Hayward, CA Commuting


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Hayward, CA is a vibrant and largely populated city located in Alameda County. It is known for its diverse neighborhoods, parks, and recreational activities. As an urban center, there are a variety of public transportation options available for those looking to explore the area. The main option is the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), which connects Hayward with other major Bay Area cities such as Oakland and San Francisco. There is also bus service throughout the city, operated by AC Transit and Union City Transit. These buses provide commuters with reliable transportation within Hayward and to nearby cities. Other options include Uber, Lyft, taxis, carpooling services, and bike lanes throughout the city. With these various modes of transport available in Hayward, it's easy to get around without having to own a car.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Hayward takes 32.4 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Hayward get to work:
- 71.0% drive their own car alone
- 12.0% carpool with others
- 3.1% work from home
- 9.5% take mass transit
     Commute Time To Work

  TransportationHayward, CaliforniaUnited States
  34.826.8
  Commute Mode
  68.2%73.2%
  12.5%8.6%
  7.6%4.2%
  0.3%0.5%
  1.1%2.5%
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I've lived in Hayward for 20 years. Traditionally a working  More

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Hetchy Hechy water is very pure,the summers are about 78f..warm enough. Winters are sunny for the most part and by average.One University and one College in this small  More

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Over 10 years ago

convenient BART and bus if you have no  More

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