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November 11, 2014

AC Transit receives $81M to finish BRT project

As one of the highest rated transit projects in the nation, the agency’s BRT will link one of the busiest traffic corridors in the Bay Area with a fast, economical and environmentally friendly means of transportation.


October 10, 2014

BART, AC Transit approve late night bus service expansion

Buses would run every 20 minutes between 12:30 and 2:30 a.m., about the frequency of BART trains during non-commute hours.


April 24, 2014

Cubic receives Calif. Clipper card add-on contract

The $7.5 million contract from Metropolitan Transportation Commission to expand the fare payment system to more than a dozen suburban transit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area.


February 6, 2014

AC Transit, SPX upgrade fare collection system

The transit system refitted all 569 of its buses with SPX Genfare’s Fast Fare fareboxes. The “talking” fareboxes interact with passengers using full-color, lighted displays and automatic audio responses, and replace the agency’s more bulky, 14-year old fare collection boxes.


January 27, 2014

AC Transit BRT project gains final approval

The project will make bus transit more efficient and cleaner with dedicated bus lanes, improved street lighting and crosswalks, artistic landscaping, signal priority and more.


December 31, 2013

AC Transit, union reach agreement

Heads off a threatened strike that that had been twice averted. Provides for a wage increase of 9.5% that will be phased in over the three years of the contract. The agency and union also agreed on a flat monthly contribution of $120 per employee during the life of the contract.


December 12, 2013

AC Transit to streamline fares

Canceled a fare increase planned for this summer. The agency opted to eliminate paper transfers, institute a Day Pass and offer local discounts for Clipper Card users instead.


December 9, 2013

Disabled brace for possible BART, AC Transit strikes

While one agency reaches the end of its "cooling-off period" and another could strike any time, passengers say they are disproportionately affected.


November 21, 2013

AC Transit removes youth fare card hurdle

Riders may now apply for a Youth Clipper card by mail, email or fax, and then receive a registered card in the mail, instead of having to apply in person with a photo ID.


November 8, 2013

AC Transit rolls out new Gilligs

The dark green buses are the third in a series of locally-built coaches acquired as part of the agency’s “A Better Ride” campaign and its Buy American Goods policy.


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