SPUR: Electrifying Caltrain and High-Speed Rail: What’s Next?

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | 12:30 pm
SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
Free to members, $10 for non-members
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This spring, Bay Area leaders formalized a major effort to identify the funds to electrify Caltrain while the High-Speed Rail Authority chose to allocate its initial funding toward an operating segment of high-speed rail towards Southern California. What does electrification mean for Caltrain’s future and how will it help keep the future of high-speed rail service in the Bay Area on track? Join us for an update and a critical discussion about what’s next for these regionally-significant rail projects. With Gillian Gillett, transportation policy advisor to Mayor Lee, Seamus Murphy of Caltrain and Randy Rentschler of MTC.