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: May 21, 2020 5:49 PM

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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:  AC Transit is operating a modified service schedule in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although similar to the existing Sunday service, arrival times will differ from it. In addition to the modified schedule, 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: Fare payment not required until further notice. 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: Weekday service is running every 30 minutes systemwide all day between 5:00 AM and 9:00 PM with 3-line service beginning earlier in the evening. Single tracking will take place in San Francisco starting at around 8:00 PM. For more information, click hereThe extra commute trains that run during the AM and PM commute on the Yellow (Antioch-SFO) line have been suspended. BART has temporarily closed several entrances at the four downtown San Francisco stations as well as additional entrances at the 12th & 19th Street stations in Oakland. For more information, click here.

Weekend service has been reduced from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Regular weekend train frequency will remain. 

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 through May 31.

Caltrain 

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

Current Service Changes: Caltrain is running a modified weekday schedule operating 42 trains per day, rather than the usual 92. Trains will make all local weekday stops between San Jose and San Francisco every 30-60 minutes, depending on time of day. Caltrain will continue operating two Gilroy service trains during the morning and afternoon peak commute. Limited and Baby Bullet service will be suspended until further notice. Weekend service will operate normally. 

Fares & Boarding: Caltrain passengers are required to wear face coverings until further notice. There are no changes to fares and boarding at this time. Caltrain is strongly encouraging all passengers to wear face covering while on transit. 

Capitol Corridor 

Upcoming Service Changes: On Monday, June 1, Capitol Corridor will increase their schedule from the current five weekday round trips to eight, with five of those round trips serving stations south of Oakland Jack London Square to San Jose. For more information, click here.

Current Service Changes: Reduced train and bus service as well as a modified schedule. The modified schedule will be the same all seven days of the week, meaning no weekend/holiday schedule differences. For a full list of service changes click here.

Fares & Boarding: Starting Monday May 11, face coverings will be 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:  County Connection has resumed regular weekday service on all local routes except for Routes 5 and 6, which will continue to operate modified schedules. Express service, with the exception of Routes 91X, 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, 311, 314, 316 and 321 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: 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.  Fare collection has been suspended on all routes including paratransit.

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

Delta Ferries (Solano County)

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

Current Service Changes: The State Route 84 (SR-84) Real McCoy Ferry will be out of service for an extended period of time due to an unexpected mechanical failure on the ferry. The Delta’s companion ferry, the SR-220 J-Mack Ferry will be available for crossings on demand 24 hours per day. For the latest operating information regarding the J-Mack Ferry, please call the Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120 or click here

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

Dumbarton Express 

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: Passengers should board through the rear door of buses, unless passengers require a ramp or priority seating. Fare payment not required until further notice.

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST)

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

Current Service Changes: Routes 2, 4, 5 and 8 have been eliminated.  Routes 1, 3, 6, and 7 are operating during the AM and PM commute hours only, with no midday service, Monday through Friday.  Likewise, the Solano Express Commute Service has been reduced. 

Saturday service has been eliminated for all routes. FAST is offering free local taxi rides during the temporary shelter-in-place order. Eligible riders must provide appropriate ID. Call 707-434-3800 for assistance or click here for more info.

Fares & Boarding: FAST is recommending all riders wear face coverings while riding FAST or SolanoExpress routes. Fare collection has been temporarily suspended on all local, SolanoExpress, and DART services.  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. 

Golden Gate Transit and Ferry 

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

Current Service Changes: As of Monday May 18, several trips have been suspended on routes 4, 18, 24C, 24X, 27, 40, 54, 70, 74, 76, 101 & 101X. As of Sunday May 17, several trips have been restored on routes 30, 40X, 70, 72X, & 101. For an updated schedule, please click here. The complete list of Golden Gate bus routes that are operating reduced services are: Routes 2, 4, 18, 24, 24X, 25, 27, 30, 38, 38A, 40 40X, 54, 54C, 56X, 58, 70, 72X, 74, 76, 92, and 101. 

Effective May 12, Golden Gate Ferry has made additional Larkspur weekday service changes. For more information including an updated schedule, 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, 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. Temporary suspension of the 500 & 600-series school service bus lines. 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: LAVTA has suspended the collection of passenger fares on all Wheels, Rapid buses, and Dial-a-Ride paratransit services. Effective immediately, face masks or coverings are required for all transit passengers. 

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: 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. 

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 Friday 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: SamTrans has implemented a modified schedule with service reductions on 31 routes. Most routes are operating on their Saturday schedules during the weekday. Routes 118, 274, 275 and 276 have been discontinued until further notice. Route ECR is running buses every 20 minutes on weekdays. The ECR does not have any changes to Saturday or Sunday service. Route FCX is only offer two trips in each direction during peak periods. Route SFO has a 60 minute frequency, rather than the usual 30 minutes. For more information, click here. Beginning Monday, May 4, the FLX Pacifica route will replace SamTrans OnDemand service. For more information, click here.

Fares & Boarding: Passengers are required to wear face coverings when riding SamTrans until further notice. Fare payment on fixed route service is not required. Passengers will board through the rear-door on fixed route service buses with multiple doors. ADA passengers and riders needing assistance will still be able to board through the front doors.

Paratransit Status: SamTrans Paratransit services are continuing to operate as normal during this time.

