Service Impacts Due to Street Closures and Curfews

Effective: July 12, 2020 - July 12, 2020

Updated 7/10 at 9:24am

Routes 316 – Temporary Detour on Sunday, July 12th

Due to several street closures and announced protest, County Connection will not operate service north of Highway 4 on Sunday, July 12th. Route 316 will operate regular service between Pleasant Hill BART and Pacheco Blvd. There will be no County Connection service from Muir Rd. to the Amtrak in Martinez. Buses will turn around at the Pacheco Park & Ride lot. Please plan your trip accordingly.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Ruta 316 – Desvío temporal el domingo 12 de julio

Debido a varios cierres de calles y protesta anunciada, County Connection no operará servicio al norte de la autopista 4 el domingo 12 de julio. La ruta 316 operará servicio normal de Pleasant Hill BART a Pacheco Blvd. No habrá servicio de County Connection de Muir Rd. a Amtrak en Martinez. Los autobuses se darán vuelta en el Pacheco Park and Ride. Por favor planifique su viaje con esta desviación en mente.

Le pedimos disculpas por la inconveniencia.


Updated 6/19 at 11:30am

Routes 4 & 5 Temporarily Out of Service – Starting at 2pm

Due to several street closures and announced protests, County Connection service in and out of Walnut Creek will be interrupted today, June 19th, starting at 2pm. Routes 4 and 5 will not be operational and other routes with service to Walnut Creek BART may experience detours and reduced service, depending on protest route.

Please call customer service for the most up-to-date information, at 925-676-7500. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Rutas 4 & 5 Temporalmente Fuera de Servicio – Empezando a las 2pm

Debido a varios cierres de calles y protestas anunciadas, el servicio de County Connection en la ciudad de Walnut Creek será interrumpido hoy, viernes 19 de junio empezando a las 2pm. Las rutas 4 y 5 no estarán disponibles y otras rutas con servicio a Walnut Creek BART pueden experimentar desvíos y servicio reducido, dependiendo de la ruta de protesta.

Llame al servicio al cliente para obtener la información más actualizada, al 925-676-7500. Le pedimos disculpas por la inconveniencia.


Updated 6/17 at 5pm

Route 21 Temporary Detour

Route 21 will detour on 680 between San Ramon and Walnut Creek due to several street closures and protesting.


Updated 6/17 at 4pm

Routes 4 & 5 Out of Service

Due to several street closures and potential protests, County Connection service in and out of Walnut Creek will be interrupted starting at 4pm, today, June 17th. Routes 4 and 5 will not be operational and other routes with service to Walnut Creek BART will experience detours and reduced service.

Please call customer service for the most up-to-date information, at 925-676-7500.

Route 21 Temporary Detour

A protest is scheduled in the City of Walnut Creek on Wednesday, June 17th. As a result, Route 21 will be detoured between Walnut Creek BART and Creekside Dr. Route 21 will not serve stops between Walnut Creek BART and Creekside Dr., starting at 4pm, in both directions, for the remainder of the day. Other last minute changes may be necessary as the day progresses.


Updated 6/5 at 3pm

Routes 9 & 98X Temporary Detour

A protest is underway in the City of Walnut Creek on Friday, June 5th. As a result, Routes 9 & 98X will not be able to access stops along N. Main St. to the Walnut Creek BART station. Both routes will turn around at the Pleasant Hill BART station. There will be no bus service along N. Main St. or the Walnut Creek BART station for these two routes. Please make your way to Pleasant Hill BART to access Routes 9 & 98X for the remainder of the day. Other last minute changes may be necessary as the day progresses.

Rutas 9 & 98X- Desviación Temporal

Una protesta está tomando lugar en la ciudad de Walnut Creek el viernes 5 de junio. Como resultado, las Rutas 9 y 98X no podrán acceder a las paradas de autobus a lo largo de N. Main St. hasta la estación de Walnut Creek BART. Ambas rutas darán vuelta en la estación de Pleasant Hill BART. No habrá servicio de autobús a lo largo de N. Main St. o la estación de Walnut Creek BART. Diríjase a Pleasant Hill BART para acceder a las Rutas 9 y 98X por el resto del día. Otros cambios de última hora pueden ser necesarios a medida que avance el día.


Updated 6/5 at 12pm

Weekend Disruptions (6/6-6/7)

There are protests scheduled throughout our service area on Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th. We anticipate there will be some service disruptions around Todos Santos Park in Concord and Lafayette Park Plaza. This will impact routes 6, 310, 311, 314, 315 and 320. County Connection will detour based on street closures in each jurisdiction. We expect to be able to access the BART stations, however, stops surrounding each BART station may not be accessible. If access to the BART stations is blocked, County Connection will stop at the next nearest bus stop. There may be other protests impacting service that we have not been made aware of. Please stay safe and check our website for additional updates.

We expect to resume regular service on Monday, June 8th.

