511 RideMatch Service - An interactive, on-demand system that helps you find carpools, vanpools or bicycle partners. Here, you can quickly create a profile and find commuters who have similar travel routes and patterns and with whom you can share a ride. The system also lets you easily send potential rideshare partners an e-mail or give them a call.
AC Transit - The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) serves Western Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, with transbay service to the San Francisco Transbay Terminal.
Amtrak Train Routes: California - The trains with connecting service to Amtrak Thruway buses reach more than 90 destinations in the Golden State, including travel destinations such as San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Sacramento, etc. Learn more about individual routes.
Bay Bridge Public Information Office - The seismic retrofit work on the Bay Bridge is being performed through a series of complex projects. Several of these projects have already been completed, including the seismic retrofit of the bridge's West Span, between San Francisco and Yerba Buena Island. The East Span is being entirely replaced. The estimated date opening the new bridge to traffic in both directions is 2013.
BayRail Alliance - Advocate for improvements to rail public transit in the San Francisco Bay Area.
BeatTheTraffic - Check live traffic conditions in across Northern Californaia. Processes and integrates real-time road traffic and weather information from numerous public and private sources, predicts traffic patterns and suggests routes so users can arrive at their destinations rested and ready.
Blue & Gold Fleet - San Francisco Bay cruises. Sausalito, Tiburon, Marine World, Jack London Square in Oakland, Federal Penitentiary, San Francisco City tour, Vallejo, Sonoma-Napa Carneros Wine Region, Angel Island.
Blue Bird Cab Tri-Valley - In business since 2005 engaging taxi services in the Tri Valley Area like Pleasanton, San Ramon, Livermore, Dublin and Danville CA. Provides shuttle services at OAK, SFO, and SJC Airports.
Bridges of San Francisco - Dumbarton Bridge, San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, Carquinez Bridge, Benicia-Martinez Bridge, Antioch Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge. The Bay Area District 4 Office of Caltrans is responsible for maintenance, operation and administration of the 7 state owned toll bridges on San Francisco Bay. The Golden Gate Bridge is run by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District, a regional agency that also operates buses and ferries between Marin and Sonoma Counties and San Francisco.
Caltrain - Commuter rail service between San Francisco and Gilroy via San Jose and continuing bus service to Santa Cruz.
Caltrans - Caltrans manages more than 45,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center. Also see Caltrans Live Traffic Cameras. Caltrans has over a thousand cameras monitoring freeway sections across California.
City CarShare - Car sharing program where members can use cars at locations throughout San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley, without having to own the car.
Clipper - Clipper is an all-in-one transit card that keeps track of any passes, discount tickets, ride books and cash value that you load onto it, while applying all applicable fares, discounts and transfer rules. This lets you customize your card for your own transit needs. The Clipper card can hold multiple passes, ride books or tickets (which are specific to the transit system being used), as well as up to $300 in cash value at one time. Cash value on your Clipper card can be used to ride any participating transit system.
Commuter Check - Part of Accor Services North America. The Commuter Check solution has served the U.S. transit industry since 1990, providing transportation voucher services for more than 8,000 employers and 150,000 employees in cities across the country. For example, Commuter Check has served the San Francisco Bay Area since 1991, and a 2006 survey of Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) riders confirmed that over 60 percent of employed peak period riders now receive transit benefits from their employer (either as fare subsidy or employee-paid pre-tax payroll deduction).
County Connection - The Central Contra Costa Transit Authority service in Central Contra Costa County with connections to Pleasanton and Antioch.
Hornblower Cruises and Events - Each year Hornblower Cruises and Events operates over 5,000 yacht charters, public dining cruises, and sightseeing tours from five ports in California (San Francisco, Berkeley, Marina Del Rey, Newport Beach, San Diego, and South Lake Tahoe).
Embacadero Center Garages - Embarcadero 1-4. Embarcadero Center is located in between San Francisco's Financial and Waterfront Districts, running from Battery to Drumm Streets, in between Sacramento and Clay Streets.
Red and White Fleet - Cruise and tour operator in Fisherman's Wharf. Bay cruises, land and air tours, ferry services, charters.
