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District Employees Give Back During the Holidays and Throughout the Year

As we begin the new year, the San Mateo County Transit District, which manages Caltrain, SamTrans and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, is reflecting
Caltrain Instagram of the Year 2013

This fish-eye shot of Caltrain was a definite crowd and staff favorite. It's our 2013 Caltrain Instagram of the Year. Photo by @Joanna408
#Caltrain Tweets of the Year - 2013

Each week we are continuously surprised at the humor, observations and statements put out on Twitter mentioneing Caltrain. We'd like to thank everyone for riding
Caltrain Ready to Take Fans to Last Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco

The final Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park will take place this Friday, and Caltrain will be there to make sure fans can watch the
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 12-20

Thanks for the kind words. Have a great commute. Love my daily work commute. @caltrain you’re the best! Hope everyone there has a great holiday
Eliminate Those Holiday Driving Blues to the Airport by Taking Public Transit

Skip the bumper-to-bumper airport traffic and avoid parking hassles this season by leaving the driving to SamTrans or Caltrain. Public transit for holiday travelers to
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 12-20

An aerial shot of the Fourth and King Station with AT&T Park and the Bay. This amazing shot courtesy @illini45a .
Caltrain and SamTrans To Adjust Schedule for Christmas Holiday

Caltrain and SamTrans will operate the following service for the Christmas holiday: Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24 Caltrain will operate a regular weekday schedule of
Holiday Train Brings Spirit of the Season to Peninsula

The holiday season will be a little brighter for thousands of children thanks to the generosity of people who donated toys to the Caltrain Holiday
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 12-13

Tis the season... Just got off a #caltrain car full of ugly sweaters! — kacilla (@kacilla88) December 13, 2013 We keep our friends on different
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 12-13

A nice shot from behind the drum kit on the Holiday Train. Thanks to @hannabanta14 .
Transit District Goes Digital with Annual Holiday Greeting Card

The San Mateo County Transit District, which manages Caltrain, SamTrans and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, is celebrating the holiday season in an eco-friendly
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 12-6

The Holiday Train is ready to roll! Thanks to @dianak212 .
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 12-6

Hey, they're just trying to get to the City. Bird traffic is worse than ever. Birds on Caltrain today. More pleasant than most commuters I
Grand Boulevard Progress Report Highlights ECR Improvements

The Grand Boulevard Initiative (GBI), a unique coalition of public agencies and organizations working to reinvent El Camino Real, has released a comprehensive report on
Caltrain Holiday Train Rolls Down the Peninsula

Kick off your holiday season with a visit to your neighborhood Caltrain station to see the Caltrain Holiday Train , presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Take Caltrain To The San Jose Harvest Festival This Weekend

Explore your inner artist by taking Caltrain to the 2013 San Jose Harvest Festival – Original Arts & Crafts Show this week. The festival will be
Caltrain and SamTrans to Adjust Schedules for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain and SamTrans to Adjust Schedules for Thanksgiving Holiday Caltrain and SamTrans will operate on a Sunday schedule Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Caltrain will run
Holiday Train Features Live Entertainment Dec. 7 & 8

Kick off your holiday season with a visit to your neighborhood Caltrain station to see the Caltrain Holiday Train , presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 11-22

In honor of the newest official English word, "selfie," we had to select a Caltrain selfie. Thanks to @mostlightning for the, uh, selfie.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 11-22

Well, that's a positive outlook. I find Caltrain is good for my health - doing a lot more running — john garrish (@grrsh) November 22, 2013
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Big Game Against Cal

College football fans can take Caltrain to watch the Bay Area’s biggest sporting rivalry this weekend, when Stanford squares off against Cal in the 116
Caltrain Makes It Easy to Park Your Bike and Ride

Caltrain is making it easier for cyclists to store their bikes safely by providing new information online about station locker availability, rates and contact details.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 11-15

A sense of safety has descended upon GothamSF today. My #Caltrain commute to #SF will feel a little safer today thanks to #SFBatKid — Christopher
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 11-15

This is a new angle. Passengers at Millbrae caught from above. Thanks to @phumtran for the shot.
Caltrain Seeks to Improve and Expand Go Pass and Group Sales Programs

Caltrain is holding a series of public forums to discuss changes proposed to its Go Pass and Group Sales programs.  These programs are covered by
Take Transit To The San Mateo Harvest Festival This Weekend

Find a creative way to attend the 2013 San Mateo Harvest Festival – Original Arts & Crafts Show by taking Caltrain or SamTrans to the event
Caltrain To Hold Community Meeting To Discuss Upcoming Bridge Project in San Mateo

Caltrain will hold a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 14, to detail upcoming work on the rail agency’s bridge replacement project in
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 11-8

Fall colors along the Caltrain line. Thanks to @adaydaily .
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 11-8

DON'T GO IN THERE!! It's delayed. Had nightmare about zombies. The scariest part was that I tried to take caltrain and it was DELAYED —
Progress Reports: SamTrans and Caltrain “By the Numbers”

The SamTrans and Caltrain progress reports are now available for review and downloading on the agencies’ websites: www.samtrans.com and www.caltrain.com .   The reports give a
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain is seeking volunteer representatives for the Bicycle Advisory Committee. Applicants who wish to apply must be part of a San Francisco public agency; part
Holiday Train Kicks Off the Season Dec. 7 & 8

Caltrain will once again be transformed into Santa’s sleigh on the first weekend in December, as the Caltrain Holiday Train , presented by Silicon Valley Community
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 11-1

Well, at least your tweet was like an adventure. Blasting past stations at 130kmph, horns blaring, crispy winter morning.. sigh such an awesome journey, but
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 11-1

Had to go with the Batman and Cookie Monster ride Caltrain picture. Thanks to IGer @katped .
Emergency Preparedness Drill to be Conducted Nov. 2

Caltrain and SamTrans will conduct an emergency preparedness drill on the train tracks behind Costco in Redwood City on Saturday, Nov. 2. The exercise will
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 2013

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This week, crews will continue working on the
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 10-25

An interesting structure shot by IGer @danivox . Thanks for the great shot.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 10-25

It's the simple things. To the woman singing in the train and eating Doritos: you're living the life and I'm jealous @Caltrain_Tales — Tatiana Goncalves
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 10-18

A sunset on the right of way. Thanks to @erinishuman for the shot.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 10-18

Right on time actually, thanks! A bit early but happy 150th anniversary to @Caltrain_News #Caltrain150 http://t.co/cIUMsz2jQM — CA High-Speed Rail (@CaHSRA) October 17, 2013 Halloween?
SamTrans and Caltrain Service in the Event of a BART Strike

A BART strike will increase demand on public transportation. Commuters are encouraged, if possible, to use alternatives such as carpools, flexible hours or tele-commuting. In
Caltrain Kicks Off 150th Birthday Celebration Oct. 19

Caltrain will kick off the celebration of the 150 th anniversary of railroad service between San Francisco and San Jose with a community festival Saturday,
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Oct. 12 to Oct. 18, 2013

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This week, crews will continue working on the
Local Leaders Set To Celebrate Caltrain’s 150th Anniversary in Menlo Park

What: Caltrain will kick off a year-long celebration of 150 years of railroad service between San Francisco and San Jose with the re-enactment of an
Caltrain Real-time Info Now on Website

Caltrain’s long-anticipated real-time departure system is up and running on the website, www.caltrain.com . The technology advance is one step in bringing the railroad, which will
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 10-4

I am the Batman! Listening to The Dark Knight soundtrack makes CalTrain so much more epic. — Connor Sears (@connors) October 4, 2013 Do it!
Caltrain Begins 150th Birthday Year Festivities With A Trip To 1863

What: Caltrain will kick off a year-long celebration of 150 years of railroad service between San Francisco and San Jose with the re-enactment of an
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 10-4

Instagram user jagustin85 is on a tear. This single-color image highlights the Caltrain red.
San Jose Author Tells "Life Stories" of Railroad Depots

Over the next year, Caltrain will host a series of events and activities to commemorate the 150 th anniversary of its rail corridor between San
Caltrain Ready To Assist Hockey Fans For Sharks’ Season Opener

The journey to the Stanley Cup begins on Thursday night for San Jose, and Caltrain will be onboard all season to get Sharks fans to
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 9-27

Great work by those student filmmakers! Videos of rail safety by youth Caltrain and Fresh Takes Team for Rail Safety Film Fest http://t.co/9gQjVmdpYs via @Digital_Lipps
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 9-27

The vibrant reds of the trains always move those shots tot he front of the heap. A great shot by @illini45a .
Stanford Teams Up With Caltrain For Annual Freshman Scavenger Hunt

Even though its arch-nemesis begins with the same three letters, Stanford University has no problem teaming up with Caltrain for the school’s freshman Scavenger Hunt,
Caltrain Premieres Series of Youth-Oriented Rail Safety Films

Caltrain capped off Rail Safety Month with a film festival featuring the work of young student filmmakers from Fresh Takes , a youth digital arts program. 
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 9-20


#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 9-20

There's a group for that. I seriously just saw a dude outside the CalTrain station rockin' a t-shirt emblazoned: "I like big data / I cannot
Notice: Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Sept. 21 to 27, 2013

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project   Day work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This week, crews will continue installing the
Media Advisory: Caltrain Hosts Rail Safety Themed Film Fest

WHAT:               Caltrain will mark Railroad Safety Month with a film festival that highlights how to stay safe while living, working and going to school
Win Big by Taking Caltrain to All Sharks Home Games

Score a goal by taking Caltrain to all Sharks home games at the SAP Center in San Jose. The Sharks’ preseason home opener is against
Caltrain Modernization Kicks Off Advanced Signal System Work

Caltrain has begun work on an advanced signal system that will significantly improve the performance and enhance the safety of the rail system.  With this
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 9-13

We always thought it was the soothing rattle of the Gallery cars. I may have cracked the mystery on how to find a way to
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 9-13

Texture and bold colors are critical to Instagram success. This one's got both of those. Thanks to IGer @hoserdude for the cool shot.
San Bruno Grade Sep Project to Require Short Term Street Closures

During September, two streets in the City of San Bruno will be closed to accommodate work on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project.  During these
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 9-6

Browniiiieeeezz... This lady at the Caltrain station has a big thing of fresh brownies & ppl are lookin around & I think it's bout to
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 9-6

