Forum: Keeping Up With Caltrain Ridership

From Friends of Caltrain:

Caltrain ridership has more than doubled over the last decade. With development in many places along the Caltrain corridor and many, especially younger people, choosing to drive less, ridership is likely to continue to grow. How can Caltrain keep up with capacity needs? What’s being done to plan for grade separations for safety and reliability? How can upcoming ballot measures in 2016 help Caltrain keep up with the needs, and how can riders and supporters help?

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