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Commuting to Work

Want to try alternative methods of transportation but not sure how? The information on the Commuting to Work page provides supportive information for your commute. Visit the Flexible Spending Benefits page to learn more on how to pay for transportation expenses pre-tax.

Sacramento Area

Share a ride everyday or once in a while. Ridesharing is a commute alternative to driving alone. Find others looking to car pool or van pool as well as free parking for drivers throughout the region to meet and share a ride or catch a bus or light rail train. These commute options can save you money and time, as well as be healthier for you and our community. Review more information at www.sacregion511.org.

San Francisco Area

Find the latest information on Bay Area commuting with 511 SFBay. Get breaking news on your commute as well as use a transit planner to find the best way to and from work. Use the site to Plan a Transit Trip, Join a Carpool and Order a Clipper Card among other services.

Stockton Area

Commute Connection is your regional link to finding alternative ways to bike, walk, and carpool to work. Find a Better Commute! with Commute Connection's new site!

Commuting News!

I-580 Express Lanes - Opening soon through Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin
A FasTrak® or FasTrak Flex Toll Tag is required to use the lanes. Carpoolers ride toll-free with FasTrak Flex - Get yours now!

The I-580 Express Lanes, on east- and westbound I-580 through the Tri-Valley, will open soon. The I-580 Express Lanes are toll-free for carpools, vanpools, motorcycles, buses and eligible clean-air vehicles (with a green or white sticker) as long as you carry a FasTrak® Flex toll tag set to 2 or 3+. Solo drivers can choose to pay a toll using a FasTrak or FasTrak Flex toll tag to access the lanes for a more reliable trip. Getting your FasTrak toll tag and opening an account is easy at http://www.bayareafastrak.org/

Additional Resources

  1. Learn more and sign up to receive express lane updates at www.alamedactc.org/580express  and
  2. https://www.facebook.com/AlamedaCountyExpressLanes
  3. Need help finding a carpool so you can use the lanes for free? http://www.rideshare.511.org/
  4. I-580 Need to Know Quick Guide
  5. I-580 Express Lanes Map