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

Some Good News for Caltrain

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After a whole lot of grim news about the Caltrain electrification project it looks as if, finally, there’s a glimmer of hope. A $100 million glimmer at that! Funding for electrification is included in the budget compromise in the federal budget deal announced last week. A release from Friends of Caltrain, celebrates the development: $100 Million for […]
The Dumbarton rail bridge. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Dumbarton Study Update with SamTrans Planning Director

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Last January, Streetsblog reported on a Facebook-SamTrans collaboration to study transit uses for the Dumbarton rail corridor. The study is now about halfway completed and it’s already inspiring some intriguing ideas about how to use this asset. As Streetsblog readers may know, the Dumbarton corridor is a 20-mile stretch of old railway tracks that runs […]