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AC Transit 6-17-2018 AC Go Phase Three En español | 中文 Chinese

Service changes effective Sunday, June 17, 2018

Better. Simpler. Faster.

AC Go represents a significant service expansion and improvement for AC Transit riders in Central Alameda County. Designed and implemented with input from riders, AC Go increases the number of buses and service hours, while streamlining routes for improved reliability.

This phase of AC Go implementation is focused on the Cities of Hayward and San Leandro, and the unincorporated areas of Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland, and San Lorenzo. Riders in these communities will experience some bus stop optimizations and route redesigns that share corridors for improved frequency. These changes will create new bus lines and extend routes and service hours to accommodate riders who travel outside typical commute hours.

AC Transit appreciates the support of our communities as we build better, faster, and simpler service.

NEW LINES SERVICE AREAS & ADDITIONS

Line 28

Hayward BART to San Leandro BART via Castro Valley, Bay Fair BART, and Alvarado Street

Line 34

Foothill Square to Hayward BART via downtown San Leandro, Washington Manor, and Meekland Avenue

Line 35

Foothill Square to Bay Fair BART via downtown San Leandro, San Leandro Marina, and Lewelling Boulevard

Line 41

Hayward BART to Union Landing Transit Center via Whitman Street, Gading Road, South Hayward BART, and Huntwood Avenue

Line 56

Hayward BART to Union Landing Transit Center via Alameda County Offices, Underwood Avenue, Ruus Road, and Industrial Parkway West


Click the line number below to go directly to the map and schedule for that line:

CURRENT LINES SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS

Line 60

Extension to Chabot College via Winton Avenue and Southland Mall Hours extended to 11:00 pm on weekdays and weekends

Line 83

Frequency increase from 60 minutes to 30 minutes

Line 86

Full route from Hayward BART to South Hayward BART served both weekdays and weekends

Line 93

Frequency increase from 60 minutes to 40 minutes on weekdays Route redesigned to operate from Bay Fair BART to Castro Valley BART via San Lorenzo, A Street, and Grove Way

AC Transit has redesigned some routes to serve more destinations and enhance hours of service. We have outlined bus line details below to aid your travel planning needs.

If you ride existing lines: After June 17, ride the following lines:

Line 22 - Lines 60, 83, 86, 97 and 99

Line 32 - Lines 10, 34, 83, 93 or Flex service

Line 37 - Lines 41, 56, 83, 86 or 93

Line 48 - Lines 10, 28, Flex service or NX4/NXC during commute hours

Line 75 - Lines 1, 28, 34, 35, 40 or NX4/NXC during commute hours

Line 85 - Lines 10, 34, 35, 41, 42, 60, 83, 86, 93 or 97

Line 89 - Lines 28, 34, 35, 40 or 93

Line 386 - Lines 60 or 86

FACT SHEETS

Click on the Fact Sheet links below for detailed rider information and service area maps for the redesigned routes.

Line 22

Line 32

Line 37

Line 48

Line 75

Line 81

Line 85

Line 89

Line 386

Additionally, there will be schedule changes on Lines 32, 51A, 51B, 72M, 76, 80, 81, 94, 95, 97, 217, 600-699, 801, NX4 and U.

Visit the Map and Schedules page for a complete list of service changes, or call Customer Service at 510-891-4777. Timetables are also available online or by request from AC Transit Customer Service.

For scheduling or trip planning questions, call (510) 891-4777, or use the online form.


AC Transit Service Changes Effective Sunday, June 17, 2018 News Articles 05/29/2018

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Highlights of changes:

AC Go represents a significant service expansion and improvement for AC Transit riders in Central Alameda County. AC Go increases the number of buses and service hours, while streamlining routes for improved reliability. Visit http://www.actransit.org/ac-go-phase-three/ for full information on this phase of AC Go.

In Berkeley, Line 80 will operate every 20 minutes instead of every 30 minutes, and will replace Line 81 on Ashby Ave. Some trips on Line 51B will serve the Berkeley Marina.

Lines 600-699, and trips on other routes that provide extra service to schools, are suspended for the summer.

