Walking isn't really recommended as there really isn't a lot of sidewalks and most of the roads are two lane roads.
A car is necessary to get around unless you only have a short distance to go.
Tri Delta has four bus routes serving inside Oakley. They are #300, #391, #393 and #383. They all go around Oakley.
Taxi service is available, but on a much reduced scale as compared to major cities. but you won't be able to hail a cab; it is necessary to call and arrange for a taxi to pick you up. Rates are fixed by city ordinance and do not vary among companies.
Oakley, CA 94561 A great place for the family to go walking,birdwatching,fishing and boating.
The go-to place in oakley for great family owned Chinese food, only has 6 tables but nonetheless a good time
Has very large portions and great for a quick and tasty meal, try the Bob's Big Bear Burger one of the largest burgers you can find around the area.
Best donuts that you can get in Oakley
Has the atmopshere of pizzeria/sports bar, is a little more expensive than most places but the quality is one of the best around
A small little hole in the wall Mexican restaraunt off of Highway 4
Comfort Suites - Oakley. edit
Buses go to Brentwood, Antioch, Pittsburg, Bay Point and Pittsburg/ Bay Point Bart. Trains from there go directly to Concord, Walnut Creek, Laffayete, Orinda, Oakland, San Fransisco and Daly City.