Transportation & Access


Coastside communities in the Half Moon Bay area are strung together along Highway 1, which stretches north and south between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Highways 92 and 84 are the only east-west access to the Peninsula.

Most residents rely on their own means of transportation, however SamTrans does provide limited public transportation while a general aviation facility located in Moss Beach provides for those with small planes. The Chamber also has several members that provide transportation services.

Generally peak commute hours over Highway 92 east bound are 6:30-8:30am and 4-7pm west bound, Monday through Friday. Of course commute times may vary depending on weather and traffic conditions.

Destination  Miles  Non-Rush
San Mateo   12  18  24
Palo Alto   22  29  35
San Francisco   28  37  47
Santa Cruz   55  60  60
Silicon Valley   32  43  53