Posts Tagged ‘Peninsula’

Another day, another victory for Caltrain and high speed rail and another defeat for Peninsula NIMBYs: In a lawsuit that could have veered Caltrain’s electrification plans off track, a judge announced Monday he is ruling in favor of the local transit agency proceeding with its $2 billion Modernization Program. The town of Atherton filed the […]

Sep 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

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