Articles Tagged ‘BART’

Stuck at SFO? Not a Bad Place To Be

Stuck at SFO? Not a Bad Place To Be March 24, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Back in my frequent business traveling days, I was killing time at the dreadfully grey St. Louis airport, eating a sad salad at the crowded bar of a Chili’s, my only dining option. Next to me, an alleged cop tried to engage me on how Seattle’s homeless population had migrated to San Francisco, and...

(Not So) Breaking News – BART is Gross

(Not So) Breaking News – BART is Gross March 8, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You know there’s something wrong with your city’s public transit system when the New York Times features an article on how disgusting it is. I’m obviously not the first person to wonder why there are fabric seats and carpets. But hey, BART runs pretty reliably (I said pretty reliably) and I tend...

Neighborhood in Profile: Rockridge

Neighborhood in Profile: Rockridge July 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
In the first of an irregular series, your Bay Area Local Expert profiles a Bay Area neighborhood that’s just off the beaten path. For this inaugural Neighborhood in Profile, I’ve chosen a neighborhood that really stands out, both for its character and for its accessibility. The Rockridge...

Beer near BART: How to Stumble Back to the Hotel Safely

Beer near BART: How to Stumble Back to the Hotel Safely April 7, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Unlike most American cities, San Francisco’s public transportation is pretty damn good, thanks in large part to BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) lines covering San Francisco, the Peninsula, and the East Bay. Also unlike many American cities, San Francisco’s and northern California’s beer is world-class,...