San Francisco – San Jose COVID-19 Transit Updates

Updates as of March 27, 2020


SFMTA (Muni): 

Future adjustments:

Starting next Monday, March 30. Read more.

Current adjustments:

E-Embarcadero and express service are canceled.

Bus shuttles will provide cable car service as well as F-Market service between the Ferry Building and Pier 39.

All rail lines are running 1-car trains. For the latest information, click here

Starting Monday, March 30, E Embarcadero and Express service will be canceled. 5R, 9R, 28R and 38R will be served by 5, 9, 28, 38 locals.

Muni Metro rail lines will be served by Metro Bus routes. Multiple bus routes will be discontinued until further notice, click here for more information.



AC Transit: 

Temporary suspension of all 600-series bus lines. Fare payment not required until further notice. All buses with multiple doors will be boarded from the rear-door. Additional service changes go into effect starting March 29, click here for more info. For alternative service from inner East Bay BART stations to and from San Francisco, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley between 9:00 p.m. and midnight, click here



Train sizes have been reduced. Saturday service and ACE 07 & 10 are temporarily suspended.



The extra commute trains that run during the AM and PM commute on the Yellow (Antioch-SFO) line have been suspended. Starting Monday, March 23, weekday service will run from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Current weekday train frequency will remain. Starting Saturday, March 28, weekend service will run from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Current weekend train frequency will remain.

SFO is providing free limited replacement bus service for SFO passengers and airport employees. For more information click here. For alternative service from inner East Bay BART stations to and from San Francisco, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley between 9:00 p.m. and midnight, click here



Starting Monday, March 30, Caltrain will run a modified weekday schedule operating 42 trains per day, rather than the usual 92. Trains will make all local weekday stops between San Jose and San Francisco every 30-60 minutes, depending on the time of day. Caltrain will continue operating two Gilroy service trains during the morning and afternoon peak commute. Limited and Baby Bullet service will be suspended until further notice.


Capitol Corridor: 

Reduced train and bus service as well as a modified schedule and facilities closures. Trains will still stop at all closed stations. Effective immediately and until further notice, Capitol Corridor is only taking cashless payments in stations and on board trains.


County Connector: 

On Thursday, March 26, several trips have been canceled on the following routes due to operator availability; 1, 4, 6, 7, 11, 16, 18, 21, 35, 92X, 93X, 95X, 96X, 97X. Temporary suspension of 600-series bus lines remains in effect. Fare collection has been suspended on all routes including paratransit.


Dumbarton Express: 

Passengers should board through the rear door of buses unless passengers require a ramp or priority seating. Fare payment not required until further notice.


Golden Gate Transit: 

The weekend ferry service is temporarily suspended. No ferry service to Chase Center. Several additional transit & ferry service reductions and schedule adjustments.


Wheels Bus (Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority): 

Temporary suspension of bus line 53 and the 500 & 600-series school service bus lines. LAVTA has suspended the collection of passenger fares on all Wheels, Rapid buses, and Dial-a-Ride paratransit services. Effective Thursday, March 26, routes 2, 20X, and 580X will be canceled. Alternative service will be available via route 30R and LAVTA’s GoDublin program(opens in a new window). Rapid Routes 10R and 30R will operate on a 30-minute frequency during hours when the 15-minute frequency is currently offered.


Marin Transit: 

Temporary suspension of 100-series school service bus lines. Several other route cancellations. Marin Transit is offering fare-free service on their app-based, Marin Transit Connect service.


Petaluma Transit: 

Effective Tuesday, March 24, Petaluma Transit will have passengers board through the rear door of buses. Front door boarding will only be reserved for passengers who need the ramp or priority seating. Fare collection has been suspended.



Regular, non-school day schedule on weekdays. The weekend service will remain unchanged. Starting Wednesday, March 25, rear-door boarding will be implemented on fixed-route service buses with multiple doors. ADA passengers and riders needing assistance will still be able to board through the front doors. Fare payment on these routes will not be required until further notice.


Santa Rosa CityBus: 

Running on a modified transit schedule. Santa Rosa CityBus is also operating a fare-free service to eliminate passenger interaction with fareboxes and reduce close contact between drivers and passengers.


SF Bay Ferry: 

No weekend service. No Chase Center or Oracle Stadium service. No service on the Richmond, Harbor Bay, & South SF routes. Additional reduced service.



Weekend train service is canceled through April 5. Temporary suspension of the following weekday trips: SB 6:38 AM, 7:10 AM, 9:18 AM, and 4:29 PM from the Sonoma County Airport station; and NB 8:14 AM 8:46 AM & 6:05 PM from the Larkspur station. SMART will be adding a midday train that will depart from the Sonoma County Airport at 1:49 PM starting March 23.



Routes 12, 15, 17, & 38 have been temporarily suspended. SolTrans Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit service are operating on a Saturday service schedule. Fare collection has been suspended on Local, SolanoExpress and Paratransit service.

Sonoma County Transit: 

Sonoma County Transit is operating on a revised schedule, Monday through Saturday, with no changes to Sunday service. Fare collection will be suspended on Sonoma County Transit and Sonoma County Paratransit. All passengers will board at the rear door of buses if equipped. For more information on the revised schedule click here.



All service from Berkeley to San Francisco has been suspended.


Tri Delta Transit: 

Fare collection has been suspended on all buses. All buses will be boarded through the rear door unless riders require a wheelchair ramp.


Union City Transit

Weekday supplemental school service has been suspended. Union City Paratransit is operating regular hours, but is suspending all Paratransit Plus service into Fremont, Hayward, and Newark.



Reduced service on fixed routes and community shuttles. All fares for Vine buses, community shuttles, and para-transit service will be waived until after the COVID-19 shelter in place is lifted. All buses will be boarded through the rear door unless riders require priority seating or a wheelchair ramp.



Effective today, March 26, light rail service has been suspended until further notice. Starting Monday, 3/30, all VTA trips that start after 9pm will be canceled, with the exception of Route 22. Express Bus service will be suspended except for Express 104 serving Stanford Research Park and Express 181 which will operate to match BART’s reduced service schedule offering some service past 9 pm. to meet the last BART trains at Warm Spring.



No school service. Route JX bus service has been suspended. Lynx Transbay Service to Salesforce Transit Center will operate a Holiday/MLK Day Schedule effective Monday, March 23. Effective March 24, WestCat will implement rear-door boarding on all fixed-route buses. Fare collection has been suspended on all services including Paratransit.


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You ride (healthy), we guide. 

The Moovit Team