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Caltrain released the final EIR for its electrification project. If approved next month, the design/build contract will be put out to bid, with construction beginning in 2016. The Final EIR is facing some criticism from rider advocates who argue that Caltrain’s ridership estimates are too low – and that longer trains will need to be […]

Dec 8th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Good news on the Peninsula, where Caltrain and the California High Speed Rail Authority plan to work together for level boarding on the shared platforms: Officials representing Caltrain and the California High-Speed Rail Authority recently announced that they’ll work closely together over the next several months to on a joint specification for train cars. The […]

Oct 7th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The on-again, off-again deal between developers and San Francisco over the Transbay Terminal project is off again: An agreement between San Francisco officials and downtown developers over a proposed tax district collapsed this week, throwing into jeopardy the future of the Transbay Transit Center, the extension of Caltrain downtown and the construction of half a […]

Sep 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Some good news for the future downtown extension that will bring Caltrain and high speed rail to the Transbay Terminal: San Francisco city officials cut a deal Tuesday with downtown property owners who had threatened to sue over a proposed tax district that city officials are counting on to help pay for the $2.6 billion […]

Sep 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized