The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.
The Transportation Authority of Marin has authorized a $200,000 study to determine the need and feasibility of a ten-mile trolley line that would link three communities in the county.
Riders on the commuter rail line being built through Sonoma and Marin counties will be able to catch a train all the way to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, transportation officials said.
Crews will spend January and February replacing old wooden train crossings with smooth new concrete ones up and down the right of way through Marin County.
On Thursday, Caltrain announced that its average weekday ridership has surpassed 50,000 passengers. That’s a first in the 150 year history of the railroad.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.
The foundations for the people mover that will connect Oakland International Airport to Bay Area Rapid Transit have been finished, officials announced Friday.
Relief is in sight for tens of thousands of San Francisco Muni riders who have been impacted by repairs to the N-Judah line this past week. A transit spokesman says service should be up and running by Monday morning.
It’s a proposal that Mayor Tom Bates is convinced will draw businesses to the community, not to mention create opportunities for more people to live and work near public transit.
Public hearings will be held this week in the South Bay to get the public’s input on Silicon Valley’s transportation needs. The first one is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in San Jose.