Transportation

Bay Area, Silicon Valley Transportation - Transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, relies on a complex network of infrastructure consisting of various freeways, bridges, rails, tunnels, airports, public transportation options, and much more. Due to them being spread out through the vast Bay Area geographical area, these infrastructures and transportation services are overseen by various different Bay Area agencies in the Silicon Valley.

  • 511.org - 511 is your one-stop source for phone and web up-to-the-minute Bay Area traffic, transit, rideshare, bicycling, and parking information – this also includes detailed information and maps for Bus routes, rail routes, ferry routes, shuttles and other methods of Bay Area transportation.
  • AC Transit Bus - AC Transit is an innovative modern bus system owned by the public in the East Bay serving 13 cities and adjacent unincorporated areas in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and parts of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County (Peninsula).
  • Airports – Bay Area, Silicon Valley is well equipped for air travel with 3 major international airports (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose) to services our residents.
  • Amtrak -  Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, with the goal of providing high-quality, safe and on-time rail passenger that exceeds customer expectations.
  • ACE Train (Altamont Corridor Express) - The Altamont Corridor Express, “Ace Train” and named for the Altamont Pass, is a commuter rail service connecting Stockton and San Jose with ten stops along the 86 miles route and with a travel time of about 2 hours and 10 minutes end to end.
  • BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) - BART, or Bay Area Rapid Transit, services the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, with heavy-rail public transit subway system connecting the city of San Francisco to many others in the East Bay (Alameda County) and Northern Peninsula (San Mateo County).
  • Bridges – Bay Area is well connected through its water channels by 5 different bridges in the main Bay Area itself (with a few others in the outlying areas).
  • Caltrain - CalTrain is a commuter train system connecting San Francisco to the Peninsula (San Mateo County) to the South Bay (Santa Clara County) with trains running about every 30 minutes on average with hourly trains on late evenings and the weekends.
  • Freeways, Highways – Silicon Valley is connected by various freeways and highways connecting the trans-bay crossings, the Peninsula to the South Bay, the North Bay, the East Bay, San Francisco, and much more.
  • SamTrans (San Mateo County Transit) - SamTrans, officially the San Mateo County Transit District, is a public transport agency in and around San Mateo, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area providing bus service throughout San Mateo County and into portions of San Francisco and Palo Alto.
  • SFMTA (MUNI, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) - The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency oversees Muni bus, cable cars, bike and pedestrian programs, taxis, parking and traffic control operations in San Francisco. Muni Transit service includes everything about riding Muni Buses and historic streetcars, Muni light rail and Cable Cars.