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Fate of Caltrain Electrification Hangs on Trump’s Budget

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There will be many news stories generated by the announcement of the details of President Donald Trump's proposed budget next month. In advance of the announcement, the campaign to preserve funding for the electrification of Caltrain is working with advocates around the state and country to preserve a nearly $650 million grant agreement scuttled by the Trump Administration in February.
Overhead electrification in Connecticut. This is how you move lots of people around, very fast, without burning a drop of petroleum. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Petition Aims to Save Caltrain Electrification Funds

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Caltrain staffers and transit advocates are urging people to sign a White House petition to convince President Trump to save its $2 billion electrification project. From the petition: Mr. Trump, You have said infrastructure and jobs will be a keystone of your administration. When you spoke with Silicon Valley leaders you praised their innovation and said “anything we […]
Protesters blocked Market Street this morning to protest Trump. Photo: Streetsblog

San Francisco Absorbs the Reality of President Trump

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Today, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. In downtown San Francisco this morning a group of about 30 protesters blocked Market Street in front of Uber’s building, holding a banner that said “Uber Collaborates with Trump.” (see above photo). This is because Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick is on Trump’s economic advisory team. […]