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AC Transit 8-7-2017

AC Transit Service Changes

Effective Sunday, August 20, 2017

Highlights of changes:

Service to schools resumes for the fall, with a number of changes to schedules and lines. Most trips on 600-series lines will operate only when the schools they serve are in session, and p.m. trips will run at times matching the school bell times (whether schools are on minimum day schedules or full day schedules). See the online schedules or printable timetables for the dates each trip will operate. Trips added on lines 12, 51B, G, and O. Line 47 service between Fruitvale BART and Alameda is discontinued.

Line(s) Description of changes

12 - On weekdays, two trips added from Northwest Berkeley to Oakland, so that service starts half an hour earlier. Other minor schedule changes.

19 - On weekday mid-days, one trip discontinued from Fruitvale BART to downtown Oakland, and one trip added from downtown Oakland to Fruitvale BART. Other minor schedule changes.

33 - School-day-only trips resume for the fall.

47 - Service to Alameda discontinued; service will continue between Fruitvale BART and Maxwell Park. Trips are spread out further during the day, so service begins half an hour earlier and ends 40 minutes later.

51A - School-day-only trips resume for the fall.

51B - Toward Berkeley Amtrak , two trips added on weekdays and one tripsadded on weekends. Toward Rockridge BART, six trips added on weekdays and two trips added on weekends. Other minor schedule changes.

72M, 76 - School-day-only trips resume for the fall.

95 - On weekends, frequency reduced (from every 30 minutes to every 40 minutes), but service extends longer, beginning at 6:10 a.m. and continuing to 7:30 p.m. School-day-only trips resume for the fall.

97, 217 - School-day-only trips resume for the fall.

604 - Two a.m. trips consolidated so that the same bus serves Bentley School, Head Royce High School, and Oakland Hebrew Day School.

606 - One p.m. trip that had previously been scheduled to have two buses operate at the same time will now have only one bus.

611 - Both on minimum school days and full school days, there will be two p.m. buses toward the Dimond District, operating five minutes apart. Schedule changes to adjust for new school bell times.

618 - Line discontinued. Line 650 will serve areas along Leimert Blvd. and Monterey Blvd. Line 33 will continue to serve Park Blvd. and downtown Oakland.

632 - Line discontinued. The nearest service to Montera Middle School from the Snake Road area will be on Mountain Blvd.

641 - Line discontinued. Service is available on Line 40.

642 - Schedule changes to adjust for new school bell times.

643 - Line discontinued. Areas along Line 643 will now be served by Line 658.

646 - In the a.m., there will be two trips to Skyline High School, and one trip to Montera Middle School, an increase of one trip. In the p.m., trips from Skyline High are unchanged. There will be one trip from Montera Middle School at 3:35 p.m.. The later 5:15 p.m. trip from Montera Middle School is discontinued.

648 - Minor schedule changes in the a.m.

649 - In the a.m., there will be two trips: one to Skyline High School and one to Montera Middle School. In the p.m., there will be schedule changes to adjust for new bell times.

650 - Line re-routed to serve Monterey Blvd., Leimert Blvd., and Park Blvd. between Ascot Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Schedule changes to adjust for new bell times. Lines 646, 649 and 655 continue to serve Mountain Blvd.

651 - Line discontinued. Lines 660 and 662 travel between 40th St. & Broadway and Florence Ave. near Holy Names High School. Lines 605, 682, 688 and V travel between Broadway & College Ave. and Broadway Terrace near Holy Names High School.

653 - New line serves MacArthur Blvd. between Broadway and Lincoln Ave. before serving Montera Middle School.

655 - Schedule changes to adjust for new bell times.

657 - The a.m. trip from Coliseum BART will continue only to Oakland High School and no longer serve Oakland Technical High School. One p.m. trip serving Bret Harte Middle School discontinued. Schedule changes to adjust for new bell times.

658 - Service operates from Broadway & MacArthur Blvd. via MacArthur Blvd., Coolidge Ave., Charleston St., Laguna Ave., Alida St., Lincoln Ave., Joaquin Miller Rd. and Skyline Blvd. to Skyline High School. Line 39 provides service along Lincoln Ave. to Skyline High School. Line 57 provides service along 40th St. For Montera Middle School, take Line 653.

660 - New line serves Broadway, Broadway Terrace, Florence Ave., Harbord Dr., and Montclair Village before serving Montera Middle School.

662 - Service operates between Broadway & 40th St. and Skyline High School. For Montera Middle School, use Line 660. Line 57 provides service along 40th St.

677 - Schedule changes to adjust for new bell times.

682 - In the a.m., one trip operates from 40th St. & Broadway to Bishop O’Dowd High School, while another trip operates only from Montclair Village to the school.

691 - Line discontinued. Use Line 642 for Snake Road, Colton Blvd., and Saroni Dr. Use Line 677 for Broadway Terrace.

F - One trip that was temporarily added for the summer is discontinued. Other minor schedule changes.

FS - Four trips that were temporarily added for the summer are discontinued, and the schedule returns to what it was in the spring of 2017.

G - One trip added in the a.m. Other minor schedule changes.

H - One a.m.trip that was temporarily added for the summer is discontinued, and the schedule returns to what it was in the spring of 2017.

O - Two additional trips added from San Francisco in the p.m. on weekdays. Other minor schedule changes.

Other - Minor schedule changes are made to lines 79, 80, 81, 88, 239, 339, 621, 623, 638, 652, 654, 688, and 696.

In addition, the City of Oakland’s Broadway Shuttle will have service only Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Service on Saturday and after 10 p.m. on Friday is discontinued. Visit bshuttle.com for more information.