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Caltrain Offers Early Morning Service to Bay to Breakers

  For over a century, runners, cosplayers and springtime revelers have made Bay to Breakers a distinctively San Francisco institution. Caltrain will be running extra service this coming Sunday, May
Take Transit to Maker Faire Bay Area at San Mateo County Event Center

  Crafters and tinkerers can rejoice as the 13 th annual Maker Faire Bay Area returns to the San Mateo County Event Center . The event runs from Friday, May 18,
SamTrans and Caltrain on Hand to Help for Bike to Work Day

  This Thursday, May 10, Bay Area bicyclists will participate by the thousands in the 24th Annual Bike to Work Day , an annual event that encourages commuters to choose bicycles
Take Caltrain to Saturday, Sunday Giants Games vs. LA Dodgers

  The San Francisco Giants will play three games against the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend and Caltrain is ready to get you to and from AT&T Park for the
Caltrain Celebrates $164 million Grant Award from Senate Bill 1

Investment Adds More Electric Trains, Onboard Wi-Fi & Station Improvements Today, the California State Transportation Agency announced a 164.5 million investment from the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program to
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Citizens Advisory Committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking volunteers from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to apply for its Citizens Advisory Committee
Caltrain, SamTrans Recognized for Achievements in Sustainability

  The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized SamTrans and Caltrain with Silver-Level status in the APTA Sustainability Commitment Program for the agencies’ continued achievements in sustainability.   As signatories
Take Caltrain to San Jose Sharks Playoff Series vs. Anaheim Ducks

The home portion of the San Jose Sharks ’ quest to bring the Stanley Cup at long last to Northern California begins Monday, April 16, at SAP Center . The puck drops
Caltrain to Temporarily Close Charleston Road Grade Crossing in Palo Alto

  Caltrain will be conducting track maintenance work over two consecutive weekends at the Charleston Road Grade Crossing in Palo Alto. The work will require the closure of the grade
Caltrain Launches Pilot Program to Speed Boarding Process

  On Monday, April 16, Caltrain will launch a five week pilot program that hopes to make boarding go faster and more smoothly. Titled “Bikes Board First,” the project aims
Temporary Closure of Oak Grove Grade Crossing April 11-13

  Beginning tonight at 9 p.m., Caltrain will perform foundation installation work in Burlingame that will require a temporary closure at the Oak Grove Avenue grade crossing. The first closure
Temporary Closures at Howard Avenue Crossing in Burlingame April 6-8

  Beginning tonight at 9 p.m., Caltrain will perform foundation installation work in Burlingame that will require two nights of closures at the Howard Avenue grade crossing. The first closure
Caltrain and Stanford University to Collaborate on Business Plan

At today’s meeting, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which manages Caltrain, authorized the execution of an agreement with Stanford University to help further the development of the Caltrain
Take Caltrain to Giants Home Opener Series at AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants begin the home portion of their 60th season in San Francisco with a quick two-game interleague series against the Seattle Mariners, and Caltrain is ready to
Take Caltrain to ‘Battle of the Bay’ Exhibition Games at AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants are returning home for two final pre-season games in preparation for their 60 th season in San Francisco, and Caltrain wants to help get you there.
Caltrain Applauds HSR on New Draft Business Plan

Caltrain applauds the California High Speed Rail Authority on the release of their Draft 2018 Business Plan. Thanks in part to committed partnership and significant investment from the Authority, Caltrain
Construction to Begin on Caltrain’s Sunnyvale Station Rehabilitation Project

  Work is scheduled to begin next week on Monday, March 12, on the Sunnyvale Station Rehabilitation Project. The project is designed to make the station safer for all passengers.
New Contractor Expected for Caltrain’s Positive Train Control Project

At their March 1 meeting , the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board of Directors will consider approving a contract with Wabtec Railway Electronics, Inc. to complete a federally mandated safety upgrade
Take Caltrain and SamTrans to the Cinequest Film & VR Festival

  Thirteen days of impactful films are coming to Silicon Valley during the 2018 Cinequest Film & VR (Virtual Reality) Festival , and Caltrain and SamTrans are ready to get you
Caltrain Launches Did You Know? Campaign About Rail Corridor

Did you know that more people ride Caltrain daily than live in Greenland? Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was President when the railroad began carrying riders 150 years ago?
Safety Improvements Coming to Three Redwood City Grade Crossings

Construction work to improve safety at three Caltrain grade crossings at Whipple Avenue, Main Street and Broadway in Redwood City began this week. Crews are installing new pedestrian gate arms,
SamTrans, Caltrain To Adjust Schedules For Presidents Day Holiday

  SamTrans will operate non-school weekday service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19. Caltrain will operate a modified schedule on Presidents Day, with 36 trains between San Francisco and San
Catch Caltrain to KNBR Giant’s FanFest at AT&T Park on Saturday

  San Francisco Giants fans will have their first chance to celebrate the team’s 60 th  season in the City by the Bay by coming out to AT&T Park this
Caltrain Launches New Caltrain Mobile Ticketing App

On February 10, Caltrain will launch Caltrain Mobile , the rail agency’s official mobile ticketing application that allows riders to purchase and activate tickets from their smart phone devices. Caltrain Mobile
Caltrain Business Plan Advances

