Call 511

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Sometimes you don't have access to a computer, but need transportation information fast. That's why there's 511 on the phone! Just dial 5-1-1 – it's FREE, and you can find all the info you need to get around the Bay Area.

511 provides transportation information via a state-of-the-art speech recognition system that allows you to find what you need without pressing a button. Simply say "Traffic," "Public Transportation," "Ridesharing," "Bicycling," or "more choices" to get started.

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Call 511 for Current Traffic Conditions

Get real-time incident and congestion information for your route, including accidents, construction, and special events. Call 511 and say "Traffic Conditions."


511 Real-Time Departures

Stop waiting and wondering. Use 511 Departure Times to get free, up-to-the-minute departure predictions for SF Muni and BART. Call 511 and say “Departure Times” or get more information on Departure Times here.


MY 511

MY 511 is a free, personalized service on the phone and web that allows you to build your own home page or bypass phone menu options to get to your customized trip information even FASTER. Stay on top of your commute with personalized MY 511 text messages and e-mail alerts. To learn more and to sign up, go to

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