Saturday, CityBus will provide a special call-ahead service for riders who need to make essential trips between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., and between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., when regular bus routes will not be running.  This service will be provided by the City’s paratransit contractor, MV Transportation, but is open to the general public. For more information and to read the guidelines of this service, click here. 

Fares & Boarding: Santa Rosa CityBus is operating fare-free service to eliminate passenger interaction with fareboxes and reduce close contact between drivers and passengers. The County of Sonoma is requiring members of the public to wear facial coverings in public including on public transit. For more information, click here.

Paratransit Status: Santa Rosa CityBus will continue to offer paratransit services with some minor route changes. Click here for more information. 

SF Bay Ferry

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Midday ferry service for the Alameda/Oakland Routes has resumed as of November 16. For more information, click here.  Ferry service is currently suspended on the Harbor Bay and South San Francisco routes and reduced on the Vallejo, Alameda/Oakland and Richmond routes. There is no service to Pier 41 S.F. or Mare Island. For more information and updated schedules, click here. 

Fares & Boarding: Passengers over the age of 12 are required to wear masks or face coverings while boarding and on board the SF Bay Ferry. 

SFMTA (Muni) 

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: On Tuesday, August 25, SF Muni reports that all rail service will be replaced by buses until further notice. For detailed information regarding bus services click here. As of August 22, SF Muni has significantly expanded its service schedule to resume or expand 11 bus routes, and increase frequency on 13 bus routes. A full list of the changes can be found here. Service hours will be approximately 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily, unless otherwise noted. Owl network service hours will remain approximately 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily unless otherwise noted.

For more information and details on all SF Muni active routes, click here. 

Golden Gate Transit is now permitting local bus rides within San Francisco in an effort to help SFMTA as it makes necessary service reductions during the current COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, click here

Fares & Boarding: Face coverings are required for people in San Francisco when waiting for or riding transit. Backdoor boarding is now required on all vehicles, except for passengers in wheelchairs or with other accessibility needs. SFMTA is also offering an Essential Trip Card to help seniors and people with disabilities take and pay for  essential trips in taxis during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, click here.

Paratransit Status: San Francisco Paratransit service continues to operate as normal so that customers can travel for essential needs as defined by the Public Health Order. Please click here for more information.

SMART

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time. 

Current Service Changes: SMART is operating on a modified weekday schedule. The modified weekday schedule will operate 16 train trips per day, serving all stations and will remain in effect until further notice. All weekend service and several weekday trains have been temporarily cancelled. You can view the current train schedule by clicking here

Fares & Boarding: Passengers are now required to wear a facial covering while on board SMART trains and at station platforms. For more information, click here.

SolTrans

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of Sunday, July 5, SolTrans has increased frequency by two extra trips at the end of day during the week.  The yellow and red line has also modified its schedule to add trips and modify departure times. The 82 has also been reinstated. For more information, click here. SolTrans has reduced Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit service on Saturdays. Routes 12, 15, 17, and 38 have been temporarily suspended. Routes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 will no longer operate on weekends. The agency will be running an enhanced Sunday schedule on Saturdays. Enhancements include service to Fairfield and additional trips to El Cerrito del Norte. For additional information on the service reductions and updated schedules for continuing routes, click here

Fares & Boarding: Effective June 15, SolTrans has resumed fare collection on all Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit services. Soltrans is requiring all riders to wear a facial covering while boarding and riding the bus, this requirement does not apply to children under the age of 5 or to individuals who are unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition, For riders who do not already have one, face masks will be distributed on-board buses for a limited time. 

Paratransit Status: Paratransit service is currently operating on a Saturday service schedule. 

Sonoma County Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Local routes 10, 12, 14, 24, 28, 32, 66, 67 & 68 are operating on their Weekday schedules. Routes 20, 30 & 60 are operating on their Daily schedule. Routes 34, 40, 42, 44, 48 & 62 are operating on their Weekday schedules. Routes not listed are currently not in operation. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has been suspended on Sonoma County Transit and Sonoma County Paratransit. All passengers will board at the rear door of buses, if equipped. The County of Sonoma is requiring members of the public to wear facial coverings in public. For more information, click here.

