Getting to the Game! Capitol Corridor’s Ultimate Football Guide

August 11, 2017

Football has arrived (even if it’s still pre-season)! Whether you’re a fan of the NFL or prefer the college gridiron, the Capitol Corridor has your transportation covered, from the pre-season games of summer to the cold and rainy winter match-ups. Of the Capitol Corridor’s 17 stations, four of them provide service to Northern California’s major sporting venues! See our guide to traveling by train to see the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, and Cal Bears in action this season.

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A Car-Free, Hassle-Free Trip to Lake Tahoe on the Capitol Corridor

August 5, 2017

Whether you’re planning a Lake Tahoe summer getaway to play in the water, cash in at the casinos, or simply enjoy the mountain air, driving there any time remotely close to peak commute hours, especially on a Friday, can be enough to make you reconsider your plans. What many Tahoe enthusiasts don’t realize is that it’s entirely possible to reach the Lake Tahoe area comfortably and hassle free on the Capitol Corridor. On Capitol Corridor trains, there’s room to stretch out, free wi-fi, and a Café Car serving light meals, snacks, wine, beer, spirits, and other beverages. The best part is you won’t waste hours slogging through traffic in a cramped car. More A Car-Free, Hassle-Free Trip to Lake Tahoe on the Capitol Corridor

Capitol Corridor Passengers Save 50% on Tideline Water Shuttle Between Berkeley and San Francisco

August 1, 2017

From the Capitol Corridor, you can always get to downtown San Francisco using our dedicated transbay bus from Emeryville or by connecting to BART at the Richmond Station or Oakland Coliseum Station. Now there’s another way to cross the Bay, and we think you’ll love it! More Capitol Corridor Passengers Save 50% on Tideline Water Shuttle Between Berkeley and San Francisco

Capitol Corridor Teams Up with Union Pacific, Amtrak, and Operation Lifesaver for Safety Train

June 4, 2017

According to Nancy Sheehan, California’s state coordinator for Operation Lifesaver, California is #1 in the country for trespasser casualties along railroad tracks and #2 for fatalities at public grade crossings. Even more worrisome is the fact that trespasser and grade crossing fatalities are on the rise. From 2015 to 2016, according to Operation Lifesaver, trespasser casualties went up by 38%, and grade crossing fatalities, increased by 11% in the state. More Capitol Corridor Teams Up with Union Pacific, Amtrak, and Operation Lifesaver for Safety Train

Safety First: A Behind the Scenes Look at How We’re Keeping the Capitol Corridor Safe and Secure

May 22, 2017

At the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority CCJPA), safety is our top priority – for our passengers, our staff, and members of the communities along our route. Safety is a big part of what we do every day. We know you don’t often hear about these “behind the scenes” safety and security efforts, so we thought it would be helpful to share a quick overview of what we’re doing to keep our service safe and sound. More Safety First: A Behind the Scenes Look at How We’re Keeping the Capitol Corridor Safe and Secure