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Google First Mapping Company To Add Railroad Crossing Alerts

The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers.



Caltrain To Begin Elevating Tracks In San Bruno

Caltrain officials will be in San Bruno Thursday night to present the public with details about a plan to raise train tracks above several intersections in the city to improve safety and alleviate traffic congestion.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2010

Improving Safety at Caltrain Crossings

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (KCBS) Work is set to begin on July 7 and will take about three months to complete at each of the eight Caltrain crossings, located in Sunnyvale, Mountain View and Palo Alto.