CC Rail Mail – “Cappy Hour”, Pumpkins, and Football

Philip Krayna CC Rail Mail & Newsletters

Enjoy Discounted Drinks During “Cappy Hour”

Cappy Hour 2014

To thank all of our fantastc riders for taking Capitol Corridor, we’ve decided to have our own version of “Happy Hour”, called “Cappy Hour”, on all trains. On Wednesday, October 22 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., alcoholic beverages will be discounted $3, and non-alcoholic beverages will be $1 off. Head to the Café Car any time between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. for your discounted drinks.

Take a Trip to the Pumpkin Patch on Capitol Corridor

Pumpkin patch

Halloween is around the corner, and pumpkin patches everywhere are open for the season! Whether you’re bringing your kids to play in the bounce houses or just want to find the perfect pumpkin, these patches have something for everyone. Check out some of the locations we found along the Capitol Corridor route for a fun and festive weekend outing. Read more…

Next Stop: 25% Off Weekend Football Travel

Oakland Coliseum_Raiders

Both the Oakland Raiders and the Cal Bears are in town this weekend, and Capitol Corridor can get you to both games before kickoff! Watch Cal against UCLA at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, and then head to the Coliseum on Sunday to see the Raiders take on the Arizona Cardinals at 1:25 p.m. Train tickets to both games are 25% off, or small groups can take advantage of our Take 5 online offer!

Share Your Best Station Tips

Helpful tips

To make planning a trip on Capitol Corridor even easier, we are in the process of updating the station information pages of our website and want to include tips from our riders! Help fellow passengers at your station by sharing your own tips – the best time to arrive, parking spots in the shade, your favorite restaurants nearby, or anything else that might be important or interesting. Send your station tips to [email protected] (subject “Station Tips”), or tweet #CCStationTips.

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program a Win-Win for Employers and Employees

Commuter Benefits

Under a new, regional commuter benefits ordinance, Bay Area employers with 50+ employees are required to offer their employees one or more commuter benefit programs, such as a pre-tax transit benefit, transit subsidy, ridesharing program, or other alternative means of getting to work. In addition to the potential tax savings for both employers and their employees, the Commuter Benefits Program aims to improve air quality and decrease emissions in the Bay Area by reducing single-occupant driving. The deadline for employers to comply with the program has been extended to October 31, 2014. Ask your employer if they have registered for the program, and learn more about what transportation options your workplace offers. Read more…