Posts Tagged "amtrak"

County Connection wants to be your Valentine! Ride Express Route 99X between North Concord BART and the Martinez Amtrak Station for free all February. With 5 morning and 5 afternoon roundtrips each weekday, the 99X is a great way for commuters to reach destinations along Highway 4 and Pacheco Blvd, including County offices, the Pacheco […]

CA State Rail Plan 2018

Caltrans is starting work on its 2018 Rail Plan, which will provide a framework for California’s rail network for the next 20 years. The planning process is designed to allow early stakeholder and public input – providing information through meetings and webinars and soliciting feedback via workshops, surveys, emails and online comments. If you’d like to help shape the Rail […]

Capitol Corridor’s Train Treks for Kids program offers discounted train travel for student and youth groups of 20 or more. With access to destinations between Sacramento and San Jose, groups can visit sites like the State Capitol in Sacramento, Pier 39 in San Francisco and the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Train Treks takes […]

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Let Capitol Corridor take you where you want to go. Interested in history? Check out Old Town Sacramento. Love science? Visit the Tech Museum in San Jose. Addicted to shopping? San Francisco’s the place to be. And now, through April 24, Capitol Corridor is half-off on the weekends. Weekend travel is 50% off! Offer is […]

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Bike aboard Amtrak. Photo credit: ubrayj02 Looking to take a nice train and bike trip along the coast this summer? The Source published this news release from Caltrans, which funds some passenger rail service in California, regarding the new bike reservation policy (with our emphasis added) : Caltrans, Amtrak Announce New Bike Reservation Policy to Improve Customer Service […]

Road trip season is upon us, a time to visit natural and cultural sites, near and far. Load up the car and hit the road, right? But what if you are looking for a little more adventure, or to harken back to a simpler time? Sometimes there is no experience quite like taking a bus, […]

Caldecott Tunnel workers see light, BART is one step closer to San Jose, local bike shops you should check out. Read our weekly news & events roundup for Contra Costa County, East Bay & Bay Area for transit, biking and transportation. [View the story “This Week’s Headlines in Transportation and Transit: Nov. 26 – Dec. […]