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Traffic & Public Transportation in Sacramento County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue May 6, 2014
Jason Walter answered:
I'm not sure what kind of route you are referring to but if you Google it, you can see public transportation, walking or driving.
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Mon Jan 13, 2014
Michelle Harrington answered:
Better than more pics how about going to the home for a showing? I would be happy to set up a time to show you the home. The list price has just been reduced $10,000. It is now $285,000 and the sellers are offering a home warranty.
The home is located near Hwy 50 which makes for a quick drive to downtown.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Kevin Ryan answered:
The 38 line can take you to 9th and K. From there you'll need to take the 30 or the 62 the rest of the way.
http://www.sacrt.com/schedules/current/routes/displayroute.asp?routeid=38&View=Go ... more
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Thu Jan 24, 2013
fox answered:
Bus and Train. That is the problem with living east of Sacrament.
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Fri Oct 19, 2012
Jim Walker answered:
The river road is picturesque, but it takes longer than the freeway.
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Tue Apr 3, 2012
Lauren Schenke answered:
Sacramento has a great light rail and bus system. Check out this link for maps and time tables!

http://www.sacrt.com/
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Mon Mar 19, 2012
James Tan answered:
Would you consider homes in the east of elk grove. We have nice larger homes with large lots.
Traffic should be easier for you.
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Wed Aug 24, 2011
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Sat May 22, 2010
J. Viera answered:
Regional Transit has two nearby regular bus routes on Howe Avenue which is the eastern border of Campus Commons. One route continues up Howe Avenue and down and west, I believe, to a main transfer center at Cal State Sacramento. The other route goes up Howe, east on American River Drive a short way, and then north on Munroe which becomes Fulton Avenue. There are connections to light rail on both routes.

I would also note that Safeway, CVS, cleaners, restaurants, and banks are all within one block or two from the eastern edge of Campus Commons - an easy walk. A little further are more restaurants, the upscale Pavillions shopping area, Loehman's Plaza, and Borders' Bookstore.
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Wed Mar 17, 2010
Keisha Mathews answered:
Are you asking for the name of the HOA management company or specific HOA info? Specific HOA info can only be obtained by requesting it from the management company and there is usually a fee involved in odering the documentation.

The name of the HOA management company for the property usually comes from the seller or from a prelim from title once escrow is open. I am not aware of any site or source where you can readily go to research that info. Perhaps someone will see your question and know off hand who the mgmt co is for the development.

Hope that helps, Keisha
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Mon Feb 9, 2009
DJMC answered:
Traffic in Sacramento and Placer County is only getting worse! The only thing that will save Suzanne is the recession and all the layoffs in the Lincoln - Rocklin- Roseville corridor.


I used to commute from Downtown Sacramento to Citrus Heights (close to Roseville border) in the late 80's.

Back in those days, it only took 14 minutes to make that drive. Nowadays its about 30 minutes and longer during rush hours.
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Fri Apr 25, 2008
Jacob Jackson answered:
I often take the Amtrak from San Francisco to Sacramento, and it takes about an hour to go from Berkeley to Sacramento.
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Wed Apr 23, 2008
Linkwoman answered:
by the way amtrak's official response to the refund question is you must cancel at least 1 hr before scheduled trip.
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Sun Oct 28, 2007
Erin Stumpf (Attardi) answered:
Hi Jen,

You can map a route from an area of town to a specific address downtown using http://infoweb.sacrt.com/. I agree with Stephanie and Jim; it is difficult to suggest specific areas without knowing more about what you are looking for in a home and your price range. The closer to downtown you get (East Sacramento, Land Park, Curtis Park, etc.), home prices climb. However if you live in an outlying area, prices tend to be more affordable. Different areas also represent different styles of living...

For example, if you are coming from Arden & Eastern - you could take Bus Line 29 at 7:13am in the morning, and be downtown at 7th & H Streets by 7:34am with no transfers. Within walking distance from Arden & Eastern, there are homes that range in price from $305,000 - $1,249,000.

You could try to "reverse" engineer this a bit too. Where downtown are you trying to commute? You could determine what the local bus line stops are, and backtrack what areas those lines stop in.

I hope this helps a little...if you post perhaps some of your home search criteria, we might be able to better assist you.
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Thu Oct 11, 2007
Cliff Alexander answered:
Areas of the city and suburbs have public transportation (light rail, buses, etc.). Downtown Sacramento is probably the easiest to navigate without a car. I would definitely plan on keeping your car. ... more
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