December 12, 2013
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
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
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
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.
October 17, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown called for a strike delay for AC Transit, which will thwart a walkout by bus operators and mechanics. Meanwhile, union officials called off a scheduled strike Wednesday evening and trains are running on schedule.
September 24, 2013
The agency commissioned one of its freshly acquired “Better Ride” New Flyer 2200 series, 60-foot coaches for the opening festivities. In all, five other AC Transit bus operators drove coaches as part of the opening ceremonies to commemorate the new Bay Bridge.
August 15, 2013
Designed to handle our heaviest passenger loads, the agency will deploy 23 of these streamlined buses in August and September.
August 6, 2013
The new agreement provides for a wage increase of 9.5% that will be phased in over the three years of the contract.
July 2, 2013
Operators made 99% of their schedule runs without a hitch despite uncommonly long lines of riders at bus stops and having to maneuver packed coaches through heavily congested roadways. Meanwhile, the talks between ATU Local 192 and AC Transit management continue.
July 1, 2013
Negotiators for BART's two largest employee unions left a bargaining session in Oakland late Sunday. Meanwhile, talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing. The agency is still running service, even though no new labor agreement was reached.
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