Interrupciones el Fin de Semana (6/6-6/7)

Hay protestas programadas en nuestra área de servicio el sábado 6 de junio y domingo 7 de junio. Anticipamos que habrá algunas interrupciones en el servicio alrededor del parque Todos Santos en Concord y Lafayette Park Plaza. Esto afectará las rutas 6, 310, 311, 314, 315, y 320. County Connection se desviará según el cierre de calles en cada ciudad. Esperamos poder acceder a las estaciones de BART, sin embargo, habrá paradas que rodean cada estación de BART que no serán accesibles. Si el acceso a las estaciones de BART está bloqueado, County Connection se detendrá en la próxima parada de autobús más cercana. Puede haber otras protestas que afecten el servicio de las que no se nos haya informado. Manténgase seguro y visite nuestro sitio web para obtener actualizaciones adicionales.

Esperamos reanudar el servicio regular el lunes 8 de junio.

Route 1 Temporary Detour

A protest is scheduled in the City of Walnut Creek on Friday, June 5th. As a result, Route 1 will be detoured between Walnut Creek BART and Rossmoor. Route 1 will not serve stops between Walnut Creek BART and Tice Valley Road, starting at noon, in both directions, for the remainder of the day. Other last minute changes may be necessary as the day progresses.

Routes 4 and 5 Currently Out of Service

Route 21 Temporary Detour

A protest is scheduled in the City of Walnut Creek on Friday, June 5th. As a result, Route 21 will be detoured between Walnut Creek BART and Creekside Dr. Route 21 will not serve stops between Walnut Creek BART and Creekside Dr., starting at noon, in both directions, for the remainder of the day. Other last minute changes may be necessary as the day progresses.


Updated 6/4 at 4pm

Contra Costa County has rescinded its curfew order. County Connection will resume evening service past 9:30pm, starting today, Thursday, June 4th.

El condado de Contra Costa a levantado el toque de queda. County Connection reanudará el servicio después de las 9:30pm hoy, jueves 4 de junio.

Route 10 Temporary Detour

A protest is scheduled between the cities of Concord and Clayton, along Clayton Rd. on Friday, June 5th. As a result, Route 10 will be detoured along Ayers Rd./Concord Blvd./Kirker Pass Rd. All stops between Ygnacio Valley Blvd./Kirker Pass Rd. and the City of Clayton will not be served after 3:30pm, in both directions, for the remainder of the day. We will update this notice if anything changes.

Regular weekend service will resume on Saturday, June 6th.

Ruta 10 – Desviación Temporal

Una protesta esta programada el viernes 5 de junio entre las ciudades de Concord y Clayton a lo largo the Clayton Rd. Como resultado, la ruta 10 será desviada por Ayers Rd./Concord Blvd./Kirker Pass Rd. No habrá servicio a lo largo de Clayton Rd. entre Ygnacio Valley Blvd./Kirker Pass y la ciudad de Clayton, en las dos direcciones, empezando a las 3:30pm por el resto del día. Si occure algún cambio, actualizaremos este aviso.

Se reanudará el servicio regular el sábado 6 de junio.


Updated 6/3 at 10am

Route 35 Temporary Detour

A protest is planned in the City of San Ramon this afternoon. Service on Route 35 will experience the following interruptions:

  • Trips departing Dublin/Pleasanton BART at 5:08pm and 5:23pm will be cancelled.
  • Trips departing the San Ramon Transit Center between 4pm-5pm may be delayed.
  • No service along the Crow Canyon/Bollinger Canyon Loop starting at 4pm, for the remainder of the day.
  • Stops between Dougherty Rd. and the San Ramon Transit Center will not be accessible starting at 4pm, due to street closures. Route 35 will be detoured along Crow Canyon Rd. and Dougherty Rd. between the San Ramon Transit Center and Dublin/Pleasanton BART, in both directions starting around 4pm. Detour subject to change.

Regular service will resume on Thursday, June 4th.

Express Routes serving Bishop Ranch

Due to street closures around Bishop Ranch, all express routes will be detoured along Crow Canyon Rd. to serve the San Ramon Transit Center. Stops south of the San Ramon Transit Center within Bishop Ranch will not be served. Some delays may occur. We recommend accessing all County Connection express routes at the San Ramon Transit Center.

Regular service will resume on Thursday, June 4th.


Updated 6/2 at 3 pm

Contra Costa County has issued a countywide curfew order starting tonight, Tuesday, June 2, from 8pm to 5am. The order is in effect until rescinded and does not apply to people traveling to and from work. County Connection recognizes many of our passengers are essential workers and may travel outside of our service area for work, therefore may need access to transportation beyond the curfew hours. Our goal is to offer safe and reliable service to passengers traveling to and from work. Current hours of operations are from 5am-9:30pm. Any trips with a start time after 9:30pm will not be operational, until curfew orders are lifted. Please note, service is subject to change based on directives from law enforcement agencies or due to civil unrest. We must prioritize the safety of our drivers and passengers. Please check our website on a regular basis for the most up-to-date information.

