Fairfield and Suisun Transit

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Fairfield and Suisun Transit
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Headquarters2000 Cadenasso Dr.
Fairfield, CA
LocaleFairfield and Suisun City
Service areaCentral and Northern Solano County, Davis, Sacramento, Benicia, three BART stations (Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito Del Norte)
Service typebus service, paratransit, express bus service
Routes15
DestinationsSee service area
Web siteOfficial Website
 
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Fairfield and Suisun Transit
logo
Headquarters2000 Cadenasso Dr.
Fairfield, CA
LocaleFairfield and Suisun City
Service areaCentral and Northern Solano County, Davis, Sacramento, Benicia, three BART stations (Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito Del Norte)
Service typebus service, paratransit, express bus service
Routes15
DestinationsSee service area
Web siteOfficial Website

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST), formerly known as Fairfield/Suisun Transit,[1] is a public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area. It mainly serves the Solano County cities of Fairfield and neighboring Suisun City, with limited service to Yolo and Contra Costa Counties, as well as Sacramento. A detailed system map of the FAST service can be seen in the most recent Rider's Guide here.

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Bus service

There are fifteen (15) bus routes, with 11 local routes serving within Fairfield, Suisun City, and Cordelia, and 4 intercity (express) services. Two of the intercity services serve three BART stations in the East Bay, namely Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, and El Cerrito Del Norte. Another route provides service between Fairfield and Vacaville, and one express service serves communities north of Vacaville that goes all the way to Sacramento.[2][3][4] All buses are wheelchair-accessible, and most buses have bicycle racks provided.

Local Service

These routes operate from Monday to Saturday and do not operate on Sundays or on certain holidays (Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Memorial Day). All routes start and end their trips at the Westfield Solano Mall (Route 4, though, starts and ends its trip in Mission Village). Note that Saturday service is reduced from the weekday service.

Route NumberFinal DestinationAreas ServedNotesSchedule Information
Travis Air Force Base ServiceTravis AFBHuntington and Walters, Travis AFBRoute provides connections with Routes 2 and 8 (see route descriptions below) at Huntington & Walters.Travis AFB Service Information
1ACentral FairfieldKmart, FoodMaxx, N Texas St, Post Office, Civic Center, Senior CenterRuns clockwiseRoutes 1A/1B Schedule
1BRuns counterclockwise
2Travis AFB, East FairfieldEast Tabor Avenue, Huntington Dr*, Charleston St, Bella Vista Dr, Montebello Dr, Walters Dr, Pintail Drive, North Bay YMCA, Sunset Ave* - Service to Huntington & Walters (for Travis AFB) is provided hourly (leaving Westfield Mall half past the hour); buses leaving Westfield Mall on the hour stop on request only at the Huntington & Walters stop.Route 2 Schedule
3AOuter FairfieldRaley's Geri-Towne, Waterman Blvd, Mission Village, Dover Ave, Armijo High School, Fairfield Transportation CenterRuns clockwiseRoutes 3A/3B Schedule
3BRuns counterclockwise; one weekday trip serves from Mission Village to Westfield Shopping Mall then returns to Mission Village, creating a 30-minute headway between 6:30am and 7:30am.
4North FairfieldMission Village, N Texas St, E Pacific Dr, Quail Dr, Nightingale Dr, Grange Middle School, Laurel Creek Park, Hilborn Rd, Westfield MallDoes not operate as a FLEX service; route operates only between 6:22am to 10:14am (weekdays only) and 12:22pm to 6:14pm (weekdays and Saturdays).Route 4 Schedule
5Suisun City WestFairfield Civic Center, Suisun City Amtrak, Suisun City Hall, Sunset Center, Downtown Suisun CityRoute 5 Schedule
6Suisun City EastE Travis Blvd, Sunset Park, Lawler Ranch, Wigeon Dr, Pintail Dr, Heritage ParkRoute 6 Schedule
7Cordelia VillagesFairfield Transit Center, Walmart, Solano Community College, CordeliaRoute 7 Schedule
8Suisun City, East FairfieldFairfield Transportation Center, Suisun City Amtrak, Highway 12, Walters Rd, Huntington Dr (Travis AFB), E Tabor Ave, N Texas St, Travis Blvd, Pennsylvania AveRoute provides connections with Travis Air Force Base service that operates in the Travis AFB.Route 8 Schedule

The FLEX Service, operated on the former Travis Air Force Base service and Route 4, was a reservation-based bus service initiated by FAST as a supplementary service to their regular bus routes. It was eliminated from the FAST schedules due to the present California Budget Crisis.

