| Regional Transportation
Highway 4 passes through Brentwood, extending
easterly through the City of Stockton (approximately 25 miles) and intersecting
with Interstate 5 and Highway 99, providing state-wide access. Twenty-five
miles to the west, Highway 4 connects Brentwood with the central areas of
Contra Costa County including the communities of Walnut Creek and Concord
along Interstate 680. Highway 4 also provides access to Interstate 80, connecting
Brentwood to the cities of Berkeley, Richmond and San Francisco.
The newly reconstructed Vasco Road links Brentwood to the Interstate 580
corridor and the cities of Livermore, Tracy, Pleasanton, and Dublin.
for driving directions
Commuters can also choose between three
new Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations. The North Concord/Martinez
Station opened Winter 1995 and is located approximately 20 miles from
Brentwood. The Baypoint Station (located approximately 15 miles from Brentwood)
and the Dublin/Pleasanton Station (located approximately 30 miles from
Brentwood) opened in Fall 1996. Additionally, BART operates regularly
scheduled Express Bus service between Brentwood and nearby BART stations.
Southern Pacific Railroad maintains a rail line through the City of Brentwood.
Tri-Delta Transit provides local public transportation including a Dimes-A-Ride
bus program that services Brentwood for 20 cents per ride.
Regional airports in Concord and Stockton,
as well as international airports in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose,
and Sacramento are within an easy drive from Brentwood.
Operated by Contra Costa County, Byron Airport is 10 miles to the south
of Brentwood. With a primary runway length of 4,500 feet, ultimate plans
include expansion of the primary runway to 6,000 feet with the secondary
runway spanning 3,500 feet. Currently, the facility accommodates storage
for 200 privately owned aircraft with ultimate plans for over 600 aircraft.
Brentwood is located within close proximity to California's San Joaquin
Delta, a vast network of waterways spanning over 1,100 miles. A short
drive from Brentwood to the Delta will satisfy fishing enthusiasts, boaters,
and water-skiers alike. The Pacific Ocean is just 1.5 hours from Brentwood
and the Sierra Mountains are within a 3 hour drive. The Los Vaqueros Reservoir
adds another prime recreation site located just 9 miles south of Brentwood.
Brentwood also features the Marsh Creek Trail, an addition to the East
Bay Regional Park District. This paved bicycle and walking path runs along
Marsh Creek and is part of California's DeAnza Recreational Trail System.
This trail system connects the community to a variety of recreational
- Mount Diablo State Park
- Black Diamond Mines
- Big Break Wetlands Area
- Contra Loma Regional Parks
- Los Vaqueros Reservoir