Courtesy of the Niles Chat Group:
As of March 28th, AC Transit will implement major service changes within the Cities of Fremont and Newark.
The following is a summary of service changes affecting the Niles District:
Line 99 and 211will be merged into a single route from Bayfair BART to Fremont BART via Mission, Decoto Rd, Fremont Blvd. and Mowry. This service will operate every 30 minutes 7 days a week.
Line 242will be extended from Union City BART to Fremont BART via Decoto Rd., Mission Blvd. and Walnut. This service will operate hourly Monday through Friday.
Line 345will operate from Union City BART to Fremont BART via Decoto Rd., Mission Blvd. and Walnut. This service will operate hourly during the weekends.
Note:Northbound Line 345 will operate via Gurdwara, Terrace, and King St. Sundays only between the hours of 9 am- 3 pm every 60 minutes.
Line 216service via Peralta between Mowry and Fremont Blvd. will be discontinued. The new route will operate via Niles Road, Mission Blvd., Mowry, Civic Center, Walnut, Fremont BART, Walnut, Civic Center, Mowry, Fremont Blvd. directly to Washington High School and Centerville JHS. This service will operate hourly from 6 am to 7 pm and are timed with Washington High School’s start and dismissal bell times.
Line 216 service will allow a seamless connection between the Niles Community with Washington HS and Centerville JHS without the need of a transfer. Most importantly it will allow students with after school activities to return home on a later bus.
Other associated FUSD routes:
Line 264Connecting the Ardenwood Area with American High School.
Line 239Connecting Mission San Jose and Warm Springs with Irvington High School and Horner Jr. High
For more information please visit our website at www.actransit.org
In the upcoming weeks AC Transit will be releasing schedule and routing information including pocket timetables, and route maps.