Rally to Fund the Downtown Rail Extension to SF’s Transbay Transit Center

From Friends of Caltrain via Facebook:

The “Downtown Extension to Transbay” will connect Caltrain to downtown SF with 3x the amount of jobs as the rest of the line combined. But the plan to fund this critical project is still up in the air. At 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday June 24th there will be a pro-DTX rally on the steps of the SF City Hall. Come encourage San Francisco and regional leaders to move forward getting Caltrain extended into downtown San Francisco.


A rendering of the Transbay terminal with Caltrain and HSR. Image: Transbay Authority

Is the Caltrain Downtown Extension in Jeopardy too?

Today, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a story that made it appear that San Francisco County Transportation Authority  (CTA) Chairman Aaron Peskin wants to shelve the downtown extension of Caltrain, now that the Trump Administration seems to have jammed up funding for Caltrain electrification. From the Chronicle story: …without an electrified Caltrain line, there can […]

This Week: Downtown Rail Rally, Awards for Muni-Riding Supes

There’s a little bit of everything on the Streetsblog calendar this week: a demonstration, an awards show, an evening to discuss street etiquette, and three chances to geek out about parking. Here are the highlights: Tonight: A Noe Valley community forum on traffic issues is sure to feature a lively discussion. Supervisor Scott Wiener will join reps from the SFMTA, […]