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 Fairfield and Suisin Transit's new Blue Line at UC Davis On 1 July 2018, Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) revamped its Solano Express services by consolidating multiple lines out of Sacramento and Pleasant Hill BART, and revamping its highly-successful Fairfield Transportation Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART service. It has

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Bay Area Summer Transit Adjustments

Summer 2018 has brought multiple shakeups with Bay Area public transportation. Aside from the yearly fare hikes with Golden Gate, AC Transit also saw fare hikes from $2.25 to $2.35 for local rides for adults, and a price hike in adult monthly passes from $81 to $84.60; details here. Caltrain

Marin Transit Service Adjustments Coming This Summer

On at least two Marin Transit Board of Directors meetings, the transit agency hinted at adjusting its services this summer, with one of its local routes being handed over to another contractor and streamlining local operations between Marin Airporter and MV Transportation.

Preparing for eBART

Having visited Hillcrest Park-and-Ride in Antioch very recently, I have seen first-hand how the median of CA Highway 4 between Pittsburg/Bay Point and Antioch has transformed into a train line, similar to Interstate 580 between Castro Valley and Dublin/Pleasanton. More fascinating to

AC Transit Tests New MCI Commuter Bus

December 2017 brought a demonstrator bus to AC Transit for trial runs on its Transbay services. The demo unit, built by Motor Coach Industries, has two doors, solo seats, and a lower level to accommodate wheelchairs far more easily than the current

San Francisco Muni Debuts Newest Light Rail Vehicle

After months of testing and deliveries, Friday saw the debut of San Francisco Municipal Railway's newest light rail vehicle, manufactured by Siemens and built in Sacramento. The contract calls for the delivery of 24 Siemens LRV4 vehicles by the end of 2018,

Santa Clara VTA Showcases All-Electric Bus Coming 2018

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced in early 2017 that it was ordering all-electric buses to bring the transit agency into the 21st century. It has then ordered five Proterra 40-footer all-electric buses, seating 40 passengers, space up to two wheelchairs, and

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