On Thursday, September 7, 2017, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) joined with California Operation Lifesaver, railway representatives from around Northern California, law enforcement, and high school students at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento to kick off Rail Safety Month. More Capitol Corridor Helps Kick Off California Rail Safety Month
With 18 stations between downtown San Jose and Auburn in the Sierra foothills, the Capitol Corridor train route offers serious cyclists in Northern California access to some of the best cycling in the state. All of the Capitol Corridor trains accommodate bicycles, making it easy to get out for a road bike trip through wine country, alongside babbling creeks, up through hills, and beyond.
Get ready for a Labor Day weekend full of festivals all along the Capitol Corridor! Transport yourself back in time to the Gold Rush Days in Sacramento, enjoy a hip hop festival in Oakland, learn about South Pacific Islands in San Francisco, and dress in white to celebrate Brazilian Independence Day in Berkeley. The best part is that our Take 5 for $5 Weekend deal is good on the Labor Day holiday Monday — buy one full-fare ticket and bring up to five companions for $5 each person, each way!
More Weekend Picks: Gold Rush Days, San Francisco Aloha Fest, Berkeley Brazilian Day Street Party, and Hiero Day in Oakland
As summer comes to an end and schools prepare for the new academic year, many students from the University of California (Davis and Berkeley), Santa Clara University, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo use the Capitol Corridor train as a greener way to travel between school and home. Here are a few of the reasons why the Capitol Corridor is the environmentally-friendly travel choice of college co-eds: