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April 23,2021

Where riders, AC Transit Board Directors, and staff meet to learn, discuss, and gather feedback

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) announces the launch of Transit Talks, a series of community update meetings featuring AC Transit Board Directors and our internal subject matter experts. In keeping with traditions, each Transit Talks are planned throughout our two service areas and offers updates on bus service, health and safety initiatives, projects, and serves as a platform to hear from AC Transit riders and the diverse communities we serve.

Due to ongoing public health restrictions, this year, Transit Talks will be hosted virtually. It is important to note, advance registration is required. You may join the meetings via web conference, watch a Livestream, or dial in by phone. The virtual sessions will also offer closed captioning and live language translation. 

Transit Talks will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm on the following dates:

Day Date Community Board Directors
Monday April 26 Alameda Elsa Ortiz, Ward 3
Thursday April 29 Hayward, Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Leandro, & San Lorenzo Mark Williams, Ward 4
Monday May 3 Oakland & San Leandro Elsa Ortiz, Ward 3 & Jean Walsh, Ward 2
Thursday May 6 Emeryville, Piedmont, Berkeley, & Oakland Jean Walsh, Ward 2
Monday May 10 Fremont & Newark Diane Shaw, Ward 5
Thursday May 13 Richmond, North Richmond, San Pablo, El Cerrito, Albay, Berkeley, Kensington & El Sobrante Jovanka Beckles, Ward 1

AC Transit at-large Directors Chris Peeples and Joel Young will join the Board Directors representing their respective wards.

To learn how to participate in Transit Talks by phone toll-free, via Zoom, Livestream, or to gather additional information on interpretative services, please visit