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Today’s Headlines

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More on Caltrain Funding (SFExaminer, EastBayTimes, SFChron) Pollution Levels High in the Bay Area (Almanac) BART Tracks to be Replaced After Derailment (SFExaminer) As BART Tries to Figure out Why Train Derailed (EastBayTimes) BART Sued Over BART Watch App (EastBayTimes, SFChron, BizTimes) Fare Hikes on Muni and Maybe Caltrain Too (SFist) Alamo Square Park Set […]
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 […]