Bay Area Commute Tips

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Solano

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Bicycle
Bike Mapper: Plan your trip with Bike Mapper! 511 gis.mtc.ca.gov
Bike Racks on Buses: Take your bike with you on the bus. 511 511.org
Solano Bucks for Bikes: Get 60% off cost of a new bike, up to $100 per person. For any Solano County resident or employee over 18. Solano/Napa Commuter Information (Solano Transportation Authority) commuterinfo.net
Carpool
511: Sign up for the free 511 RideMatch Service to find your own carpool matches. 511 511.org
Carzac: Carpool whenever you need, and pay through the Carzac app. Enter SPAREAIR05 for $5 in free rides! Carzac carzac.com
Scoop: Schedule carpools at your convenience via the rideshare service app. Enter SPAREAIR05 for $5 in free rides! Scoop takescoop.com
Carshare
Zipcar: Pay a membership fee to join, reserve cars by the hour via website or app. Zipcar zipcar.com
Guaranteed Ride Home
Solano Guaranteed Ride Home: Get a free taxi ride or rental car in case of emergency if you work in Solano County. Employers must be pre-registered. Solano/Napa Commuter Information (Solano Transportation Authority) commuterinfo.net
Ridehailing
Lyft/LyftLine: Catch a ride on your own, or share your trip with others. Lyft lyft.com
Uber/uberPOOL: Catch a ride on your own, or share your trip with others. Uber uber.com
Schools
Solano Safe Routes to School: Find the safest route to school. Solano/Napa Commuter Information (Solano Transportation Authority) solanosr2s.ca.gov
Tax Benefits
Commuter Tax Benefits: Save money by paying for transit and vanpools with pre-tax wages. N/A 511.org
Transit
511 Trip Planner: Plan your transit trip and check departure times at 511. 511 511.org
BART Carpool Parking: Carpool to BART for special parking privileges. BART bart.gov
Clipper: The region's all-in-one transit card is the only way to get BART High Value Discount tickets and is accepted on FAST, SolTrans and Vacaville City Coach. Metropolitan Transportation Commission clippercard.com
Transit Apps: Plan trips, find out departure times and get alerts using a variety of apps. 511 511.org
Transit & Trails App: Get to parks and open spaces near you with the Transit & Trails app. Bay Area Open Space Council transitandtrails.org
Transit Promotions: Find promotions and incentives offered by Solano County transit agencies. Solano Mobility solanomobility.org
Vanpool
New Vanpool $500 Incentive: Earn $500 in gas cards for starting a vanpool registered with 511 Rideshare. 511 511.org
New Vanpool Seat Subsidies: 511 Rideshare will subsidize empty seats in your vanpool up to $300. 511 511.org
Solano Back-Up Vanpool Driver Incentive: Earn $100 in gas cards for your first two months as a back-up driver in a vanpool going to, from or through Solano County. Solano/Napa Commuter Information (Solano Transportation Authority) commuterinfo.net
Solano New Vanpool Driver Incentive: Get $100 in gas cards per empty seat for the first month when you start a new vanpool. For vanpools with 70% occupancy driving to, from or through Solano County. Reduced subsidies provided for three months. Solano/Napa Commuter Information (Solano Transportation Authority) commuterinfo.net
Other Incentives
511 Rideshare Promotions: Enter contests or log your carpool and other green commute trips to be eligible to win prizes! 511 511.org
Discounted Carpool/Vanpool Tolls: Carpools and vanpools pay discounted tolls on bridges. Caltrans 511.org
HOV Lanes: Get there faster in a high-occupancy vehicle lane. 511 511.org
Park & Ride Lots: Take advantage of 150 free, convenient Park & Ride lots to meet carpool partners, meet your vanpool or catch your bus. Caltrans, transit agencies, and local cities 511.org