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Balfour Ave

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Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options.


Very steep hills, minimal bike lanes.

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Balfour Ave

Balfour Ave has a Walk Score of 71 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot.

This location is in the Lakeshore neighborhood in Oakland. Nearby parks include Mandana Plaza, Lakeshore/Mandana park and Longridge & Grosvener Corner Park.

Nearby schools include Lakeshore Children's Center, Wildwood Elementary School and Crocker Highlands Elementary School.

The closest grocery stores are Oakland Kosher Foods Inc, Lakeshore Natural Foods and Trader Joe's.

Nearby coffee shops include Starbucks, Peet's Coffee & Tea and Lakeshore Cafe. There are 24 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Lin Jia Asian Kitchen, Shakewell and Flipside Burgers, Fries and Shakes.

Balfour Ave is near Mandana Plaza, Live Oak Memorial Pool and Splash Pad Park.

There are minimal bike lanes and the terrain has very steep hills. Balfour Ave is bikeable, there is some bike infrastructure.

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Some Transit

Balfour Ave has some transit which means a few nearby public transportation options. Car sharing is available from Getaround, Zipcar, RelayRides and City CarShare.

Bus lines:

  • 26 Emeryville/14th Bdwy/lLakeshore

    0.1 mi

  • B San Francisco - Trestle Glen

    0.3 mi

  • 606 Berkeley - Oakland - H.Royce School

    0.4 mi

Car shares:

Lakeshore Neighborhood

Balfour Ave is in the Lakeshore neighborhood. Lakeshore is the 34th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with a neighborhood Walk Score of 80.

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