[Noisebridge-discuss] Jameco

Peter Kaminski kaminski at istori.com
Mon Jan 27 23:56:17 UTC 2014


Definitely concur, the frontage road Jameco is on is pedestrian-unfriendly.

For crossing 101, there is a nice new ped (and walk-your-bike) bridge 
just north of Ralston -- but it adds 0.4 miles to the Caltrain-Jameco route.

Further down the peninsula but closer to Caltrain, HSC Electronics is a 
light-industrial but ped-friendly 0.5 mile walk from the Lawrence 
station.  HSC is a little different from Jameco, but still a fun stop 
and a good supplier, depending on what you need.

Pete

On 1/27/14, 14:58 PM, Andy Isaacson wrote:

> Only for South Bay definitions of "near train connections".  It's a
> mile-plus hike from the Caltrain station, across a major freeway
> overpass with poorly signed high speed uncontrolled pedestrian
> crosswalks, down a pedestrian-unfriendly frontage road that's missing
> sidewalks in places.
>
> You *can* get there by train if you're dedicated, but it's not "near" by
> any reasonable definition.
>
> Biking to Jameco from Caltrain is somewhat more reasonable, although the
> "bike route" shoulders crossing 101 were full of gravel and car debris
> last time I biked that route.
>
> -andy



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