Tideline

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: All service from Berkeley to San Francisco has been suspended until further notice.

Tri Delta Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Tri Delta Transit has implemented new timetables for several routes as of November 8. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection and front door boarding will resume on January 1, 2021. Currently, fare collection has been suspended on all buses. All buses will be boarded through the rear door unless riders require a wheelchair ramp. Effective immediately, all riders are required to wear a mask or face covering in order to board any of the Tri Delta Transit buses. 

Paratransit Status: There are no changes to paratransit service at this time.

Union City Transit

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: As of July 5, Routes 7, 8, and 9 have been suspended. Riders can use Routes 1, 2, 3, 4. and 5 along with AC Transit Lines 41, 56, and 97 to reach your destination. For more information, click here. Weekday supplemental school service has been suspended. 

Fares & Boarding: Per the Alameda County Health Officer Order 20-08, all passengers are required to cover their faces. Paratransit riders may be asked additional health questions before boarding the vehicle.

Paratransit Status: Union City Paratransit is operating regular hours, but is suspending all Paratransit Plus service into Fremont, Hayward, and Newark. For more information, click here.

Vacaville City Coach

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Routes 5 & 6 are currently running on a regular schedule. For all other routes, Vacaville Coach has moved to an on-demand service. Please call 707-449-6000 to access the on-demand service.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has been suspended.  Passengers  should board through the rear door of buses, unless passengers require a ramp or priority seating. 

Paratransit Status: City Coach Paratransit is only providing service for essential trips.

VINE

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time. 

Current Service Changes: The American Canyon & St. Helena Loops have resumed service as of October 26. The St. Helena Shuttle and the Calistoga Shuttle have been reinstated as of 10/8. Route 10 has also resumed full service. For more information, click here. Route 21 & Yountville Trolley have been reinstated. Routes 11, 29, City of Napa On-Demand, and the American Canyon Shuttle will continue to operate normally. No service on Routes 10X and 11X. Route 10 will not stop at the Veterans Home. Napa Valley College will not be served unless requested by a passenger. For more information, click here. Routes A through H has transition from fixed route to “stop to stop on demand".  Riders will be able to hail a ride to their stop using the “NVTA Ride the Vine” app, or by calling NVTA’s dispatch line at 707-251-1097. For more information on these service changes, click here. For more information on the Ride the Vine app, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection for all Vine services has resumed as of September 13. For more information, click here. The use of face coverings is now required on board all Vine vehicles. All buses will be boarded through the rear door unless riders require priority seating or a wheelchair ramp.

Paratransit Status: There are temporary changes to VINE Paratransit service. Please click here for more information.

VTA

Upcoming Service Changes: VTA will increase the frequency of seven bus routes to address the urgent issue of passenger pass ups Frequency improvements will occur on lines 23, 25, 64, 66, 68, 71, & 77. These changes will go into effect as soon as all of the logistics can be worked out, which is expected to take several weeks. For more information, click here.

Current Service Changes: As of October 12, weekdays service during peak hours for Route 21 will be increased to operate every thirty minutes, for Route 52, The timepoint at El Monte & Foothill will be moved to El Monte & El Camino, Weekday schedule changes will be made on the following routes: 21, 51, 56, 66, 83. Weekend schedule changes will be made on the following routes: 21, 85. For more information, click here. As of September 14, VTA has adjusted the schedule of the Rapid 500 bus. For more information, click here. As of Monday August 10th, VTA has increased its bus and light rail service. All bus routes (except Express 121) have return to service. For more information, click here. 

