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Guaranteed Ride Home Programs

Ferry riders who experience a workday illness, family crisis or other unscheduled emergency may be eligible for a free ride home from work via taxi, rental car or other transit options provided by Guaranteed Ride Home programs offered by San Mateo and Alameda Counties to employees working in those counties. Learn when you can use it, how it works and how to enroll at these web sites:

Commute.org Guaranteed Ride Home Program
Alameda County Guaranteed Ride Home Program

  1. Main @ Mission MUNI 82X: Presidio & Wharves Express
  2. Steuart near Market MUNI 2: Clement; 7: Haight; 9: San Bruno; 12:Folsom; 21:Hayes; 71:Haight/Noriega
  3. Mission near Steuart: MUNI 14:Mission; 14L; 14X
  4. Spear near Market or Mission: MUNI 31:Balboa
  5. Embarcadero to Fisherman's Wharf/Market Street MUNI F: Cable Car
  6. Market @ Main BART & MUNI Metro connections
  7. Embarcadero to AT&T Park and Caltrain; MUNI N:Judah

Public Transit Connections in Oakland & Alameda

(1) 2nd @ Broadway; AC Transit 11; 58; 59; 72; 73
(2) Embarcadero Amtrak Train Station

AC Transit Bus transfers: AC Transit transfer discounts are available for all customers using Clipper. Clipper provides: a $2.10 for Adults, a $1.05 discount for Youth, and a $1.05 discount for Senior/Disabled on AC Transit local buses when transferring from the Ferry; equivalent discounts are provided on ferry fares when transferring from AC Transit local buses. Beginning March 15, 2017, AC Transit transfer discounts are only available on Clipper. For bus schedules and routes visit www.actransit.org.

Free Broadway Shuttle: Offers fast, free connections between the Oakland Ferry Terminal area (stop is approx 2 blocks away at Broadway & Embarcadero) and BART and downtown Oakland offices.

Weekday Broadway Shuttle Service (Orange route)
Mondays-Fridays 7am-7pm between Embarcadero West (Jack London Square) and Grand Avenue. Shuttles run every 10 minutes during commute hours and lunchtime; every 15 minutes other times.

Weekend Night Broadway Shuttle Service (Blue route)
Fridays 7pm-1am & Saturdays 6pm-1am between Embarcadero West (Jack London Square) and 27th Street. Shuttles run every 15 minutes.

The Broadway Shuttle does not operate on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Click here for Broadway Shuttle route and service information.