AC Transit

Latest (4/18/18) Update on SB 827

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

With opposition to their bill appearing both wide and strong, Senators Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) and Nancy Skinner (D-Oakland/Berkeley) backpedaled significantly on their bill to mandate upzoning near transit stations and along transit corridors.  However, it was apparently not enough.  SB 827's first committee hearing, before the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, happened April 17th.  While the results of that hearing were not yet available on the Legislature's website, News

Update on Senators Wiener's and Skinner's new housing upzone bill

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The February Rockridge News featured an article on Senators Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) and Nancy Skinner's (D-Oakland-Berkeley) bill, which would mandate residential upzoning near transit stations and major transit line stops statewide.  Faced with significant opposition to their bill, they have added a series of amendments.  (The attached file shows the bill's amended language as of March 1, 2018.)

AC Transit Proposes Changes to 51 Line; Kills 21 Parking Spaces

Friday, November 8, 2013

AC Transit received a $10 million grant to design and implement infrastructure modifications along the entire Line 51 route to increase reliability and on-time bus performance, and improve safety for pedestrians and AC Transit riders.

How We Roll: AC Transit Announces New Buses

Friday, May 3, 2013

Great news! Recently, AC Transit launched the first 10 of 65 new buses, all of which will be on the road by early June.

These 40-foot buses are made in the East Bay by Gillig. With a new seat design and layout, and engines that are 90 percent cleaner than those of the buses being replaced, they're already making a big impression on passengers, based on the many compliments we're receiving via social media and e-mail.

Public Meeting: AC Transit Line 51: Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project

Event Time: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave., 2nd floor meeting room #2

AC Transit,working with the city of Oakland Public Works Department, invites the public to a community meeting October 10 at the Rockridge Branch Library (Meeting Room 2), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to discuss potential improvements to the Line 51A bus route throughout Oakland.

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