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 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
– Bay Area, Silicon Valley is well equipped for air travel with 3 major
international airports (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose) to services our
- Amtrak - Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, with the goal of providing
high-quality, safe and on-time rail passenger that exceeds customer
- 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).
– 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 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
- 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