U.S., California: Amtrak San Joaquins to reopen temporarily closed stations, beginning Monday

From A Contributed Report, The Sentinel; October 1, 2020 STOCKTON —  Beginning Monday, station lobbies serving the Amtrak San Joaquins…

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U.S.: BUILD grant will help decompress most congested rail junction in California

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; September 16, 2020 The U.S. DOT has awarded a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments…

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U.S., California: Amtrak may soon sell bus-only tickets from Bakersfield to Santa Barbara, Victorville

BY JOHN COX, The Bakersfield Californian; January 21, 2020 A vote coming Friday could give Amtrak permission to begin offering…

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California: Manager of Valley’s San Joaquin trains may ditch Amtrak as operator

By Dale Yurong, ABC 30 KFSN; November 15, 2019 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Amtrak has provided rail service in the…

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California: How to get around wine country without drinking and driving

By Brock Keeling, Curbed San Francisco; July 18, 2019 Once you cross north over the Golden Gate Bridge, it becomes…

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Who needs high-speed rail? California already has a slow train to ‘nowhere’

By Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle; June 29, 2019 It has been one of those great California dreams — a…

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California: Amtrak’s San Joaquin Service Through Valley Expanding

By Jody Murray, GV Wire; May 15, 2019 Amtrak is beefing up its train schedule through the San Joaquin Valley,…

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California: Amtrak added a train to Sacramento for commuters in Modesto area. What went wrong?

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; April 5, 2019 Low ridership is forcing Amtrak to suspend a train that gets…

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California: Why not try a ‘faster’ speed rail system first? It could work now

Commentary By Jim Gonzalez, CALmatters; February 25, 2019 Claims by President Donald Trump and other naysayers aside, Gov. Gavin Newsom…

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San Joaquin Valley’s Amtrak grappling with ridership declines, despite earlier train times

By Tim Sheehan, The Fresno Bee; November 20, 2018 Amtrak’s San Joaquin trains that roll daily through Fresno en route…

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California: Why new train schedule will make a huge difference for some Modesto commuters

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; May 7, 2018 Amtrak on Monday launched a new train that gets San Joaquin…

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California: Tickets for Fresno-Sacramento Amtrak service go on sale

From Staff, The Business Journal; March 8, 2018 Amtrak San Joaquins has announced that riders will now be able to…

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Catch an Amtrak toward L.A. from midtown Sacramento? Train officials propose new service.

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 It’s been nearly a half century since the last passenger trains…

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