20th Street Building

415 20th Street Oakland, CA 94612

Floors 1 and 2 are occupied by staff from the Berkeley Lab. The 3rd and 4th floors house staff from Information Technology Services and the California Digital Library.


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From the south, via I-880 or Oakland Airport

By Car: Take Highway 880 (Nimitz Freeway) North to the Oak Street exit. Turn right and follow Oak Street to Lakeside Drive. The 20th St. Building is on your right on the corner of Franklin and 20th. There are metered street parking and public parking garages/lots in the area.

By BART: Take the AIRBART shuttle to BART. Look for the shuttle sign outside the main terminal. The shuttle will take you to the Coliseum BART station. The shuttle leaves every 10 minutes. Take the Richmond-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 1 block east on 20th Street, towards the lake. See general information on BART (below).

From San Francisco

By Car: Take Highway 80 East. (There are several ramps onto the highway; the one at 5th and Harrison Streets is the closest to the hotel district.) Follow highway signs to Bay Bridge--Oakland. Once across the Bridge, follow signs on Highway 580 East. Exit at the Harrison Street exit. Follow Harrison (which becomes Lakeside Drive) to 20th Street. Veer right onto 20th. The 20th St Building is at the corner of 20th and Franklin.

By BART: Take the Richmond-bound or Concord-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 1 block east on 20th Street, towards the lake. See general information on BART (below).

By AC Transit (Buses): Buses run every 30 minutes from the Trans-Bay Terminal at 1st and Mission Streets, San Francisco. Take the A-Oakland bus to 14th Street and Broadway. Transfer to a 11, 34, 18, or 12 Bus and get off at 20th Street and Broadway. From the AC Transit stops at Broadway and 20th Streets, walk about 1 block east on 20th Street, towards the lake. Specific bus routes and schedules may be obtained from the AC Transit at www.511.org or by calling 511.

From the north, via I-80

By Car: Take Highway 80 East to Highway 580 toward Stockton-Hayward. Follow 580 to the Harrison Street exit. Follow Harrison (which becomes Lakeside Drive) to 20th Street. Veer right onto 20th. The 20th St Building is at the corner of 20th and Franklin.

By BART: Take either a San Francisco/Daly City or Fremont-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 1 block east on 20th Street, towards the lake. See general information on BART (below).

BART 19 ST. STATION T0 20th STREET BUILDING:
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system operates rail and express bus services in the San Francisco and East Bay Area. Trains leave about every 15 minutes. The closest BART stop is the 19th Street Station.

BART: Tickets and change are available at all BART stations. For information and schedules: (510) 465-2278; 511.org or www.bart.org.