San Francisco: ‘It made my day’: Mini horse riding BART trains delights passengers

By Nico Savidge, Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News; November 5, 2019 A little horse was a big deal…

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California: Caltrain maps out big growth and how to pay the $25 billion tab

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle; July 22, 2019 Caltrain, the Peninsula commuter rail that started chugging when Abraham Lincoln…

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San Francisco: Turning Muni’s subway system around

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; July 7, 2019 For the more than 140,000 people who ride the Muni…

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Federal Transit Administration allocates $300M to Transbay project

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 21, 2019 The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) just announced that the Transbay Corridor…

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Bombardier Announces Expansion of Its U.S. Footprint in California

A press release from Bombardier; June 14, 2019: – New rail car assembly site in the Bay Area will be…

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California: How trains under the bay – not high-speed rail – may connect Sacramento and San Francisco

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; February 20, 2019 For decades, train riders from Sacramento to San Francisco have been…

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San Francisco: BART, Amtrak assess building new shared transbay crossing

By Phil Matier, San Francisco Chronicle; February 6, 2019 BART and Amtrak are teaming up on assessing the possibility of…

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San Francisco is adding so many new train cars, it’s considering turning the old ones into housing

By Aria Bendix, provided by Business Insider, mysanantonio.com; January 10, 2019 Public transit is undergoing a major overhaul in San…

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Stadler expands its reach in North America

By Anitra Green, International Railway Journal; February 1, 2018 INVESTMENT in urban rail systems in US cities has been growing…

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San Francisco Bay Area: BART launches first of fresh fleet

By Jerold Chinn, sfbay.ca; January 20, 2018 The wait is over for BART passengers. BART’s first “Fleet of The Future”…

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San Francisco trains to run on wind

By Craig Richard, Wind Power Monthly; December 12, 2017 Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) signed deals to buy the power…

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San Francisco: BART’s ‘Fleet of the Future’ train misses mark in test run

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 9, 2017 Bay Area Rapid Transit‘s (BART) new “Fleet of the Future” rail cars failed…

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