Tag Archives: AC Transit

One of the Miles vans has flat tires. (Photo by Larry Zhou)

After exhausting $1.8 million funding, Richmond’s Easy Go program yields low usage rates at high costs

From December 2011 to August 2013, the Easy Go program, funded by nearly $1.8 million in Chevron tax settlement, provided subsidized electric car rentals, bike rentals, kids cabs, van services and AC Transit Easy passes...
TransMETRO representatives sit in front of city council (photo by Alexis Kenyon).

City spends 1.8 million on transMETRO despite disputes

The City Council decided last week to spend most of a $2 million tax settlement with Chevron on a conditional contract with transMETRO, a transportation consulting service that will help the city implement a greenhouse-gas...
Young people in front of Kennedy High board a bus after school lets out.

District hopes bus passes will increase attendance

To help improve attendance and keep kids out of trouble, a program of the West Contra Costa Unified School District is funding bus passes for up to 2,000 high school students. So far only about...