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. 

SFO Shuttle bus service is running every 30 minutes with enhanced service inbound to SFO. Also, due to very low demand to the North Concord/Martinez and El Cerrito Del Norte stations, those stops will be eliminated. For more information, click here.

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.  The Emeryville and San Francisco Thruway Bus Route (Route 99) remains suspended.  Cafe Car Service has also 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: Santa Rosa CityBus is operating on a Sunday schedule seven days a week. The exception is the additional service on Route 1 and Route 2B to allow for social distancing and reduce overcrowding. Service on Route 10 will be on weekday routing with a weekend timetable. 

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: No service on the Richmond, Harbor Bay or South San Francisco ferry routes. Reduced weekday service on the Alameda/Oakland and Vallejo routes. No weekend service on any routes. No service to Pier 41 on any routes. The 11:30/11:45 AM and 2:30/2:45 PM Alameda and Oakland departures to San Francisco and the 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM San Francisco departures to Alameda and Oakland are no longer being offered.

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: All metro and light rail service has been replaced by buses. Service has been reduced to focus on the agencies most-used lines. The core routes that will remain in service, with some modifications include: L Taraval Bus, M Ocean View Bus (shortened), N Judah Bus (temporary extension in the Haight), T Third Bus, 1 California, 5 Fulton, 8 Bayshore (modified route), 9 San Bruno, 12 Folsom (shortened), 14 Mission, 14R Mission Rapid, 19 Polk, 22 Fillmore, 24 Divisadero, 25 Treasure Island, 28 19th Avenue (shortened), 29 Sunset, 38 Geary, 38R Geary Rapid, 44 O’Shaughnessy (shortened), 49 Van Ness/Mission (longer route), 54 Felton (shortened), 714 BART Early Bird Shuttle. For more information on route specific details, click here.

As of Saturday, May 16, bus service frequencies have increased by two to four minutes on weekdays for the 8 Bayshore, 14R Mission Rapid, 22 Fillmore, 38R Geary Rapid, 49 Van Ness/Mission, N Bus, and T Bus. The 14 Mission Owl will increase its frequency by 10 minutes for weekday and weekend service. Please click here for more information. The 9R San Bruno Rapid has also been restored with added service to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. When the 9R San Bruno Rapid is in service to McLaren Park on weekdays from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, the 9 San Bruno will terminate on Bayshore at Visitacion. At all other times, the 9 San Bruno will go to McLaren Park. For more information on the 9R, 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: SolTrans has reduced Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit service on Saturdays. Routes 12, 15, 17, 38, and 82 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: SolTrans is asking all passengers to wear a face covering while riding or waiting for service. Fare collection has been suspended on Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit service.

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 and 68 are operating on Weekday schedules, Monday thru Friday. The Cloverdale Shuttle (Route 68) has a new trip leaving Kings Valley at 7:00am. The former 3:45pm trip has been cancelled. Intercity routes 20, 30, 44, 48 and 60 are operating on Weekend schedules, Monday thru Friday. Route 62 is operating on its Weekday schedule, Monday thru Friday. Passenger face coverings are required for all transit riders.

Saturday service will temporarily operate on local routes 28 and 68, per their Weekday schedule. All other Saturday/Weekend services will operate as normal.

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 through June 6.

Tri Delta Transit

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

Current Service Changes:  Tri Delta Transit has reduced the frequency of their regular schedule with most routes operating every hour. For more information, click here. To view a schedule of the changes, click here. As of April 26, Early Bird Route 709 has been discontinued. 

Fares & Boarding: 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: 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: Operating hours have been reduced to 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Additionally, there is no midday service and no 6:00 PM trip on any route, click here for more information. Routes 1 & 3 have been cancelled. Routes 5 & 6 have been changed from half hour to hourly stops. 

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: 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: The use of face coverings is now required on board all Vine vehicles in accordance with the County of Napa updated Shelter at Home Order. All fares for Vine buses, community shuttles, and para-transit service will be waived until after the COVID-19 shelter in place is lifted. 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: There are no upcoming service changes at this time.

Current Service Changes: Light rail service has resumed and is running from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM on weekdays. All VTA bus service will begin at 5:00 AM and end at 9:00 PM, including Route 22. Express Bus service will be suspended except for Express 104 serving Stanford Research Park and Express 181 which will operate to match BART’s reduced service schedule offering some service past 9:00 PM. to meet the last BART trains at Warm Spring. Additional service and route adjustments have also been implemented, please click here for more information.

Fares & Boarding: Fare collection is currently suspended. All VTA riders are required to wear face coverings beginning May 4th.

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 Suspend Tolling

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 jointly ceased Express Lane tolling until further notice or unless congestion along the Express Lane corridors warrants a return to tolling.

Express Lanes on Interstate 580 in Alameda County; Interstate 680 in Contra Costa County; State Route 237 in Santa Clara County; and southbound I-680 over the Sunol Grade in Alameda and Santa Clara counties will be open to all motorists. Changeable electronic signs over the Express Lanes will read “Open to All.”

The decision to temporarily suspend tolling on Bay Area Express Lanes will free California Highway Patrol officers from Express Lane enforcement duties to perform more urgently needed duties during the current public health emergency.

 

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. 

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