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Could BART's Future Include a 2nd Transbay Crossing?Could BART’s Future Include a 2nd Transbay Crossing?
By - posted 1/28/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the latest proposal from Bay Area Council Economic Institute which envisions the future of the Bay Area transit. One of the main features of their grand plan is to unlock the transbay bottleneck with a new transbay rail crossing between Oakland and San Francisco. A new transbay more...

The Air On BART is About to Get BetterThe Air On BART is About to Get Better
By - posted 1/28/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Travel

After a successful pilot, BART will install denser filters throughout its fleet of train cars, part of a multilayered plan for stepped-up system safety as the pandemic plays out. New Filters Air filtration has an important role in preventing transmission of the coronavirus, along with vigilant mask-wearing. Filters on BART are in more...

Southwest Launches New Route: Oakland to Santa BarbaraSouthwest Launches New Route: Oakland to Santa Barbara
By - posted 1/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

Southwest Airlines just launched a brand new nonstop route from Oakland International Airport to Santa Barbara, California. Daily Boeing 737 flights begin April 12 and seats are now on sale at Southwest.com with low fares from just $39 one-way. Southwest Airlines published the following schedule: Southbound Depart Oakland 11:45 a.m. – Arrive Santa more...

Caltrain Now Has On Demand Bike Parking for 5¢ / HourCaltrain Now Has On Demand Bike Parking for 5¢ / Hour
By - posted 1/7/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

The Caltrain Board of Directors voted today, January 7, 2021, to make changes to the agency’s bike parking fees and the price of the 2021 Go Pass that will make the system more accessible and equitable. Caltrain is in the process of installing electronic bicycle lockers throughout the system. The standard more...

Every Free National Parks Day in 2021Every Free National Parks Day in 2021
By - posted 1/4/2021
Freebies, Outdoorsy, Travel

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission aboard all of the historic more...

SF Issues Mandatory 10-Day Travel QuarantineSF Issues Mandatory 10-Day Travel Quarantine
By - posted 12/17/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Travel

Thanks KRON4 for reporting the just announced update that San Francisco has issued a new quarantine order. Starting December 18, people coming in from outside the Bay Area counties must quarantine for 10 days. San Francisco has issued a health order mandating a travel quarantine. It will be in effect at 12:01 more...

Alaska Airlines 50% Off Flight Deal (Expires Dec. 9 at 11:59pm)Alaska Airlines 50% Off Flight Deal (Expires Dec. 9 at 11:59pm)
By - posted 12/9/2020
Deals, Travel

Hurry, Alaska Airlines is hosting a two-day sale for travel in the new year. Book a flight to, from, or within California, and get a second ticket on the same flight for just the taxes and fees.* It’s time to start thinking about 2021 travel. Fly between California and Alaska Airlines cities more...

New Mandate: 14 Day Quarantine Required for Santa Clara County TravelersNew Mandate: 14 Day Quarantine Required for Santa Clara County Travelers
By - posted 12/1/2020
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Travel

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that there’s a new health ordinance in Santa Clara County that requires travelers to self quarantine for 14 days upon entering or returning to the county. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department issued the directive which states that anyone (residents and visitors) returning more...

$1 Ferry Rides in SF: "Dollar Days on The Bay"$1 Ferry Rides in SF: “Dollar Days on The Bay”
By - posted 11/13/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Cheap Tips, Deals, Travel

San Francisco Bay Ferry wants to thank essential workers and welcome new riders on board with $1 fares through the months of November and December. UPDATE: The $1 ferry ride promotion unfortunately ended early on November 30th Current Destinations / Schedules They are currently running only weekday ferry service. Vallejo to SF Ferry Bldg.  more...

SFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID TestingSFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 9/24/2020
Brand New, COVID Testing, Travel

Attention travelers; it just got easier to fly to Hawaii. SFO will be home to the first COVID-19 pilot testing program for travelers. Travelers can have a 15-minute rapid test done onsite if they’re traveling on United Airlines. The first route that will the program will be from SFO to more...

Rare Southwest Flight Deal: Free Companion Pass After 1 FlightRare Southwest Flight Deal: Free Companion Pass After 1 Flight
By - posted 9/22/2020
Deals, Freebies, Travel

Southwest Airlines has an incredible deal on right now, for those that are ready to travel. If you book a flight before September 24, you’ll earn a free companion pass valid for two months. If you fly between September 22 and November 15, and you’ll earn a free promotional companion pass, more...

Rare Alaska Airlines 2-for-1 Flight Sale | One Day OnlyRare Alaska Airlines 2-for-1 Flight Sale | One Day Only
By - posted 9/15/2020
Deals, Travel

Today only, September 15, 2020, when you book a flight, you can get a second ticket on the same flight for just the taxes and fees.* It’s simple – buy one coach class ticket for travel through October 31, 2020, anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, and get one ticket on the same more...

Free National Park Pass for 4th GradersFree National Park Pass for 4th Graders
By - posted 9/12/2020
Freebies, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, Travel

Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free. You and your family get free access to hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for an entire year. Every year, beginning September 1, all kids in the fourth grade have access to their own Every Kid Outdoors pass at www.everykidoutdoors.gov. This more...

JetBlue Expands at SFO w/ 4 New RoutesJetBlue Expands at SFO w/ 4 New Routes
By - posted 9/10/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

JetBlue, known for their spacious legroom and free wifi, just announced their expansion at SFO with 4 new routes. In summer 2019, JetBlue relocated their operations at San Francisco Airport to Harvey Milk Terminal 1 and started using their own gates, prime for expansion. Previously, Jetblue only flew to San Francisco more...

SFO's New Longest Flight: 17.5 Hours to IndiaSFO’s New Longest Flight: 17.5 Hours to India
By - posted 9/9/2020
Bay Area Updates, Travel

SFO has a new longest flight. SFGate reported that United Airlines announced a brand new nonstop flight from San Francisco to Bangalore, India that’s 8,701 miles. The flight time clocks in at 17.5 hours. It beats the current longest flight from San Francisco to Singapore by 250 miles. It’s the first more...