San Francisco: Caltrain to expand service

By Zachary Clark, Staff, San Mateo Daily Journal; October 4, 2019 With an additional 1.2 million people and jobs expected…

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California Opinion: Caltrain needs dedicated source of revenue

By Anna G. Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren and Jackie Speier, The Mercury News; October 3, 2019 We’re fortunate to live in…

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San Francisco Bay Area Officials Lay Groundwork For $100 Billion Transportation Ballot Measure

By Don Ford, KPIX CBS 5 SF Bay Area; October 1, 2019 OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — The greater Bay Area…

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San Francisco Bay Area: Caltrain and our regional transit system

By Jim Hartnett, The Daily Journal; August 3, 2019 Every day, inefficient transportation networks and increasing traffic congestion are having…

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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: Why do the new Caltrains have floating doors raised 4-feet off the ground?

By Nikki Tran, SFGate.com; July 19, 2019 Have you seen the designs for the new Caltrain cars of the future?…

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California: Merced to Bay Area high-speed rail preferred alternatives released

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; July 8, 2019 The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) released the State’s Preferred Alternatives…

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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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Where will California’s high-speed rail stop in the San Francisco Bay Area?

By Gary Richards, East Bay Times; July 2, 2019 If the billions needed to build the high-speed rail line from…

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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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Got time? You can avoid ‘flygskam’ (Swedish for flight shame)

By John Ryan, KUOW-FM; April 28, 2019 In Sweden, they have a word for the guilty feeling of polluting by…

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San Francisco delays $62 million for Muni’s new rail fleet after a slew of mishaps

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle; April 23, 2019 San Francisco officials delayed millions in funding for Muni’s troubled new…

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New San Francisco Muni trains delivered with defective doors

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; April 17, 2019 At least some of Muni’s newest light rail vehicles —…

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Opinion: The very short rail link California can’t build

By Joe Mathews, Bakersfield.com; March 30, 2019 How will California ever finish the high-speed rail when it can’t finish San…

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San Francisco’s Muni rail on-time rate up citywide—but still terrible overall

By Adam Brinklow, Curbed San Francisco; March 26, 2019 The latest round of Muni performance data, released by the city…

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How Muni’s oldest streetcar survived 122 years to become San Francisco’s sweetheart

By Magnolia McKay, KALW Local Public Radio; March 26, 2019 San Francisco’s oldest working streetcar is a survivor. Car 578,…

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California sells $600 million in high-speed rail bonds

By Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press, KCRA 3 NBC; March 26, 2019 Sacramento, Calif. (AP) — California sold $600 million…

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San Francisco’s Muni may lower seats on new trains 2 inches for shorter riders

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; March 5, 2019 Since San Francisco’s futuristic new train fleet first click-clacked down…

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Governor Newsom’s shorter California bullet train plan likely to run out of money before completion

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times; March 3, 2019 The California bullet train project will probably run out of money…

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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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Federal Railroad Administration pulls funding plug on California High Speed Rail

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; February 19, 2019 For all intents and purposes, California’s high-speed rail project…

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After high-speed rail demise in California: Downtown San Francisco to Downtown LA trains?

An Opinion By Stanford M. Horn, San Francisco Examiner; February 20, 2019 The U. S. Census counted 10 million Californians…

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Why the future of Caltrain is being built in Salt Lake City, Utah

By Casey Tolan, Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News; February 17, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — The future of…

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California Governor Newsom isn’t backing away from high-speed rail, after all

By Garth Stapley, The Modesto Fee; February 13, 2019 Some supporters of high-speed rail were encouraged by remarks in the…

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Virgin plans American adventure in trains, ships, banks and hotels

By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; February 11, 2019 Editor’s note: This story was written and published prior to Virgin Trains…

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