We know clouds are an Instagram cliche, but when it's got a Gallery set in it, it's different. Thanks to IGer @barry_buck .
Caltrain Marks Rail Safety Month With Proclamation and Film Festival

Rail Agency Dedicates Film Festival To San Jose Teen Caltrain’s annual rail safety month observation will culminate with a safety-themed film festival that highlights the
Caltrain/SamTrans to Operate Sunday Schedule for Labor Day

Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate Sunday schedules.   Caltrain will operate 28 trains between San Francisco and San Jose plus four
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 8-30

We liked the look of this ghost train. Thanks to @wongjivan .
NEWS: Catch Caltrain to Stanford Game Against San Jose State Spartans

The Stanford football team is poised for a historically great season, and Caltrain will be offering up service to get fans to the Cardinal’s home
Community Leaders Rally Support for Caltrain Modernization’s $20 Million Grant Application

A broad coalition of the region’s most prominent elected officials and community leaders is rallying in support of Caltrain’s 20 million request for federal funding
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 8-23

Dance like nobody's watching. Except all of Caltrain is. Don't mind me, just having a casual Calvin Harris dance party by myself on caltrain #noshame
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 8-23

A puppy waiting for its master? Of course this is the Instagram of the week. Thanks to @doeymcninja .
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 8-16

Hmmm, that's weird, we specifically set it to "Palo Alto perfect." Today's Caltrain AC settings: [ ] Antarctic Blizzard [x] Summer in Death Valley [x] Broken — David Chatenay
Caltrain Instagram of the Week 8-16

Sometimes the views from Caltrain make you forget that it runs through the heart of one of America's more populated regions. Thanks to IGer @yvonniewu
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Aug. 17 to Aug. 23, 2013

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This week, crews will install the Huntington elevator
Caltrain Parking Fees to Increase Sept. 1

Beginning Sept. 1, the daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will increase to 5 and the monthly fee will be 50.  The increase, which was
NEWS: Take Caltrain To The America's Cup

Sports fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the world’s best sailors racing the world’s fastest boats this weekend should avoid the hassle of traffic
Caltrain Wins Rail Safety Grant; Launches New Awareness Program

Emphasizing its ongoing commitment to safety, Caltrain has been awarded one of eight national rail safety grants and will use the funds to sponsor a
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 8-9

Love is in the air... (romantic humming). Highlight of today : a couple Caltrain cuddling. #adorbs #loveiseverywhere #IloveMushyStuff — Bruna DG (@brugoes) August 9, 2013 Uh.
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 8-9

Simple sky blue complements the solid red and gray of a Bombardier set. Thanks to @tommynewyear for this great shot.
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Aug. 10 to Aug. 16, 2013

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This week, crews will install lighting at the
Caltrain, Teen Digital Arts Program Partner to Produce Safety Videos

As part of its continuing effort to increase safety, Caltrain is partnering with Fresh Takes, a digital arts program for young people, to produce a
Take Public Transit to the 2013 Burlingame ArtzFest

Leave your car behind and take public transit to the Burlingame ArtzFest on Aug. 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown
SamTrans and Caltrain Service in the Event of a BART Strike

A BART strike will increase demand on public transportation. Commuters are encouraged, if possible, to use alternatives such as carpools, flexible hours or tele-commuting. In
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 8-2

This image makes the Burlingame station look like a desert outpost. Thanks to @isircar .
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 8-2

We are starting a Caltrain book club. Finally finished A Dance With Dragons...I'm not only sad, but also extremely bored. Need a book for the
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 7-26

It's an underappreciated skill. I never noticed before how many women put on makeup on Caltrain. It’s amazing there aren’t a lot more jagged faces
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 7-26

A Giants fan presumably en route to the game. Shot by IGer @hajipaji . Thanks for the great shot. 
San Bruno Grade Sep Project to Require Short Term Street Closures

Editor's Note: The following information has been corrected in red from an earlier news release. Caltrain’s ongoing grade-separation project in San Bruno will require four
Take Caltrain To Giants Doubleheader on July 23

Let’s play two! The Giants will square off against the Cincinnati Reds for a unique doubleheader matchup on July 23 at AT&T Park, and Caltrain
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 7-19

A true nod to the family of travelers and cyclists. Sun-burnt touring cyclist with bedroll & guitar is greeted with much beer & luv #Caltrain
San Bruno Grade Sep Project to Require Short Term Street Closures

Caltrain’s ongoing grade-separation project in San Bruno will require four separate street closures in July and August. Starting on July 22, construction crews will begin
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 7-12

A how-to on Silicon Valley commuting: How to work in the valley: VPN via Hotspot on #caltrain to connect via #vmwarefusion to connect to #vSphereclient
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 7-12

IGer @chmchan snapped this interesting shot of the Santa Clara station. Thanks for the great snap.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 6-28

We're thinking it's Joe. He's very greetacious. I love the #Caltrain Conductor who Thanks each and every person as he checks their ticket. :) — Will
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 6-28

There's a lot of things commuters can do during their commutes on Caltrain. This man preferred to read about the Supreme Court decision during his
SamTrans and Caltrain Service in the Event of a BART Strike

SamTrans and Caltrain riders are advised to expect delays and crowds in the event of a BART strike. Commuters are encouraged, if possible, to use
Caltrain NewsSamTrans and Caltrain Service for the Fourth of July Holiday

On the Fourth of July, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on Sunday schedules.  Caltrain will offer extra service for Independence Day fireworks.  Following the fireworks,
Ride Caltrain to California Clasico!

Earthquake fans have breathless memories of last year’s Earthquakes-L.A. Galaxy game where the Quakes rallied for a 4-3 win in front of 50,391 fans. Now
Caltrain Offers Weekend Service to SF Pride Festival

Bay Area residents headed to the Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 can avoid traffic and parking
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 6-21

That actually sounds quite productive. Productivity Man just boarded #Caltrain , sat across from me, set up his laptop, notepad, pen, and mifi, and promptly fell
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 6-21

We appreciate fine footwear. Thanks to IGer @mikedeezy22 for the shot!
Caltrain and SamTrans Partner on Gas Pump Dumping Break-Up Party

It takes your money and never says thank you. It’s always running out on you. It always takes and when it gives, it never lasts.
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 6-14

Looks like chill skies over Palo Alto in this week's Instagram by @slomustang .
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 6-14

WiiiiiiFiiii... (Zombie voice) @seldo : what's super-awesome is when you get caught in a pack of shambling cellphone zombies while trying to exit Caltrain. — Kent
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 6-7

This week's Instagram comes from IGer @allstarsurfer12 who looks to be happy about a new cycle/Caltrain commute.
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 6-7

That's some fine calculatin' there Tex. @ caltrain_news Car, you're costing me an estimated 0.565 per mile, whereas my Caltrain monthly costs me 0.14 per mile,
Take Caltrain and SamTrans to the County Fair

Fairgoers can join SamTrans for fun and information at the San Mateo County Fair Monday, June 10 from noon until 5:30 p.m. Look for the
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 5-31

This is a great shot of a Caltrain passing over a Palo Alto bridge. Thanks to IGer @paloaltoca for the great shot!
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 5-31

A Grade Sep enthusiast. Who knew. Oh, man. We're on the new elevated track in San Bruno! I'm pretending I'm flying. #caltrain — Rob Ehle
Transit District Launches Blog To Talk Transit Issues

Transportation is one of the few issues that affects everyone on some level. To provide more information and keep the public more fully informed about
Caltrain Begins Operating on New San Bruno Grade Separation

Starting with the first southbound train Sunday morning, Caltrain began operating on the new San Bruno Grade Separation. Trains were moved from the temporary train
Ride SamTrans, Caltrain to Sunset Celebration Weekend

Help preserve the western life-style exemplified by Sunset Magazine by taking SamTrans or Caltrain to the annual Sunset Celebration Weekend at the magazine headquarters in
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 5-24

We'll do our best to impress your recent converts! @ caltrain_news converted 2 carpoolers to #caltrain riders today. Lets not be tardy next week #WeHaveBeenInvaded #partytrain
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 5-24

We've dubbed this man the "Ghost Pirate" and he is our IGer of the week. His message was also one of positive adventurousness: "You need
Caltrain and SamTrans to Operate on Sunday Schedule

SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on Sunday schedules on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Caltrain will operate 32 trains between San Francisco and San Jose
Trains Move to New Elevated Tracks in San Bruno May 26

The Caltrain San Bruno Grade Separation Project has reached an important milestone. Beginning with the first southbound train on Sunday, May 26, which is scheduled
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 5-17

Recognition of our Transit Police for their livesaving efforts. Thank You Deputies Zuno and Hensel, Today You Saved More Than A Life wp.me/p3xqD2-k via @ caltrain
Instagram Caltrain Image of the Week - 5-17

This week's Instagram of the week is an emotional image of a rainy Caltrain ride. Thanks to IGer @spacecat for the great shot.
Take Transit to Do-It-Yourself Faire May 18 & 19

Creative, resourceful people can take transit to the Maker Faire at the San Mateo County Event Center May 18 & 19. The two-day, family-friendly festival
Caltrain Breaks the Ribbon in Race to Bay to Breakers

Runners going to the Bay to Breakers presented by Craigslist, on S unday, May 19 can conserve their energy by taking Caltrain to San Francisco.
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 5-10

May 9th was Bike to Work Day and Caltrain was able to help hundreds of cyclists get to work with their bikes. This image by
Every Day is Bike to Work Day on SamTrans and Caltrain

May 9, thousands of Bay Area bicyclists will participate in Bike to Work Day , an annual event to encourage riding a bike to work. But
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 5-3

Headphones? How did I not notice they still shout "All aboard!"? My love for #caltrain just grows and grows. — Sylvie (@sly_wit) May 3, 2013
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 5-3

This service dog was too cute to pass on for this week's Instagram photo. Pets are not allowed on Caltrain, but service dogs provide an
Caltrain Service to Sports Events Sunday, May 5

Peninsula sports fans are facing a hard choice Sunday, May 5 when the Sharks meet the Canucks in a post-season playoff and the Giants play
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 4-26

That's how you get where you need to get! My trip included @ uber @ virginamerica @ bart @ caltrain @ vta ...planes, trains, automobiles and local transit — jeantemplin
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 4-26

