Developing the site has taken a lot of hard work and collaboration with other groups in the region. From beta testing to providing data to design review many, groups have chipped in. We would say thank you to the following partners for their help and support :
AC Transit buses run 24 hours a day throughout Alameda and West Contra Costa counties. With over 100 bus lines, including over two dozen that cross the Bay, AC Transit gets people where they need to go.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a rapid transit system serving the San Francisco Bay Area. The heavy-rail public transit and subway system connects San Francisco with cities in the East Bay and suburbs in northern San Mateo County. BART operates five lines on 104 miles (167 km) of track with 44 stations in four counties.
Transit and Trails is a project of the Open Space Council where the idea and website were conceived and launched. The Open Space Council is a collaborative of organizations dedicated to protecting and maintaining parks, trails and open spaces in the ten counties of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Bay Area Ridge Trail Council's mission is to create a continuous 550+-mile trail for hikers, mountain bicyclists, and equestrians along the ridgelines overlooking San Francisco Bay.
BAWT exists as a vital, comprehensive and ongoing source of support to agencies that lead youth wilderness trips. Their mission is to create opportunities for urban youth to experience wilderness first hand.
An amazing resource with loads of great information on hiking in the Bay Area. Bay Hiker provided all of their trailhead data which we incorporated into the site.
The nonprofit Bay Nature Institute is dedicated to exploring and protecting the natural world of the San Francisco Bay Area.
California Department of Parks and Recreation manages more than 270 park units, which contain the finest and most diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreational resources to be found within California.
Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninusla, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy.
City of San Jose offers over 54 miles of trails within its boundaries, with a plan in place for a 100-mile interconnected trail network by 2022. A wide variety of trail experiences permit you to travel through Silicon Valley while enjoying nature as you access recreation or commute to work.
City of San Jose offers over 54 miles of trails within its boundaries, with a plan in place for a 100-mile interconnected trail network by 2022. A wide variety of trail experiences permit you to travel through Silicon Valley while enjoying nature as you access recreation or commute to work.
The East Bay Regional Park District spans Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco with 108,000+ acres in 65 parks including over 1,200 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature study.
The mission of GGNPC is to preserve the Golden Gate National Parks, enhance the park visitor experience, and build a community dedicated to conserving the parks for the future.
A non-profit technology and mapping support organization in San Francisco. GreenInfo was a major partner in the print version of the map, provided the campground data for the site. They also provide information on parks in the region through their site.
MTC and 511 has been a major partner throughout the project. has a comprehensive transit planner that is utilized on this site. Keep an eye out on their site for constant updates and improvements. Special thanks to Tom Spiekerman!
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Marin Headlands, Crissy Fields, the Presidio, Muir Woods, and Tennessee Valley are all a part of the NPS system.
Excellent print maps from Pease Press. Thanks to Ben Pease has been very helpful with beta testing, reviewing data, and providing information on print maps.
The San Francisco Bay Trail is a visionary plan for a shared‐use bicycle and pedestrian path that will one day allow continuous travel around San Francisco Bay. When complete, the Bay Trail will extend over 500 miles to link the shoreline of nine counties, passing through 47 cities and crossing seven toll bridges.
Santa Clara County Parks’ 45,000 acre system of urban and mountain parks, trails, lakes, streams and open space is one of the most diverse recreational areas in all of California.
A local ngo working to preserve Mt. Diablo's peaks and surrounding foothills. They provided some of the trailhead data for the area on and around Mt. Diablo. Special thanks to John Kelly for collecting much of that information. SMD also generously provided some funding for the site.
A part of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's community outreach program. Teams are comprised of representatives from public and private organizations who work together to develop and implement projects to improve local air quality.
The Coastal Conservancy is a California state agency that protects and restores the natural environment, invests in communities, and helps people get to and enjoy the coast of California and natural lands around San Francisco Bay.
The Sutro Stewards was formed to address a unique need in San Francisco, fostering positive relationships between habitat conservation needs and the recreational needs of a dense urban population.
A former military base, the Presidio has become an incredible cultural and natural resource in San Francisco. The Presidio Trust works to preserve and enhance the area as an enduring resource for the American public.
TransForm – an award-winning nonprofit that advocates for funding and policies in support of world-class public transportation and walkable communities in the Bay Area and beyond.
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Incubated as a program of the Bay Area Open Space Council