[PLUG-TALK] Linuxfest NW - Simple solution to cycling issue

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Sun Mar 5 08:58:58 PST 2006


Michael Rasmussen <mikeraz at patch.com> wrote:

> I've found a simple solution to my Amtrak issue.  
> 
>   Take the morning train.
> 
> An 8:45 train from Portland arrives in Seattle at 12:15.  That gives me plenty
> of time to ride to Bellingham.  It will be nice if I can find someone who
> can/will take my laptop (IBM T21) or who will be there and can lend me their
> laptop for my presentation - which I could take on a USB thumb drive.  The
> beast would be so much dead weight on the bike. 

The reason you can't take your bike all the way to Bellingham is that the
516 train has temporarily been replaced with bus service.  You could take
the Sounder train as far as Everett, but that still leaves you 60 miles
short at ~5:45PM.

http://www.amtrakcascades.com/TrackWork.aspx

galen




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