Something about this black and white image of a Caltrain Bombardier car caught our eye this week. Thanks to Instagram user @ellipsisboo for the great
Caltrain Hosts Meeting On San Mateo Bridges Replacement Project

What:     Caltrain is holding a community meeting to discuss the upcoming bridge replacement project planned for the city of San Mateo.      Why:     Four
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 4-19

I travel all over the country, I Rode the @ caltrain for the 1st time today. Best ever! Cities should take lesson! — G. Cruz aka
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 4-19

A great black and white shot captures a lonely evening commute for one man at Millbrae. By @photonyx
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 4-12

Got one of the coveted cup-holder seats on @ caltrain . #smallwins — Hong Quan (@Quan) April 11, 2013 The Caltrain needs a roof deck for days
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 4-12

Instagram user @Joanna408 picks up her second Instagram of the Week nod in a row with this cool fish-eye double exposure.
Caltrain Seeks Community Volunteers for Advisory Committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board is seeking applicants for its Citizens Advisory Committee to represent San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.  The
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 4-5

In Tweets of the Week we get more Caltrainku poetry, rules for bacon onboard and enthusiasm for the start of Giants season! Thanks to all
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 4-5

This Instagram image captures the hustle and bustle of a commuter's life at San Jose Diridon. Thanks to @joanna408 for the great shot.
Caltrain Releases "How to Ride" Video

For more than two years, Caltrain’s ridership has grown at a record-breaking clip, which translates into many new customers learning about the system.  To help
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 3-29


Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 3-29

This fun little collage-style safety message caught our eye for this week's Instagram of the Week. Thanks to Instagram user @yeshabavishi for the great image.
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 3-22

A gorgeous black and white shot of a bombardier passenger car at a station. By @acceballos23
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 3-22


Hit a Home Run – Take Caltrain to Giants Exhibition Games March 28 & 29

Caltrain is on track for the San Francisco Giants’ home pre-season opener against the Oakland A’s March 28 and 29 at AT&T Park. Fans have
Ride Caltrain to Earthquake Country!

It’s not offside to take Caltrain if you will be attending San Jose Earthquakes games this season. With the Santa Clara station located across El Camino
#Caltrain: Tweets of the Week - Mar. 15


Instagram Caltrain Image of the Week - 3-15

Here is a great shot of Caltrain engine #901 taken by Instagram user lshlarson .
Take Caltrain to March Madness at HP Pavilion March 21 & 23

Avoid traffic and parking madness by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion for the National College Athletic Association Division I Men’s Basketball Championships March 21
Hit a Home Run – Take Caltrain to World Baseball Classic March 17 - 19

The finals of the World Baseball Classic will begin at AT&T Park Sunday, March 17 and conclude with the championship game Tuesday, March 19.  The series
Caltrain/VTA to Host Transit Open House in Gilroy

Caltrain and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will host an Open House at the Gilroy Caltrain Station/VTA Transit Center, 7150 Monterey St., Saturday, March
Caltrain Riders in Luck March 16

Go green this St. Patrick’s Day by taking Caltrain to San Francisco Saturday, March 16. Caltrain riders not only reduce their carbon footprint but avoid
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 3-8

Our Instagram of the Week is a great shot of sunrise (or sunset) over the rail yard. By @doeymcninja
#Caltrain: Tweets of the Week - Mar. 8


Caltrain Board Adopts Updated MOU with High Speed Rail

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board today unanimously adopted an updated Memorandum of Understanding with the California High Speed Rail Authority.  The agreement lays the
Caltrain Service Free to Sworn Law Enforcement Representatives

  The memorial service for the two fallen Santa Cruz police officers will be held Thursday, March 7 at noon at the HP Pavilion in
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - Mar 1


Caltrain Instagram Image of the Week - 3-1

This Instagram image captures the Caltrain bike car on a busy run. Image by Instagram user  geoff7b . 
Take a Transit Field Trip to Model Train Show

Make getting there part of the adventure by taking transit to the World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour at the San Mateo County Event Center March
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - 2-22


Instagram Caltrain Image of the Week - 2-22

This week's Caltrain Instagram of the week catches a gallery car at a right angle. From Instagram user giantsfan7490 . Thanks for the shot! 
Celebrate the Year of the Snake - Take Caltrain to The City

Avoid freeway traffic, crowded city streets and expensive parking by taking Caltrain to the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Festival & Parade in San Francisco
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week - Feb. 15


Caltrain Instagram of the Week

This week's Caltrain Instagram of the Week comes from Instagram user @hediun and was shared by @adamdix
Take Caltrain to Plan Your Next Big Adventure

Get a head start on your travel plans by taking Caltrain to the Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center
SamTrans and Caltrain Presidents Day Schedule

SamTrans will operate regular non-school weekday service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20.  Caltrain will run on a modified schedule on Presidents Day with 44
Caltrain Go Pass Is a Win-Win-Win

Would you ride Caltrain if it was free? That’s the lure of Caltrain’s Go Pass, which allows employers to purchase an annual pass for unlimited
Instagram of the weekInstagram Caltrain Image of the Week


Caltrain Tweets of the Week 2.8.13#Caltrain: Tweets of the Week


Caltrain Board Welcomes New Member

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, welcomed a new board member, Perry Woodward, at its meeting yesterday.  Woodward, who also
Caltrain Seeks Feedback On Minority And Low-Income Policies

Caltrain is asking the public for feedback on the levels of fare and service changes that would trigger analysis of impacts to minority and low-income
Take Caltrain to the KNBR/Giants Fan Fest at AT&T Park

San Francisco Giants fans can “slide” into AT&T Park Saturday, Feb. 9, by taking Caltrain to the  KNBR/Giants 20th Annual Fan Fest from 10 a.m.
Use Clipper on Caltrain and Save

Caltrain customers can save by switching from a paper ticket to Clipper ® , the Bay Area’s reloadable fare payment card. As an incentive to move riders
Twitter#Caltrain: This Week In Tweets - Jan. 28 - Feb. 1


Caltrain Launches Electrification Environmental Review

Caltrain is kicking off environmental review of the electrification project with a series of public meetings to seek input on the scope of the review.
Caltrain Asks Riders for Input on Ticket Vending Machines

Caltrain is asking riders for feedback on the features they would like to see on ticket vending machines. Riders are being asked to participate in
Caltrain Asks Riders For Input On Ticket Vending Machines

Caltrain is asking riders for feedback on the features they would like to see on ticket vending machines. Riders are being asked to participate in
Tweets of the Week#Caltrain: This Week In Tweets


Take Caltrain to San Jose Sharks Home Opener

The San Jose Sharks are BACK!  With the season already off to a strong start, it looks like it was worth the wait. Caltrain will
Tweets of the WeekCaltrain: This Week In Tweets


Caltrain Seeks Customer Support for Keeping the System Safe

Caltrain customers know that staying safe around the railway means paying careful attention to the pedestrian crossings, staying off the tracks and standing behind the
Annual Freedom Train Runs on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Once again, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley will charter Caltrain as its “Freedom Train” Monday, Jan. 21. The train
Caltrain Raises Farebox Recovery Range

  The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, is increasing the railroad’s farebox recovery goals for Fiscal Year 2014.  The farebox
Caltrain Board Elects Officers

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, today unanimously elected Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager, representing the Santa Clara Valley
Take Caltrain to Kraft 'Fight Hunger' Bowl on Dec. 29

College football fans can leave the driving to Caltrain as they head to the 3 rd annual Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park in
Beat the Holiday Traffic Crunch By Taking SamTrans or Caltrain to Travel

Reports are indicating that this could be a record year for holiday travel, so plan ahead and avoid the traffic and parking hassles by taking
Caltrain Advises Caution When Driving Near Railroad

During dark, rainy winter months, it is more important than ever for drivers to be alert when driving near the Caltrain right of way. Because
Take Caltrain to SF Bulls at HP Pavilion Dec. 17

Hockey fans can score a goal by taking Caltrain to the San Francisco Bulls game against the Stockton Thunder at HP Pavilion Dec. 17.  With
Sierra Club Names Caltrain Modernization to List of "Best Projects"

In its annual list of the country’s 50 best, and worst, transportation projects the Sierra Club is applauding the electrification of the Caltrain corridor for
Emergency Preparedness Drill to be Conducted Dec. 15

Emergency Preparedness Drill to be Conducted Dec. 15   SamTrans and Caltrain will participate in an emergency preparedness drill on the train tracks behind Costco in Redwood
Caltrain Schedules for Holidays, Plus Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolution by taking public transportation during the holiday season. Trains will run regular weekday schedule on Christmas
Holiday Train Brings Spirit of the Season to Peninsula

The holiday season will be a little brighter for thousands of children thanks to the generosity of people who donated toys during the Caltrain Holiday
Caltrain Board Adjourns Meeting in Mike Nevin's Honor

San Carlos, Calif. – The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board of Directors, which owns and operates Caltrain, today, adjourned its regular meeting in memory of former
Catch Caltrain to UCLA Game Friday

College football fans can make Caltrain part of their game plan this Friday as Stanford takes on UCLA at 5 p.m. Caltrain will not serve
Glittering “Show Train” is Back

The nip in the air signals that the holiday season is just around the corner. Start your celebration off right by coming out to see
Caltrain to Adjust Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Caltrain will run a Saturday schedule on the day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the busiest
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee Caltrain is seeking   volunteer representatives for the Bicycle Advisory Committee. Applicants who wish to apply must be
Caltrain Ridership Continues To Set New Records

Caltrain Ridership Continues To Set New Records Caltrain broke new ground in September by serving 50,821 average weekday riders, a new all-time high.  That number
Caltrain to Provide Some Additional Service for Giants Parade

Caltrain is set to provide some additional service Wednesday, Oct. 31 in anticipation of large crowds going to San Francisco to attend the Giants Parade.
Train “Wrap” Announcing Return of Holiday Train Debuts

Beginning today, Caltrain riders and holiday aficionados can be on the lookout for a special passenger car announcing the return of the Caltrain Holiday Train,
Take Caltrain to Disney on Ice at HP Pavilion Oct. 24-28

Make getting there part of the fun by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Oct. 24 – 28 to see Disney on Ice: 100 Years of
CTC Votes to Release $39.8 Million to Advance Caltrain Modernization Project

