After one of their clients was seriously injured on railroad tracks, Wind Youth Services of Sacramento wanted to educate their clients about rail safety. On September 23, Capitol Corridor’s Transportation Services Manager, Mike Hendley, visited the social services agency that provides food, shelter, clothing, job placement, and support for homeless youth, to conduct a rail safety presentation.
More For Capitol Corridor’s Mike Hendley Saving Lives Is Top Priority
To welcome riders on board and promote train ridership, the Capitol Corridor is introducing a 30% discount on one-way and round-trip fares. The travel discount is just the beginning of our celebration of the rail corridor’s 30th anniversary. More Capitol Corridor Offers 30% Travel Discount Through End of 2021
Starting Monday, August 16, the Capitol Corridor will provide connecting bus service to/from a new stop at Humboldt State University (HSU). There will be two daily arrivals and departures at the new stop located at:
L K Wood Boulevard
College Creek Soccer Field
Arcata, CA 95521
More Humboldt State Bus Stop Added + Minor Bus Schedule Changes Effective Monday, August 16
During the weekend of Saturday, January 16, through Monday, January 18, 2021, – and on select weekends through March – the Richmond BART Station will be closed due to a critical track replacement project. More Richmond BART Station to Close on Select Weekends January-March 2021
With people staying closer to home and avoiding crowded, indoor spaces, online shopping will be bigger than ever this holiday season. Need a little help finding that perfect something for that favorite someone? Look no further, as we’ve compiled a handy list of holiday gift-giving resources featuring businesses within the communities we serve.
For Rail Enthusiasts:
Capitol Corridor fans won’t want to miss our new online store, Railgoods.com, where you’ll find a fun assortment of Capitol Corridor merch, including socks, stickers, face masks, and our new co-mascot plush toy, Cori! At the California State Railroad Museum store, pick up toy trains for the kids, railway souvenirs, books about railroad history, and more.
For Theatre Buffs:
Arts organizations have been devastated by the economic fallout of the pandemic, so we hope you’ll consider supporting your favorite theatre this holiday season. Our partners at BroadwaySF are making it easy for you to share your love of theatre with a gift card that can be redeemed now and used later towards a 2021-2022 season membership or tickets to a future show at the Orpheum or Golden Gate theatres in San Francisco.
For Aspiring Scientists:
If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past year, it’s the importance of science! For unique gifts that will fuel curiosity and open paths to exploration, check out the Exploratorium’s holiday gift guide, where every purchase helps support the Exploratorium’s mission of transforming learning worldwide.
For Art Lovers:
If the museum-goer in your life is missing her favorite artists and exhibits, consider gifting an exhibit souvenir, unique piece of jewelry, or membership for future visits. We have amazing museums all along our route and these four are sure to please: The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, SFMOMA in San Francisco, Oakland Museum of CA, and the San Jose Museum of Art.
For the Little Ones:
The world-renowned Oakland Zoo is always a hit with the little ones. This year, with in-person visits hard to make, you can bring some animal-inspired fun to your kids, while supporting the zoo during this challenging time. Check out their comprehensive gift guides or consider the gift of membership, which includes discounted tickets to special events, including the festive, Glowfari, open select nights through January 17, 2021. (Due to stay-at-home orders effective December 6, 2020, Glowfari, is closed through January 4, but could open later, so keep it in mind for later in January.)
Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Our friends at Visit Oakland may have a solution. They have created not one, but NINE, “Oakland Grown” holiday shopping guides! From Black-owned businesses and Rockridge District stores, to gifts for bakers, artists, and eco-warriors, you’re bound to discover just what you need. There are also great finds on Visit California’s guide showcasing Black-owned businesses across the state.