Recent Changes for "Shortcuts" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/ShortcutsRecent Changes of the page "Shortcuts" on Davis Wiki.en-us Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2011-09-29 15:33:38ScottMeehleib+pic of N to 5th shortcut <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(n_to_fifth.jpg, "The straightaway from N to 5th makes for a serene shortcut.", thumbnail, 350, right)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2011-09-29 15:25:28ScottMeehleibUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts?action=Files&do=view&target=n_to_fifth.jpg">n_to_fifth.jpg</a>.Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2011-07-31 09:13:43BruceHansentransportation link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Transportation in Davis is sometimes blocked by various barriers. Luckily bike and foot traffic can get past many of these. Even cars have some ways of getting around in non obvious ways. Some of these are of dubious legality, often cutting across private or semi-private (parking lots, alleyways, etc) property.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ["Transportation"] in Davis is sometimes blocked by various barriers. Luckily bike and foot traffic can get past many of these. Even cars have some ways of getting around in non obvious ways. Some of these are of dubious legality, often cutting across private or semi-private (parking lots, alleyways, etc) property.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2011-07-31 01:56:13ScottMeehleibPC Game Arena is no more <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["<span>P</span>C<span>&nbsp;Ga</span>m<span>e Arena</span>"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["<span>Davis </span>C<span>o</span>m<span>puter</span>"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2011-04-07 22:02:56ScottMeehleibPole Line to 5th Street shortcut <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Pole Line Road"] to ["5th Street"]<br> + * If you enter the ["Rancho Yolo" Rancho Yolo Mobile Home Park] on Pole Line, you can cut through the block and exit nondescript doors in the wall that lines ["5th Street"]. The doors are unlocked on the side facing the mobile home park but locked on the 5th Street side.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2009-08-12 11:47:04jefftolentinoeast davis representin' <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["N Street"] to ["Fifth Street"]<br> + * A foot path connecting ["N Street Park"] and the ["Davis Community Garden"] provides a convenient shortcut between N and 5th streets.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2009-08-12 09:32:17DukeMcAdowMy shortcut not much of a shortcut now; dangerous to pedestrians too. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Behind the ["Oakshade Town Center"] in ["South Davis"] - if you're heading south on ["Pole Line Road"] to ["Cowell Boulevard"] and there's heavy traffic. You can avoid both the traffic and the lights around that intersection. Enter Oakshade at the first driveway on Pole Line and veer to the right behind the buildings (see [http://i32.tinypic.com/egsjgj.jpg illustration]). It's a straight shot so there's a temptation to speed...DON'T! Go SLOWLY since pedestrians can be back there working (you're still saving a couple minutes even at low speeds). The gamble is that sometimes semi-trucks are unloading behind Safeway, completely blocking the passage.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2008-03-23 12:06:32DukeMcAdow <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Behind the ["Oakshade Town Center"] in ["South Davis"] - if you're heading south on ["Pole Line Road"] to ["Cowell Boulevard"] and there's heavy traffic. You can avoid both the traffic and the lights around that intersection. Enter Oakshade at the first driveway on Pole Line and veer to the right behind the buildings (see [http://i32.tinypic.com/egsjgj.jpg illustration]). It's a straight shot so there's a temptation to speed...DON'T! Go SLOWLY since pedestrians can back there working (you're still saving a couple minutes even at low speeds). The gamble is that sometimes semi-trucks are unloading behind Safeway, completely blocking the passage. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Behind the ["Oakshade Town Center"] in ["South Davis"] - if you're heading south on ["Pole Line Road"] to ["Cowell Boulevard"] and there's heavy traffic. You can avoid both the traffic and the lights around that intersection. Enter Oakshade at the first driveway on Pole Line and veer to the right behind the buildings (see [http://i32.tinypic.com/egsjgj.jpg illustration]). It's a straight shot so there's a temptation to speed...DON'T! Go SLOWLY since pedestrians can b<span>e b</span>ack there working (you're still saving a couple minutes even at low speeds). The gamble is that sometimes semi-trucks are unloading behind Safeway, completely blocking the passage. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2008-03-23 12:05:39DukeMcAdowAdded a couple <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Turn left onto Russell at A Street - best during the late-afternoon/evening when things back up in the left turn lane on B Street at Russell. Your lane is one-way, but keep an eye peeled for oncoming cyclists headed toward the bike path on your left (let them pass before completing the turn).<br> + * Behind the ["Oakshade Town Center"] in ["South Davis"] - if you're heading south on ["Pole Line Road"] to ["Cowell Boulevard"] and there's heavy traffic. You can avoid both the traffic and the lights around that intersection. Enter Oakshade at the first driveway on Pole Line and veer to the right behind the buildings (see [http://i32.tinypic.com/egsjgj.jpg illustration]). It's a straight shot so there's a temptation to speed...DON'T! Go SLOWLY since pedestrians can back there working (you're still saving a couple minutes even at low speeds). The gamble is that sometimes semi-trucks are unloading behind Safeway, completely blocking the passage.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2007-01-14 17:09:54DavidPooleLink formatting, use spaces rather than underscores? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge] - It is often far quicker to reach West Davis on bike, using the ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge], than to drive a car through all the lights on ["Russell<span>_</span>Boulevard" 5th/Russell] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge] - It is often far quicker to reach West Davis on bike, using the ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge], than to drive a car through all the lights on ["Russell<span>&nbsp;</span>Boulevard" 5th/Russell] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2007-01-14 15:12:12JoRo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge] - It is often far quicker to reach West Davis on bike, using the West Davis bike bridge, than to drive a car through all the lights on 5th/Russell<br> - http://daviswiki.org/Bike_Overpasses</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge] - It is often far quicker to reach West Davis on bike, using the ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge], than to drive a car through all the lights on ["Russell_Boulevard" 5th/Russell]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2007-01-14 15:10:26JoRo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Bike Overpasses" West Davis bike bridge] - It is often far quicker to reach West Davis on bike, using the West Davis bike bridge, than to drive a car through all the lights on 5th/Russell<br> + http://daviswiki.org/Bike_Overpasses<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-12-18 17:41:15RyanCastellucci <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but <span>ignores</span> it. When the grass is high, watch for critters - you might prefer the alternate path below. