The TRANSPLAN Committee
coordinates the transportation interests of the communities in eastern
Contra Costa County, California.
This region, known locally as “East County,” has been one of the
fastest growing residential areas in California for more than a decade.
With its population now approaching a third of a million people
and still growing, the region’s infrastructure is overburdened,
particularly the transportation system.
In addition to local transportation needs within East County,
there is a heavy out-commute every day from East County’s residential
areas to job centers that are miles away in Concord, Livermore,
Pleasanton, Silicon Valley and elsewhere in the Bay Area and beyond.
This has created a need for major improvements to the
Since our transportation system hasn’t kept up with this surging
population, East County is working on numerous efforts to expand its
system of streets and highways, public transportation and bikeways.
The pages in this website provide information about TRANSPLAN and the
transportation needs of eastern Contra Costa County. If you need
additional information, please contact us. Check our
regional map for the location of eastern Contra Costa County within
the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
The TRANSPLAN Committee gratefully acknowledges the web hosting services provided by 511 Contra Costa. The TRANSPLAN Transportation Demand Management Program implements vehicle trip reduction programs using the 511 Contra Costa brand. Programs include Employer Outreach to assist employers with development of trip reduction programs, bicycle programs, carpool and transit incentive programs and other projects to encourage commuters and students to try an alternative to driving alone to work, or school. Visit www.511contracosta.org for more details.
For the latest on East County transportation issues see the News
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