Aside from being chronically slow, I think the Coast Starlight is
still out of service due to the mudslide south of Eugene at the end of
January. Apparently Union Pacific, who owns the track, had/is having
problems laying new track.
Tod Olson <[log in to unmask]>
University of Chicago Library
On Feb 21, 2008, at Feb 21, 10:24 AM, Vicki Jean Beauchamp wrote:
> Alaska Airlines also has some good fares, and frequent flights into
> out of SFO.
> Hwy 101 through California and Oregon is gorgeous, but really slow
> I love trains, and the trains that only travel within Oregon and
> state are much nicer and faster and all around more pleasant... But
> Coast Starlight (the train out of SF) is really a nightmare,
> timewise. It's
> such a shame. vj
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>>> Behalf Of Elizabeth Sadler
>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 10:00 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [CODE4LIB] what's the best way to get from Portland
>>> to San Francisco on Feb 28?
>>> Dear Code4Lib folks,
>>> Can some of you west-coasters advise me on the best (read: cheapest
>>> and most fun) way to get from Portland to San Francisco on February
>>> 28? Taking a plane is my last resort. My first choice would be
>>> hitching a ride with any conference attendees who would be going
>>> way anyway, and I also thought about taking the train but Amtrak has
>>> stymied me. Greyhound would take much too long, I imagine.
>>> Anyway, I thought it was worth a question. Any suggestions from the
>>> Elizabeth (Bess) Sadler
> aprendiz de todo, maestro de nada