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On Monday evening at 6:30 pm Friends of Caltrain is hosting an event at Mountain View City Hall to discuss level boarding on the Peninsula rail corridor. Adina Levin of Friends of Caltrain describes the importance of this discussion to effective passenger rail service on the Peninsula: Caltrain will make key decisions affecting the long […]

Oct 10th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

On Friday Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 557, authored by Peninsula legislators including Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Rich Gordon, which establishes a number of hurdles that have to be jumped before a four-track passenger rail system can be built between San Francisco and San José. The four-track alignment, in which Caltrain would occupy the […]

Sep 8th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

This Thursday Californians For High Speed Rail is hosting an event at SPUR to examine the future of high speed rail and of Caltrain in San Francisco. Keynoting the event will be Assemblymember Fiona Ma, one of the key figures in getting high speed rail on the ballot and through the legislature. CA4HSR will also […]

May 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Caltrain is in the midst of a stunning yet totally unsurprising (to rail advocates at least) surge in ridership that began nearly ten years ago. Yet the agency might still be forced to cut service because it doesn’t have a dedicated funding source to support operations. Such is the madness of transportation funding in California. […]

May 19th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized