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#23: Six Flags: Discovery Kingdom

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we'll be featuring Six Flags: Discovery Kingdom.


Six Flags: Discovery Kingdom is one of the best amusement parks in the Bay Area. The 140-acre roller-coaster-filled park features all sorts of different roller coasters - wooden, looping, gravity-defying, twisting, everything! 


While you may have never heard of it, there is, in fact, public transportation to Six Flags. SolTrans provides two lines from the North...

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#22: Tech Museum of Innvoation

Posted on August 26, 2015 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be talking about the Tech Museum.


The Tech Museum is a hands-on technology and innovative science museum located in the heart of Silicon Valley. It provides a great family fun trip and you can play there all day and not getting bored. It is located in the middle of Downtown San Jose. They also offer many programs for young adults and exhibits.


Since the Tech Museum is located in the Downtow...

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#21: Fox Theater

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we'll be talking about the Fox Theater.


The Fox Theater, for the longest time, was a grand building with a big history. The theater opened on October 27th, 1928, greeted by much-anticipating crowds. The theater closed in 1965 after significant decreases of ticket sales. The Fox Theater quickly fell into disrepair, so much so that the City of Oakland almost demolished the building in 1975, to become a parking lot.


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#20: Great Mall

Posted on August 12, 2015 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be talking about the Great Mall.

 

The Great Mall is the largest indoor outlet mall in Northern California. It features 200 outlet stores, including Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Coach Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, H&M, Forever 21, Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet, Gap and Michael Kors. There are many dining options as well, like Dave and Busters and Jollibee. It serves the local communities of Milpitas, Fr...

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#19: Angel Island

Posted on August 5, 2015 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be talking about Angel Island.


Angel Island is a California State Park, and is the largest natural island in the Bay Area. Nestled in the waters of the San Francisco Bay, Angel Island provided visitors with astonishing views of the surrounding urban landscape. 


Angel Island has a fascinating history few other places can surpass. The island has been habited by humans for tens of thousands of years, sta...

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#18: Stoneridge Mall

Posted on July 29, 2015 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be featuring Stoneridge Mall.


Stoneridge Mall features about 165 stores, including Macy's, Sears, JCPenney, and Nordstrom. Stoneridge Mall serves the local communites of Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Livermore and Danville. The mall also has many great restaurants such as the California Pizza Kitchen and the Cheesecake Factory, as well as many fast food restaurants.

 

Stoneridge Mall is served...

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#17: San Francisco Ferry Building

Posted on July 22, 2015 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be talking about the San Francisco Ferry Building.


Every year, millions of visitors are welcomed to San Francisco by the Ferry Building. The Ferry Building is one of the best icons in San Francisco. Seen from miles, the Ferry Building sticks out into the San Francisco Bay. Appropriately named, the Ferry Building is the terminal of all major ferry services in the Bay Area. 


The Ferry Building feat...

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#16: SF Japantown

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be featuring San Francisco's Japantown.

 

San Francisco's Japantown is one of the last Japantowns in the United States. You can experience the japanese culture with shops, restaurants, and the many events held in Japantown each year. In the middle of the shopping mall there is an outdoor Japanese Peace Plaza, which features the peace pagoda that was a gift from the people of Osaka, Japan.


There are a few bu...

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#15: Lombard Street

Posted on July 8, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be featuring "the crookedest street in the world," Lombard Street.


Lombard Street is known as the crookedest street in the world, with a 16% grade. It's not, however, the crookedest street in America, the world, or even San Francisco (that award goes to Vermont Street in Portrero Hill). However, with eight switchbacks and thousands of tourists every day, Lombard Street is one of the most famous streets in the world, boastin...

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#14: Levi's Stadium

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be talking about Levi's Stadium.

 

Levi's Stadium is in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara. This brand-new stadium houses the San Francisco 49ers. Next to Six Flags: Great America, This $1.2 billion stadium is 1.85 million square feet, with approximately 68,500 seats. Features include 165 luxury suites and 8,500 club seats. The stadium also includes the 49ers Museum.

 

If you are riding VTA, board li...

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