Daly City’s extensive
transportation infrastructure includes Highways 101 and 82,
Interstate 280, and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.
Interstate 280, which bisects Daly City, is a primary
transportation corridor linking San Francisco with San Mateo
and Santa Clara counties.
Daly City is approximately eight miles south of downtown
San Francisco and the San Francisco International Airport
is just nine miles from the City.
Medical services are another
important aspect of the Daly City economy.
Seton Medical Center is the city's only hospital and is an acute care hospital with 357 beds.
Its reputation as one of the leading medical facilities
in the country has encouraged the development of additional
clinics and laboratories adjacent to or near the hospital.
These include the Seton Medical Office Center, San
Francisco Heart Institute, the Spine Care Medical Group, the
San Francisco Neuro-Skeletal Imaging Center, and the Physician’s
Among the newest additions to Daly City’s health care
field is Kaiser Permanente with 130,000 square feet of medical
offices and clinics in a new building at 395 Hickey Boulevard
near Interstate 280.
The Daly City Fire Department has 5 strategically located fire stations to provide rapid assistance for medical, fire or other hazardous
situations. Emergency and support personnel provide all risk emergency
and non-emergency services to an area of approximately 7 square miles
serving a population of over 103,269 citizens.