Bus

Free, Fast & Frequent

Attention: ** Our Express Routes are changing November 17th, 2019 and becoming even faster. Scroll down to our local express bus section for details or visit the County Connection Service Change Announcement Webpage.**

Bishop Ranch tenants enjoy free, fast and frequent bus service with direct local and express connections to Walnut Creek BART, Dublin/Pleasanton BART, Pleasanton ACE Train and regional Park & Ride lots. Commuters from San Francisco have their own private direct luxury express bus service. In fact, our bus options are so great that all tenants don’t need to provide additional employee commute programs to be in compliance with Bay Area Air Quality Management District Regulation 14, Rule 1.

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Local Express Buses

**Attention:  No County Connection Bus Service (Including Bart Express) – Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28 **

Bishop Ranch tenants can ride all County Connection buses free with a Bishop Ranch Bus Pass (BRECO/Clipper Card). The most popular express routes that serve Bishop Ranch include the 92X from the Pleasanton ACE Train station, the 95X and the 96X from Walnut Creek BART, and the 97X from Dublin/Pleasanton BART. Local routes serving Bishop Ranch include the 21 from Walnut Creek BART and the 35 from Dublin/Pleasanton BART.

NEW Bus Routes Begin November 17th, 2019

NEW 95X

NEW 97X

NEW 96X

 

Summary of November 17th Changes

Links to new schedules in bullets below and on County Connection Website

  • 10 min peak frequency from Walnut Creek to Bishop Ranch, see Routes 95X & 96X
  • Route 96X & 97X will only serve southern part of Bishop Ranch (BR 1, BR 2600, Sunset/Bishop, San Ramon Transit Center)
  • Route 95X will only serve northern part of Bishop Ranch (BR 15, BR 8, Annabel, San Ramon Transit Center)
  • Reduction in service on Route 97X (3 fewer AM trips, 1 less PM trip) from Dublin. Local 35 bus will supplement Dublin service departing from City Center & Transit Center.
  • Stops at Chevron, BR 3, BR 6 & BR 7 will no longer be served directly. Nearby alternatives available.
    • Chevron Use BR1
    • BR3 & BR7 use Transit Center
    • BR6 use stops on Norris or Executive on the 95X from WC
  • Minor schedule changes on Routes 1, 9, & 93X

More in depth information by route.

City Center Circulator Bus

Attention: ** No Circulator Bus Service – Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28 or Day After Thanksgiving – Friday November 29th **

Check out the new City Center Bishop Ranch using the new FREE City Center Circulator Bus! Two routes serve all BR buildings north of Bollinger.

Every 20 minutes
10:00am–6:00pm
Monday–Friday

Inner, Outer 11-6 or Whole Loop*

The Inner Route The Outer Route (New Outer Express Starts 7/15/2019
BR3 Fountain BR15 Bus Shelter
BR7 Bus Shelter BR8 Fountain
BR6 Bus Shelter City Center
BR2600 Fountain (BR12, Norris & Transit Center Removed due to low interest)
City Center

*(Full Loop – first & last Hour 10-11am & 6-7pm + Break Hour 2-3pm – Only One bus Runs 1/2 Hour for full loop)

Leave your car parked at your building while you are quickly whisked to and from City Center in comfort. Each bus seats up to 20 people and up to two wheelchairs.

Regional Luxury Express Buses

Attention: No CiSan Francisco Express Bus Service – Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28 or Day After Thanksgiving – Friday November 29th **

Bishop Ranch tenants can ride our luxury regional express buses for $7.50 per ride ($15.00 Round Trip) using the Bishop Ranch Bus Pass. Once you have the pass you need to register your regional bus commuter account. We will use PayPal to bill you. Enjoy a relaxing commute from the City in the quiet comfort of our luxury bus, featuring leather seats, tinted windows, air conditioning and a professional driver. Fast, reliable Wi-Fi service allows riders to catch up on email or the news to and from the office. Every seat has an outlet, so you can even charge your laptop or smart phone on the way! Arrive at work on time, well-rested, and ready to start your day at Bishop Ranch.

Get the FREE BRECO Clipper Card To Ride Everything

This all-in-one transit pass can be used on all major Bay Area transit systems by adding value to the card to ride BART, AC Transit, MUNI, and any other Clipper-enabled transit systems. Bishop Ranch-based employees get free unlimited rides on all buses in Contra Costa County by showing the inscription on the back of the card to the County Connection drivers. Scan the card to board the regional luxury express buses run by Bishop Ranch from San Francisco.

Regional Transit Resources

**Attention:  No Regional Bus Service (Including County Connection) – Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28 **

Bishop Ranch tenants enjoy free, fast and frequent bus service with direct local and express bus connections to Walnut Creek BART, Dublin/Pleasanton BART, Pleasanton ACE Train, and regional Park & Ride lots.