Fairfield and Suisun Transit

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Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Fairfield and Suisun Transit logo.svg
ParentCity of Fairfield
Headquarters2000 Cadenasso Drive
Fairfield, California
Locale Fairfield and Suisun City
Service areaCentral and Northern Solano County, Davis, Sacramento, Benicia, three BART stations (Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito Del Norte)
Service type bus service, paratransit, express bus service
Website Official Website

Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) provides general public fixed route bus service through eight local and two intercity/commuter routes. All FAST buses are wheelchair accessible and most are equipped with bike racks. [1]



FAST-run SolanoExpress bus at Walnut Creek station SolanoExpress bus at Walnut Creek station. April 2018.JPG
FAST-run SolanoExpress bus at Walnut Creek station

Fixed routes

FAST runs eight bus lines within the cities of Fairfield (including Cordelia) and Suisun with transfer hubs at the Fairfield Transportation Center (FTC), Fairfield–Vacaville Amtrak station, Walmart store, Solano Town Center, and Suisun Senior Center.

Solano Express

FAST, alongside other public transportation operators in Solano County, serves lines of the intercity Solano Express service. [2]

The Blue Line provides service from the FTC: northbound to Vacaville, UC Davis, and Sacramento, and southbound to Solano Community College, Benicia, and Pleasant Hill BART station.

The Red line provides service from the FTC to the Suisun City Amtrak Station, as well as southbound to the Vallejo Transit Center, and El Cerrito del Norte BART station.

The Green Express (GX) Line provides direct service from the FTC to the Suisun City Amtrak Station and El Cerrito del Norte BART station.

The Yellow Line provides southbound service from the Vallejo Transit Center to Benicia, Pleasant Hill BART station, and Walnut Creek BART station

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  1. http://www.commuterinfo.net/Content/10029/Park__Ride_Lots.html
  2. "SolanoExpress". Solano Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2020-04-11.

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