Intercity Service

These routes operate mainly during commute hours on weekdays and do not serve Saturdays, Sundays, or on holidays listed above (except where noted). All trips serve the Fairfield Transportation Center, with two trips (Routes 20 and 30) departing from Westfield Solano Mall.

Route NumberFinal DestinationAreas ServedNotesSchedule Information
WestboundEastbound
20Fairfield
(Westfield Solano)
Vacaville
(Vacaville Transportation Center)
  • Fairfield Transportation Center
    Eastbound only
  • Vacaville (Davis St. Park and Ride)
    Westbound only
  • Operates Mondays to Saturdays
  • First weekday eastbound trip departs from Fairfield Transportation Center and does not serve Westfield Solano
Route 20 Schedule
30Fairfield
(Transportation Center)
Sacramento
(Downtown, Capitol)
  • Westfield Solano
    Select trips
  • Vacaville (Davis St. Park and Ride)
  • Dixon (Market Ln. Park and Ride)
  • Davis (UC Davis)
  • Sacramento
    Weekdays only
  • Operates between Fairfield and Sacramento weekdays
  • Operates between Fairfield and Davis only on Saturdays
Route 30 Schedule
40Walnut Creek BARTVacaville
(Vacaville Transportation Center)
  • Pleasant Hill BART
  • Benicia (Benicia Park Rd and Industrial Way)
  • Fairfield Transportation Center
  • Operates weekday commute hours only
Route 40 Schedule
90El Cerrito Del Norte BART
  • Suisun/Fairfield Amtrak Station
    Commute periods only
  • Fairfield Transportation Center
    All trips
  • El Cerrito
  • Suisun City
  • Fairfield
  • Operates weekdays only, with frequent commute hour service (mornings westbound, afternoons and evenings eastbound) and hourly midday service.
  • Buses used on the route do not have bicycle racks, as these are leased from the City of Vallejo)
Route 90 Schedule

Transfer Centers

FAST is based on the "timed transfers" concept, which takes place at the Westfield Solano Mall[5] for fixed local routes and Fairfield Transportation Center for intercity routes. At the Westfield Solano Mall, buses leave every 30 minutes on the hour and half past the hour.

Transfer CenterRoute Number ServedDepart Times (Weekdays)Depart Times (Saturdays)
Westfield Solano Mall1AEvery 45 minutes (from 6:15am to 6:15pm)Every 45 minutes (from 12:15pm to 7:00pm)
1BEvery 45 minutes (from 9:15am to 4:45pm)
2Every 30 minutes (from 6:00am to 6:00pm)Every 30 minutes (from 9:00am to 5:00pm)
3AEvery 30 minutes (from 6:30am to 6:30pm):
3A leaves on the hour
3B leaves half past the hour
Every 30 minutes (from 9:00am to 4:30pm):
3A leaves on the hour
3B leaves half past the hour
3B
4Every hour (from 7:00am to 10:00am and 1:00pm to 6:00pm)Every hour (from 1:00pm to 6:00pm)
5Every 30 minutes (from 7:30am to 6:30pm)Every hour (from 8:42am (@ Suisun Amtrak) to 4:30pm)
6Every 30 minutes (from 6:56am to 6:30pm)Every hour (from 10:00am to 5:00pm)
7Every hour (from 6:00am to 6:00pm)Every 2 hours (from 10:00am to 4:00pm)
8Every hour (from 7:05am to 6:05pm)Every hour (from 9:05am to 5:05pm)
20Every hour (from 7:30am to 6:30pm)Every hour (from 9:30am to 4:30pm)
30 to Sacramento/Davis (Saturdays)Three times daily (1 morning, 1 midday, 1 afternoon)Every 3 hours (from 8:09am to 2:09pm)
30 to Fairfield Transportation CenterThree times daily (1 morning and 2 afternoon trips)No Service (ends at this stop)
Fairfield Transportation Center3AEvery hour (from 7:47am to 6:47pm)Every hour (from 9:47am to 4:47pm)
3BEvery 30 minutes (from 6:41am to 7:41am)
Every hour (from 7:41am to 6:41pm)
Every hour (from 9:41am to 4:41pm)
7 to CordeliaEvery hour (from 6:12am to 6:12pm)Every 2 hours (from 10:12am to 4:12pm)
7 to Westfield MallEvery hour (from 7:40am to 7:36pm)Every 2 hours (from 11:36am to 5:36pm)
8Every hour (from 7:16am to 6:16pm)Every hour (from 9:16am to 5:16pm)
20Every hour (from 6:42am to 6:42pm)Every hour (from 9:42am to 4:42pm)
30 to Sacramento/Davis (Saturdays)Six times daily (3 morning, 1 midday, 2 afternoon trips)Every 3 hours (from 8:03am to 2:03pm)
30 to Westfield SolanoThree trips daily (1 morning, 1 midday, 1 afternoon)Every 3 hours (from 10:36am to 4:36pm)
40 to Walnut Creek BARTNine times daily (4 morning and 5 afternoon trips)No Service
40 to VacavilleNine times daily (4 morning and 5 afternoon trips)
90 to Del Norte BARTEvery 10–60 minutes (frequent morning commute)
90 to Suisun City AmtrakEvery 15–60 minutes (morning and afternoon commutes)

