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Current Events

What's happening today in the world of transportation? Learn about current transit events, local public transportation news, and interesting stories here. Click below for updates on the California High-Speed Rail project.

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Learn about Amtrak's decision to begin serving Dunkin' Donuts in The Transportation Museum's Transit News section.

Amtrak now serves Dunkin' Donuts on some of its trains.

Did you enjoy the Transportation Museum? There are many local museums and transit-related attractions throughout the year to keep you entertained. These activities can make a rainy or sunny day turn into a fun adventure!

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Learn about the San Franciso Railway Museum and other interesting transit attractions in the Transportation Museum.

Visitors to the San Francisco Railway Museum can ring the bell of a historic streetcar, while learning about this unique mode of transportation.

Learn about Amtrak's Coast Starlight at The Transportation Museum. Photo: Ben Cooper (

You don't have to go very far! Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which departs daily toward Los Angeles, hugs the coast on its 11-hour ride south. The trip is full of picture-perfect moments, and the unique experience of riding on the train is memorable.

Tickets start at just $49 per adult, each way. Upgrade to a 2-person, private Superliner Roomette (with free meals included) for just $176 total, each way. Book your tickets today at!

Want to take a scenic train ride?

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