All Aboard Peninsula, Connecting the Region and Beyond

Experience the current trends in public transportation at All Aboard, Peninsula, where climate-friendly transit is sustainable as well as fun. All Aboard, Peninsula is a wonderful venue to gain insight into the future of public transportation as well and takes place on Saturday, September 23 from 10am-2pm. You can register to attend here.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Start your adventure in Menlo Park, where you’ll gather on the Library Lawn for a train-themed story time with the Menlo Park Library. Here, you’ll be invited to pick up a passport & activity booklet that will guide your adventure for the day. Be sure to arrive by 10:30; the group will walk over together to the Caltrain station to catch the 10:50 morning train.

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Hop off at the San Mateo stop and disembark for a scavenger hunt and refreshments on B Street, the vibrant pedestrian mall in downtown San Mateo, before catching the 12:15 train.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Tour the electric trains in San Francisco. Caltrain’s new electric trains, scheduled to begin service in 2024, will be cleaner, safer and quieter. Get a sneak peek at the electric trains and join the festivities.  More information on Caltrain’s Electric Train Tour can be found here.

Sounds like a great way to learn all about the future of local public transit; it’s a win-win for the citizens of the San Francisco Peninsula as well as the environment. rates Bay Meadows high on the list for walkable locations to live on the San Francisco Peninsula and for good reason! Why? Because we are steps from shopping and entertainment (Hillsdale Center), groceries (Whole Foods), parks, and an easy bike-ride from downtown San Mateo with its burgeoning restaurant scene. With wheels on-site to get you from here to there, there’s no need to own your own. And Caltrain is no more than a five-minute walk from anywhere in the neighborhood. Learn all about connecting the dots for your many transportation options with Connect San Mateo.