San Leandro (1) is a city in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA, located on the east side of the Bay Bridge, at the intersection of Alameda Street and San Mateo Street, in San Jose. It is also located just north of Oakland, Bay City, San Diego, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara County, CA.
San Leandro is easily accessible by car and is one of the most populous cities in the San Francisco Bay Area with a population of about 2.5 million people. Interstate Highway 101, Interstate 580, I-880 and Interstate 680 are all in SanLeandro. Other highways include Interstate 238, which starts at the intersection of Alameda Street and San Mateo Street near San Jose and takes the first exit into San Leandro, and Interstate 80.
Doolittle Drive leads to Alameda, and if you are heading west, the exit is Carolyn Street at 164. Davis Street is also an important street that intersects with East 14th Street in the downtown area before leading to San Francisco Bay. California State Route 112 is located on Davis Street, where it begins at the intersection of San Mateo Street before turning into California State Route 61. The exit for the 580 in San Leandro includes a stop on Interstate 580 in San Jose and the first exit on Interstate 680, but not the second exit in SanLeandro. Davis Street is also the main street on the east side of downtown and one of the main streets that intersects with downtown's East14th Street as you head toward San Francisco Bay.
It is also manned and maintained by the San Leandro Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff's Department, as well as the City of SanLeandro. It is the main entrance to the city's marina, which houses a number of restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and other downtown shops. It is staffed and has a variety of shops, including a grocery store, a gas station, an ice cream parlour and a hairdresser's.
There are 16 other parks in the city, all of which can be used by residents and visitors alike, as well as the recreation and park district of San Leandro.
AC Transit is the local bus operator for the city, and San Leandro LINKS offers a free bus and shuttle service. AC Transit is a local bus service to and from cities, offering free buses and shuttles to and from the parks and recreational areas of SanLeandro.
Public transportation is provided via San Leandro Bayfair Station, which serves the city, and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). For over 40 years, BART has provided public transportation to and from the cities of SanLeandro, Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. San Francisco has its own bus service that connects it to the Bay Area cities. Connections to parts of the city and to the BART stations in Oakland and Oakland - Contra Costa County, as well as to other local and regional bus lines in the area.
San Leandro is served by Interstate 880, 580 and 238, which connect it to other parts of the Bay Area. It is also served by Interstate 680, Interstate 580 and the San Francisco-Contra Costa County Freeway, as well as the Alameda-San Mateo County Line and the San Jose-Oakland Line. San Le Palo Alto, the largest and most populous city in the city, is served by I-880, 890, 850, 690 and 692, all of which are connected to each other and the other part of the bay. It is served by the II-800, 800, 780 and 791 lines, both of which are connected to any other city in the region.
It is home to the University of California, San Francisco and San Jose State University and is home to San Leandro International Airport and Alameda - San Mateo County Airport.
San Leandro is nautical, which means that some parts of it are somewhat historic and have been touched by the San Francisco Bay and San Jose Bay and the Bay Bridge. The nearest ferry terminal is at Jack London Square in Oakland, but you can get there from San Francisco by car or bus. San Leandre is accessible by BART bus and is located near the Oakland Amtrak station. Its eastern neighbor doesn't have much to offer and has its own BART station in the city of Oakland, the Alameda - San Mateo County Airport.
San Leandro's scenery is best seen behind the scenes while cycling around the city and is also useful during rush hour in the city centre when cars and buses clog the streets with cars or buses. One downside of living in San Leandre, however, is that residents have to travel long distances, which they have to travel to work an average of 33 to 40 minutes a day.
Last year, a 2-star hotel in San Leandro was offered at $69 per night at a low price, and the average cost of a one-bedroom downtown apartment is $144 per night. Last year, the median price for a one-bedroom apartment in a 4-star hotel was $94.67 per day and for an eight-bedroom apartment was $143.50 per week.