511 is a three digit telephone phone number that provides consolidated transportation information on road conditions, public transportation, ridesharing and roadside assistance in English and Spanish. 511 is available in San Luis Obispo County, Inland Empire, San Francisco Bay Area , San Diego and throughout the nation. To access the transportation information, dial 5-1-1 from any phone. To view Rideshare's online traffic map, click here.
San Luis Obispo County’s 511 is spearhead by SLO Regional Rideshare, a division of the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments, and is funded by a Caltrans New Freedom Grant. As the first rural 511 in the nation, Rideshare will continue to advocate for more funding to make the system more robust for people living, working and visiting San Luis Obispo County.
For more information on the national 511 program, visit: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/511.htm