About 511 - Who We Are

511 is managed by a partnership of public agencies led by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the California Highway Patrol, and the California Department of Transportation. 511 was developed with the mission to provide comprehensive, accurate, reliable and useful multimodal travel information to meet the needs of Bay Area travelers.

Additional 511 partners:

  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Solano Napa Commuter Information
  • AC Transit
  • BART
  • MUNI
  • VTA
  • SamTrans/Caltrain
  • County Connection
  • Golden Gate Transit
  • Sonoma County Transit
  • Tri Delta Transit
  • Capitol Corridor
  • Emery-Go-Round
  • Alameda/Oakland Ferry
  • Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry
  • Blue & Gold Ferry
  • Harbor Bay Ferry
  • Red& White Ferry
  • American Canyon Transit
  • ACE
  • Benicia Transit
  • Cloverdale Transit
  • Dumbarton Express
  • Fairfield-Suisun Transit
  • Healdsburg Transit
  • The VINE
  • Petaluma Transit
  • Rio Vista Delta Breeze
  • Santa Rosa CityBus
  • Union City Transit
  • Vacaville City Coach
  • Vallejo Transit
  • WestCAT
  • Yountville Shuttle
  • Vallejo Baylink Ferry
  • East Bay Paratransit Consortium
  • MV Transportation
  • San Francisco Paratransit
  • Outreach for Santa Clara VTA
  • Readi-Wheels for San Mateo County Transit District
  • County Connection LINK
  • Whistlestop Wheels for Marin Co.
  • Tri Delta Transit
  • Wheels Dial-a-Ride for LAVTA
  • Benicia Dial-a-Ride
  • DART for Fairfield-Suisun Transit
  • Petaluma People Services
  • Volunteer Wheels for Sonoma Co.
  • Union City Paratransit
  • Special Services for Vacaville City Coach
  • Vallejo Run About
  • WestCAT
  • Coastside Opportunity Center
  • Solano Paratransit
  • Lake Transit
  • Mendocino Transit Authority
  • Modesto MAX
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit
  • San Benito County Transit
  • San Joaquin Regional Transit
  • Santa Cruz Metro
  • Unitrans
  • Yolobus
  • 511 Contra Costa
  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance

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Call 511 – It's Free!

Get your transportation information fast from anywhere in the nine-county Bay Area! Just dial
5-1-1 and say "Traffic," "Public Transportation," "Ridesharing," "Bicycling," or "more choices" to get started.


Current and Future Driving Times

Find out how long it will take to get to your destination – now, or in the future. Use 511 Driving Times to calculate your current driving time NOW, or estimate your driving time in advance to plan an upcoming trip.


Plan Your Transit Trip – It's Easy!

Use the interactive 511 Transit Trip Planner to generate step-by-step instructions for traveling from place to place on public transportation – including an itinerary with schedules, fares, time estimates, and interactive maps.

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