Public Transportation

For more information, check in the Student Life Office or call 511 Contra Costa,
925-969-0841. Brought to you by DVC in cooperation with 511 Contra Costa (

General commute information: 511 Contra Costa call 925-969-0841.


Carpooling to school is now a healthier ride with miles of new High Occupancy Vehicle lanes on 680 between Hwy 4 in Martinez and Alcosta Boulevard in San Ramon. has a computerized system to help match your commuting needs with others.


Buses connect DVC to BART, services the BART stations in Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Orinda, and other cities throughout the Bay Area. Money-saving BART tickets can also be purchased near campus.

For information, call 925-676-2278.


DVC is served by frequent County Connection buses to BART and local communities. Buses numbered 9, 18, 20, 28, 649 (limited service) all serve DVC. Weekend buses are 314, 316, and 320. The fare is currently $2. You can buy a monthly pass for $60, or a 12-ride pass for $20. Passes and schedules are available in the Book Center. The Student Union also has schedules.

For information, call County Connection 925-676-1976 or visit


Secure bike racks can be found at various locations around campus. A network of trails throughout Contra Costa County offer a peaceful quiet ride. Trail maps can be obtained from the East Bay Regional Park District, 1-888-327-2757. Bikes can be transported by train or bus as well (see the above numbers for more information).