Tag Archives: San Francisco

Walking is IN: ratpag Declares 2015 the Year of Walking

ratpag’s New Jersey correspondent was inspired by the recent book review about Wayne Curtis’s The Last Great Walk.  Believe it or not, your correspondent enjoys walking.  He participated in ratpag’s Four Bridge Challenge.  Here are four other walks your correspondent recommends. … Continue reading

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Levi’s Stadium Holds Its First National Football League Game; Parking Bad, Transit Good

Yesterday the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League played their first preseason game (and, thus first game overall) at the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.  This nice, new stadium is quite the welcome upgrade over the outdated … Continue reading

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(Averted) LIRR Strike-Inspired Link Dump – Travel Near and Far

We here at ratpag were all geared up for a lengthy, painful LIRR strike and set the entire staff to research and report on all possible ways to prepare for the long haul.  Well, as luck would have it, the strike was … Continue reading

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ratpag Opens Its Mailbag to Discuss the Trust Fund and MonkeyParking

It’s been some time since ratpag opened up the old mailbag to see how everyone thinks we’re doing.  That’s a fact. We’re happy to re-open it today by carefully selecting certain topics that easily meet our agenda while allowing us … Continue reading

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Bike To Work Day (Or Death To Cars Day)

Did you know that today is bike to work day?  Did you bike to work?  No?  Well go home (via transit), drag your bike out of the basement, put some air in the tires, a little grease on the chain … Continue reading

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ratpag Blows Off Some Steam

Our loyal readers may have noticed that ratpag went dark yesterday.  “How could that be?” you say.  “Don’t you have any respect for your followers who may, perhaps, have been salivating at the prospect of another full week of rail … Continue reading

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ratpag Introduces Its Boston Correspondent; Finds Transit-Related Article Discussing “Paradigm Shift’

ratpag is proud to introduce yet another nameless, faceless correspondent to its lengthy, esteemed rolls…and so we introduce our Boston correspondent!  Much like many other well-known, historic publications we now have coverage of the entire northeast of the United States, … Continue reading

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Guest Post / Link Dump & Major News About ratpag’s Leadership

We here at ratpag are lazy.  Very, vary lazy.  We’re so lazy that we’d rather not go back and correct that misspalling of “very”.  Or “misspelling”.  So we’ve decided to open our pages to yet another Guest Post!  We like … Continue reading

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Travel from San Francisco to Yosemite By Transit

Our legal team has insisted that we produce some sort of original content so as to avoid looking like hacks who only steal quotes from reputable, paid sources.  “But what about the rat post?  Or the bus ad!” we cried. … Continue reading

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