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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
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
Caltrain Adopts Bicycle Parking Management Plan

  A new Bicycle Parking Management Plan was adopted today by the Caltrain Board of Directors. The plan was crafted to allow Caltrain to more effectively manage its large and
Caltrain seeks representatives for Bicycle Advisory Committee

  Caltrain is seeking applicants for its Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC), which serves as the primary venue for the interests and perspectives of bicyclists to be integrated into the Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Electrification Project, South San Francisco Station Construction

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Thursday, November 2, to discuss how both the South San Francisco Station Improvement Project and the Caltrain Electrification Project will affect South San
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Electrification Project in Redwood City

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Wednesday, November 1, to discuss how the Caltrain Electrification Project will affect Redwood City and the North Fair Oaks neighborhood.   Construction in
Construction to begin on 25th Avenue Grade Separation

  Work is set to begin this month on Caltrain’s 25 th Avenue Grade Separation Project to improve safety for motorists and pedestrians, and reduce local traffic congestion.  On Monday,
Caltrain Receives Approval for Sales Tax Ballot Measure

  Caltrain Receives Approval for Sales Tax Ballot Measure Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill (SB) 797, authored by Senator Jerry Hill, which will allow the Caltrain Board of
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Electrification Project

  Caltrain will host a community meeting this week to discuss upcoming construction activities in Belmont and San Carlos related to the Electrification Project . Construction activities are set to begin within
Caltrain Plans to Expand Bike Access on Electrified Fleet

  After receiving broad public feedback from riders, and organizations representing the cyclist community, Caltrain has selected a stacking onboard bike storage design for the system’s new electric trains. The
Every Week is Shark Week on Caltrain

  Tomorrow, October 4, the San Jose Sharks are at the SAP Center for their Season Home Opener against the Philadelphia Flyers. The puck drops on at 7:30 p.m., and
Make Caltrain Part of Your Trip to Fleet Week in San Francisco

  Attendees can use Caltrain to “fly” over to San Francisco for Fleet Week festivities on the city’s waterfront this week. The festivities began Sunday and will continue through Monday,
Caltrain Business Plan Starts to Take Shape following Stakeholder Workshop

  Over 50 of the Caltrain system’s most influential stakeholders and decision makers participated in a recent workshop to help inform development of the Caltrain Business Plan , a plan that
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: September 23 to September 29, 2017

 NOTICE Construction, Installation and Maintenance: September 23 to September 29, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Take Public Transit to the Bacon & Brew Fest this Weekend

  Pork lovers can make Caltrain and SamTrans part of their journey this weekend to the Bacon & Brew Fest at the San Mateo County Event Center.  Presented by the
MEDIA ADVISORY: 25th Avenue Grade Separation Groundbreaking

  What:          Caltrain, in cooperation with the City of San Mateo, will host a celebratory event to break ground on the long-anticipated 25 th Avenue Grade Separation Project
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Games This Season

  It should be a Cardinal rule to travel on Caltrain for Stanford football games this season. The Stanford football squad will open their home schedule this Saturday with a
October brings fare changes, new parking rates and timetable adjustments to Caltrain

  Starting in October, the cost of a monthly parking pass at Caltrain will be based on 15 days a month rather than ten, increasing the cost from 55 to
Transit District Receives Approval for Sales Tax Ballot Measure

  Governor Brown signed off on Assembly Bill (AB) 1613, allowing the San Mateo County Transit District the authority to seek increased resources to support the community’s needs and shared
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: September 16 to September 22, 2017

Construction, Installation and Maintenance: September 16 to September 22, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the media,
Caltrain Proclaims September Rail Safety Month

For most people living and working along the rail corridor, the sight of Caltrain operating daily service up and down the Peninsula is common place. But complacency around a heavy
Caltrain Seeks Public Input for its Comprehensive Fare Study

  Caltrain is looking to survey its riders as part of its first comprehensive Fare Study since 2001. The study aims to provide updated data and analysis to inform and
Caltrain to Reduce Horn Noise

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13, commuters, residents and people working near several Caltrain stations may notice a reduction in horn noise coming from the trains passing through their neighborhoods.   In