Posts Tagged ‘Peninsula’

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry when I read that Palo Alto believes that high speed rail planning is moving too fast. No, really, that’s what they believe: In a special meeting devoted exclusively to transportation, the City Council criticized the California High Speed Rail Authority’s recent decision to launch an environmental analysis […]

Oct 17th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Good news on the Peninsula, where Caltrain and the California High Speed Rail Authority plan to work together for level boarding on the shared platforms: Officials representing Caltrain and the California High-Speed Rail Authority recently announced that they’ll work closely together over the next several months to on a joint specification for train cars. The […]

Oct 7th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

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