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Last week’s big news was that the Caltrain electrification contracts were officially approved, with completion expected by 2020. That is, unless Atherton gets its way and stops the whole thing: Officials in this wealthy Bay Area enclave will decide by early next week if they’ll seek a restraining order to stop Caltrain from going ahead […]

Jul 11th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

A Peninsula Assemblymember has introduced new legislation (technically, it’s a rewrite of another bill) that would make it clear the Prop 1A bonds can be sold now in order to help fund Caltrain electrification: AB1889 by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, would change the wording of previous legislation to approve selling the bonds to […]

Jun 22nd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Roger Rudick has a good overview at Streetsblog SF of yesterday’s HSR scoping meeting at UCSF Mission Bay. One of the main points of discussion by attendees was the progress – or lack thereof – on funding the downtown extension to bring Caltrain and HSR service to the Transbay Terminal: Brian Stokle, with the group […]

May 24th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The San Francisco Chronicle’s Matier and Ross have their own report about the California High Speed Rail Authority being on the verge of choosing a northern Initial Operating Segment. And in their report, they emphasize the potential benefits for Caltrain electrification: One big reason: The Caltrain commute line between Gilroy and San Francisco is poised […]

Feb 15th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized