Kick Off Fall With Battle of the Bay Baseball, Food and Music Festivals

September 24, 2015

 

Greetings, Capitol Corridor riders! Welcome to Cappy’s Weekend Picks, our roundup of fun weekend events you can get to on the Capitol Corridor! This is a new regular feature on the Get On Board blog to inspire your weekend with happenings along the route, between Sacramento and San Jose, and beyond. This weekend, Cappy recommends:
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Gold Rush Days – A Labor Day Getaway to the Old West

August 28, 2015

Looking for some family fun over Labor Day weekend? Go back in time to experience Gold Rush Days, an annual four-day festival in Old Sacramento. The Capitol Corridor train between San Jose and Sacramento will get you within steps of all the action, and with BART not running service to San Francisco over the holiday weekend, this is a great way to avoid the inevitable Bay Area traffic jams! More Gold Rush Days – A Labor Day Getaway to the Old West

RIDER TIPS: Taking Your Bike on the Train for the First Time

May 6, 2015

This post was updated in April 2018

Now that Bike Month is here, you might be considering taking your bicycle on the train. After all, bikes and trains are a match made in heaven, right? Ok, you’re probably thinking, “Whoever said that obviously takes their bike on the train all the time.” It’s true that bikes and trains are a great combo,  but when you’re trying it for the very first time (or even the first few times!), it can be a little intimidating – we get it. Take it from a non-bike riding Capitol Corridor employee who tried it for the first time just a few weeks ago. It was a great experience, but like anything new, it’s a little hard at first and takes some time getting used to. You can learn more on our website, and see our tips for newbies who want to experience the fun of taking their two-wheeler on the train:

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