Notes:

Fares

Fares on the FAST system depend on how many zones (the number of "plus" (+)) a passenger travels. FAST passengers may not travel local beyond Fairfield and Suisun City; they must pay the "plus" fare.[3][5]

Zone Table

OriginDestination
Travis Air Force BaseFairfield/SuisunVacavilleDixonUC DavisSacramentoBeniciaBART*
Travis Air Force BaseTravis Air Force BaseLocal+1+2+3+4+2+4
Fairfield/SuisunLocalLocal+1+2+3+4+2+4
Vacaville+1+1Not allowed+1+2+3+3+5
Dixon+2+2+1Not allowed+1+2+5+5
UC Davis+3+3+2+1Not allowed+1+5+5
Sacramento+4+4+3+2+1Not allowed+5+5
Benicia+2+2+3+5+5+5Not allowed+2
BART*+4+4+5+5+5+5+2Not allowed

Note: * - Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito Del Norte

Fare Table

ZoneRegular FareSDM* FareMonthly Pass10 Ride Punch PassUnder 5 years old
RegularSDM*
Travis Air Force Base$1.00$0.50$30.00$15.00$10.00Up to two children ride for free
with each paying passenger
Local$1.50$0.75$50.00$25.00$15.00
+1$2.75$1.25$70.00$35.00$27.50
+2$3.75$1.75$90.00$45.00$37.50
+3$4.75$2.25$110.00$55.00$47.50
+4$5.75$2.75$130.00$65.00$57.50
+5$6.75$3.25$150.00$75.00$67.50

Notes: * - SDM refers to Senior/Disabled/Medicare Cardholder

Transfers

Transfers are issued to a passenger once a fare (be it in cash, ticket, or pass) is deposited. Transfers can be used to transfer to any route except the route from which it was issued.

Local Travel

Transfers are good to free boarding to any other local FAST route.

Local to Intercity Travel

Transfers used to board intercity routes (see above table) are valued at the current FAST local rate and the passenger will be responsible for paying the difference in the total fare for the trip.

Example: A trip from Outer Fairfield (Routes 3A/3B) to Davis:

1) Passenger pays $1.50 on Routes 3A/3B towards Fairfield Transportation Center or Westfield Solano (transfer points)
2) Check on the Zone and Fare Tables to calculate total fare from Fairfield to Davis. On the list above, Fairfield/Suisun to UC Davis is +3 zones, and the regular fare is $4.75. With a transfer worth $1.50, it will be subtracted from the regular fare of $4.75, so the passenger will pay $3.25 in difference.
3) Board a Route 30 bus from either transfer points, present the transfer, and pay the difference in fare.

Between Other Transit Agencies

Fairfield and Suisun Transit transfers are accepted (either for free or for an additional fee) to and from the following transit agencies:

Paratransit Service

DART is the ADA paratransit complement to FAST's local fixed routes. This service is a demand response origin-to-destination service within the cities of Fairfield and Suisun City. Solano Paratransit is the ADA-Plus (exceeds the service area required by ADA) paratransit service that serves cities and unincorporated communities of central and northern Solano County. Vehicles are all wheelchair accessible.

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Coordinates: 38°14′54″N 122°4′7″W / 38.24833°N 122.06861°W / 38.24833; -122.06861