Richmond Parkway Transit Center


Richmond Parkway Transit Center

The Richmond Parkway Transit Center or RPTC is a park and ride lot and bus terminal located in Richmond, California. It is named after the adjacent Richmond Parkway. It serves as a transfer point for the WestCAT, AC Transit, and Greyhound lines. Manywho|date=February 2008 drive to and park at this lot from the surrounding Hilltop Area and the cities of Pinole, Hercules, Rodeo and Crockett, and the community of El Sobrante, and then take express buses to commute into San Francisco's Transbay Terminal. It is located on the corner of Richmond Parkway and Blume Drive near the Pinole border and adjacent to Interstate 80 and the Hilltop Plaza shopping center.AC Transit wants to extend the 72R Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service to the center from the current terminal at Contra Costa College in San Pablo. The service will begin when the funds are gathered to expand the facilities to handle a large volume of vehicles so it may serve as the terminal. [ [http://www.actransit.org/news/articledetail.wu?articleid=d00173cf New Date: Upcoming Service Changes] , AC Transit Marketing, March 15, 2007, retrieved June 7, 2007] [ [http://www.actransit.org/riderinfo/SChanges_Hayward_07.htm AC Transit Service Changes] , retrieved June 7, 2007] [ [http://www.actransit.org/aboutac/bod/memos/9d6c4b.pdf West County Service Plan Community and Drivers Input (PDFs)] , retrieved June 7, 2007] [ [http://www.actransit.org/planning_focus/details.wu?item_id=28 West Contra Costa County Service Plan (PDFs)] , retrieved June 7, 2007]

Bus service

The following bus services stop at the center: [http://www2.actransit.org/maps/maps_results.php?ms_view_type=2&maps_category=1&maps_line=rich&version_id=3&map_submit=Get+Map Richmond/Berkeley map] , AC Transit website, retrieved February 5, 2008] [http://www.westcat.org/schedules/sysmaplarge.html WestCat system map] , WestCat website, retrieved February 5, 2008]
* AC Transit: LA Hilltop, 70 Appian, 71 Rumrill, 76 Cutting, 376 North Richmond Night, LA Hilltop
* WestCAT: 16, 17, 18, 19, 30Z, JL, JR

Transit Village

As reported in 2006, in the East Bay newspaper the East Bay Express, there are plans to build a transit village at or adjacent to the site. Its purpose is as smart growth and to encourage transit use. It is modeled on the Fruitvale Model (Fruitvale Transit Village) at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland, California. It is one of many copy-cat projects surrounding BART & Caltrain stations, regional ferry terminals, and Park & Ride lots & Transit Centers. Their purpose is to reduce sprawl and traffic.

Notes

External links

* [http://www2.actransit.org/planning_focus/details.wu?item_id=19 AC Transit improvement study for RPTC]
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