Posts Tagged ‘grade separation’

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

Californians For High Speed Rail (CA4HSR) is encouraged by recent progress made along the Peninsula regarding the high-speed rail (HSR) project. Progress in Relation to Caltrain First, it appears that our concerns regarding the compatibility of the Caltrain electrification project with high speed rail, reflected in our recent letter to Caltrain staff, seems to be […]

Aug 10th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

In a letter dated March 23, 2010, the CEOs of Metro (Los Angeles County’s transportation agency) and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) called on the CHSRA to reexamine track sharing on the Los Angeles to Anaheim segment: Metro/OCTA letter to CHSRA As you can see, the letter argues that shared use of the corridor […]

Mar 26th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

If you’ve ever been to Oakland or Berkeley, or driven through the MacArthur Maze just east of the Bay Bridge toll plaza, you’ve probably seen the massive freeway viaduct shown below in one of the few images I could find of it: View Larger Map The viaduct above the roadway (viewed from the transition road […]

Mar 22nd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized