San Francisco to Los Angeles on Public Transportation: Maps, Pictures, Insanity

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Huh. We just realized we're crazy.

How so? The Google map above traces the public transit odyssey your humble narrator undertook between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen transfers, seven local transit agencies -- ah, sorry, we're having transit flashbacks. BACK DOOR! BACK DOOR!

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(and that artwork doesn't just look like something Mark Ulriksen would create -- it is something Mark Ulriksen would create). For photos from my slow journey down south, click below.

Haight and Fillmore. Monday, 4:11 a.m.

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Joe Eskenazi
Amazingly, there were already 16 passengers aboard the N-Owl

Caltrain station, Fourth and King. Train departs 4:55 a.m.

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John Antoigue runs the 2.4 miles from his home every day to catch the 4:55 train to Palo Alto

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Excuse me, but is yours the one with the pink and black zebra stripes???

Joe Eskenazi
Joe Eskenazi

 Cblase --

No, that's just not the look I'm going for. First in line is the bottle of juice, second is the lunch box, third is the ginger ale, and fourth is me.


Daniel Howard
Daniel Howard

Was it just fate that allowed you to be welcome by Mayor Villaraigosa or did you arrange this welcome committee in advance?


Joe Eskenazi
Joe Eskenazi

 Daniel --

Sorry for the late reply. I don't quite yet have the L.A. clout to command an appearance by hizzoner, so we'll chalk this up to a happy coincidence.

Thanks much,


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