Saving Caltrain, the Bay Area Connection

On November 9, Friends of Caltrain is hosting an educational event where you can learn more about the situation and what you can do to help. Carolyn Clevenger of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will present preliminary findings from the MTC Transit Sustainability project. Yoriko Kishimoto, former Mayor of Palo Alto, will discuss funding opportunities for Caltrain, and opportunities to get involved.

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Streetsblog California Endorses Measure RR

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Streetsblog California joins the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury-News, Seamless Bay Area, the Greenbelt Alliance, Streetsblog San Francisco and many other groups representing transit riders, environmentalists and Bay Area residents to support the measure.
The 'hybrid option" could include one row of these angled bike racks that allow cyclists to remove and load bikes without leaning bikes on top of one another. All photos Streetsblog/Rudick unless otherwise indicated

Pick a Bike Rack for Caltrain’s Electric Trains

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Caltrain is displaying three different bike racks today until 7 p.m and tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 4th and King. They’re asking riders to check them out and vote on what kind of bike rack storage they want on the railroad’s new electric trains, coming some time in 2019. The options are to either […]

Friends of Caltrain Panel Discussion: Caltrain and HSR

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From Friends of Caltrain: Caltrain would provide faster, more on-time, more convenient, and more accessible service, and the “blended system” with Caltrain and High Speed Rail would deliver more capacity, if Caltrain and High Speed Rail could solve platform height issues. Right now, riders need to climb stairs to get aboard Caltrain.  Caltrain has to […]

“Save Our Caltrain!” Summit

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From TransForm: Caltrain is facing a severe fiscal crisis next year.  Although it is one of the highest performing Bay Area transit agencies, is the only agency that lacks dedicated funding.  Caltrain is important for our quality of life, commute alternatives, and economic vitality.  We need to save Caltrain. Friends of Caltrain, of which TransForm […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, get an update on the F-Line extension to Fort Mason, speak up at the final hearing on the JFK Bikeway, and enjoy Sunday Streets in the Mission. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:  Monday: PUBLIC Book Talk: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom. Join author Sue Macy at PUBLIC Bikes for a […]