Bay Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Path
New Gate Installed
For public safety, crews have installed a gate 1/4 mile east of the current end of the pathway (seeBay Bridge Trail map). This gate will be closed Monday- Friday and the occasional Saturday while demolition activities are in progress.
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General Information: A segment of the Bay Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Path is open to the public. Bicyclists and pedestrians can access the new bridge via connections that provide a direct route to the bridge pathway. The access routes take cyclists from Shellmound Street in Emeryville along a location that parallels Burma Road onto the new span, and from West Oakland along Grand Avenue.
New Hours Starting March 15: The pathway where the Shellmound St. and Burma Rd. trailheads converge and travel along the bridge (see Bay Bridge Trail map) will be open from:
- 5/26/14 (Memorial Day) through 9/1/14 (Labor Day): 6 am to 9 pm
- 9/2/14 through 9/30/14: 6 am to 8 pm
- 10/1/14 through mid March 2015: 7 am to 6 pm
-Shellmound St. in Emeryville
-Burma Road/Maritime Street in Oakland
-Eastbound Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, AC Transit Bus Stop
(Note: There is no westbound service at this location.)
From the MacArthur BART station to the Shellmound Street trailhead:
Bike: Ride west on 40th Street, which turns into Shellmound Street. The trailhead is across the street from IKEA.
Transit: Take the Emery-Go-Round Powell shuttle or the AC Transit Line 26 and off-board at IKEA. The trailhead is across the street from IKEA.
Use the 511 Transit Trip Planner and plan a trip to the Shellmound St. Trailhead. Note: The trip planner will pre-populate the trailhead as your destination.
From the 19th St BART station to the Burma Road trailhead:
Bike: Ride north on Broadway and west on West Grand Avenue to Maritime Street. The trailhead is one block south at the intersection of Maritime Street and Burma Road.
Transit: Take the AC Transit Transbay NL bus and off-board at Maritime Street. The trailhead is one block south at the intersection of Maritime Street and Burma Road.
Use the 511 Transit Trip Planner and plan a trip to the Burma Rd./Maritime St. Trailhead. Note: The trip planner will pre-populate the trailhead as your destination.
From Downtown San Francisco to the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza AC Transit Bus Stop:
Bike: AC Transit can accommodate two bikes at a time with bike racks on the front of its buses.
Transit: Take the AC Transit Transbay NL or O bus from the Transbay Temporary Terminal and off-board at the Toll Plaza stop on the Bay Bridge.
Parking: Parking hours have changed slightly. Limited five-hour parking will be available from dawn until dusk on the north side of Burma Rd., at the intersection of Burma Rd. and Maritime St.
Safety Information: To ensure pedestrian safety, there is one lane in each direction for bicycles and an outside lane designated for walkers. Cyclists must yield to pedestrians. In addition, bicycle-mounted officers from the California Highway Patrol will patrol the path.
Cyclists, please use caution as the trail has grade changes and curves. NOTE: There is a 15mph speed limit that will be enforced by the California Highway Patrol.