California Transit Association

Member Profiles

Central Contra Costa Transit Authority

Operating Revenue


Operating Expenditure


Capital Revenue


Capital Expenditure


Fleet Inventory

121 fixed routed buses and 55 paratransit or demand response vehicles.


Year Founded


Context for Year Founded

To serve BART (last mile first mile), to replaced lost yellow school bus service. Extreme dis-satisfaction with AC Transit.

Governing or Corporate Structure


Significant Historical Milestones

Been in service for 35 years. Ridership been steady at about 4 million per years since 2000 - with a temporary dip during the recent recession.

Notable Leaders

  • Bob Schroder - Founding Board member. Was instrumental in out creation as a Contra Costa county supervisor, and MTC Commissioner. Has been known as "Mr. Transportation" in local political circles.

Notable Achievements

  • CTA gave us an award in 1991 for best organization.
  • We have won a handful of safety awards.

Public Transit and Commuter Rail Agencies

Number of Employees


Annual Ridership

4 million estimated fixed route and paratransit combined

Number of Bus Routes Provided

31 fixed routes and over 225 hours of paratransist daily.

Major Planned Investments

Replacement of 121 buses and 55 paratransit vehicles. Electrification of the Walnut Creek downtown trolley. Potential BRT project in the I-680 corridor. Rehab of the maintenance facility and the administration building.