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Overhead electrification in Connecticut. Caltrain electrification will survive the Trump Administration after all. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Caltrain Electrification Approved

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After months of back and forth, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it is approving $647 million in funds for Caltrain electrification. The grant approval will allow Caltrain to begin construction of its electrification project almost immediately, bringing smoother rides and cleaner air to the Bay Area. “We are very thankful to U.S. Secretary […]
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This Week: Bicycle Advisory Committee, Affordable Transit, Cut Off by the Freeway

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday tonight! San Francisco Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee meets to consider bicycle transportation projects and policies to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, the Municipal Transportation Agency, the County Transportation Authority, the San Francisco Police Department, and other City and County of San Francisco agencies. Mon., tonight! May […]

Today’s Headlines

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Minor BART Derailment Saturday (EastBayTimes, SFBay) Salesforce Tower from Everywhere (SFChron) Alamo Square Park Renovation (Hoodline) Naming New Parks After Community Leaders (SFExaminer) Story Behind the Carolina Steps of Potrero (SFChron) Uber Drivers See Lower Fares than Riders (SFExaminer) Sutro Baths and the Geary Corridor Walk Tour (SFExaminer) Locals Say No to Mission Bay Housing […]