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Caltrain ridership has set another record, driven by younger and wealthier riders who are choosing the comfort and convenience of the train over the uselessness of 101 or 280: Caltrain ridership is booming, its riders are younger and wealthier, and they’re ditching their cars in favor of using bicycles and their feet to make it […]

Jun 2nd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Caltrain ridership continues to boom and even the addition of new cars may not be enough to stay ahead of demand: With Caltrain attracting about 4,300 new weekday riders every year since 2010, ridership will reach almost 60,000 on weekdays this summer, and could surpass 75,000 by 2018…. To alleviate crowding in coming years, Caltrain […]

Apr 6th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The long-awaited Caltrain modernization plan is about to begin, using funding that comes from the Prop 1A high speed rail bond. And that has Palo Alto conflicted. First-term Palo Alto City Councilmember Gail Price was recently appointed to the VTA board. The VTA board recently voted to file an amicus curiae brief in support of […]

Feb 10th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

A battle that has been simmering for years finally exploded into the open today in San Francisco, where protestors blocked one of Google’s private buses that carries workers from their homes in the Mission to Google HQ in Mountain View. Protestors charged that Google was contributing to a two-tier transportation system in the Bay Area, […]

Dec 9th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized