Tag: Capitol Corridor
Is driving or the train less expensive?
In today’s SacBee article by Tony Bizjak, California just got 125-mph trains. Here’s why they still can’t outrace your car, it is claimed that driving is less expensive than the train. The example given is Sacramento (SAC) to Oakland Jack London (OKJ) round trip. The article says “A price check by The Bee last week…
on-demand bike lockers at Sacramento Valley Station
Forty on-demand bike lockers have been installed at Sacramento Valley Station by Capitol Corridor. They are located between the station exit to the platforms and the thruway bus area. These lockers use the BikeLink chip-card system, which I wrote about in 2013 (BikeLink). These join long-term lockers and the Pedal Stop bike station, and new lockers…
transit and rail grants to Sacramento region
California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced the recipients of its Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. Sacramento benefits from two projects: $9M to Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority for expanded service to Roseville and related rail improvements $30M to Sacramento Regional Transit District for a new streetcar These grants of course are only a…
Jim Allison’s Spoke ‘N Word blog
I just ran across Jim Allison’s Spoke ‘N Word blog today, all about bikes on the Capitol Corridor trains as well as other trains. And especially folding bikes. Jim is the Planning Manager for the Capitol Corridor JPA, which operates the Sacramento to San Jose trains. Check it out.