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Local Transportation and Utilities

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Contents

Transit
Air Travel
Cable TV
Telephone
Broadband Internet

Gas & Electric
Water
Recycling
Garbage Collection & Dumps


 

Transit 

Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (Wheels)  Public transportation in Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin. 

ACE (Altamont Corridor Express) train, running from Stockton to San Jose, with 2 stations in Livermore and one in Pleasanton.  Acerider web site.

511.org - Bay Area Transportation Information.
San Francisco Cable Car web site
 

Union Pacific Railroad.  The railroad which passes through Niles Canyon, Sunol, Pleasanton, Livermore, and the Altamont.  There is no passenger service other than the ACE train, which uses the UP tracks.

Amtrak Passenger Train Service.  The closest train station is in Emeryville.
Greyhound bus service.
   

Air Travel

Airports

Airport Passengers / Year Departures + Landing per day
San Francisco (SFO) 45M (2013)
7th largest in US,
22nd in world
 
San Jose (SJC) 8.3M (2011)  
Oakland (OAK) 10M (2012)  
Livermore (LVK)    
Buchanan Field    
Tracy Municipal Airport    
Hayward Executive Airport    
Reid-Hillview Airport    
South County Airport    
Palo Alto Airport    
Moffett Federal Airfield    
San Carlos Airport    

Ace train icons by Don's Depot.

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Cable TV
Comcast (formally AT&T Cable Services, formally TCI) is the cable service for serving the Tri-Valley area.
Besides cable TV service, Internet access is offered via cable modem and local phone service is offered over the cable (although they do not appear to be taking new accounts for phone service).
 
  ATT provides U-Verse, which includes TV service via the phone lines.  Uses Fiber to the Node, which means that fiber optics is used to carry the signal to and from the Node, which is a cabinet on the street near the house.  It uses the standard copper phone lines for the "last mile" (generally a lot less than a mile) to the home.
 
Various national satellite services also serve the Tri-Valley including Dish Network and DirecTV
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Telephone
ATT serves the Tri-Valley area.
See our General Info page for a list of telephone exchanges for each city.
 
Other companies also provide local service by leasing SBC lines.
It does not appear that Comcast is accepting new digital phone service accounts in this area at the time of this writing (Oct 03)
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Broadband Internet
  Ether Web Network.  Wireless Broadband in the Livermore, Dublin, and Pleasanton areas.
(925) 570-1255
Web Site
  Comcast offers high speed internet service over cable.

 
ATT  offers DSL service over the phone lines for both residential and businesses.
 
Other companies also provide DSL by leasing SBC lines.
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Gas & Electric
PG&E serves the Tri-Valley area, although electrical service may be purchased from various sources, all using the PG&E network for distribution.
Office at 998 Murrieta Ave., Livermore
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Water
California Water Service
195 South N St.  Livermore   447-4900
 
East Bay Municipal Utility District
1535 Bonanza  Walnut Creek
 
Livermore-Amador Water Management Agency.  
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Recycling
Alameda County Waste Management Authority  Extensive Information on Recycling.
Recycling Hoteline:  Toll Free (877) 786-7927  (STOPWASTE)
 
  e-Cycle Electronic Waste Recycleing.  Electronic Waste Recycling for Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Danville, Blackhawk, Sunol, and beyond.
 
   
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Garbage Collection & Dumps
Livermore Sanitation
 
Pleasanton Garbage Service
 
Vasco Landfill operated by Republic Services (No website found)  Stopwaste.com info
4001 N. Vasco Rd, Livermore  447-0491
Make sure your load is covered!
Monday to Friday:  6:00am to 5:00pm   Saturday:  6:00am to 4:30pm   Sunday: Closed.  Call for Holiday hours
All solid waste accepted including tires.  No liquid or hazardous waste.
 
Altamont Landfill - Part of Waste Management
10840 Altamont Pass Road, Livermore
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