Free shuttles run 10AM-7PM from the North Berkeley BART station to Marin Avenue which runs parallel, one block South of Solano Avenue. The shuttle runs up and down Marin and stops at the intersections with traffic signals until Masonic / the BART tracks ++ (new for 2017). Wait times average from 20 to 30 minutes. Shuttles are wheelchair accessible and are provided courtesy of our event sponsors. Please support them. ++Stops in Berkeley include: The Alameda and Colusa / Stops in Albany are: Peralta; Santa Fe and Masonic – along Marin. (It used to run to San Pablo Avenue.)
Bike – Ride your bike and enjoy free valet parking
at two locations on Solano Avenue, Wells Fargo Bank (1800 Solano) on the east [Berkeley] end, and by Albany Arts Gallery (1245 Solano) on west [Albany] Solano Avenue. Thank you to the Albany Strollers & Rollers for continuing to provide this wonderful accommodation.
AC Transit and B.A.R.T.
You can also use AC transit bus numbers #7, #18, #25, #72R, #72 and #72M. To take BART, you can take the shuttle from the North Berkeley BART station, or walk about 15 minutes from the El Cerrito BART station. To get to the corner of Solano and Alameda, you can also take the #25 bus from the El Cerrito BART station or the #7, #18, or #25 buses from the downtown Berkeley BART station. To get to the corner of Solano and San Pablo, take the #72, #72R or #72M from the El Cerrito BART station. (Please visit www.actransit.org/maps and/or www.bart.org for more information.)
Vehicles with disabled parking (blue) plates/placards can park at Solano and The Alameda.
(Here’s a link to a Google map of Solano Ave At The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707)
Map of Solano Ave at The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707
Road Closure Map (North Berkeley / Thousand Oaks)
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