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RIDE SOLANOEXPRESS!

SolanoExpress is managed by the Solano Transportation Authority and provides express intercity bus service throughout Solano County.  Individual routes are operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) and Solano County Transit (SolTrans).

IT’S EASY—CONVENIENCE, COST AND COMFORT.

Convenience: SolanoExpress offers high-frequency peak service at morning and evening commute hours. Our routes serve BART, SF Bay Ferry and Amtrak. Our buses use the HOV lanes to avoid congestion as much as possible.

Cost: SolanoExpress fares make it an affordable alternative to driving. You can pay your fare with Clipper for even easier access!

Comfort: Our buses are spacious and comfortable to ensure a relaxing ride. Take the stress out of your commute—  do some work, listen to music or just sit back and enjoy the ride.

Want to learn more? Call our Solano Mobility Call Center today at: 800-535-6883.

 SolanoExpress

Solano Express

Due to Stay-at-Home orders issued by California’s Governor and Solano County Public Health, SolanoExpress is running a modified and reduced schedule. Please click the links below for the latest information for each route.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS TO SOLANOEXPRESS RED LINE

On December 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, the Solano Transportation Authority Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to consider proposed service enhancements to SolanoExpress the Red Line during the Board of Directors Meeting

The proposed changes are available for public review at the Solano Transportation Authority Office on SolanoExpress’ website at

www.solanomobility.org/solanoexpress/coming-soon

Interested parties may provide input on the proposed changes by submitting written comments and/or speaking at the public hearing. Submit comments by mail to Solano Transportation Authority, One Harbor Center, Suite 130, Suisun City, CA  94585, by fax to (707) 424-6074, by email to bthomson@sta.ca.gov, in person or by phone to STA Transit Mobility Coordinator Brandon Thomson at (707) 399-3234.  Written comments must be received no later than the close of the public hearing.

Effective July 5, 2020 (Partial Service Restoration):

Yellow Line Route Y

    • Vallejo to Walnut Creek BART stops in Benicia and limited Sun Valley Mall area

Red Line Route R

    • Suisun City to El Cerrito Del Norte BART stops in Vallejo

Effective July 6, 2020 (Partial Service Restoration):

Blue Line Route B

    • Sacramento to Pleasant Hill BART stops in Fairfield, Vacaville, Dixon and UC Davis

Green Express Line Route GX

    • Suisun City to El Cerrito Del Norte BART stops in Fairfield and Vallejo

Effective June 15, 2020:

  • All SolanoExpress routes will require passengers to wear facial coverings.
  • Fare collection on all SolanoExpress routes will resume. For reference, the SolanoExpress fares can be found below.

SolanoExpress Safety Protocols:

To keep our riders and employees healthy and safe, SolanoExpress has adopted the following safety protocols:

1 Install driver partitions, which will prevent patrons from having direct contact with the driver
2 Require drivers to wear facial coverings, effective June 15.
3 Limit seating on SolanoExpress to no more than 20 riders so that patrons are adhering to social distancing.
4 Promote cashless payment.
5 Enhanced cleaning protocols on buses and transit facilities.

Effective September 9, 2020:

As part of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC’s) Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force recent efforts, MTC recently released “The Riding Together, Health and Safety Plan,” a health and safety plan collectively developed by the region’s public transit operators. This Plan provides the drivers and riders with a consistent health and safety plan for the region’s 25 plus transit operators, including the five transit operators that provide service in Solano County, to strengthen trust in riding public transportation (Solano County Transit/SolTrans, Fairfield and Suisun Transit/FAST, Vacaville City Coach, Dixon Readi-Ride, Rio Vista Delta Breeze). The STA Board unanimously approved the Plan for Solano Express service at their September 9th Board meeting. Please click here for more details.

Listed below are eight safety measures that have been layered together to reduce the likelihood that an individual would contract COVID-19 while riding on SolanoExpress:

1 Face Coverings
2 Physical Distancing
3 Hand Hygiene
4 A Quiet Ride Campaign
5 Vehicle and Facility Conditions-Ventilation
6 Touchless Fares
7 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
8 Infected Employees/contact tracing

 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Brandon Thomson, STA Transit Mobility Coordinator, at bthomson@sta.ca.gov.

SolanoExpress Route Map