Transportation

What public transportation options do I have in Mountain View?

The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) offers both bus and light rail services in Mountain View. Information regarding bus routes and schedules and light rail service is available on the VTA website.

The VTA also provides paratransit service in Mountain View through a contract with OUTREACH. These specialized services provide improved mobility and accessibility to qualified individuals with disabilities who cannot easily use the fixed bus route or light rail system.

Learn about the Mountain View Community Shuttle Pilot Program.

Who do I call to report power outages?
Power outages should be reported directly to PG & E at (800) 743-5000.
Where can I find information about Caltrain’s commuter rail service in Mountain View?

Information regarding Caltrain commuter rail service (e.g., schedules, station locations, etc.) is available at the Caltrain website.

Information regarding Caltrain’s plan to electrify its commuter rail service between San Francisco and San Jose is available on the Caltrain website’s Caltrain Modernization Program page.

Where can I find information about the California High Speed Rail project?

Information regarding the California High Speed Rail project is available on the California High Speed Rail Authority website.

Information regarding the City of Mountain View’s input into the California High Speed Rail Project is available on the CHSR Activities page.

Does the City of Mountain View have a Pedestrian Master Plan?
The  Pedestrian Master Plan was adopted by the City Council in January 2013 and updated in 2014. The Plan is aimed at improving the pedestrian environment in Mountain View. 

Does Mountain View have a Bike Transportation Plan?
The 2008 Mountain View Bicycle Transportation Plan provides an overview of bikeways and bicycle support facilities and proposed improvements.
Where can I find information about bike routes in the City of Mountain View?
Information regarding bicycle lanes, routes, boulevards, and paths in Mountain View is available on the Bike Map. Bicycling safety tips are also provided.
Where can I store or lock my bike in Mountain View?

Downtown bike rack locations

The City offers rent-free bicycle storage. Spaces are available in the bicycle shelter located at the Downtown Transit Center, at the corner of Castro Street and Evelyn Avenue, or one of the many bicycle lockers found throughout Mountain View’s downtown.

Renting a locker or shelter space is easy. Bring a valid California Driver License (California only) or passport, a description of the bike to be locked/parked, the bike’s serial or identification number, and $25 for a one-time refundable deposit, to the Public Works Department located on the first floor of City Hall at 500 Castro Street. Once you complete and sign the rental agreement and pay the $25 deposit, you will receive a shelter access code within 72 hours or a bike locker key.

There is currently a waiting list for bicycle lockers. If you would like to have your name added to the list, please contact us at the number or e-mail address below.

Contact the Public Works Department at (650) 903-6311 or public.works@mountainview.gov if you have any questions or need additional information.

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