Emergency Regional Stay Home Order. Bay Area ICUs are near capacity. Stay home except for essential tasks. Keep errands short. Don't gather with anyone outside your household. Cancel plans for non-essential travel. Learn more.

Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Public Transportation & Berkeley TRiP ACTransit 


Berkeley TRiP - Due to budget cuts and other considerations, the Berkeley TRiP Commute Store closed on June 27, 2003. Transit passesBART 

can be purchased at other Berkeley locations: 



AC Transit Ticket Vendors in Berkeley Muni2 

BART Ticket Vendors in Berkeley 


City CarShare


  • TravInfo-Bay Area Travelers
    Information System 817-1717
    7 days, 24 hours [no area code necessary; call from anywhere in the Bay Area]
    Extensive voice mail system provides information on, or connects callers with, Bay Area public transit operators, current traffic conditions, roadwork and highway construction updates, and ridesharing information, airport ground transportation, parking, etc. 


  • AC Transit
    Alameda-Contra Costa Transit (510) 839-2882 

  • Gateway Transportation Management
    Shuttle to West Berkeley, (510) 841-2378 for schedule. 

  • Berkeley Lab 
    Employee shuttle from Center St. near BART. 

  • CALTRANS Commuter Bike Shuttle
    510-286-0669 Call M-F 7am-3:30pm
    Van service takes bikes from MacArthur BART to San Francisco Transbay Terminal during commute hours. 

  • Golden Gate Transit
    Call M-F 6am-8pm Sat & Sun 7am-8pm 

  • Green Tortoise
    415-956-7500 Call for info 8am-8pm daily 

  • Greyhound Bus
    2103 San Pablo Avenue (& 20th St.), Oakland (short walk from BART 19th Street Station)
    800-231-2222 7 days, 24 hours
    510-834-3213 5am-1am 


  • Bay Area Rapid Transit 
    3 Berkeley stations (Ashby, Downtown Berkeley, North Berkeley)
    (510) 465-2278  

    Berkeley's train stop is at 700 University Ave. (at 3rd St.) is unstaffed. 800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245) Call for 24-hour schedule information and reservations
    510-450-1081 Emeryville Station
    510-238-4320 Jack London Square Station
    Main local stations are in Richmond (at BART station), Emeryville, and Oakland. Prior arrangements can be made for train stop in Berkeley. 

  • CalTrain
    Call M-F 6am-10pm Sat & Sun 8am-8pm
    Commuter train serving the Peninsula from San Francisco to San Jose, with limited service to Gilroy. 

  • Union Pacific
    Freight service 1-800-756-7777 

Ferry Boats:

  • 510-522-3300 Alameda/Oakland Ferry 

  • 415-773-1188 Blue & Gold Fleet 

  • 415-923-2000 Golden Gate Ferry 

  • 510-769-5500 Harbor Bay Maritime 

  • 415-447-0597 Red & White Fleet 



  • California Highways 

  • Interstate 80, 580, California routes 13, 123, 24.  

  • Highway condition information: 1-800-427-7623 or (510) 286-4444 

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