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but <span>most people ignore</span> it. When the grass is high, watch for critters - you might prefer the alternate path below. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-11-19 20:04:26SteveDavisonFixing Pole Line typo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Pole<span>l</span>ine and 5th across to 2nd Street - Head through the ["Sudwerk"] parking lot to travel under the overpass and up to the overpass level. <span>&nbsp;</span>There is another route on the other side of Pole<span>l</span>ine, but there is a gate that is sometimes closed. Worth a try if you are heading from 2nd up to the overpass and can see if it is open. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Pole<span>&nbsp;L</span>ine and 5th across to 2nd Street - Head through the ["Sudwerk"] parking lot to travel under the overpass and up to the overpass level. There is another route on the other side of Pole<span>&nbsp;L</span>ine, but there is a gate that is sometimes closed. Worth a try if you are heading from 2nd up to the overpass and can see if it is open. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * The ["Arboretum"] abounds with mini-shortcuts. These are worn paths that foot traffic has cut into areas where no paths were officially cut. <span>&nbsp;</span>However, these should probably be __avoided__ as many people work very hard to cultivate and preserve the Arboretum's plant life. <span>&nbsp;</span>Tramping around off the marked trails many a precious plant will kill. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * The ["Arboretum"] abounds with mini-shortcuts. These are worn paths that foot traffic has cut into areas where no paths were officially cut. However, these should probably be __avoided__ as many people work very hard to cultivate and preserve the Arboretum's plant life. Tramping around off the marked trails many a precious plant will kill. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-29 19:08:23RyanCastellucci <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but <span>everybody does it anyway</span>. When the grass is high, watch for critters - you might prefer the alternate path below. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but <span>ignores it</span>. When the grass is high, watch for critters - you might prefer the alternate path below. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-06 07:13:29CarlMcCabe+sc <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"]<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["PC Game Arena"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["PC Game Arena"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems.<span><br> + * The ["Arboretum"] abounds with mini-shortcuts. These are worn paths that foot traffic has cut into areas where no paths were officially cut. However, these should probably be __avoided__ as many people work very hard to cultivate and preserve the Arboretum's plant life. Tramping around off the marked trails many a precious plant will kill.<br> + * Ex. Near the ["Arboretum Bridges" easternmost foot bridge], residents from ["Solano Park"] are often seen cutting up and down the slopes on an unofficial path.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-05 23:58:27JabberWokkyBulleted alt routes. Commented on grass height <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] <span>-</span> Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway. A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["PC Game Arena"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] <span><br> + *</span> Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway. <span>When the grass is high, watch for critters - you might prefer the alternate path below.<br> + * </span>A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["PC Game Arena"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-05 23:51:18TarZxfAlt. Olive -> downtown route. I hate that dirt road. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] - Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] - Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]. There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;A safer way (doesn't involve crossing an uneven field) is to turn down the street with ["PC Game Arena"] and take it til it ends at the tracks. If you do this on bike, be careful of the road, as it turns into a dirt and gravel road quickly, and can lead to problems. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-05 22:08:07JabberWokkyIncorporated comments. Added note. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Transportation in Davis is sometimes blocked by various barriers. Luckily bike and foot traffic can get past many of these. Even cars have some ways of getting around in non obvious ways.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Transportation in Davis is sometimes blocked by various barriers. Luckily bike and foot traffic can get past many of these. Even cars have some ways of getting around in non obvious ways. Some of these are of dubious legality, often cutting across private or semi-private (parking lots, alleyways, etc) property.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Poleline and 5th across to 2nd Street - Head through the ["Sudwerk"] parking lot to travel under the overpass and up to the overpass level. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Poleline and 5th across to 2nd Street - Head through the ["Sudwerk"] parking lot to travel under the overpass and up to the overpass level.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;There is another route on the other side of Poleline, but there is a gate that is sometimes closed. Worth a try if you are heading from 2nd up to the overpass and can see if it is open.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] - Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]<span><br> - * ''</span>There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway.<span>&nbsp;--["RyanCastellucci"]''</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] - Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]<span>. </span>There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-05 09:47:45RyanCastellucci <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ''There is a sign there saying that this is trespassing and you should use the Richards underpass, but everybody does it anyway. --["RyanCastellucci"]''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Shortcutshttp://daviswiki.org/Shortcuts2005-09-05 07:06:31JabberWokkyThis is useful and needs to be linked/added to. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Shortcuts<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Transportation in Davis is sometimes blocked by various barriers. Luckily bike and foot traffic can get past many of these. Even cars have some ways of getting around in non obvious ways.<br> + <br> + =Vehicle Shortcuts=<br> + ''Good for Bikes and foot traffic as well''<br> + <br> + * Poleline and 5th across to 2nd Street - Head through the ["Sudwerk"] parking lot to travel under the overpass and up to the overpass level.<br> + <br> + =Bike Shortcuts=<br> + ''Good for foot traffic as well''<br> + <br> + * ["Davis Commons"] south under ["I 80"] - A surprising number of people don't know about the ["South Davis Bike Path"]<br> + <br> + =Foot Shortcuts=<br> + <br> + * ["Olive Drive"] to ["Downtown"] - Cut across the field across from ["Public Storage"], and up onto the tracks and into the ["Amtrak Station"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>