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It’s a Go for Caltrain Electrification

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This morning, during its regular meeting in San Carlos, the nine-member Caltrain board voted unanimously to dedicate $1.25 billion towards electrifying Caltrain. If all goes according to plan, electric services will begin in 2020. “The total program is $2 billion. That includes money for the advanced signal system, which we’re already installing today,” said Jayme Ackemann, spokeswoman […]

BART Board Member Urges Agency to Consider Unlimited Monthly Pass

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At a recent BART board meeting where directors discussed various options for spending or saving an operating budget surplus, Director Tom Radulovich suggested the board consider the ramifications of instituting an unlimited ride monthly pass, which had been previously discussed but never seriously pursued. The issue came up most recently in 2005 and 2006 when […]

This Week: Bikes on BART, Second Street, Muni Love

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Some crucial projects and board decisions are on the calendar this week, including the new design for Second Street and the BART Board’s vote on removing bike bans. And don’t miss out on your chance to find Muni love at SFTRU’s first dating game fundraising event. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR holds […]