On October 19, 2020, the Capitol Corridor will implement schedule changes for two connecting bus routes: 1) Service between Sacramento and Truckee/Nevada, and 2) Service between Martinez and Arcata/McKinleyville.
The updated schedules will not impact any other bus routes or any train schedules.
The changes are listed below, and the new schedules will be available online on Monday, October 19.
SACRAMENTO – TRUCKEE/NEVADA SERVICE
- The weekday bus connection from Train 524 will connect instead from Train 532 and depart Sacramento (SAC) at 3:40 PM
- The weekend bus connection from Train 728 will connect instead from Train 732 and depart Sacramento (SAC) at 4:20 PM
- The weekday bus connection to Train 547 will instead connect to Train 537 and arrive in Sacramento (SAC) at 11:50 AM. This connecting bus trip will also operate on the weekends and connect to Train 737.
MARTINEZ – ARCADA/MCKINLEYVILLE
- The bus that connects with weekday trains 532 and 537 and weekend trains 728 and 737, will serve the Eureka (EKA) and Arcata (ARC) stops 15 minutes earlier, and will not serve the McKinleyville-Airport stop (MKV).
Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Service Information Communications survey. Feedback provided us insight into how riders utilize the electronic Passenger Information Display Signs (PIDs) found at our station platforms, in addition to our other communication channels (e.g. third-party train status apps, email/text alerts, and Twitter) for trip planning and service updates. More Staying on Track: How Capitol Corridor Riders Get Service Updates
Capitol Corridor has introduced a new feature, available on its website, that uses recent ridership numbers to provide information on how crowded a specific Capitol Corridor train might be. More Capitol Corridor Introduces Occupancy Checking Tool for Trains and San Francisco Connecting Buses
In early October, the hours of the Davis, Martinez, Emeryville, and San Jose stations will change. Davis and San Jose will also adapt a Monday through Friday schedule and no longer be open on weekends. The new station hours and their effective dates are indicated below.
More New Hours for Davis, Martinez, Emeryville, and San Jose Stations Begin in October
Update: On September 29, the construction that resulted in the closure of Highway 50 was completed ahead of schedule. Service to and from Placerville is has resumed. Connecting bus service at the Stateline Transit Center and Stateline Kingsbury will remain suspended until Saturday, October 3, due to one-way traffic controls. Buses will serve the Tahoe Wye stop.
Beginning Friday, September 18, Highway 50 in the Sierra Nevada will be closed for two weeks, with an expected reopening on Saturday, October 3. The closure is required for Caltrans to install bridge girders to seismically retrofit a bridge near Echo Summit.
More Temporary Highway 50 Closure Will Result in South Lake Tahoe Bus Detour and Stop Suspensions