TransLinkCard2.jpgWell, you won’t be using TransLink (or any other currency) on BART on Monday, you already know that. But, hey, not all is lost: Caltrain’s “soft launch” of TransLink is still on for Monday, August 17th.

We checked in with Caltrain spokesperson Christine Dunn, who confirmed that Monday’s launch was indeed a go. She reiterated to us that “anyone who has a TransLink card can use it on Monday,” so, go wild. And let us know how it goes!

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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