Parking and Transit
The City of Alameda operates a surface parking lots in the Webster Street district, along with street parking in front of the businesses. Hourly fees for all meters are in effect Monday - Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm. You can use coins or your credit card at the meters.
Lot W (Alameda West End Lot) is between Haight and Santa Clara behind Wescafe, Phnom Penh, Feathered Outlaw, Extreme Pizza and Cafe Jolie. The lot is accessible from both Haight Street and Santa Clara Avenue. The lot has metered parking spots and two reserved spots for car-sharing services by Getaround. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, permit parking only is allowed during the Webster Farmers Market between 9 AM and 1 PM.
New! Bicycle Lockers
In late December, the City had 12 electronic bike locker spaces installed at Webster and Atlantic, on the College of Alameda corner. These lockers were funded with a Transportation Fund for Clean Air grant. BikeLink cards can be purchased at www.bikelink.org and can be used at any BikeLink locker located throughout the Bay Area.
AC Transit serves West Alameda via the O, W, 19, 20, 51A, 96, and 663 bus lines. These move in and out of Alameda and connect to the BART stations at 12th Street Downtown Oakland and Fruitvale, Oakland.
Alameda Loop Shuttle
The Alameda Loop Shuttle provides a way for people to get around Alameda for free. The shuttle operates three loops that run on Tuesday (West Loop), Wednesday (East Loop), and Thursday (Central Loop) from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Each loop brings passengers to Downtown Alameda every half hour with stops that include Kaiser Permanente, Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, and the Alameda Main Library. The service is open to all, and provides preferential seating for seniors and people with disabilities.
See the Alameda Shuttle Loop website for details and to view the schedules.
Premium Taxi Service
The City of Alameda also offers a Premium Taxi Service program for residents 70-years or older or East Bay Paratransit-certified.
See the Alameda Paratransit website for more information.