Pinole's Transportation



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    Public Parking in Old Town


     Lot Description  Address  Number of Spaces
     Lot 1-Main City Hall Public Lot  2180 Prune St  77
     Lot 2-Post Office Parking  right of 2101 Pear St  21
     Lot 3-City Hall Parking  2169 Pear St  20
     Lot 4-In front of City Hall  836 Tennent Ave  11
     Lot 5-Bank of the West  2372 Pear St  47
     Lot 6-Area North and East of Mechanics Bank  2401 San Pablo Ave  21
     Lot 7-Area South of Mechanics Bank  813 Fernandez Ave  43
     Lot 8-Captains Cottage  2548 San Pablo Ave  10
     Lot 9 A-East Charles St Upper Area  2560 Charles Ave  8
     Lot 9 B-East Charles St Lower Area  2572 Charles Ave  16
     Lot 10-Senior Center  2518 Charles Ave  70
     Lot 11-Tennent Avenue Parking  648 Tennent Ave  35
     Lot 12-Christ the Lord Church  592 Tennent Ave  22
     Lot 13-New Youth Center  635 Tennent Ave  35


    • Rideshare 511 (RIDES for Bay Area Commuters)
      An online matching service will provide you with a list of carpool or vanpool partners.
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    • BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
      (510) 236-BART
      Operates rail service in San Francisco and the East Bay.
      Pinole residents generally commute from the "El Cerrito del Norte" station.
      BART system map 
    • WestCAT (Western Contra Costa Transportation Authority)
      (510) 724-7993 or
      Bus service in the City of Pinole is provided by WestCAT, which operates local fixed routes, Express and transbay routes, and Paratransit within its service area. Five local fixed routes, 16, 17, 18, 19, and C3-Connection serve the Pinole residential and commercial areas. The C3-Connection is an hourly shuttle between the WestCAT service area and Contra Costa College.

      The Route JPX is a weekday commute hour express bus service that travels between the bus stops located on Pinole Valley Rd. and Henry Ave. and the El Cerrito del Norte BART Station. It makes timed connections with WestCAT's local Rte. 16 serving Pinole Valley and provides Pinole Valley area residents improved access to BART and with all commute hour Fremont BART trains at the El Cerrito del Norte BART Station.

      Express buses are timed to connect to BART trains at El Cerrito del Norte Station. The express Route J serves along San Pablo Avenue and provides service to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station. WestCAT's Express Route JX is a convenient service operating on Diamond Lanes on I-80, providing a 15-minute ride to El Cerrito del Norte BART Station. WestCAT's Express Routes JL and JR have stops at Hilltop Mall and at the Richmond Parkway Transit Center (RPTC), respectively. At the RPTC, there are opportunities to connect with both local and AC Transit buses and with Greyhound, providing greater regional accessibility for the residents of Pinole. The WestCAT Lynx, the commuter transbay service to the San Francisco Transbay Terminal that can be accessed at the Hercules Transit Center.
      WestCAT system map 
    • Dial-a-Ride offers curb to curb transportation to Senior and disabled passengers
      (510) 724-7993 - Information
      (510) 724-RIDE (7433) - Dial-a-Ride
      (510) 724-4466 - Dial-a-Ride Cancellations . 

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      • Amtrak
        For long-distance rail trips
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               Taxi Services Locator online 

       511 SF Bay