El condado de Contra Costa ha emitido una orden de toque de queda en todo el condado, empezando hoy, martes 2 de junio de las 8pm a las 5am. La orden está vigente hasta que se rescinda y no aplica a las personas rumbo a casa o el trabajo. County Connection reconoce que muchos de nuestros pasajeros son empleados esenciales y puede que trabajen fuera de nuestra área. Por cual razón necesitan transporte después del horario del toque de queda. Nuestra meta es seguir proveyendo un servicio seguro y confiable a todo trabajador/a. Nuestro horario actual es del 5am a 9:30pm. Cualquier viaje que empieze después de las 9:30pm no estará hasta que el toque de queda sea cancelado. Por favor note, nuestro servicio está sujeto a cambios según las directivas de las agencias de policía o debido a disturbios civiles. Debemos priorizar la seguridad de nuestros conductores y pasajeros. Por favor visite nuestro sitio web regularmente para mantenerse al tanto de todos los cambios.


Updated 6/2 at 11am 8pm

Route 10 Temporary Detour

Clayton Valley High will be hosting their graduation on Tuesday, June 2nd and Wednesday, June 3rd from 11am-8pm and a protest is scheduled in Clayton on Tuesday, June 2nd.

On Tuesday, June 2nd, Route 10 will NOT be able to access stops along Clayton Blvd. between Ayers Rd. and the City of Clayton.

On Wednesday, June 3rd, Route 10 will NOT be able to access stops along Clayton Blvd. between Ayers Rd. and Ygnacio Valley Road/Kirker Pass. Service will continue along Clayton Rd. between Ygnacio Valley Road/Kirker Pass and the City of Clayton.

Regular service will resume on Thursday, June 4th Wednesday, June 3rd.

Ruta 10 – Desviación Temporal

Clayton Valley High celebrará la graduación el martes 2 de junio y el miércoles 3 de junio de las 11am a las 8pm y una protesta esta programada en la ciudad de Clayton el martes 2 de junio.

El martes 2 de junio, la ruta 10 NO proveerá servicio a lo largo de Clayton Rd. de Ayers Rd. hasta la ciudad de Clayton.

El miércoles 3 de junio, la ruta 10 NO proveerá servicio a lo largo de Clayton Rd. de Ayers Rd. hasta Ygancio Valley Road/Kirker Pass. El servicio entre Ygnacio Valley Road/Kirker Pass y la ciudad de Clayton continuará en operación.

Se reanudará el servicio regular el jueves 4  de junio el miércoles 3 de junio.


Updated 6/1 at 5pm

Various cities in County Connection’s service area have curfews in place. In an effort to continue to provide a safe and reliable service to many essential workers, County Connection will continue to operate service between the hours of 5am-9:30pm. Any trips with a start time after 9:30pm will not be operational starting today, Monday, June 1st. These hours of operations will remain in effect until curfew orders are lifted in all cities served by County Connection. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact customer service if you are have any questions: 925-676-7500.

Varias ciudades en el area de servicio de County Connection han adoptado ordenes de toque de queda. Sabemos lo importante que es el servicio de transporte para los/as trabajadores/as esenciales y también queremos mantenerlos seguros. Seguiremos operando nuestro servicio de forma reducida, de las 5am a las 9:30pm. Los viajes que empiecen después de las 9:30pm no estarán disponibles empezando hoy, lunes 1ro de junio. Este nuevo horario permanecerá vigente hasta que las ordenes de toque de queda sean levantadas en la ciudades con servicio de County Connection. Gracias por su comprensión y lamentamos cualquier inconveniencia. Por favor llame a nuestro servicio al cliente con cualquier pregunta: 925-676-7500.


Updated 6/1/2020

Due to several street closures and potential protests, County Connection service in and out of Walnut Creek will be interrupted starting at 12pm, today, June 1st. Routes 4 and 5 will not be operational and other routes with service to Walnut Creek BART will experience detours and reduced service. Additionally, routes serving any other BART stations impacted by the protests will be rerouted and service to BART stations temporarily halted.

Various cities in County Connection’s service area have adopted curfews. As a result, County Connection will have reduced hours of operation in order to adhere to these efforts. Please call customer service for the most up-to-date information, at 925-676-7500.

Important message from the City of Walnut Creek:

Many streets in the downtown area will be closed today. There will be limited BART service to Walnut Creek. The downtown area will be patrolled by officers from Walnut Creek and other agencies. Parking will be extremely limited, and any cars parked illegally will be towed. There is a curfew in effect from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. through tomorrow morning, and continues from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. through June 8, 2020.


Original Post 5/29/2020

County Connection’s weekday service may be affected by street closures. Please call Customer Service at (925) 676-7500 for service information. We will continue to do our best to provide safe and reliable service during these unprecedented times. Stay healthy and safe.