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Transportation Task Force Group

Transportation Task Force Group

Would you like to be involved with the Transportation Task Force? E-mail us at casa.alameda.ca@gmail.com
The Transportation sub-group is focused on sustainability issues related to public transit, car and ride sharing, bicycle use, and reduction of tranportation related emissions.

Initial Efforts

  • Alameda ride sharing: Create an online resource to connect Alamedans interested in non-commuting ride sharing opportunities.
  • 511.org: Use CASA website, and other communication tools, to increase awareness of and promote the 511.org website.  SUCCESS STORY! – see links below!
  • Carpooling: Improve and increase safe and legal carpooling opportunities.  NEW! – See link below for information on carpooling in Alameda and around the Bay Area.
  • Car sharing: Work with car share providers to establish and/or expand service within Alameda.
  • Walk and Roll to School: Work with AUSD and PTA to promote and expand these programs at all schools.
  • Alameda Shuttle Service: Advocate for a feasibility study for a shuttle bus service to serve Alameda.

Alameda Advocacy Groups and Local Information

Local/Regional Transit and Carpooling Opportunities

  • 511 – Centralized information on transit, traffic, ride sharing and bicycling.
    • 511.org – homepage
    • 511 TakeTransit Trip Planner – an automated tool for planning public transit trips in the Bay Area
    • 511 Transit – unified information from all Bay Area tranist agencies, including maps, schedules, fares, and much more.
  • AC Transit – local line 19, 50, 51, and 63 as well as transbay service on lines O, OX, and W.
  • East Bay Ferries – Alameda/Oakland and Harbor Bay
  • BART
  • Amtrak – out of Oakland and Emeryville
  • Paratransit – Information on the City of Alameda’s Paratransit service, or contact the Mastick Senior Center at 510-747-7500.
  • Casual Carpools – Information on casual carpools in the Bay Area.  There is a casual carpool in Alameda at the corner of Encinal Ave. and Park Street (northwest corner)
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