Red Hawk Casino Bus and Shuttle Services - View schedules, pricing and special offers for this service that takes you in comfort from San Francisco to the Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs, California, 41 miles East of Sacramento. In San Francisco, buy tickets in person in advance at 729 Sacramento Street (bet. Grant and Kearny Streets), (415) 613-3555. Leaves SF daily at 8:00 am, 8:15 am, 8:30 am, and 8:30 pm from 729 Sacramento Street. Trip takes 2 hours. Casino stay of 4 hours, then return to SF. So return is at 2-2:30 pm or 2:30 am. Can buy two tickets and use each as one-way ticket if your plan is to stay over for a few days. This service is provided by Harvest Vacation Charter Bus Service.
Rescue Muni - San Francisco's transit-riders advocacy group.
RIDES for Bay Area Commuters - Dedicated to helping you find and use alternatives to driving alone. Carpool and vanpool referrals from our database of over 12,000 commuters. Bicycle information and referrals. Assistance to take public transit or telecommute. Information on using diamond lanes, Park & Ride lots, Commuter Check, and more.
SamTrans - Service throughout San Mateo County with connecting service to San Francisco, the Transbay Terminal, and Palo Alto.
San Francisco Bay Area Traffic Report - Provides real-time updates on traffic road conditions for the San Francisco area. Review live SF traffic alerts for accidents, construction, traffic jam, school traffic and other road conditions and transit delays.
San Francisco County Transportation Authority - Administers and oversees the delivery of the Proposition K (Prop K) half-cent local transportation sales tax program and New Expenditure Plan, which was passed by 75% of San Francisco voters in November 2003. Since 1990, the Authority has also been the designated Congestion Management Agency (CMA) for San Francisco. In this role, the Authority is responsible for developing and administering the Congestion Management Program (CMP). Through its CMA activities, the Authority has been able to leverage state and federal transportation dollars to complement Prop K revenues.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) - The SFMTA's Muni is one of America's oldest public transit agencies, the largest in the Bay Area and seventh largest system in the United States. It currently carries more than 200 million riders annually. Operating historic streetcars, modern light rail vehicles, diesel buses, alternative fuel vehicles, electric trolley coaches and the world famous cable cars, Muni's fleet is among the most diverse in the world. Also see:
San Francisco Port Commission - The Port of San Francisco is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners, each of whom is appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the City's Board of Supervisors.
Sanmo Travel - A full service bus charter and travel agency with branches in San Francisco, Oakland, and Daly City, catering to the diverse ethnic communities of the three cities.
SF Gate: Traffic - Live traffic reports, articles and information from the San Francisco Chronicle.
SF.Streets.Blog - A daily news source connecting people to information about sustainable transportation and livable communities.
StreetsBlogSF - Covering the movement to reduce dependence on private automobiles and improve conditions for pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders in San Francisco.
SuperShuttle - Blue and yellow vans take you to the airport from your home, office or hotel and bring you back after you land. To keep prices low, you give a small amount of your time, and share the ride with a few other passengers.
Tideline Water Taxi - The City's first water taxi service, taking you to docks in San Francisco, Marin and a few points in between. Navigable areas of operation is the San Francisco water front, Richardson Bay, Raccoon Straight, Oakland inner harbor, Richmond inner harbor.
511 SF Bay Area - 511 is your one-stop phone and web source for up-to-the-minute transportation information. Available whenever you need it - 24/7 - from anywhere in the nine-county Bay Area.
511 Traffic - Comprehensive traffic information source for the Bay Area. Provides on-demand, up-to-the-minute traffic conditions and driving times for your route. Complements the 511 phone service and offers free information and tools.
VTA - Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority service providing bus and light rail service in Santa Clara County.
Walk San Francisco - A coalition of organizations and individuals that seeks to improve San Francisco's walking environment through activism and policy advocacy that educates residents, city agencies, and elected officials regarding the need for more pedestrian-friendly streets.
Zipcar - Zipcars live in your neighborhood! Drive MINIs, VWs, cars that haul and more. By the hour or day. Includes gas, insurance and parking. Simply reserve online, walk a block and drive away.
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