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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

The three State Senate Democrats who have been the most wobbly on high speed rail – potentially siding with Tea Party Republicans instead of with their governor and their president – are holding a hearing on the project in Mountain View on Tuesday, March 13. From an email sent by Senator Joe Simitian: The proposal […]

Feb 24th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Over at the Mountain View Patch, Jarrett Mullen writes about the viaduct in the room – and the contradictions at the heart of the “blended” proposal for the Caltrain/HSR rail corridor. Mullen talks about the Prop 1A requirement for connecting SF to LA in 2 hours, 40 minutes, requiring trains to travel at 125mph along […]

May 2nd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

Quite a lot to talk about from the last day or so, focused on the San Francisco to San José segment: • Caltrain’s “phased” plan: The biggest news is Caltrain’s call for an “initial operating segment” to be constructed on the SJ-SF rail corridor: CalTrain-9-13-2010 What this means isn’t exactly clear, and the devil is […]

Sep 15th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized