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BART would like to Introduce: BARTable

BART recently launched a new website called “BARTable”. The site is a resource for finding fun activities that are BARTable (that is close to BART stations). Here you will find special discounts, weekly giveaways, a comprehensive events calendar and articlespointing you to unique and award-winning restaurants, the best biking trails near BART, upcoming concerts touring the Bay and more!

This is a great site, and they have ALL KINDS of current information. Haven’t you driven around in traffic enough? So check out BARTable and take the survey.  THANKS BART for letting us know! — the editor

You can also search for venues, events and destinations near BART stations on BARTable’s Explore page.

Please visit BARTable first and take the brief survey below for a chance to win a $100 Clipper card.

Please be sure to visit as many sections of the site as possible.

Survey Link: Take the Survey

Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser:
Thank you!
BART Research Team

“My Special Place” Instagram Contest

Surfrider’s “My Special Place” Instagram contest reminds people about the importance of preserving the world’s coastal environments no matter where they live.

This is why Surfrider invites people everywhere to take a photo of their special place, whether that’s their local lake, river, ocean or other body of water or beach, and post it to their Instagram. From California to New York, Mexico to Chile, and the shores of Iceland to Australia, Surfrider wants to see entries from around the world.

Participants will have three chances to win by posting their pictures to their Instagram profile Friday, June 20, through Sunday, June 22. To be considered, participants must name the location of the photo (city, state, country) and tag @Surfrider and include the hashtags #ISD14 and #MySpecialPlace.

On Tuesday, June 24 three photos will be chosen and three Instagramers will receive a prize pack that includes a Surfrider Foundation membership, Firewire surfboard, Billabong wetsuit, Spy sunglasses, Volkswagen and ZeeBerry.com gear, and more (an approximate total retail value of $1,500 USD).


Solar Decathlon in October

National Mall, Washington, D.C. — The Department of Energy is sponsoring a Solar Decathlon running on October 9-13 and 15-18th 2009!!   Twenty college and university teams are competing to make the best and most innovative solar home.

Entries are being accepted for 2010 now.