Burlingame, Calif. – In the first major funding milestone to advance Caltrain electrification from  the High Speed Rail ‘early investment’ program, the California Transportation Commission today
Take Transit to the San Mateo Wine Walk

The Downtown San Mateo Association is proud to announce that the Wine Walk is back! The well-loved event took a hiatus last year, but will
Media Advisory: Caltrain to Announce Details of First ‘Early Investment’ Funding Release

Caltrain is hosting a news conference to announce a key funding allocation that will support critical work on an advanced signaling system, one of the
Take Caltrain to See Rigoletto at AT&T Park

Now opera lovers can learn what 400,000 baseball fans already know: take Caltrain to AT&T Park if you want to arrive relaxed and at a
Caltrain Proclaims September Rail Safety Month

For most people living and working along the Peninsula rail corridor, the sight of a nearly two story tall, one million pound train is common
Caltrain/SamTrans to Operate Sunday Schedule for Labor Day

Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate Sunday schedules. Caltrain will operate 28 trains between San Francisco and San Jose plus four
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Game Against San Jose State Spartans

The Stanford athletics department has made Caltrain a part of its game plan for all 2012 home football games. Designated trains will serve the Caltrain
Caltrain Expecting High Ridership This Weekend

Caltrain riders should be prepared for crowded trains this weekend, with some possibly reaching capacity. After winning five of six games on their road trip,
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work, which includes digging with a backhoe and mini-excavator, will be done in the from 7 a.m. to
Get Into the Holiday Spirit Early – Visit Holiday Train Website

It’s never too early to get into the Holiday Spirit. The Caltrain Holiday Train, thanks to the generous support of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, is
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Aug. 18 to Aug. 24, 2012

Construction   San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving is scheduled to continue this week. Pile driving will be limited to weekday daytime hours from
San Bruno Grade Separation Project Nears Half-Way Mark

The San Bruno Grade Separation Project, which will dramatically enhance safety at three rail crossings in downtown San Bruno, is nearing the half-way mark. The
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Aug. 11 to Aug. 17, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving is scheduled to continue this week. Pile driving will be limited to weekday daytime hours from 9
Caltrain Receives $3.2 M for Modernization and Safety Improvements

Caltrain will receive 3.2 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funds to install an advanced signal system needed to support modernized Caltrain service and
Caltrain Ridership Hits Historic High

For the first time in the nearly 150-year history of the railroad, Caltrain’s average weekday ridership is more than 50,000, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers
Caltrain Popular with Giants Fans

The numbers don’t lie – Giants fans love Caltrain. In Fiscal Year 2012, 545,000 fans took Caltrain to AT&T Park. Since Caltrain’s San Francisco Terminal at
Take Caltrain or SamTrans to Menlo Park’s Connoiseur’s Marketplace

Festival lovers can hop on Caltrain or SamTrans to celebrate the annual Connoisseur's Marketplace in Menlo Park Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 from
Caltrain Thanks Legislators for Support of Caltrain Modernization

Caltrain officials today thanked and congratulated the Peninsula delegation of state legislators who cast historic votes in support of the funding of the California High-Speed
Caltrain Modernization Takes Important Step Forward

The California State Legislature’s vote to approve funding for the Caltrain Modernization Project as part of the California High-speed Rail Authority’s effort marks an important
San Bruno Streets To Be Temporarily Closed for Construction

Beginning July 13, there will be a series of temporary road closures in San Bruno to allow for the placement of steel bridge structures above
Caltrain to Begin Test of Real-Time Information System

Caltrain will begin this week to start testing a Predictive Arrival/Departure System that will tell riders in real-time when their train will arrive at the
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: June 30 to July 6, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is an essential step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
SamTrans and Caltrain Service for the Fourth of July Holiday

On the Fourth of July, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on Sunday schedules. Caltrain will offer extra service for Independence Day fireworks. Following the fireworks,
Transit District Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Suicide Prevention

A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who also manage Caltrain recently raised nearly 12,000 to prevent suicides. The team joined more than
Some Caltrain Fares Change July 1

Beginning July 1, Caltrain riders who purchase paper tickets from ticket vending machines will see an increase in the price of their ticket. Caltrain is
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: June 23 to June 29, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is an essential step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
National Campaign Encourages People to Save Money, Ride Transit June 21

Gas is more than 4 a gallon. The Peninsula’s roads and highways are once again crowded and congested. There’s only one answer to the cost
Regional Agreement to Fund Caltrain Modernization is Approved

The approval today by the City of San Jose is the last endorsement needed for a regional agreement to fully fund the modernization of the
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: June 16 to June 22, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is an essential step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
Take SamTrans and Caltrain to the County Fair

Fairgoers can join SamTrans for fun and information at the San Mateo County Fair on Friday, June 15. Look for the SamTrans booth near the
Bike Riders Take Transit to New Heights June 16

Saturday, June 16, an intrepid group of bikers will ride to the top of the Bay Area’s three highest peaks and take transit to the
Media Advisory: Transit Employees Join Suicide Prevention Walk

What: A nine-member team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain will participate in the Out of the Darkness Overnight walk June
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: June 9 to June 15, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is an essential step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: June 2 to June 8, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is an essential step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
Caltrain Executive Director Applauds Selection of New State High Speed Rail Chief

Caltrain Executive Director Mike Scanlon praised today’s announcement from the California High Speed Rail Authority that former California Department of Transportation Director Jeff Morales has
Caltrain to Hold Meeting About Proposal to Add 6 Trains, Adjust Service

Caltrain will hold a public meeting to provide information and seek comment on a proposed service increase and adjustment that would go into effect in
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: May 26 to June 1, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
SamTrans and Caltrain to Operate Sunday Schedule For Memorial Day

SamTrans and Caltrain will operate Sunday schedules Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Caltrain will operate 32 trains between San Francisco and San Jose in addition
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: May 19 to 25, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which began in February, is currently on hold. Other work, which includes digging with a backhoe and
Caltrain Comes in First in the Race to Bay to Breakers

Runners going to the Zazzle Bay to Breakers race Sunday, May 20 can conserve their energy by taking Caltrain to San Francisco. Four special northbound
Take Transit to Do-It-Yourself Faire May 19 & 20

Creative, resourceful people can take transit to the Maker Faire at the San Mateo County Event Center May 19 & 20. The two-day, family-friendly festival
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: May 12 to 18, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which began in February, is currently on hold. Other work, which includes digging with a backhoe and
Caltrain to Ask Riders for Spare Change to Save Lives

Caltrain is asking passengers to chip in their spare dollars and cents one morning next week to help raise funds for rail suicide prevention. Nine
Avoid Parking and Traffic “Walls” – Take Caltrain to Roger Waters Concert

Music fans heading to the Roger Waters concert at AT&T Park May 11 can avoid parking and traffic by taking Caltrain to The City. Special
Every Day is Bike to Work Day on SamTrans and Caltrain

On May 10, thousands of Bay Area bicyclists will participate in Bike to Work Day, an annual event to encourage riding a bike to work.
Get Your Zazzle On – Pre-purchase Your Caltrain Ticket to Bay to Breakers

There’s more than Zazzle to celebrate at this year’s 101 st Zazzle Bay to Breakers. For the first time, Caltrain One-way, Day Pass and parking
Caltrain Board Approves Regional Agreement to Fund Modernization

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the agency that owns and operates Caltrain, today unanimously approved a regional agreement to fully fund the electrification of
Caltrain Operations Dependent on One-time Funds - Again

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the agency that owns and operates Caltrain, will consider a preliminary operating budget at its Thursday board meeting that
Take Transit to Streets Alive Events

On Sunday, May 6, cities across San Mateo County will transform public streets into car-free outdoor spaces for people to walk, bike, run, roll, play
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: April 28 to May 4, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which began in February, is currently on hold. Other work, which includes digging with a backhoe and
Caltrain Seeks Public Support in Suicide Prevention Walk

A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain are stepping up to help end the stigma of mental illness and prevent
Bayview Community Invited to Transportation Open House

The Bayview community is invited to an informational Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 21 at the Bayview Opera House, 4705
Take Transit to the Sidewalk Fine Art Festival April 20-22

Let SamTrans or Caltrain be your ride to the 30 th Annual Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival in downtown Menlo Park on Friday and Saturday, April
Temporary Overnight Operations: Neighbors to Expect Modest Increase in Rail Activity

Beginning tonight through May 24, neighbors along the Caltrain corridor will notice a modest increase in rail activity, horn noise and gate down time Monday
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: April 14 to 20, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began in
Caltrain Applauds MTC Endorsement of Regional Agreement to Fund Modernization

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission approval today of a regional agreement to fully fund the electrification of Caltrain is the first step in bringing modernized rail
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: March 20 - 23, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began last
Caltrain Riders in Luck March 17

Go green this St. Patrick’s Day by taking Caltrain to San Francisco Saturday, March 17. Caltrain riders not only reduce their carbon footprint but avoid
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: March 10 - 16, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began last
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: March 3 - 9, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began last
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Feb. 25 - March 2, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Pile driving, which is the first step in the construction of the foundation of the grade separation, began three
SamTrans and Caltrain Presidents Day Schedule

SamTrans will operate regular non-school weekday service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20. Caltrain will run on a modified Saturday schedule on Presidents Day with
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Feb. 5 - 10, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Day work will take place Monday, Feb. 6 to Friday Feb. 10 between the hours of 7 a.m. and
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Jan. 26 – Feb. 3, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Saturday, Jan. 28 to Friday, Feb. 3, day work will take place between the hours of 7 a.m. and
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Jan. 22 – 27, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work will take place during the week, Sunday, Jan. 22 to Friday, Jan. 27. Day work will take place
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Jan 14 – 20, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work will continue round the clock as crews make final preparations to move trains to temporary train tracks this
Annual Freedom Train Runs on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Once again, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley will charter Caltrain as its “Freedom Train” Monday, Jan. 16. The train
Take Caltrain to Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour at HP Pavilion

Make getting there part of the experience by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Jan. 13-15 to see the Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour by
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Jan 7 – 13, 2012

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work will continue round the clock as crews make final preparations to move trains to temporary train tracks the
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting for San Bruno Grade Separation

Caltrain will hold an informational meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan.9 at Belle Air School, 450 Third Ave., to update the community
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Dec. 31 to Jan. 6