As of, Saturday, June 13th, the Express 181 route from the San Jose Diridon Station to the BART Warm Springs Station has been discontinued. Service is being replaced by the Rapid 500. The Rapid 500 route will operate between the Berryessa BART Station and Downtown San Jose. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection has resumed for all bus, train and paratransit service as of August 1. All VTA riders are required to wear face coverings.

WestCAT

Upcoming Service Changes: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Route JX bus service has been suspended. Lynx Transbay Service to Salesforce Transit Center is operating on a Holiday/MLK Day Schedule. No school service.

WestCAT is also operating on a modified service schedule for weekend service. To see a full list of weekend service changes, click here.

Fares & Boarding: WestCAT is temporarily limiting passenger capacity on all buses in support of social distancing measures. Please be aware that you may be asked to wait for another bus if a bus has already reached a safe passenger capacity. 

Fare collection has been suspended on all services including Paratransit. WestCat has implemented rear-door boarding on all fixed route buses. In accordance with County requirements, face masks are required to be worn while waiting for or while riding WestCAT buses.  For more information on face coverings, click here.

Paratransit Status: There are no change to paratransit services at this time. 

 

Supplemental Late Night Service

AC Transit has created a special page outlining BART station bus options after 9pm. The page provides alternative routes from inner East Bay BART stations to and from San Francisco, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley between 9:00 p.m. and midnight. For more information, click here.

For a list of the SFMTA Owl-AllNighter services, please click here. NOTE: Starting Monday, March 30, Muni Metro subway stations will be closed, except for downtown stations which will remain open to customers taking BART during their operating hours. Please click here for more details. Beginning Wednesday, April 8, SFMTA will be running modified owl service starting earlier at 10:00 PM. All regular Owl routes will operate with the exception of the 5 Fulton and 48 Quintara/24th Street, which will be temporarily discontinued Please click here to view a service map and for more information.

Agencies may be modifying service during the Shelter in Place order. Please check the agency's website before planning your trip.

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Express Lanes Tolling Has Resumed as of Monday, June 1

The Bay Area’s three Express Lane operators — the Alameda County Transportation Commission, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission — have resumed weekday tolling as of Monday, June 1. 

As of Monday June 1 at 5:00 AM, Express Lanes on I-580 in Alameda County; I-680 in Contra Costa County; SR-237 in Santa Clara County; and Southbound I-680 over the Sunol Grade in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties have reinstated the variable-rate tolling policies that were temporarily suspended on March 20.

On weekdays from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM, changeable electronic signs over the Express Lanes will display current toll rates for solo drivers who wish to travel in the Express Lanes.

To read the official press release, click here.

 

Bay Area Bridges Suspend Cash Toll Collection

Beginning Saturday, March 21, no cash will be collected on any of the 7 Bay Area state owned toll bridges. You can use FasTrak to pay your toll, or FasTrak will mail you a bill for just the amount of your toll. For more information about FasTrak, visit bayareafastrak.org or call 877-BAY-TOLL. To read the press release click here.

Weekday congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge will also be suspended starting Wednesday April 22 at midnight. Tolls for regular two-axle vehicles on each of the state-owned toll bridges will be standardized at $6 on all days and at all times. The current $6 toll rate at the Bay Bridge on Saturdays and Sundays will remain unchanged, as will the $3 toll rate for three-person carpools and qualifying clean-air vehicles. To read the press release, click here.

 

 

Bike/Pedestrian Bridge Access

All Bay Area Bridges with bike & pedestrian access are operating normally. Due to the realignment of Southgate Road on Yerba Buena Island, bicycle access to Treasure Island from the Vista Point at the west end of the path will be restricted to weekends and holidays only from Oct. 13, 2020 through April 30, 2021. There will be no pedestrian access to Treasure Island during this time. For more information, click here.

Sign up For Free Transportation Emergency Alerts

Text "511Alert" (no space) to 888-777 to get a free heads up on transportation emergencies. 511ALERT provides alerts about transportation emergencies by text message (SMS) to registered mobile devices. View the 511ALERT page here for more information. 

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