Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

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Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority or WHEELS is the public transit service in the Tri-Valley Region (southeast Alameda County) of the San Francisco Bay Area in Califonia. It serves the cities of Pleasanton and Livermore in Alameda County and Dublin, Pleasant Hill, San Ramon and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County.

History

WHEELS began service in 1986.

Routes

Maps & schedules

Express

  • 20X Livermore Transit Center to Dublin/Pleasanton BART (Mon-Fri peak periods & limited holiday) - Hacienda Business Park (Oracle), Vasco ACE Station, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, LLNL/Sandia Transit Hub, Mines Rd, First Street
  • 70X Pleasant Hill BART to Dublin/Pleasanton BART (Mon-Fri peak periods & limited holiday) - Dublin, Walnut Creek (BART, Kaiser Hospital), Pleasant Hill
  • 70XV Pleasant Hill BART/Pleasanton (Stoneridge Mall) - Pleasanton (Stoneridge & McWilliams), Walnut Creek (BART, Kaiser Hospital), Pleasant Hill

Local

  • 1A East Dublin (Mon-Fri afternoon/evening & Sun) - Santa Rita Jail, Waterford Plaza, Koll Center, Hacienda Business Park
  • 1B East Dublin (Mon-Fri morning) - Hacienda Business Park, Waterfront Plaza, Santa Rita Jail
  • 2 Dublin Ranch (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Emerald Point, Emerald Glen Park, Dublin Ranch Village
  • 3 West Dublin (Mon-Sat) - Hacienda Business Park, Stoneridge Mall, Safeway Offices, Dublin Plaza, Dublin Senior Center, Dublin High School, Dublin Swim Center, San Ramon Senior Center, Amador Lakes, Dougherty Road
  • 3V West Dublin (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Dougherty Road, Wells Middle School, Valley High School, Dublin High School, Dublin Swim Center, Shannon Park, Heritage Center, Kaiser Pleasanton, Hacienda Business Park
  • 8 Pleasanton (Sat) - Hacienda Business Park, DMV, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Downtown Pleasanton (Pleasanton ACE Station, Village High School, Oak Hill Center, Senior Center, Middle School, Civic Center)
  • 8A Pleasanton (Mon-Fri) - Hacienda Business Park, DMV, Bernal Business Park, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Downtown Pleasanton (Civic Center, Pleasanton ACE Station), Kottinger Park
  • 8B Pleasanton (Mon-Fri) - Hacienda Business Park, DMV, Bernal Business Park, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Downtown Pleasanton (Civic Center, Middle School, Senior Center, Oak Hill Center, Village High School), Kottinger Park
  • 9 Hacienda Business Park (Mon-Fri peak periods & limited holiday) - Hacienda Business Park
  • 10 Dublin-Livermore (Mon-Sun & holidays) - Dublin Plaza, Dublin/Pleasanton BART, Valley Care Medical Center, Downtown Pleasanton (First & Neal), Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Downtown Livermore (Livermore Transit Center, Livermore ACE Station), Livermore High School
  • 11 Greenville Road (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Target, Las Positas Rd, Springtown
  • 12 Dublin-Livermore (Mon-Sat) - Hacienda Crossings, Waterford Center, Costco, Las Positas College, Airway Blvd Park and Ride, Downtown Livermore (ACE Station)
  • 12V Dublin-Livermore (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Hacienda Business Park (Oracle), Airway Blvd. Park and Ride, Downtown Livermore (ACE Station)
  • 14 Downtown Livermore (Mon-Fri) - Junction Avenue Middle School, Chestnut, Olivina, Murrieta, Pine, P St, Fourth St, Civic Center, Livermore High School
  • 15A Springtown (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Junction Avenue Middle School, Walmart, Kaiser Livermore, Target, Springtown Golf Course, Christensen School
  • 15B Springtown (Mon-Sun & holidays) - Junction Avenue Middle School, Walmart, Kaiser Livermore, Target, Springtown Golf Course, Christensen School
  • 18A Granada (Mon-Fri peak periods & limited holiday) - 4th Street, Holmes Street, Granada Community Center, Mendelhall Middle School, Vineyard High School, Granada High School, Valley Medical Center
  • 18B Granada (Mon-Fri peak periods) - 4th Street, Holmes Street, Granada Community Center, Mendelhall Middle School, Vineyard High School, Granada High School, Valley Medical Center

Shuttle

  • 53 Stoneridge Mall to Pleasanton ACE Station (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Hacienda Business Park, DMV, Sports and Recreation Park, Bernal Business Park, Alameda County Fairgrounds
  • 54 Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to Pleasanton ACE Station (Mon-Fri peak periods) - Alameda County Fairgrounds, Hacienda Business Park (Hart Middle School, Willow Rd, CarrAmerica, Walmart, Oracle, Alameda Municipal Court), Hacienda Crossings

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 1362 Rutan Ct., Livermore, CA 94551
  • Phone:
    • Admin: 925-455-7555
    • Info: 925-455-7500

Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station

  • Address: 5801 Owens Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94588

Livermore Transit Center

  • Address: 2500 Railroad Ave., Livermore, CA 94551

Fleet

Active roster

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0301-0310 2003 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G18E102R2)
Cummins ISC
0311-0334 2003 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR
0701-0702 2007 Gillig BRT HEV 29'
(G30E102R2)
Cummins ISB Allison EP40 hybrid system
0901-0902 2009 Gillig BRT HEV 29'
(G30E102R2)
Cummins ISB
0903-0914 2009 Gillig BRT HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB
1101-1104 2011 Gillig BRT HEV 29'
(G30E102R2)
Cummins ISB6.7
1601-1619 2016 Gillig BRT HEV 35'
1611-1620 2016 Gillig BRT HEV 40'

Retired roster

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
22XX 2007 Ford/ElDorado National E450/Aerotech Ford Powerstroke V8 6.0L Ford 5-speed
  • Used on DART service.
  • 2210 was put up for auction on 7/14/2015; VIN: 1FDXE45P67DA47514.
  • 2211 was put up for auction on 7/14/2015; VIN: 1FDXE45P87DA47515.
2401-2403 2004 Ford/ElDorado National E350
  • Used on DART service.
2501-2502 Collins
  • Used on DART service.
2601-2603 Chrysler
  • Used on DART service.
2701-2714 1997 Ford/Eldorado National E350
  • Used on DART service.
G3001-G3011 1990 Gillig Phantom 30'
(30102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748
G3501-G3515 1990 Gillig Phantom 35'
(35102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748
F4001-F4020 ? Flyer D800 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Spicer 183
  • Former Rideo units; transferred in 1985.
G4001-G4008 1990 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-748
4009-4012 2002 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL
F4021-F4032 Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority 4029-a.jpg 1996 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • 4023 & 4029 are active as of 2016.
  • Most units retired in 2013.
  • 4024, 4025, 4026, 4030, & 4032 were put up for auction as non-runners on 1/14/2015.
    • 4024, 4026 & 4032 were bought by Zachers Auto Salvage in Los Angeles, CA.
    • 4030 to Finish Line Charter 518 in Southern California.
4073-4074 2000 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • Suburban configuration.
4075-4079 2002 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Suburban configuration.
  • 4076 & 4077 were leased to WestCAT around 2008-2009.
4077-4078 1983 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
4081-4085 2000 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C20D102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
  • 4082-4084 were put up for auction as non-runners on 1/14/2015.
4086-4099 1983 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
6301-6306 1981 Chance RT-50
#? 1980 Chance RT-50 trailer

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