Bay Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Path
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.
Hours of Operation: The Bay Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Path has limited hours of access until construction is complete. Access to the path is available during daylight hours from sunrise to sunset.
New fall/ winter hours: From Nov. 1, 2013 until March 1, 2014, 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 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The California Highway Patrol will begin clearing this section of the path at 4 p.m.
-Shellmound St. in Emeryville
-Burma Road/Maritime Street in Oakland
Parking: Limited two-hour parking is available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the north side of Burma Road, near the intersection of Burma Road and Maritime Street.
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 and off-board at IKEA. The trailhead is across the street from IKEA.
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.
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.