Transportation Options

We are proud of the many sustainable transportation options in Alameda County. The following links provide resources to qualified Guaranteed Ride Home transportation options such as transit, carpooling, vanpooling, biking and walking. The GRH website is not affiliated with any of the below links. They are provided as a resource only.

Transit Providers:

ACE train – commuter rail using existing railroad tracks; primarily brings commuters from San Joaquin County to Santa Clara County
AC Transit – local transit bus system in western Alameda County and west Contra Costa County, with additional service across the three bridges from Alameda County to downtown San Francisco, San Mateo, and Palo Alto
BART – commuter rail centered on northwest Oakland, primarily serving commuters to downtown San Francisco and downtown Oakland
Capitol Corridor – commuter rail using existing railroad tracks, extending from San Jose to Sacramento, running through western Alameda County
WHEELS – bus system in the cities of southeastern Alameda County
Union City Transit – local city bus service within Union City in addition to AC Transit
Emery-Go-Round – free bus service in Emeryville.
San Francisco Bay Ferries – connect Oakland, Alameda, and Bay Farm Island with downtown San Francisco
San Joaquins – Amtrak route between Oakland and Bakersfield through Fresno and the Central Valley
VTA – commuter service between southern Alameda county and job centers in the Silicon Valley
Dumbarton Express – additional service across the Dumbarton Bridge between Fremont and Palo Alto

referenced by Wikipedia.

Ridesharing Options: 

East Bay Casual Carpool

Carma carpooling app

Scoop carpooling app

Biking and Walking:

Bike East Bay

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland

Alameda County Bicycle and Pedestrian Program