Get Around Alameda - click here for bus, ferry, bicycling, walking and driving information!
Alameda Loop Shuttle: A shuttle service that is open to the public and targets seniors and people with disabilities - operating Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Click Here
Alameda Transportation Management Association (Alameda TMA): A separate non-profit organization that is in charge of implementing transportation programs for employers and residents who contribute to the organization. Click Here
Bicycle Safety Classes: After the successful completion of a two-year grant that supported the expansion of the bicycle safety classes offered in Alameda by Bike East Bay, from Fall 2017 to Fall 2019, the City is now using local funds to support increased safety classes.
Bikeshare: Alameda was the first East Bay city with a public dock-less bike share system. Click here to learn more.
Bike Valet Parking at Fruitvale BART Station: Secure parking can be found at the Fruitvale Bike Station, featuring free, secure bike storage and a full-service bike repair shop.
Carshare: Starting May 2018, up to 35 Gig Car Share vehicles were launched on the main island of Alameda, ready to be used for one-way trips between the main island of Alameda, core East Bay communities, and five San Francisco locations. Getaround has vehicles in four dedicated spaces in Alameda as well as peer-to-peer carshare in Alameda. For adults, order on line or at Walgreens.
Clipper Cards: Clipper is the all-in-one transit card for the Bay Area that makes it easier to ride transit. You can add value to your card as you go, or for added convenience, you can set up Autoload, which automatically reloads your card whenever your pass expires or your cash value balance falls below $10. Youth discounts and discounts for seniors/people with disabilities also are available.
Electric Vehicle Adoption: Alameda is striving for a cleaner, zero-greenhouse gas emission future. With Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), the city-owned electric utility, providing 100 percent clean energy by January 1, 2020, transportation emissions will represent over 70 percent of Alameda's greenhouse gas emissions. The city's goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030, which is in the draft Climate Action and Resiliency Plan. Click here to learn more.
FasTrak: FasTrak or new toll tag for upcoming I-880 Express Lanes scheduled to open late summer 2020: on line or at Walgreens (except not Park Street location) and then register on line
Guaranteed Ride Home Program: For Alameda County employees using transit or walking, bicycling, carpooling or vanpooling to work, you can register for the Guaranteed Ride Home program. The program guarantees a free ride home for employees working in the event of unexpected circumstances such as illness, family crisis or unscheduled overtime.
Safe Routes to School: School routes, Countywide SR2S information and school maps are provided here, under "Getting to School."
Slow Streets Alameda: In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the City launched a Slow Streets program in April 2020 to provide more space for people to walk and bike with the required physical distancing.
Street Trees and Tree Removal: The City of Alameda maintains an urban forest of street trees. For tree removal, staff is available to assist.
Traffic Calming and Traffic Safety: The City has many ongoing projects and programs to calm traffic and improve traffic safety. Learn about the overall program here.
Vision Zero: Traffic safety program aimed at eliminating traffic deaths and life-changing injuries. Click here.
The City's transportation planning and programming funding is largely supported by Alameda County's Measure B and BB.