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the grade separation project will take place during the week, from Saturday, Dec. 31 to Friday, Jan.
Take Caltrain to Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Dec. 31

College football fans can leave the driving to Caltrain as they head to the 2 nd Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park in San
Silicon Valley Community Foundation Steps up to Bring Back Caltrain Holiday Train

In a festive news conference that included an appearance by Santa Claus, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Caltrain today announced a new partnership that will
Santa to Bring a Special Present to Caltrain

Media Advisory What: Before harnessing the reindeer for his annual Christmas Eve trip around the world, Santa will take Caltrain to San Francisco to attend
Transit Toy Drive Collects More Than 500 Toys for Kids

The holiday season will be brighter for hundreds of children thanks to the generosity of people who donated toys to the San Mateo County Transit
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Dec. 17 to 23

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the grade separation project will take place during the week, from Saturday, Dec. 17 to Friday, Dec.
Caltrain Schedules for Holidays, Plus Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution to reduce your carbon footprint - take Caltrain during the holidays. Trains will run on a Saturday
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Dec. 10 to 16

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the grade separation project will take place during the week, from Saturday, Dec. 10 to Friday, Dec.
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the grade separation project will take place during the week, from Sunday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec.
Kick Off the Holiday Season at Transit Toy Drive Event

MEDIA ADVISORY While shopping on Black Friday, consider picking up an extra gift for a child in need. In celebration of the holiday season and
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Nov. 19 to 25

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the grade separation project will take place during the week, from Saturday, Nov. 19 to Wednesday, Nov.
Eliminate Those Holiday Driving Blues to the Airport with Public Transit

Skip the bumper-to-bumper airport traffic and avoid parking hassles this season by leaving the driving to SamTrans or Caltrain. Public transit for holiday travelers to
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain is seeking four volunteer representatives for the nine-member Bicycle Advisory Committee. The positions to be filled are: A public agency staff member representing the
San Bruno Caltrain Station Moves to Temporary Location Oct. 18

Beginning Oct. 18, Caltrain will begin serving a new temporary station in San Bruno. The move is necessary to construct the grade separation that will
Present, Future Looking Brighter for Caltrain

Faced with a fiscal crisis at the beginning of the year that forced Caltrain to consider drastic service cuts, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
Caltrain Construction and Maintenance: Sept. 24 to 30

Construction San Bruno Grade Separation Project Work on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 to Friday, Sept. 30. Please
Transit District Tells Congress: Don’t X Out Public Transportation

Rosanne Foust, chair of the San Mateo County Transportation Authority; Zoe Kersteen-Tucker, SamTrans board member; and Adrienne Tissier, chair of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and
Catch Caltrain to Cal Football Games at AT&T Park

The Cal Bears have made Caltrain part of its game plan this season while Memorial Stadium undergoes retrofit and renovations. Saturday, Sept. 17 the Bears
Caltrain Board Welcomes New Member

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, swore in new board member Tom Nolan at its meeting today replacing Nat Ford.
Caltrain Board Approves TransitAmerica to Run Train System

Caltrain’s Board of Directors unanimously approved TransitAmerica Services Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo. to operate the Peninsula commuter rail system. The approval comes after an
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Game Against San Jose State Spartans

Stanford has made Caltrain a part of its game plan for all home games. On Saturday, Sept. 3, the Cardinals will take on the San
Caltrain Analysis: Lawmakers’ “Blended System” Concept Operationally Feasible

Caltrain announced today that an analysis of preliminary data indicates the Peninsula’s rail corridor can accommodate integrated high-speed rail and Caltrain service largely through modernizing
Caltrain Receives Federal Funds to Help Maintain Railroad

Caltrain has been selected by the Federal Transit Administration to receive 750,000 to develop a comprehensive program to manage the maintenance of the railroad. The
Caltrain Recommends New Operator to Run Train System

Caltrain management today announced it has negotiated a proposed contract with TransitAmerica Services Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo., to operate the Peninsula commuter rail system
Caltrain Begins Ballast Deliveries

Starting today, Caltrain will begin delivering ballast to a storage area on its property between the train tracks and Chilco Street in Menlo Park. The
SamTrans and Caltrain Welcome New Board Members

The San Mateo County Transit District Board of Directors and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board welcomed two new members at its July meetings. Redwood
S-c-o-o-r-e by Taking Caltrain to AT&T Park July 16

Ride Caltrain to AT&T Park July 16 to watch two of the top international soccer clubs. Club America, one of the most popular soccer club
Take Caltrain to Menlo Park’s Connoisseurs’ Marketplace

Festival lovers can hop on Caltrain or SamTrans to celebrate the silver anniversary of Menlo Park’s annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace this weekend Saturday, July 16 and
Federal Grant Moves Modernization of Caltrain Corridor Forward

The Federal Railroad Administration has announced the award of a 16 million cooperative agreement to the California High Speed Rail Authority for the design of
Caltrain Fare Increase Takes Effect July 1

Caltrain will raise its fares effective Friday, July 1, adding 25 cents to the base fare charged to ride the Peninsula commuter rail service. This
Take Caltrain and SamTrans to the County Fair

Fairgoers can join SamTrans for some fun, information and prizes at the San Mateo County Fair on Thursday, June 16 from noon until 6 p.m.
Caltrain Takes Fans to Giants Series Against the Rockies

Let Caltrain be your ride to AT&T Park when the San Francisco Giants play against one of their division rivals this week, the Colorado Rockies.
Caltrain Now Has Two Bike Cars on Every Train

Just in time for summer, peak bike-riding season, Caltrain has completed a project to ensure that every train is equipped with two bike cars. The
Take Transit to Do-It-Yourself Faire May 21 & 22

Creative, resourceful people can take transit to the Maker Faire at the San Mateo County Event Center Saturday and Sunday, May 21 & 22. The
Weekend Baby Bullets Give Ridership a Boost

Caltrain’s “experiment” with providing express service on the weekends is paying off. Ridership on weekend Baby Bullet trains increased 54 percent in April compared to
Caltrain Comes in First in the Race to Bay to Breakers

Runners going to the Bay to Breakers race Sunday, May 15 can conserve their energy by taking Caltrain to San Francisco. Four special northbound express
Take Transit to Streets Alive Events

On Sunday, May 1, cities across San Mateo County will transform public streets into car-free outdoor spaces for people to walk, bike, run, roll, play
New Spring Track the Fun Guide Offers Places to Go on Caltrain

Spring is here and so is Caltrain’s latest edition of the Track the Fun guide, a listing of cool places to go using the train.
Transit Can Be Less Taxing on Your Finances

With tax day fast approaching, Caltrain and SamTrans can ease your tax burden. Employees and employers can take advantage of tax savings that are available
Caltrain Seeks Community Volunteers for Advisory Committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board is seeking applicants for its Citizens Advisory Committee to represent San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The
Take Transit to the Sidewalk Fine Art Festival April 15-17

Let Caltrain be your ride to the 29 th Annual Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival in downtown Menlo Park on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and
Caltrain Board Postpones Adoption of Reduced Train Schedule

The Caltrain Board of Directors today voted unanimously to postpone a decison on a reduced train schedule until April 21 and directed staff to work
Tentative Financial Agreement Could Minimize Caltrain Service Reductions

Executive staff from Caltrain’s three member agencies and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission reached agreement Monday night on a tentative financial plan that, if approved, would
Transit Beats Traffic to Flower & Garden Show

Plant yourself on Caltrain and take a ride to the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show March 23-27 at the San Mateo County Event Center
Caltrain Continues Efforts to Resolve Fiscal Crisis

Caltrain officials are encouraged by the annoucement Wednesday by Metropolitan Transportaton Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger that drastic custs in the Peninsula commuter rail service
Caltrain Discontinues Paper Monthly Passes

Beginning with the March pass, Caltrain Monthly passes will be available only on Clipper SM , the regional fare card. March passes can be loaded onto
Take Caltrain to Disney on Ice at HP Pavilion Feb. 23-27

Make getting there part of the fun by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Feb. 23-27 to see Disney on Ice at the indoor arena
SamTrans & Caltrain Customer Videos Help Tell Customers’ Stories

The final video of the San Mateo County Transit District’s three-video project in support of the American Public Transportation Association “Telling Our Story” initiative has
Caltrain Presidents Day Schedule

Caltrain will run on a modified Saturday schedule on Presidents Day with 40 trains operating between San Francisco and San Jose, including one round-trip to
Celebrate the Year of the Hare - Take Caltrain to The City

Avoid freeway traffic, crowded city streets and expensive parking by taking Caltrain to the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco Saturday, Feb.
Caltrain Holds Public Meetings Re: Proposed Service Changes, Fare Increase

Caltrain will hold four public meetings where staff will present proposed service and fares changes, as well as seek comments on the proposal. The changes
Caltrain Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Board Member

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, elected officers and welcomed a new board member at its meeting Thursday. In a
Caltrain Sets Public Hearings: Proposed Service Reductions, Station Closures, Fare increases and Declaration of Fiscal Emergency

The Caltrain Board of Directors today set two public hearings to receive comments on possible service and fare changes, station closures as well as to
Caltrain is an Ace for Tennis Fans at the SAP Open

Tennis fans can win the transportation match by taking Caltrain to the SAP Tennis Open Tournament at the HP Pavilion in San Jose Feb. 7
Community Summits Address Caltrain’s Funding Dilemma

Two recent summits, one spearheaded by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and another by a grassroots community group, explored solutions to Caltrain’s ongoing budget issues.
Caltrain Faces $30M Budget Shortfall and Drastic Service Cuts

As Caltrain begins its budget process it faces a 30 million deficit and the prospect of drastic cuts to its service. Under the current budget
Transit Police Investigation Leads to Arrest

Ricardo Arias Cano, an Amtrak employee who worked as a conductor on Caltrain, has been arrested for three alleged incidents of inappropriate behavior with a
Annual Freedom Train Runs on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Once again, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley will charter Caltrain as its “Freedom Train” Monday, Jan. 17. The train
Process To Select Caltrain Operator Moving Forward

The process to select an operator for Caltrain, the Peninsula’s commuter railroad, is moving forward. Caltrain’s current contract with Amtrak, which has operated the service
Caltrain’s Head of High-Speed Rail Partnership Moves to Private Sector

