AC Transit Latest To Relax Social Distancing Requirements, Expand Capacity On BusesAC Transit will become the latest Bay Area transit agency to relax social distancing requirements, in the wake of declining COVID-19 cases and high vaccination rates in East Bay counties.
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.
Coronavirus Update: Transit Agencies To Limit Passengers Aboard Buses, Ferries To Enforce Social DistancingAlameda-Contra Costa Transit District and the Golden Gate Bridge District announced revisions to passenger guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic which would limit the number of riders on buses and ferries to allow for adequate social distancing.
Coronavirus Update: AC Transit Set To Modify Schedule Beginning TuesdayThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced on Monday that it will modify its service beginning on Tuesday in the wake of declining ridership because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: AC Transit Goes Fare Free, Tells Riders To Board Via Rear DoorAmid the ongoing shelter-in-place over the coronavirus outbreak, AC Transit has gone fare free and instituted new boarding rules for those making essential trips.