  The Joint Powers Board (JPB) approved the strategy and scope of work for the Caltrain Business Plan . The plan will define the long-term vision for the fast-growing commuter rail
Caltrain Board Welcomes New Member Cindy Chavez

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) welcomed new member Cindy Chavez at the rail agency’s meeting today. Chavez was sworn in and will represent the Santa Clara Valley Transportation
Caltrain Launches New Website for Caltrain Modernization Program

Caltrain today launched CalMod.org , a comprehensive website dedicated to the Caltrain Electrification Project. Construction for the project began last year, and will see the electrification of the Caltrain corridor between
Senate Bill 1 Creates Opportunity for Caltrain Improvements

  Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the landmark statewide transportation funding legislation signed into law last year, is already providing Caltrain with funding necessary to improve the popular regional rail
Senate Bill 1 Creates Opportunity for Caltrain Improvements

  Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the landmark statewide transportation funding legislation signed into law last year, is already providing Caltrain with funding necessary to improve the popular regional rail
Caltrain Conducts Annual Ridership Counts

  Caltrain has begun conducting its annual onboard count of riders. With generally more than 60,000 riders on an average weekday, the count will provide critical information for planning future
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Electrification Project in Atherton

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Thursday, January 18, to discuss how the Caltrain Electrification Project will affect Atherton. Construction in the area is scheduled to begin within the
Caltrain to Run Regular Service, SamTrans a Non-School Day Schedule For MLK Jr. Day Holiday

Caltrain will operate a regular weekday schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 15. SamTrans will operate a regular, non-school day schedule for the holiday. Bus
Celebration Train to Operate on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The dream lives on this month as the Caltrain NorCalMLK Celebration Train makes its way up the Peninsula from San Jose to San Francisco on Monday, January 15. The Celebration
Caltrain Welcomes New Directors, Elects Officers for 2018

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) welcomed new member Charles Stone and elected its officers for 2018 at the rail agency’s January meeting. Stone, who also serves on the
Caltrain Board Adopts New Fare Enforcement Ordinance

The Caltrain Board of Directors unanimously adopted a new fare ordinance today that is expected to improve Caltrain’s fare compliance process by minimizing clerical errors, court congestion and passenger conflicts.
Due to South San Francisco Station Improvement Project, Parking Will Be Limited

  Eleven parking spaces in the South San Francisco Caltrain Station parking lot will be blocked off starting Monday, January 8, due to construction. There will be 29 parking spaces
Hillsdale Caltrain Station Parking Lot Closes for Construction

The parking lot at the Hillsdale Caltrain Stations will closed as of Tuesday, January 2, due to construction. Riders at Hillsdale are encouraged to park in the  temporary lot accessible
Caltrain to Increase Service, Offer Free Rides for New Year’s Eve

  In order to make sure New Year’s revelers can enjoy their night safely and responsibly, Caltrain and SamTrans will b e offering free service from 8 p.m. on Sunday,
Caltrain Passengers Satisfied With Service New Survey Finds

  About 80 percent of Caltrain passengers expressed satisfaction with the train system, according to the results of a new customer survey. A total of 3,157 passengers responded to Caltrain’s
Caltrain, SamTrans to Run on Christmas

  As Christmas approaches, Caltrain and SamTrans stand ready to get riders where they need to go. On Monday, December 25, both agencies will operate on a standard Holiday schedule,
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project

Caltrain will host a community meeting on the 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project on Wednesday, December 20. The meeting will cover the construction schedule going forward while also offering the
Holiday Train Collects More than 3,100 Toys for Local Children

The holidays will be a little brighter this season for thousands of children thanks to the generosity of people that donated toys during this year’s annual Caltrain Holiday Train, presented
Caltrain Statement: Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

We at Caltrain and SamTrans are deeply saddened by news of the untimely death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee this morning. Mayor Lee was an exceptional leader, who was passionate about
Caltrain Announces New Chief Officer; Caltrain Modernization Program

After an extensive recruitment effort, John Funghi has accepted the position of Chief Officer of the Caltrain Modernization Program. Funghi is a registered professional engineer in California with extensive experience
Transit District Looks to the Community as a Partner for the Future

In an effort to understand San Mateo County residents’ priorities about how best to reduce traffic congestion and improve transit and mobility options, the San Mateo County Transit District is
Construction continues on 25th Avenue Grade Separation

  Work continues on Caltrain’s 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project to improve safety for motorists and pedestrians and reduce local traffic congestion, with the installation of temporary shoring near 31
Caltrain and SamTrans to Adjust Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

  Caltrain and SamTrans will operate on a Sunday schedule for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 23. Caltrain will run a modified schedule on the day after Thanksgiving, giving commuters
Holiday Train December 2 & 3 Marks Start of Season of Giving

  Bay Area residents, from The City to the South Bay, know the holiday season has arrived when the Caltrain Holiday Train presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes its
No need to wish upon a star, Caltrain takes you near and far

  Yesterday marked the beginning of Home for the Holidays at Carolwood at the Walt Disney Family Museum. Caltrain has long been a partner of this historical institution and encourages
Take Caltrain to Band Together Bay Area

  Thursday, November 9, AT&T Park will host Band Together Bay Area , a benefit concert for North Bay Fire recovery. Metallica, G-Eazy, Rancid, Dave Matthews, Dead & Company and Raphael