Robert L. Doty, director of the Peninsula Rail Program, a partnership between Caltrain and the California High Speed Rail Authority, has accepted a senior executive
Take Caltrain to Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Jan. 9

College football fans can help save the planet and feed America by leaving the driving to Caltrain as they head to the Kraft Fight Hunger
Caltrain to Test Weekend Baby Bullet Service

Beginning Jan. 1, 2011, Caltrain will introduce weekend Baby Bullet service , a pilot project aimed at increasing revenue and ridership for the rail system. At
Comprehensive Approach Improves Safety on Caltrain Right of Way

Caltrain, the 55-mile commuter railroad serving the San Francisco Peninsula, has an ongoing commitment to safety. The agency uses a multifaceted approach, addressing safety issues
Caltrain Fare Increase, Service Reductions Take Effect Jan. 1

Beginning Jan. 1, the Caltrain fare for each zone will increase 25 cents, with multi-ride tickets and passes adjusted accordingly. In addition, four midday trains
Transit Toy Drive Collects More Than 400 Toys for Kids

The holiday season will be brighter for hundreds of children thanks to the generosity of people who donated toys to the San Mateo County Transit
Caltrain Holiday Schedules and Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution to reduce your carbon footprint - take Caltrain during the holidays. Trains will run on a modified
Unusual Ads Bring in Revenue for Caltrain

The traditional real estate market may not have fully recovered from the economic downturn, but Caltrain is having some success using a different type of
Caltrain Beats Traffic to the KPFA Crafts & Music Fair

People who love crafts, music and trains can take Caltrain to the 40th Annual KPFA Crafts & Music Fair Dec. 11 and 12. The fair
Kick-off the Holiday Season This Friday at the Transit Toy Drive Celebration

WHO: Representatives from the Salvation Army and U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, in addition to Santa and his North Pole Friends. WHAT: A toy drive to
Come One, Come All to the Holiday Transit Toy Drive Celebration

Help put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season by joining the San Mateo County Transit District for a Transit Toy Drive Celebration
Caltrain to Adjust Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25. Caltrain will run a modified schedule on the day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the
San Bruno Grade Separation Project Underway

An event celebrating the kick-off of a multi-million project, which is expected to improve safety for motorists and pedestrians, plus reduce traffic congestion to and
Eliminate Those Holiday Driving Blues to the Airport with Public Transit

Skip the bumper-to-bumper airport traffic and avoid parking hassles this season by leaving the driving to SamTrans or Caltrain. Public transit for holiday travelers to
San Bruno Grade Separation Project Kick-off Celebration

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: · Rosanne Foust, Chair, San Mateo County Transportation Authority · Omar Ahmad, Caltrain Board · Jim Ruane, Mayor, City of San Bruno · Ken Ibarra, Councilman,
Caltrain to the East Bay?

Even though the Big Game against the University of California, Berkeley will be held across the Bay, Stanford football fans can still beat game day
Transit Beats Traffic to the San Mateo Harvest Festival

Be crafty by taking Caltrain or SamTrans to the 2010 Harvest Festival - Original Arts & Craft Show , Nov. 12-14, at the San Mateo County Event
Caltrain Carries Thousands of Additional Riders to Giants Celebration

Caltrain became a part of the Giants winning season Wednesday when it carried an additional 25,000 to 30,000 riders to the Giants parade and celebration
Caltrain To Collect Toys In Spite of Holiday Train Suspension

Although budget issues have forced Caltrain to suspend its annual Holiday Train, Santa still needs toys for good little girls and boys. The San Mateo
Post Giants Parade Caltrain Service

At this time, a train is leaving the San Francisco station every 15 to 20 minutes. Instead of following the printed timetable, trains are leaving
San Francisco and San Jose Ticket Office Closure: How to Buy Caltrain Passes

Customers who used to purchase their Caltrain Monthly passes and 8-ride tickets at the San Francisco and San Jose ticket offices can purchase them through
Take Caltrain to the World Series at AT&T Park

San Francisco Giants fans can “slide” into AT&T Park by taking Caltrain to the World Series against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, Oct. 27 and
Caltrain Begins Transition to Regional Fare Card

Caltrain has begun the transition of two of its “big tickets” to Clipper SM , the reloadable fare payment card now in use by five major
Take Caltrain or SamTrans to Menlo Park Fall Fest

Festival-goers are encouraged to take SamTrans or Caltrain to Menlo Park’s 14 th Annual Sidewalks Arts & Crafts Fall Fest, Friday through Sunday, October 15-17,
Caltrain Gets Hockey Fans a Slap Shot Away from the Ice

Score a goal by taking Caltrain to all Sharks home games at HP Pavilion. The Sharks’ season home opener against the Atlanta Thrashers is Saturday,
Caltrain Board Approves Fare Increase, Service Reductions

The Caltrain Board of Directors today voted to implement a 25 cent increase to the zone fare and to eliminate four midday trains to close
Caltrain Adjusts Service to Meet Time Change for Oct. 2 Giants Game

Caltrain will adjust its service to the Giants game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, Oct. 2, to meet the just-announced 1:10 p.m. game time.
Public Invited to San Bruno Grade Separation Community Meeting

The public is invited to a community meeting about the San Bruno Grade Separation Project from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30 at
Take Caltrain to See Aida at AT&T Park

Now opera lovers can learn what 400,000 baseball fans already know: take Caltrain to AT&T Park if you want to arrive relaxed and at a
Catch a Break with Caltrain to Sharks Games at the Tank

Score a goal by taking Caltrain to all Sharks home games at HP Pavilion. The Sharks’ preseason home opener is against the Anaheim Ducks Friday,
Caltrain Calls on CHSRA to Refocus Environmental Review

Caltrain Executive Director Mike Scanlon has called on the California High-Speed Rail Authority to refocus the project’s environmental impact report on design and construction of
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Game Against Wake Forest

Stanford has made Caltrain a part of its game plan for all home games. On Saturday, Sept. 18, the Cardinals will take on the Wake
Caltrain Launches New Effort During Rail Safety Month

This month, Caltrain is observing Railroad Safety Month in conjunction with Operation Lifesaver, an internationally renowned program promoting rail safety, by launching a new outreach
Proposed Caltrain Service Changes/Fare Increases a Stop-gap Measure

Although the elimination of Caltrain service to Gilroy and on weekends has been taken off the list of options aimed at closing a 2.3 million
Caltrain Announces Labor Day Schedule

On Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6, Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule . The rail line will operate 28 trains between San Francisco and San
Gilroy and Weekend Service Likely to Stay

At next Thursday’s public hearing staff of the financially-strained commuter rail agency will recommend that the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board of Directions authorize continued
Caltrain Holds Community Meetings: Possible Fare Increase/Service Suspensions

Caltrain will hold four community meetings to receive public comments about proposed fare increases and service suspensions. The following proposals will be considered: · Suspend all
Go Gaga for Lady Gaga at the HP Pavilion Aug. 16-17

Fans of Lady Gaga can take Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Aug. 16-17 to see the pop star perform live in San Jose. The sold-out
Caltrain Is the Inside Track to the Outside Lands

Enjoy the good vibrations and avoid parking and traffic hassles by taking Caltrain to the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Aug. 14 - 15. Outside
Take Caltrain to the Circus in San Jose

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ Funundrum is coming to the HP Pavilion Aug. 18-22 and Caltrain is the way to the “Big Top.
Caltrain Apologizes for Morning Delays

Caltrain is distributing a written apology to riders inconvenienced by delays during the morning commute. The “seat drop” will be printed and distributed on morning
Caltrain Launches New Website

With the launch of Caltrain’s revamped website earlier this summer, it’s now easier than ever for Caltrain riders to find the information they need. The
Take Caltrain to Menlo Park’s Connoisseurs’ Marketplace

Go green by leaving your car behind and getting onboard Caltrain to the eco-friendly 24 th Annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July
Caltrain Sets Public Hearing: Possible Fare Increase, Service Reductions

The Caltrain Board of Directors today set a public hearing for Sept. 2 to receive comment on possible fare increases and service reductions. The service
Take Caltrain to the Paul McCartney Concert at AT&T Park

“All You Need is Love” and Caltrain to see Paul McCartney for his Up and Coming Tour at AT&T Park Saturday, July 10. From the
SamTrans and Caltrain Service for the Fourth of July Holiday

On the Fourth of July, SamTrans will operate on a regular Sunday schedule, and on Monday, July 5 bus service will operate on an abbreviated
Train, Don’t Drive to the San Mateo Wine Walk

Festival-goers can enjoy wine tasting knowing that they have a safe way home by taking Caltrain to the 14th annual San Mateo Wine Walk 2009,
Caltrain Passes Key Milestone in Modernization Effort

Caltrain’s plan to electrify and modernize Peninsula commuter rail service received a critical and historic approval from the federal government yesterday – clearance to run the
Caltrain Carries Celebrants to Sunset Celebration Weekend

Home and garden enthusiasts can mosey down the Caltrain line to the annual Sunset Celebration Weekend at the Sunset Magazine headquarters in Menlo Park on
Caltrain Carries Celebrants to Sunset Celebration Weekend

Home and garden enthusiasts can mosey down the Caltrain line to the annual Sunset Celebration Weekend at the Sunset Magazine headquarters in Menlo Park on
SamTrans and Caltrain to Operate Holiday Schedule Memorial Day

SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on a holiday schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. SamTrans will operate the following routes: * In North County: 38, 120,
Caltrain Takes Sharks Fans to Playoffs

The Sharks are advancing in the Stanley Cup playoffs and Caltrain is coming along for the ride. Caltrain offers frequent service on weekdays and hourly
Caltrain to Serve May 8 Sharks Playoff Game

Sharks fans can take Caltrain to the next game in the Stanley Cup playoffs, scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 8. After the
Caltrain Comes in First in the Race to Bay to Breakers

Runners going to the Bay to Breakers race Sunday, May 16 can conserve their energy by taking Caltrain to San Francisco. Four special northbound express
Caltrain Begins San Bruno Grade Separation Project

Construction begins Monday, May 3, on a rainwater control project in San Bruno, the first step in a grade separation project that will result in
Caltrain to Serve May 2 Sharks Game

