Visit the Transportation Department website for more information about Transportation related programs and additional resources.

511 Contra Costa- Guaranteed Ride Home

Guaranteed Ride Home (GRH) has bike riders covered. The FREE program will reimburse for a ride home during unexpected emergencies like a personal illness, sick child, or missing your carpool up to six GRH trips per year. Register now, and you’ll be ready to go if an emergency strikes. Please visit the program’s website for details and eligibility requirements,

Biking Resources

Richmond and the East Bay have the biking resources you are looking for. Checkout the options below.

  • Richmond Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (RBPAC)- Passionate about a bikeable and walkable Richmond? Want to be apart of next year's Bike to Work Day? Join RBPAC! Visit their new website at
  • Rich City Rides Bike Shop- The bike shop is located in the heart of Richmond and a resource for all residents. Purchase a bike, get your bike fixed, or register for their Self-Care Sunday rides on
  • The Pedaler Bike Shop- El Sobrante’s family run, friendly local bike shop for over 40 years.
  • Bike East Bay- They have a plethora of resources for families, new riders, or riders that need a refresher. Checkout their resources for Free Classes/webinars, Tips for New Riders, and biking activities for families.
  • E-Bike Rebate- Buy a new e-bike and apply for a cash rebate of $150-$300 through 511 Contra Costa.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan (BPAP)

Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan (BPAP) will serve as the blueprint for improving walking and bicycling conditions in the City of Richmond for the next five years. This Plan will consolidate recommendations from the Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) and coordinate with other Richmond planning efforts to provide near-term bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure recommendations. The proposed improvements will make it safer, easier, and more practical to walk, bike, roll and access transit throughout the City of Richmond.

Goals for the B/P Action Plan include:

  • Develop a recommended bicycle and pedestrian network that builds on Richmond's existing assets and focuses on closing existing gaps
  • Develop a list of near-term (1-3 year) infrastructure projects focusing on bicycle and pedestrian safety and comfort
  • Develop an implementation strategy that identifies potential funding opportunities and applies those to each project
  • Develop a general set of guidelines for the development and implementation of bicycle facilities and off-street paths

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan had a study session on October 25, 2022 and was adopted by City Council on February 7, 2023. 

BPAP's City Council Adoption Consideration: February 7, 2023