Revamp Your Commute!

Explore your options below for getting to work! Shedding your car can save you time spent in traffic, stress in your daily routine, and money on gas, parking, and insurance. You may even qualify for discounts based on your income.

Commute Type Estimate Cost Description

Bicycle

Find a bikeway and public bike parking on your commute

Your own bicycle

BART

Discounts available to riders with disabilities, youths, seniors, and low incomes

Reginal rail transit service

AC Transit

Monthly pass for $84.60

*Ask your employer about EasyPasses!

Local and transbay service in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Broadway Shuttle

Free connections from BART, San Francisco Bay Ferry, Amtrak and Capital Corridor to Downtown offices, restaurants, local shops, and social services

Free shuttle service on Broadway

BayWheels

Membership for $13/month

Discounted membership for low-income riders for $5 for first year

Reginal Bikeshare

E-Scooters

Rates vary by provider

Discounted membership for low-income riders (cost varies by provider)

Free-floating scooters to rent by minute

Carshare

Rates vary by provider

Rent cars by the hour

Carpool

Rates vary by provider and carpool arrangement

Shared cars vehicles with commuters that are matched through providers

Vanpool

Rates vary by provider and vanpool arrangement

Matches employees with other commuters with optional rental cars, discounted designated vanpool parking in Downtown Oakland

Guaranteed Ride Home

Reimbursed for up to $125 per trip (up to $600 per year) for 6 trips per year

Free "back up" taxi, Uber, Lyft, or carshare for individuals who commute by transit, biking, walking, carpooling, and vanpooling and need to get home quickly in case of personal, unexpected emergencies

Parking Cash-Out

Parking cash-out payments vary

*If your employer pays for all or part of your parking, ask your employer if you are entitled to the parking cash-out choice and instead support your non-car commute

Looking for the Universal Basic Mobility pilot? Click here.

Please email any questions about commute benefits to parklandish@oaklandca.gov.