Sharks fans who take Caltrain to the May 2 game of the Stanley Cup playoffs will be in the stands in plenty of time for
Caltrain to Serve Sharks Playoff Game April 29

Sharks fans can take Caltrain to the first game of round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs, scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday,
Caltrain Budget Projections Demonstrate Reliance on Electrification/High-speed Rail

Recently released budget projections show that electrification is essential to Caltrain’s survival. A modern, electric-powered railroad will provide quicker, more frequent service, which will attract
TransLink Now Available for Use on Caltrain

TransLink is set and ready to be used on Caltrain as a fare payment method. Customers are invited to come onboard with the card that
Caltrain to Serve Sharks Playoff Game

Caltrain is making plans to serve the next San Jose Sharks playoff game, Thursday April 22. The rail agency serves all regular home games and
Go Green – Take SamTrans or Caltrain on Earth Day

Some lucky SamTrans and Caltrain riders may take home a thank-you gift on Earth Day, delivered by teams sent to acknowledge them for “going green.
Commuting Can Be Less Taxing

With April 15 on the horizon, Caltrain and SamTrans are pointing to the tax savings that are available to employees and employers who take advantage
Caltrain Urges Recertification of Peninsula Route

Faced with a 30 million budget deficit in the coming fiscal year that is reflective of a long-term unsustainable economic model, Caltrain is urging the
Caltrain Seeks Community Volunteers for Advisory Committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board is seeking applicants for its Citizens Advisory Committee to represent San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain is forming a new Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee will serve as the primary venue for the interests and perspectives of bicyclists to be
Caltrain Takes Baseball Fans to San Francisco Giants Games

Seasoned San Francisco Giants fans will be hopping on board Caltrain Thursday, April 9, for the first home game of the season against the Atlanta
Final Environmental Report to Electrify Caltrain Receives Clearance

The plan to electrify Caltrain will achieve a major milestone pending certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report and Project Adoption on April 1 by
Caltrain Seeks Input on New Access Policy

It’s what transportation planners call “the last-mile problem.” You can take Caltrain to work, but your office is still a mile away from the station.
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting for San Bruno Grade Separation

Caltrain will hold a community meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 31 at Belle Air School, 450 Third Avenue, to present information
Giants Lincecum Pitches from Caltrain’s Gallery Car

Most San Francisco Giants fans have seen Pitcher Tim Lincecum throw from the mound at AT&T Park, but few have seen him pitch from a
Caltrain: the Sane Way to March Madness

March Madness fans can keep their sanity by taking Caltrain to the first and second round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball championships
Transit Beats Traffic to Flower & Garden Show

Plant yourself on Caltrain or SamTrans and take a ride to the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show March 24-28 at the San Mateo County
Take Caltrain to Disney on Ice at HP Pavilion Feb. 24-28

Make getting there part of the fun by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Feb. 24-28 to see Disney on Ice at the indoor arena
Caltrain to Operate Regular Schedule on Presidents Day

Caltrain will operate regular weekday service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15. This is the fourth year that the commuter railroad has operated its regular
New Commuter “Market” Opens at Hillsdale Caltrain Station

Luke’s Local, a commuter “market” that sells fresh produce and prepared dinner meals, will celebrate its grand opening at the Hillsdale Caltrain Station today. Caltrain
$2.34 Billion for High-speed Rail Creates Opportunity for Caltrain

The dream of high-speed rail in California moved one step closer to reality today with the Obama administration’s award of 2.34 billion in federal funds
Take Caltrain to the Supercross Jan. 30

Speed your way through parking and traffic troubles by taking Caltrain to the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross event Jan. 30 at AT&T Park. Caltrain
Annual Freedom Train Runs on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Once again, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley will charter Caltrain as its “Freedom Train.” The train will operate Monday,
Go Green – Take Caltrain to the Emerald Bowl Dec. 26

College football fans can help save the planet by leaving the driving to Caltrain as they head to the eighth annual Emerald Bowl at AT&T
Dash Away, Dash Away – Take Public Transit to the Airport

Santa may be too busy to give you a lift to the airport but you can still skip bumper-to-bumper airport traffic and parking hassles by
Caltrain Holiday Schedules and Free Rides on New Year’s Eve

Despite the season, Caltrain doesn’t take a holiday. In fact, the agency is ramping up to provide extra train service for homeward-bound New Year’s revelers.
Caltrain Holiday Train Collects More Than 4,000 Toys

The holiday season will be brighter for thousands of children thanks to the generosity of people who donated toys during Caltrain’s ninth annual Holiday Train
Caltrain Beats Traffic to the KPFA Crafts & Music Fair

People who love crafts, music and trains can take Caltrain to the 39th Annual KPFA Crafts & Music Fair Dec. 12 and 13. The fair
Santa to Arrive on Caltrain Holiday Train Dec. 5 and 6

Santa himself will make a pre-Christmas visit to the Peninsula on board the Caltrain Holiday Train this weekend. The jolly old elf will stop at
Live Entertainment Lights Up Caltrain Holiday Train

The glittering Caltrain Holiday Train, which will stop at nine stations the weekend of Dec. 5 and 6, has become a popular showcase for local
Caltrain Gears Up for Big Game Nov. 21

Few things on the Peninsula have been around as long as Caltrain – one of the closest competitors is the Big Game. Caltrain will provide special
Eliminate Those Holiday Driving Blues to the Airport with Public Transit

Skip the bumper-to-bumper airport traffic and avoid parking hassles this season by leaving the driving to SamTrans or Caltrain. Public transit for holiday travelers to
Caltrain to Adjust Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Caltrain will run a modified Saturday schedule on the day after Thanksgiving, traditionally
Santa’s Elves Hard at Work on Holiday Train

Santa’s elves have arrived! The advance crew is in town to begin work on the Caltrain Holiday Train. Decorated with thousands of lights, the Holiday
Opera San José Stages Free Concert at San Jose Diridon Station

All the world’s a stage and Caltrain’s San Jose Diridon station is no exception. In celebration of National Opera Week, Opera San José will stage
Public Asked to Comment on Caltrain Short-Range Transit Plan

Caltrain is soliciting public comment on the annual update of its Short-Range Transit Plan (Fiscal Year 2009 & 2010 — Fiscal Year 2018). The plan includes
Transit Beats Traffic to the San Mateo Harvest Festival

Be crafty – avoid traffic and the hassle of parking by taking Caltrain and SamTrans to the 2009 Harvest Festival – Original Arts & Craft Show, Nov.
Transit District Office to Close Nov. 11

The San Mateo County Transit District’s headquarters in San Carlos will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The closure also is
Take Caltrain to Disney on Ice at HP Pavilion Oct. 21 - 25

Make getting there part of the fun by taking Caltrain to the HP Pavilion Oct. 21 – 25 to see Disney on Ice at the indoor
Take Caltrain or SamTrans to the Fall Fest

Festival-goers are encouraged to take SamTrans or Caltrain to Menlo Park’s 13th Annual Sidewalks Arts & Crafts Fall Fest, Friday through Sunday, October 16-18, from
Caltrain Kicks Off California Redwoods Premier Season

The premier season of the United Football League gives Bay Area sports fans another reason to take Caltrain to AT&T Park. The California Redwoods will
Caltrain Continues Work to Reduce Train Horn Noise

The Caltrain Joint Powers Board recently approved 200,000 in funding to expedite the work needed to return Caltrain’s horns to conditions that existed earlier this
Mission Bay Drive Crossing to Open

The new Mission Bay crossing in San Francisco is scheduled to open Wednesday, Oct. 7. The crossing will provide access to Mission Bay residential neighborhoods
Take Caltrain or SamTrans to the San Carlos Art & Wine Faire

Make getting there half the fun by taking Caltrain or SamTrans to the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire on Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday,
Take Caltrain to the LovEvolution Parade & Festival

Dance and music lovers can avoid the hassle of driving and parking in downtown San Francisco by taking Caltrain to the LovEvolution Parade & Festival
Caltrain Rider Advocates Rail Safety After Close Call

Caltrain rider Nick Sayer belongs to an exclusive club. The 41–year-old software engineer is one of a small number of people who have been hit
Caltrain Promotes Rail Safety Enforcement

Just as education is a key component of Caltrain’s “Don’t Short Life” rail safety program, so is enforcement. Whenever a vehicle or pedestrian collision occurs
Catch a Break with Caltrain to Sharks Games at the Tank

Score a goal by taking Caltrain to all Sharks home games home games at HP Pavilion. The Sharks’ preseason home opener is against the Vancouver
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Stadium for Cardinal football

Cardinal football fans can touch down at Caltrain’s Stanford Stadium Station for home games this season. Located above Embarcadero Road at Alma Street in Palo
Caltrain Proclaims September Rail Safety Month

The Caltrain Board of Directors has joined the California State Legislature in designating September as “Railroad Safety Month.” The proclamation was presented to California Operation
Caltrain Promotes Rail Safety Education

Since Caltrain acquired the rail right of way along the Peninsula in the 1990s, safety has been a top priority. Not only is it important
Volume Reduced on Caltrain Horns

Caltrain has completed a project to reduce the volume of its horns to the previous level. A regulator valve that allows the volume to be
Caltrain/SamTrans Announce Labor Day Schedule

On Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule (PDF, 36KB). The rail line will operate 28 trains between San Francisco
Caltrain Adjusts Schedule/Trains with Two Bike Cars

Beginning Monday, Aug. 31, Caltrain will adjust its schedule and change the trains equipped with two bike cars. The schedule change is due to the
Take Transit to the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival

Festival-goers are encouraged to take Caltrain or SamTrans to the 39th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Labor Day
Caltrain Is the Inside Track to the Outside Lands

Enjoy the good vibrations and avoid parking and traffic hassles by taking Caltrain to the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Aug. 28 – 30. Billed
Caltrain Adjusts Weekday Schedule, Increases Parking Fees

Beginning Aug. 31, Caltrain will eliminate eight midday trains between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Caltrain midday schedule operated service every
Take Caltrain to the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Art lovers heading to the 28th Annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts Saturday, Aug. 22 and Sunday, Aug. 23 can focus on paintings and
Take SamTrans and Caltrain to the Peninsula's Festival

The San Mateo County Fair has a new name and a new flair. The Peninsula's Festival has all the traditional fair favorites including the carnival
SamTrans and Caltrain Announce Plans for BART Strike