Line(s) Description of changes

22, 32, 37, 48, 75, 85, 89, 386

Lines discontinued as part of the Central County phase of AC Go. See full information on this phase of AC Go at http://www.actransit.org/ac-go-phase-three/, including detailed information on new choices for riders of these lines.

28

New line will operate between San Leandro BART and Hayward BART via Williams St., Alvarado St., Monterey Blvd., Floresta Blvd., Halcyon Dr., Bay Fair BART, 159th Ave., E. 14th St., 164th Ave., Miramar Ave., Stanton Ave., Lake Chabot Rd., Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley BART, Redwood Rd., Seven Hills Rd., Center St. and A St.

33, 51A, 72M, 76, 95, 97, 217

Some trips on these lines are designed to provide extra service to relieve overcrowding when students are traveling to and from schools. These trips are suspended for the summer.

34

New line will operate between Foothill Square, Oakland, and Hayward BART via MacArthur Blvd., Estudillo Ave., San Leandro BART, Davis St., Westgate Parkway, Merced St., Kaiser Hospital, Wiley St., Farnsworth St., Fargo Ave., Lewelling Blvd., Meekland Ave., Hayward Amtrak and A St.

35

New line will operate between Foothill Square, Oakland, and Bay Fair BART via MacArthur Blvd., Estudillo Ave., San Leandro BART, Davis St., Westgate Parkway, Williams St., San Leandro Marina, Wicks Blvd., Lewelling Blvd. and Hesperian Blvd. On weekends, Line 35 will continue to Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center via Hesperian Blvd. and Fairmont Dr.

41

New line will operate between Hayward BART and Union Landing Transit Center via Grand St., Whitman St., Harder Rd., Gading Rd., Manon Ave., Huntwood Ave. and Whipple Rd.

51B

Some trips on Line 51B will be extended to Berkeley Marina via University Ave. These trips will not stop at Berkeley Amtrak.

56

New line will operate between Hayward BART and Union City BART via A St., Santa Clara St., Amador St., Jackson St., Evergreen St., Underwood Ave., Patrick Ave., Tampa Ave., Folsom Ave., Ruus Rd., Ruus Lane, Industrial Pkwy. W., Huntwood Ave., Whipple Rd., Union Landing Transit Center and Alvarado-Niles Rd.

60

Line 60 will be extended from Hayward BART to Chabot College via Winton Ave., Southland Mall and Hesperian Blvd.

80

Line 80 will operate more often: every 20 minutes, both weekdays and weekends. Also, it will operate on 6th St. instead of 4th St. between Hearst Ave. and Allston Way.

81

Line discontinued. Use Line 80 on Ashby Ave., 6th St., or 7th St., or Line 51B to Berkeley Marina.

83

Line 83 will operate more often: every 30 minutes on weekdays.

86

Line 86 will operate its entire route, from Hayward BART to South Hayward BART on weekdays and through most of the day on weekends. On weekends, trips after 10:00 p.m. will only operate between Hayward BART and Mack St.

93

Line 93 will no longer be a loop, and will no longer operate on Mission Blvd. between Bay Fair BART and Hayward BART. (For Mission Blvd. in this area, use Line 10.) Line 93 will operate on its current routing between Bay Fair BART and Hesperian Blvd. & Bockman Rd. From there it will travel via A St. to Hayward BART, and then continue to Castro Valley BART via Foothill Blvd., City Center Dr., Grove Way, and Redwood Rd.

94

Line 94 will operate every 65 minutes, instead of every 60 minutes.

600-699

These lines, part of AC Transit’s Service to Schools, are suspended for the summer.

801

One trip on Sundays, leaving downtown Oakland for Bay Fair BART at 7:11 a.m., discontinued. (There is other service on lines 1 and 10 at this time.)

NX4

The trip that formerly operated from Center St. Park & Ride at 7:16 a.m. will now operate two minutes later, at 7:18 a.m.

U

One trip that formerly left Fremont BART at 7:41 a.m. will now leave at 7:50 a.m.

New schedules and route maps are available at actransit.org. Look for new pocket timetables for lines 28, 34, 35, 41, 51B, 56, 60, 80, 83, 86, 93 and 94 on your bus (other timetables are available online or by request from AC Transit Customer Service). For specific questions, call (510) 891-4777, or use the online form.