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Yogi Berra might have something to say about the news that Caltrain ridership has dropped for the first time in six years. “Nobody rides Caltrain anymore – it’s too crowded” seems to be the story: Caltrain’s average weekday ridership in August decreased 2.7 percent from the same month in 2015. Year-over-year ridership declined 3.3 percent […]

Jan 7th, 2017 | Filed under Uncategorized
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In retrospect, we all should have seen 2016 coming. Both the federal and the state election results were the product of trends that had begun in 2010. California voters continue to embrace a sustainable, innovative future – and continue to support high speed rail as a part of that future. The defeat of Prop 53 […]

Dec 31st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

For those of you traveling between the Bay Area and Southern California – or between the Central Valley and either of those two coastal metropolises – you’re probably already thinking about how much easier your trip would be if you could take it on a high speed train. Unless of course, your idea of fun […]

Dec 23rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

At yesterday’s board meeting the California High Speed Rail Authority voted to authorize $3.2 billion for tracks from Fresno to Madera, and for Caltrain electrification: The high-speed rail board approved $3.2 billion in funding Tuesday for two segments: $2.6 billion for a 119-mile leg connecting Fresno to Madera and $600 million to electrify a 55-mile […]

Dec 14th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized