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San Luis Obispo Living

The Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo is located on the Central Coast of California, approximately halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on scenic Highway 101. Available transportation options include a regional airport and Amtrak train station.

SLO (San Luis Obispo) Visitors & Conference Bureau

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SLO (San Luis Obispo) Regional Airport -

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The SLO Regional Airport has daily service to and from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Phoenix, AZ. Airlines: US Airways and United Express

AMTRAK

The Amtrak train provides transportation from San luis Obispo south to the LA area (with a stop at the Burbank Airport), and north to the Bay area Bus / Train stops at SLO Train Station and at Cal Poly campus

Bus Services

The Bus terminal is now located at the SLO AMTRAK Station on Railroad Avenue. For ticketing information call (800) 231-2222 San Luis Obipso City Bus- Schedules / Maps SLO County Bus (Regional Transit Authority) Schedules / Maps Ride-On Transportation

Shuttle Service - "Road Runner"

Between SLO & Santa Barbara
Between SLO Airport & LAX (Los Angeles International Airport)
Between SLO Airport & San Francisco / San Jose

Taxi Service

Local taxi service

Car Rentals:

Zipcars

Fast, convenient, affordable and environmentally friendly - Zipcar (pdf) provides a self-service, on-demand car sharing program at Cal Poly. To use it, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to unlock the vehicle, and drive away. Return the car to the same location where you picked it up.
Access Zipcars 24/7 Discounted hourly rates for Cal Poly faculty, staff, and students age 18 and older as low as $8 per hour and gas is included Join for only $25 a year, and receive $35 in driving credit your first year Access to Zipcars nationwide (if you are age 21 or older; 18 to 20 year-olds are limited to campus reservations.)
This program is intended for personal and business travel needs for Cal Poly staff, faculty and students.

Funride

FunRide allows you to use a vehicle with no car payment, insurance payment, repair costs or fuel cost. FunRide vehicles are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The vehicles are parked at convenient locations called pods. By registering with FunRide, you will be able to reserve any of our vehicles. FunRide allows you to use a vehicle with no car payment, insurance payment, repair costs or fuel cost. FunRide vehicles are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The vehicles are parked at convenient locations called pods. By registering with FunRide, you will be able to reserve any of our vehicles.

Bicycles

Students can bring bikes. Bike stands are adjacent to each hall/apartment area. Please remember to bring a good bike lock and register your bike with Cal Poly's University Police Department. There are a limited number of "bike lockers" located on campus. Please contact Cal Poly's Commuter Services, dbonino@calpoly.edu, or call 805.756-6680 for more information on availability, rental, etc.

Bicycle Loan Program

Contact Joel W. Westwood, jwestwoo@calpoly.edu, to arrange for a bike to be loaned. Students pay a deposit, which is returned when they bring back the bike at the end of their stay.

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