Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.
Caltrain is still experiencing delays of more than an hour in the northbound direction and more than 40 minutes in the southbound direction following a fatal collision in Palo Alto Wednesday evening.
It started out as a replacement for an old bus station. But it morphed into one of the biggest transit projects in America, complete with towering high-rises, an underground train station, breathtaking lobbies, even a rooftop park.
A deal between the city of San Francisco and developers building the new Transbay Terminal has become unraveled, opening the possibility for legal action by developers, and leaving the future of a $2.6 billion Caltrain extension to Downtown uncertain.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension
The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.
The 6.0 magnitude quake Sunday morning in Napa County triggered multiple shutdowns of rail services throughout the Bay Area, including the cancellation of ACE train special Levi’s Stadium service and suspension of Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor service from Roseville to San Jose while track and bridges are inspected.
BART service has resumed following major delays impacting the Richmond BART line Tuesday morning due to a power outage in South San Francisco.
Caltrain is experiencing delays up to 30 minutes on northbound and southbound trains Monday morning due to switch problems.
3 Money-Saving Tricks To Make Games Affordable That The 49ers And Levi’s Stadium Don’t Always Tell You
Enjoying a 49ers game at the new Levi’s Stadium can cost upwards of $100 just for the a single ticket plus $30 or more for parking, and $5.75 for a bottle of water, meaning a family of four could easily drop $600 or more. We can’t help with the ticket prices, but we’ve found 3 easy ways to seriously save you money on everything else.
Refer to this weekend guide to San Francisco covering some other areas not as touristy but equally entertaining.