Public Transit

Did you know that transportation represents half of Piedmont's greenhouse gas emissions? One of the best ways that Piedmonters can reduce their emissions is to take advantage of the ample public transit options available to them. Where ever you're traveling to in the Bay Area or beyond, there are numerous options available to you using public transit.

Piedmont's BART Shuttle - AC Transit Bus 33

One of Piemdont's greatest public transit resources is AC Transit's bus #33. Each twenty minutes or so, the 33 bus gives Piedmonters access to downtown Oakland, BART, and destinations beyond. The ride from downtown Piedmont to 19th Street BART is just 15 minutes. Click here to access the full schedule for AC Transit's Line 33.

Below is a full breakdown of the public transit options available to Piedmonters.


AC Transit
phone: 511 and say "AC Transit"

Lines Serving Piedmont

    (Click on the line number for schedules and maps)
  • 12 - Grand Avenue, Piedmont Avenue, Temescal / Telegraph Shopping District, & BART (19th St., 12th St., and Ashby stations).
  • 33 - Downtown Oakland, BART (19th St. and 12th St. stations), Park Boulevard, & Montclair.
  • C - Transbay Bus - San Francisco via MacArthur BART and Emeryville.
  • P - Transbay Bus - San Francisco direct via Oakland Avenue.


Bay Area Rapid Transit
(510) 465-2278
Train Service to San Francisco, Richmond, Fremont, Concord, as well as San Francisco and Oakland Airports

Stations Closest to Piedmont

    (Click on station name for more information)
  • Rockridge - 5660 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618
  • MacArthur - 555 40th Street, Oakland, CA 94609 - Accessible by AC Transit lines C & 12
  • 19th Street Oakland - 1900 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 - Accessible by AC Transit lines 33 & 12
  • 12th Street Oakland City Center - 1245 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 - Accessible by AC Transit lines 33 & 12
  • Lake Merritt - 800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94607


East Bay Paratransit
(510) 287-5000

East Bay Paratransit gives rides to people who have a disability or a health condition that prevents them from using buses or BART trains. AC Transit and BART established this service to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. East Bay Paratransit takes riders from where they are to where they want to go, in a sedan or lift-equipped van. It's not necessary to wait at a bus stop or go to a BART station.