Post updated March 29, 2019.
What comes to mind when you think of city living? The scene probably doesn’t involve lush greenery alongside fresh bodies of water stirring with wildlife. But that’s exactly what you can experience just steps from some of our stations! Fortunately, state- and federally- protected nature reserves keep many vulnerable habitats a priority amidst all the surrounding urban development. And whether it’s Earth Day (April 22) that’s raising your eco-antenna, or you’re a year-round outdoor enthusiast seeking new adventures, anytime is a good time to explore and appreciate our local natural wonders. Cruise on the Capitol Corridor to get up close and personal with some of the awe-inspiring ecosystems along our route, listed here from south to north. More Connect with Nature Via the Capitol Corridor
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.
More 48 Hours in Berkeley
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.
More Don’t Travel Alone, Bring Everyone Along with our Group Travel Program!
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