I have just a handful of dog travel links for you this week — let’s start with The 50th Plate, which was featured last week too (remember the Corgis on the beach at Carmel?). This week, I loved author Sherry’s post about the dog-friendly Carmel Valley Ranch Resort, a place I’ve been eying for a while, as well as other Carmel-area attractions that welcome dogs.
Another reprise from last week’s Chloe’s Clicks? Fido Factor, which visited most of the Russian River … Read more
Photo by StangGT
I am always happy to hear about trains that allow pets onboard, so you can imagine how pleased I was to hear about the ACES trains that take weekenders to Atlantic City. Trains run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. They travel between New York’s Penn Station and Atlantic City’s Rail Terminal, and stop only once (at Newark’s Penn Station). Total trip time? Just under three hours.
Pet dogs are allowed on ACES trains “free of charge when carried … Read more
TriMet offers bus, light rail, commuter rail, and streetcar services in the greater Portland area. TriMet buses operate in Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties. MAX light rail links Portland with the communities of Gresham, Beaverton and Hillsboro, and with the Portland airport. Westside Express Service (WES), the commuter rail line, connects Wilsonville, Tualatin, Tigard and Beaverton. The Portland Streetcar “connects the South Waterfront, Portland State University and Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in NW Portland.”
TriMet also runs the Vintage Trolley seasonally, on Sunday afternoons:
Photo by David Paul Ohmer
There are lots of providers of public transit in the San Francisco Bay Area. Stick with me, and we’ll work through the most prominent ones.
First and foremost is Muni, or the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). Muni runs bus, trolley bus, light rail, cable car and streetcar lines, largely within San Francisco city and county limits. Muni’s pet policy is as follows:
Non-service animals may not ride weekdays 5-9 am and 3-7 pm.
During the permitted hours, … Read more