• General FAQ

    • What is Treasure Island?


      Treasure Island is an evolving, waterfront neighborhood located in the midst of San Francisco Bay, featuring a variety of residential offerings, park spaces, and commercial zones. It represents a blend of city life and serene bayfront living, and offers unparalleled views of San Francisco’s iconic skyline and landmarks. With its commitment to sustainability and innovation, Treasure Island is a forward-thinking community, inviting a diverse population to experience its unique lifestyle, cultural richness, and recreational offerings.

    • What is the history of Treasure Island?


      Originally created for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island has navigated a rich and varied history, evolving from a spectacle of human achievement to a strategic naval base. This storied past laid the groundwork for its current transformation into a vibrant neighborhood that epitomizes San Francisco’s relentless drive for innovation. Today, as it evolves, Treasure Island merges its rich historical roots with a vision of modern living, sustainability, and community, making it a testament to the city’s pioneering spirit and its future aspirations.

    • Is Treasure Island open to visitors?


      Yes, visitors are welcome to explore the island’s parks, trails, beach, recreational activities, and businesses. Some areas may have restricted access due to ongoing development.

  • Getting Here FAQ

    • How do I get to Treasure Island?


      The island is easily accessible by car, bus, bicycle, and ferry. The ferry service operates daily between the new Treasure Island Ferry Terminal and the San Francisco Ferry Building, Gate B.

      Click here to view the schedule and book your tickets.

    • How long is the ferry ride?


      The scenic ride between the San Francisco Ferry Building and the Treasure Island Ferry Terminal takes approximately 8 minutes.

    • Where do I go for ferry service alerts?


      To find out about changes or interruptions to the Treasure Island – Yerba Buena Island Ferry schedule, please click here or follow @TISFFerry on X.

    • Can I bring my bicycle, e-bike or scooter on the ferry?


      Bicycles are welcome on the ferry at no extra cost. They are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis, up to a maximum capacity of six (6) bicycles per trip.

      Electric scooters are allowed, but on-board charging of any electronic mobility device is prohibited.

      No gasoline-powered bicycles, motorcycles or mopeds are allowed on board.

    • What can I do if my ferry is canceled or delayed?


      To find out about changes or interruptions to the Treasure Island – Yerba Buena Island Ferry schedule, please click here or follow @TISFFerry on X.

    • Does the ferry accept Clipper Card?


      Occasionally the Treasure Island – Yerba Buena Island Ferry goes out of service due to weather conditions on the Bay or time-sensitive maintenance needs.

      If a ferry service interruption or cancellation impacts your travel plans, please call or text (415) 562-4250 for help arranging alternative transportation.

      You can also take the #25 Muni bus, which runs between Treasure Island and the Transbay Transit Center.

    • Can I take my service animal on the ferry?


      Pets are allowed on the ferry in handheld kennels or other airline-approved carriers only.

      Service animals outside of carriers must be on a leash or harness and remain in the control of their owners at all times.

    • Is there parking available on Treasure Island?


      Yes, there are designated parking areas for residents and visitors, including spaces for electric vehicles and bicycles.

    • Is Treasure Island accessible for people with disabilities?


      Treasure Island is committed to accessibility. Many areas are designed to accommodate those with mobility challenges, and ongoing developments prioritize accessibility.

  • Residences FAQ

    • What types of homes are available on Treasure Island?


      Currently, neighboring Yerba Buena Island has new condominium residences and townhomes available for sale. A variety of mid-rise and high-rise apartments and condominiums are coming to market soon on Treasure Island.

      The upcoming year promises the availability of around 1000 new homes for rent and purchase, with occupancy starting this fall. It is estimated that this will bring 2,250 new residents to the island. The diverse new housing offerings are for individuals of all ages, families, people with disabilities, and veterans at all income levels.

    • How can I find available homes on Treasure Island?


      Visit our Live Here page to view all available properties.

    • Are there any affordable housing options on Treasure Island?


      Yes, a portion of the residential units are designated as affordable housing. Under current development plans, affordable housing for various household income levels may eventually account for up to 27% of the planned total number of homes.

  • Amenities & Services FAQ

    • What amenities are currently available on Treasure Island?


      Treasure Island offers a variety of amenities and attractions for both visitors and residents, including an array of award-winning restaurants and bars, wine tasting rooms, distilleries, sports facilities, playgrounds, museum, scenic parks like Panorama Park, Clipper Cove and its beach, and a waterfront trail with 360-degree views of the Bay.

    • What new features and public amenities are planned for Treasure Island?


      Under the current development plan for Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island, Treasure Island Community Development (TICD) expects to contribute community benefits and amenities over a period of several years. If Treasure Island is developed as currently planned, and subject to approval and acceptance by applicable governmental agencies, community benefits and amenities may include but are not limited to:

      • An extensive collection of new public parks and open space
      • One of the highest-scoring LEED-ND projects worldwide, Treasure Island is planned to be a better, more sustainable, well-connected community
      • Miles of proposed public hiking and bicycle paths

      Beyond the new residential development on Treasure Island, the following are proposed, subject to approval and acceptance by applicable governmental agencies:

      • A public safety center to include new Treasure Island Fire and Police Stations
      • A new public school site, subject to acceptance by the school district
      • New public art
      • A new marina
      • Protected swim lanes at Clipper Cove Beach
      • An urban farm
      • Reconstructed athletic fields
    • What infrastructure improvements are proposed for Treasure Island?


      Under the current development plan, the following are proposed to be constructed, subject to final acceptance and approval by local governmental agencies:

      • All-new utility infrastructure, including public power provided by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
      • New roads and bicycle network with protected bike lanes serving Treasure Island
      • New waste treatment and water systems
      • A new Treasure Island ferry terminal and transit hub
      • Geotechnical improvements to increase seismic stability and load-bearing capacity of soil beneath the new streets and development parcels
      • State-of-the-art, comprehensive sea level rise protections proposed to be constructed over the coming years
  • Sustainability & Environment FAQ

    • What sustainability initiatives are in place on Treasure Island?


      The island prioritizes sustainability through green building practices, renewable energy, water conservation, and abundant green spaces.

    • How does Treasure Island support local wildlife?


      The development includes habitat restoration projects and green spaces designed to nurture local wildlife and preserve the natural beauty of the Bay Area.