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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 Bay to Six Flags, 5 and 85. 


The 5 runs between Vallejo Transit Center and the Larkspur Ferry, to Six Flags. The bus stop for Six Flags is on Faregrounds Drive @ Six Flags: Discovery Kingdom. 


The 85 runs from Vallejo Transit Center to Sereno Transit Center to Six Flags (same stop as the 5). The line then continues north to Fairfield via I-80.


Stay tuned next week to find out which attraction we'll feature next!

#9: Golden Gate Bridge

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we'll be featuring the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge.


The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the greatest landmarks, not just in San Francisco, but in the entire world. On bright, sunny days, the Golden Gate is visible for miles in all directions. When it was completed in 1937, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, stretching 4,200 feet from Marin County to San Francisco. Today, the Golden Gate Bridge is visited by millions from around the world every year.


The Golden Gate Bridge has two walkways on each side of the bridge, the main one being the western walkway. The walkways are open to both pedestrians and bicyclists every day on specific hours. The entire bridge is walkable from one end to the other. 


There are many ways to reach the Golden Gate Bridge by transit. Many buses in fact, such as Golden Gate Transit, operate on the bridge to reach Marin County and the rest of the North Bay. Other buses on the bridge offer tours, stopping at lookouts on the hills of Marin County, and then returning to San Francisco. 


If you are riding MUNI, get on the 30-Stockton and exit at Chestnut Street and Laguna Street. Transfer to the 28-19th Avenue Bus and exit at Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion. Direct service is available to the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays by taking MUNI Line 76X.


Many Golden Gate Transit Lines travel across the bridge to reach either San Francisco or Marin County. For all Golden Gate Transit Bus Lines at the bridge, visit www.goldengatetransit.com.


Stay tuned next week to find out which attraction we'll feature next!