Bicycling Resources

Bike-Friendly San Mateo

  • Bicycle Master Plan: Learn about our long-range efforts to improve bicycling in our Bicycle Master Plan.  
  • San Mateo Bike Routes: Find the best route to get to your destination using the bike routes map.

Bicycles on Public Transit

Loading and Unloading your Bicycle

Single-rider bicycles are allowed on Caltrain trains and SamTrans buses for free. Learn how to load and unload your bicycle from a bus bike rack and make traveling to San Mateo easy.

Caltrain Station Electronic Bicycle Lockers

All Caltrain stations in San Mateo offer electronic bicycle lockers for long-term parking. Be sure to purchase a BikeLink Card beforehand to activate a locker.

Bicycle Repair Station

Bicycle Repair Stations

San Mateo offers five bicycle repair stations that are available for the public to use for FREE. Each station includes tools to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, such as a flat tire or adjusting brakes. Look for our repair stations at the following locations or use this interactive map to help find them.

  • San Mateo City Hall (330 W. 20th Ave.)- Adjacent to the bike racks on O’Farrell Street 
  • San Mateo Caltrain Station (385 First Ave.) – Next to the Transit Center parking lot entrance
  • San Mateo Main Library (55 W. Third Ave.) – In front of the bike racks   
  • Paddock Park (2900 Baze Road) – In front of the restrooms
  • Ryder Court Park (1625 J. Hart Clinton Drive) – Next to the restrooms

Report damages or missing tools to Public Works at (650) 522-7300.

Note: This is a pilot project. Repair stations are currently undergoing an assessment to determine if relocation is necessary. Existing locations were chosen based on City staff recommendations and a community survey hosted on the City’s website.