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AC Transit is an Oakland-based public transit agency serving the western portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Altamont Corridor Express - ACE
The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE®) is a commuter rail service in California, connecting Stockton and San Jose.
Amtrak Capitol Corridor
The Capitol Corridor is a 168-mile passenger train route in Northern California operated by Amtrak between San Jose, in the Bay Area, and Auburn, in the Sacramento Valley.
Bay Area Rapid Transit is a rapid transit system serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
Caltrain is a California commuter rail line serving the San Francisco Peninsula and Santa Clara Valley.
Citymapper is a public transit app and mapping service which displays transport options, usually with live timing, between any two locations in a supported city or metro area.
Clipper Direct is the pre-tax transit benefit program operated by the Bay Area’s transit fare payment card program.
Golden Gate Ferry
Golden Gate Ferry is a commuter ferry service operated by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District in San Francisco Bay.
Golden Gate Transit
Golden Gate Transit is a public transportation system serving the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Operated by the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), its Wheels program plays a vital role in providing transportation and mobility options for everyone, including those who do not drive, either by choice or necessity. Wheels connects people to work, school, medical appointments and to recreational opportunities.
Private Pre-tax Transportation Benefit Vendors
A variety of privately operated pre-tax transportation benefit programs offer vouchers, transit benefit debit cards, direct loading to Clipper cards or a combination.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for the principal public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels & RediCoast paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.
San Francisco Bay Ferry
The San Francisco Bay Ferry is a public transit passenger ferry service in the San Francisco Bay, administered by the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is an agency created by consolidation of the San Francisco Municipal Railway, the Department of Parking and Traffic, and the Taxicab Commission.
The Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) is a passenger rail service and bicycle-pedestrian pathway project in Sonoma and Marin counties.
From Calistoga to Napa, the Vine is the cheap, fast and convenient way to get around.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, more commonly known simply as the Valley Transportation Authority, is a special district responsible for public transit services, countywide transportation planning, and more for Santa Clara County.
WestCAT is a public transportation service in western Contra Costa County.
BART Bicycle Parking
BART’s BikeHub provides long-term, low-cost BikeLink lockers at nearly all its stations, as well as controlled access parking, valet parking, repair and rentals at select locations.
Bay Wheels is a regional public bicycle sharing system in California's San Francisco Bay Area owned by Lyft.
511.org offers a compilation of 32 area-specific maps showing trails and bike-friendly routes in population centers around the bay.
Corporate Bike Programs
Bikes Make Life Better provides a variety of services to help employers establish and manage bike programs for their employees.
Lime is a transportation rental service based out of San Francisco that runs electric scooters, electric bikes, normal pedal bikes, electric mopeds and car sharing systems in various cities around the world, including the Bay Area.
Walk Score calculates the walkability of an address and how easy it is to live a car-lite lifestyle. Use it to help employees who live near work determine if walking is for them.
Walking Employer Influence Sheet
511.org offers a collection of incentives and disincentives for employers trying to create a walkable workplace.
Guaranteed Ride Home
511.org guide covers the benefits of guaranteed ride home programs and implementation tips.
HOV & Express Lanes
Carpools and vanpools can use FasTrak Flex to save money and time in express lanes.
How to Start a Carpool Program
511.org offers a quick-start guide to walk you through the steps of launching an employee carpool program.
How to Start a Vanpool Program
511.org offers a quick-start guide to walk you through the steps of launching an employee vanpool program.
For employers removed from public transit, shuttles can quickly and cost effectively move large groups of employees. Shuttles can be employer-owned and employer-run, facilitated through a Transportation Management Association, or contracted to a third party. For third-party vendors, search “[your county] shuttle providers.”
511 consultants will help you start and maintain full vanpools, which receive gas-card incentives.