Your Getaway Guide to an Iconic Bay Area City
As home of the highly-prestigious University of California at Berkeley, and epicenter of the ‘60s activist movement, the city of Berkeley has long been an attraction to diverse visitors from around the globe. Today, it also thrives as a destination for world-class culinary, social, and outdoor delights that cater to a variety of tastes and price points. Centrally located along the Capitol Corridor route (about halfway between Sacramento and San Jose), Berkeley is bursting with eclectic sights and flavors that reflect the rich diversity of the surrounding community.
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As the world moves to embrace renewable energy sources and stricter carbon emission standards, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) is doing its part to make Northern California cleaner and more sustainable. More CCJPA Eyes Renewable Diesel to Power Trains for a Sustainable Future
As you coordinate your next group outing, raise the bar high by incorporating a ride on the Capitol Corridor train into your travel plan. The Capitol Corridor is now offering a 50% discount for business and social groups of 20 or more. Youth groups can take advantage of our special Train Treks program that offers even steeper savings.
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Scenes of lush greenery stretching alongside bodies of water stirring with wildlife aren’t exactly the first things that come to mind when you think of city living. Luckily, official nature reserves and parks keep such vulnerable ecosystems a priority amidst all the surrounding urban development. And whether it’s Earth Day, April 22, that’s raising your environmentalist antenna, or you’re a year-round outdoor enthusiast seeking new adventures, now is the time to explore our local natural wonders. More Connect with Nature on the Capitol Corridor
With the arrival of spring comes tulips and tree blossoms, and, for high school students, college decision letters and tough choices. Savvy students can check out their prospects this Spring Break by taking the Capitol Corridor to visit a number of schools along the route in Northern California, plus others farther afield using our dedicated bus connections. Here are some campuses along or near the Capitol Corridor: More Start Your Campus Tour on the Capitol Corridor