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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

by Rafael (warning: long post) Introduction Caltrain Firebird is a new infrastructure and operations concept I have developed to illustrate how integrated planning and modern technology could reduce HSR implementation cost in the SF peninsula while delivering the desired aggregate throughput capacity for the corridor plus improved Caltrain service, probably at a lower operating subsidy […]

Jun 14th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael This post is on Caltrain’s legacy tunnels in San Francisco, how they relate to UPRR operations as well as CHSRA’s plans for reaching downtown SF, plus the issue of the stabling/light maintenance yard at the north end of the starter line. My apologies to readers in the Central Valley and Southern California for […]

Jun 5th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday the California Attorney General’s office responded to an August 21 letter from the Transbay Joint Powers Authority. The TJPA letter argued that it is “legally improper” for the CHSRA to study any alternatives to the Transbay Terminal as the San Francisco terminus. Deputy AG Christine Sproul, writing on behalf of AG Jerry Brown, explained […]

Sep 18th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized