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Caltrain (photo: Matt Bigler/ KCBS)

Caltrain Adds Rail Cars To Help Ease Overcrowded Commutes

Some of Caltrain’s newly-purchased rail cars went into service Monday to help alleviate the crowded transportation system.

05/11/2015

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Unveils New Cars, Seats, Handholds To Upgrade 40-Year Old Fleet

New BART cars sporting cleaner seats, silicone foam, “branched” handrails, quieter doors, and better AC are coming soon.

01/10/2014

BART cars

BART Awards Contract For New Cars Amid ‘Made In USA’ Concerns

The Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors awarded a contract Thursday to build the next fleet of BART cars to a Canadian firm amid controversy over how much of the new cars would be made in the USA.

05/10/2012

BART train, station

Concerns Grow Over Current BART Fleet’s Age

One Bay Area transportation planner is hoping a decision is made quickly on who to award a contract to in regards to building a new fleet of cars for BART.

04/29/2012