COVID Schools: AC Transit Resuming Bus Lines For Returning Students In Newark, Oakland, West Contra CostaAC Transit announced Monday the resumption of bus lines serving several East Bay schools as campuses reopen for in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Vaccines: Transit Agencies Provide Info On Transit-Accessible COVID-19 Vaccination SitesA cadre of Bay Area transit agencies announced Thursday that they have launched a list of COVID-19 vaccination sites that are accessible by transit as well as the promotions offered to vaccine recipients.
AC Transit Launches New Mobile App To Enable 'Secure Contactless Payment'The new Beta AC Transit Mobile App eliminates the need to touch fareboxes, money, lines through a ‘secure contactless payment’ feature.
AC Transit Resuming Fare Collection, Front Door Boarding After Nearly 7 MonthsThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced that fare collection and front door boarding on its buses will resume Monday.
AC Transit Giving Free Masks, Hand Sanitizer To RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced Monday that it will start issuing free face coverings and hand sanitizer to riders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
27 Bay Area Transit Agencies Release Joint COVID-19 Safety PlanA coalition of Bay Area transit agencies released a joint plan Wednesday to assuage rider fears of contracting COVID-19.
AC Transit 'Tempo' Rapid Bus System Opens to RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District launched the East Bay's first-ever rapid bus transit system on Sunday.
AC Transit Ending Service At 7:30 PM This Week Amid Unrest, CurfewsThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit will be ending bus service at 7:30 p.m. every day through Friday this week.
COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders Will Have Lingering Impact On Public TransitAs the state moves ahead with re-opening plans, Bay Area public transportation agencies say they are still a long way from being out of the woods.
University Study Says SF Commute Traffic Could Be Nation's Hardest-Hit When Lockdown EasesA Vanderbilt University study is sounding an alarm on San Francisco Bay Area traffic once the shelter-in-place order is lifted. It shows the morning commute into the city could potentially increase by up to 42 minutes for drivers.
MTC Unveils Plan To Distribute $780M Coronavirus Relief To Transit AgenciesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Thursday released a framework for allocating more than $780 million of federal relief funds to Bay Area transit agencies.