U.S.: California ballot measure ask voters to decide on dedicated funding for Caltrain

By Liz Carey, Transportation Today; October 29, 2020

A ballot measure before voters in three counties in California on Nov. 3 would ensure Caltrain has more than $100 million per year in dedicated funding, a necessary step, advocates say, during a time when ridership shares are down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Measure RR is needed, officials said, in order to not only ramp service back up when the coronavirus crisis comes to an end, but to accommodate an anticipated more than doubling of ridership by 2040 and a move to electrification.

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