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51st Street & Shafter Avenue

Commute to Downtown Berkeley

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, some bike lanes.

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51st Street & Shafter Avenue

51st Street & Shafter Avenue has a Walk Score of 92 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

51st Street & Shafter Avenue is a 14 minute walk from the Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae San Francisco Int'l Airport at the Rockridge stop.

This location is in the Temescal neighborhood in Oakland. Nearby parks include Emerson Elementary School field, Temescal Pool and North Oakland Recreation Center.

Nearby schools include Emerson Elementary School, Oakland International High School and Oakland International High School.

The closest grocery stores are Temescal Produce Market, Abyssinia Market and Planetary Products & Services.

Nearby coffee shops include The Cro Cafe, Bakesale Betty and Alem's Coffee. Nearby restaurants include Red Sea Restaurant, Doughnut Dolly and Asmara Restaurant.

51st Street & Shafter Avenue is near Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt, Ridgeway Plaza and Helen McGregor Plaza Park.

There are some bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. 51st Street & Shafter Avenue is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

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Good Transit

51st Street & Shafter Avenue has good transit which means many nearby public transportation options. Car sharing is available from RelayRides, City CarShare, Getaround and Zipcar.

Rail lines:

  • Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFIA/Millbrae San Francisco Int'l Airport

    0.7 mi

  • Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae Millbrae

    0.7 mi

  • Fremont - Richmond Richmond

    0.7 mi

Bus lines:


    0.0 mi


    0.2 mi

  • 1R Univ/Calif - BYBA

    0.2 mi

  • 1 Bayfair Bart- Dtn. Berkeley

    0.2 mi

  • CB San Francisco - Montclair

    0.4 mi

  • 51A RockRidge to FBBA

    0.4 mi


    0.4 mi

Car shares:

Crime Grade Beta

51st Street & Shafter Avenue compared to all of Oakland.

Personal Crime Grade


Lower crime area.

Property Crime Grade


Higher crime area.

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Temescal Neighborhood

51st Street & Shafter Avenue is in the Temescal neighborhood. Temescal is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with a neighborhood Walk Score of 90.

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