Transportation alternatives to use in midst of BART strike

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The strike is in its third day, and BART and union officials have yet to agree on a compromise in wage negotiations. As the BART strike severely restricts the flow of public transit, here are some transportation alternatives to know to ease your daily commutes.


Free parking in lots during strike

Casual carpooling spots for commuters

Free transbay shuttles:

  • West Oakland station shuttles to SF from 5 to 9 a.m. (reverse trips 3 to 7 p.m.)
  • El Cerrito, Walnut Creek, Dublin/Pleasanton, Fremont stations to SF, 5 to 8 a.m. (reverse trips to 3 to 7 p.m.)

AC Transit

Extra F line buses


Service throughout the Peninsula to San Jose and Gilroy

San Francisco Bay Ferry

Alameda Main Street to SF Ferry Building every 45 minutes

Oakland’s Jack London Square to SF Ferry Building, weekday peak commute hours every 45 minutes