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Published September 21, 1999
Volume 7, Number 9



Hacienda Commuter's Guide


The Bay Area is criss-crossed with public transit networks of all varieties, from rail and trolley to both commuter and local buses. Here's a directory of the primary transit companies that provide services that might be of use to Hacienda commuters: 

AC Transit
(510) 891-4777 
www.actransit.org

AC Transit buses serve Alameda and western Contra Costa Counties and provide many connections to BART. 

Altamont Commuter Express (ACE)
(800-411-RAIL (7245)
www.acerail.com

ACE provides Central Valley commuters in Stockton, Manteca, and Tracy a rail connection to Pleasanton and beyond. WHEELS provides Hacienda buses for both incoming and outgoing ACE trains. 

BART
(650) 992-BART
(510) 839-2278 (TDD)
www.BART.org

BART connects four Bay Area counties and, best of all, it's here in Hacienda. All BART trains arriving in Hacienda during commute hours are met by WHEELS buses that travel throughout the park. 

Caltrain
(800) 660-4287
(650) 508-6448 (TDD)
www.caltrain.com

Caltrain runs between Gilroy in the south and San Francisco in the north. The rail system offers links to BART, ACE, Amtrak, and both San Francisco's Muni and Santa Clara's VTA light rail. 

Amtrak/Capitol Corridor
(800) USA-RAIL (872-7245)
www.transitinfo.org/Amtrak

Four round trip trains run daily between San Jose and Sacramento with stops in between. A Richmond stop allows easy transfer to BART. 

County Connection
(925) 676-7500
(800) 735-2929 (TDD/TTY)
www.cccta.org

The County Connection offers bus service within central Contra Costa County as well as some connections to Pleasanton. 

Golden Gate Transit
(415) 923-2000
(415) 257-4554 (TDD)
www.goldengate.org 

Golden Gate Transit offers both bus and ferry service connecting Marin County with San Francisco, including several convenient connections to BART and MUNI in San Francisco. 

Greyhound
(800) 231-2222
(800) 345-3109 (TDD/TTY)
www.greyhound.com

This nationwide bus service offers a number of routes throughout the Bay Area. 

MAX Commuter Express
(209) 521-1274
www.ci.modesto.ca.us/etd/max

MAX has service between Modesto and the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART. 

SamTrans
(800) 660-4287
(650) 508-6448 (TDD/TTY)
www.samtrans.com

The San Mateo County Transit District bus service, SamTrans, runs primarily in San Mateo County but also offers connections to San Francisco and Santa Clara counties. 

SMART Bus
(209) 943-1111
www.transitinfo.org/SMART

San Joaquin Regional Transit (SMART) serves the Stockton and Tracy areas and also provides an express bus to the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station in Hacienda. 

Tri-Delta Transit
(925) 754-4040 route/schedule
(925) 754-3695 (TDD)
www.transitinfo.org/TriDelta

Tri-Delta Transit serves eastern Contra Costa County and provides commuter connections to the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station. 

Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
(800) 894-9908
(408) 321-2300
(408) 321-2330 (TDD)
www.vta.org

The VTA offers bus and light rail service in the Santa Clara Valley, including many shuttles to and from CalTrain stops. 

WestCAT
(510) 724-7993
www.transitinfo.org/WestCAT

WestCAT provides bus service in Pinole, Hercules, and the neighboring area. 

WHEELS
(925) 455-7500
www.lavta.org

WHEELS offers bus service throughout the Tri-Valley area, including their recently-introduced Walnut Creek Commuter Express Bus. All WHEELS buses are equipped with bike racks. 

All Hacienda employees and residents are eligible for free WHEELS passes from the Hacienda Owners Association. To order passes, call the Hacienda Transportation Hotline at (925) 734-6551 or via the Hacienda web site. Your pass will be delivered to your place of business. 
 

City Car Route Travel Time Transit Route Travel Time
Alameda Interstate 580 25 BART W. Oakland to Hacienda 35
Antioch Route 4 to Interstate 680 50 BART Pittsburg to W. Oakland to Hacienda 61
Berkeley Interstate 580 35 BART Downtown Berkeley to Bay Fair to Hacienda 46
Brentwood Vasco Road to Interstate 580 45 BART Pittsburg to W. Oakland to Hacienda 81
Castro Valley Interstate 580 12 BART Castro Valley to Hacienda 11
Concord Interstate 680 40 WHEELS 70 Walnut Creek Express Bus to Hacienda 49
Daly City Interstate 280 to 80 to 580 60 BART Daly City to Hacienda 61
Danville Interstate 680 18 County Connection bus 960/970 60
Dublin Foothill Road or Interstate 580 8 WHEELS 3 to BART Station to WHEELS 9 30
Fairfield Interstate 80 to 680 75 BART Martinez to W. Oakland to Hacienda 75
Fremont Interstate 680 15 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Hayward Route 238 to Interstate 580 15 BART Castro Valley to Hacienda 11
Lafayette Route 24 to Interstate 680 30 BART Lafayette to W. Oakland to Hacienda 58
Livermore Stanley Boulevard or Interstate 580 20 WHEELS 10 to BART Station to WHEELS 9 40
Manteca Interstate 5 to 205 to 580 60 SMART Bus 65
Martinez Route 4 to Interstate 680 50 BART Martinez to W. Oakland to Hacienda 75
Mill Valley Highway 101 to Interstate 580 65 BART Richmond to Bay Fair to Hacienda 57
Milpitas Interstate 680 30 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Mountain View Highway 101 to Route 92 to Interstate 580 60 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Novato Highway 101 to Interstate 580 85 BART Richmond to Bay Fair to Hacienda 57
Oakland Interstate 580 25 BART 19th Street to Bay Fair to Hacienda 34
Orinda Route 24 to Interstate 680 25 BART Orinda to W. Oakland to Hacienda 53
Palo Alto Highway 101 to Route 92 to Interstate 580 55 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Pleasant Hill Interstate 680 45 WHEELS 70 Walnut Creek Express Bus to Hacienda 41
Pleasanton All local roads 5 WHEELS 1, 4, 5, 7, 8 or 10 bus 20
Redwood City Highway 101 to Route 92 to Interstate 580 80 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Richmond Interstate 580 45 BART Richmond to Bay Fair to Hacienda 57
San Francisco Interstate 80 to 580 45 BART Montgomery to Hacienda 43
San Jose Highway 101 or Interstate 680 to 580 35 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
San Leandro Interstate 580 20 BART San Leandro to Hacienda 19
San Mateo Highway 101 to Route 92 to Interstate 580 55 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
San Pablo Interstate 80 to 580 60 BART Richmond to Bay Fair to Hacienda 57
San Rafael Interstate 580 60 BART Richmond to Bay Fair to Hacienda 57
San Ramon Interstate 680 15 County Connection bus 970/121 30
Santa Clara Route 237 to Interstate 680 40 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Stockton Interstate 5 to 205 to 580 80 SMART bus or ACE Train 90
Sunnyvale Route 85 to 237 to Interstate 680 50 BART Fremont to Bay Fair to Hacienda 33
Tracy Interstate 205 to 580 40 SMART bus or ACE Train 45
Vacaville Interstate 80 to 680 90 BART Martinez to W. Oakland to Hacienda 75
Vallejo Interstate 780 to 680 55 BART Martinez to W. Oakland to Hacienda 75
Walnut Creek Interstate 680 35 WHEELS 70 Walnut Creek Express Bus to Hacienda 28


 



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