In the event of a BART strike at midnight Sunday, Aug. 16, SamTrans will route its buses out of BART stations and run a commute-hour
Take Caltrain to the Circus in San Jose

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to the HP Pavilion Aug. 19-23 and Caltrain is the way to the “Big Top.” With
Free Caltrain for a Year: Dump the Pump Video Contest

The American Public Transportation Association is sponsoring a video contest and the lucky winner will receive one year of free public transportation, courtesy of APTA.
Take Caltrain to the Burlingame Art & Jazz Festival

Leave your car behind and get onboard Caltrain to the 17th Annual Burlingame Art & Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9
Volume of Caltrain Horns To Be Lowered

Caltrain has begun installing regulator valves that will allow a dramatic reduction in the level of noise produced by its horns. The valves are adjustable
Keep It Jazzy - Take Caltrain to Festival Aug. 7 - 9

Every August thousands of music fans converge on San Jose to enjoy three days of music and fun at the AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival,
Location of Caltrain Horns Changed

During a recent routine safety inspection it was discovered that Caltrain’s horns were not producing the distinct, separate, sequential blasts (tweet and toot) required by
Take Caltrain to Menlo Park’s Connoisseurs’ Marketplace

Go green this weekend by leaving your car behind and getting onboard Caltrain to the eco-friendly 23rd Annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace Saturday, July 18 and Sunday,
Take Caltrain to Kenny Chesney's Sun City Carnival July 18

Caltrain is all Kenny Chesney fans need to know about getting to the Sun City Carnival Tour on Saturday, July 18 at AT&T Park. Chesney
Score a Goal by Taking Caltrain to World Football Challenge July 19

Soccer fans can avoid traffic and parking hassles by taking Caltrain to the first-ever World Football Challenge at Stanford Stadium on Sunday, July 19. Caltrain
Caltrain Board Approves Service Reductions/Parking Increase & Capital Budget

The Caltrain Board of Directors today voted to implement fee and service changes to close a 2.6 million budget gap for Fiscal Year 2010. Beginning
SamTrans and Caltrain Service on Fourth of July Weekend

July 3, SamTrans will operate an abbreviated weekday schedule. On July Fourth, SamTrans will operate a Holiday schedule. July 3, Caltrain will operate a regular
SamTrans and Caltrain Prepare for Possible BART Strike

In the event of a BART strike, SamTrans will route its buses out of BART stations and run a shuttle to a temporary transit center
Caltrain Offers Weekend Service to SF Pride Festival

Bay Area residents headed to the 39th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 can avoid traffic and
Caltrain Revises Service & Fare Recommendations

Caltrain staff will be making a modified recommendation to its Board of Directors this Thursday regarding fare and service changes. The presentation will take place
Caltrain Carries Celebrants to the Sunset Celebration Weekend

Home and garden enthusiasts can avoid the hassle of traffic and parking at the annual Sunset Celebration Weekend at the Sunset Magazine headquarters in Menlo
Caltrain Sets Two Public Hearings

Possible Fare Increase/Service Suspensions and Fiscal Emergency The Caltrain Board of Directors today set two public hearings to receive comments on possible fare and service
Caltrain Postpones San Mateo Tree Removal

Caltrain has postponed indefinitely a project to replace the railroad bridges that cross Tilton, Monte Diablo, Santa Inez and Poplar avenues in San Mateo. Engineering
Make it Green: Take Transit to Maker Faire

If you haven’t quite finished your solar human-hybrid vehicle, you can still reduce your carbon footprint by taking transit to the Maker Faire at the
Caltrain to Operate Sunday Schedule For Memorial Day

Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. The rail line will operate 28 trains between San Francisco and San
Center Street to Close Temporarily for Rail Maintenance

Caltrain will temporarily close Center Street at the railroad tracks in Millbrae from 8 p.m. Friday, May 22 until 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23 to
Caltrain Sets Community Meetings: Possible Fare Increase/Service Suspensions

Caltrain will hold three community meetings to receive public comments about proposed fare increases and service suspensions. The following proposals will be considered: Increase the
New Coffee/Pizza Business Opens at Hillsdale Caltrain Station

Wood Fire Woodie, an artisan pizza vendor, will celebrate its grand opening at the Hillsdale Caltrain Station from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May
Go Green, Take Transit to USGS Open House

The Green Team at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park is encouraging people to take public transportation to their popular open house, scheduled for
Take SamTrans or Caltrain to San Carlos Hometown Days

Don’t get corralled by traffic and parking hassles, take SamTrans or Caltrain to San Carlos Hometown Days. This uniquely San Carlos tradition begins Friday, May
Caltrain Comes in First in the Race to Bay to Breakers

Runners going to the Bay to Breakers race Sunday, May 17, can conserve their energy by taking Caltrain to San Francisco. Three special northbound express
Caltrain Sets Two Public Hearings

Possible Fare Increase/Service Suspensions and Fiscal Emergency The Caltrain Board of Directors today set two public hearings to receive comments on possible fare and service
Caltrain to Remove Trees on Right of Way

Beginning May 9, Caltrain will remove trees on the railroad’s right of way between Poplar and Tilton avenues in San Mateo. The work will be
Caltrain to Build Accessible Boarding Platforms at San Carlos Station

Caltrain will build mini-high boarding platforms at the San Carlos station to improve accessibility to the train for people who use wheelchairs and other mobility
Caltrain Roars into San Francisco for Annual KFOG KaBoom Celebration

South Bay and Peninsula residents can take advantage of extra train service to San Francisco for the 14th annual KFOG KaBoom celebration Saturday, May 9.
Caltrain Takes You to san jose “Cinco de Mayo” celebration

Thousands of people are expected to attend San Jose’s annual “Cinco de Mayo” celebration on Sunday, May 3. You can avoid traffic and parking hassles
Learn How To Make A Difference at Earth Day Fair

To encourage more people to jump on the green bandwagon, the San Mateo County Transit District will host an Earth Day Fair from 11 a.m.
Parking Permits Added to More Caltrain Ticket Machines

Beginning April 27, Caltrain riders who park at the South San Francisco, San Antonio or Palo Alto stations will purchase daily parking permits from the
Go Green – Take SamTrans or Caltrain

Despite falling gas prices and an economic recession, Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation in 2008, the highest level of ridership in 52
Caltrain to Provide Special Service for Sharks Playoffs

Score a goal by taking Caltrain to the Sharks playoff games at HP Pavilion. The Sharks’ will face off against the Anaheim Ducks in a
Sharks Playoff Notes

Caltrain will operate service to every Sharks playoff game including Sunday night games. Caltrain will operate a special local train following the Sharks game. The
Caltrain Seeks Community Volunteers for Advisory Committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board is seeking applicants for its Citizens Advisory Committee to represent San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The
Caltrain Board Approves Agreement with High Speed Rail Authority

The Caltrain Board today unanimously approved an agreement with the California High Speed Rail Authority to establish an initial organizational framework where the authority and
Caltrain Takes Baseball Fans to San Francisco Giants Games

Seasoned San Francisco Giants fans will be hopping on board Caltrain Tuesday, April 7, for the first home game of the season against the Milwaukee
New Spring Weekend Edition offers Fun Places to Take Caltrain

Looking for fun destinations and community events to go to without the expense of gas and parking? The latest edition of the Caltrain Spring Weekend
Hit a Home Run – Take Caltrain to Giants Exhibition Games

Caltrain is on track for the San Francisco Giants’ home pre-season opener against the Oakland A’s Thursday, April 2 at 7:15 p.m. when fans converge
It Pays to Ride Transit

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act recently signed by President Barack Obama nearly doubles the transit benefit allowance used to pay for transit passes. The
Caltrain Rail Grinding Will Result in Quieter Trains

Caltrain will begin a three-week rail grinding project March 18 that will result in measurably reduced noise impacts for neighbors next to the right of
Caltrain to Build Accessible Boarding Platforms at Sunnyvale Station

Caltrain will build mini-high boarding platforms at the Sunnyvale station to improve accessibility to the train for people who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices.
Caltrain to Rebuild San Mateo Rail Crossing

Caltrain will rebuild the railroad crossing at 25th Avenue in San Mateo to improve safety for pedestrians and drivers. The work will take place over
Caltrain to Rebuild Redwood City Rail Crossing

As part of its regular maintenance program, Caltrain will rebuild the Maple Street crossing in Redwood City. More rock will be added between the bridge
Caltrain to Celebrate Completion of the Palo Alto Improvement Project

Construction at both Palo Alto Caltrain stations is complete and it’s now time to celebrate. The public is invited to join officials from Caltrain, the
Caltrain Adjusts Southbound Train Schedule/Introduces New Ticket

Caltrain will adjust the southbound timetable and introduce a new 8-ride Ticket on March 2. The timetable is being adjusted to provide more time between
Caltrain Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Board Members

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which runs Caltrain, elected new officers and welcomed two new board members at its February board meeting. In a
Caltrain to Operate Regular Schedule on Presidents Day

Caltrain will operate regular weekday service on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 16. This is the third year that the commuter railroad has operated its regular
Caltrain to Increase Bike Capacity on Trains

The Caltrain Board of Directors today took another incremental step toward improving its already industry-leading onboard bicycle program by approving a plan to increase overall
Take Caltrain to the KNBR/Giants Fan Fest at AT&T Park

San Francisco Giants fans can “slide” into AT&T Park Saturday, Feb. 7, by taking Caltrain to the KNBR/Giants 16th Annual Fan Fest from 10 a.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Ox - Take Caltrain to The City

Avoid freeway traffic, crowded city streets and expensive parking by taking Caltrain to the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco Saturday, Feb.
Take Caltrain to the Supercross Jan. 31

Speed your way through parking and traffic hassles by taking Caltrain to the 2009 Monster Energy AMA Supercross event Jan. 31 at AT&T Park. Caltrain
Freedom Train Runs Again on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

In addition to its regular weekday service on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19, Caltrain will run the 24th Annual Freedom Train,
Headed to the San Mateo Wine Walk? Let SamTrans and Caltrain Do the Driving
Headed to the San Mateo Wine Walk? Let SamTrans and Caltrain Do the Driving   One of San Mateo’s most popular and longest-running events will
#Caltrain Tweets of the Week 8-30
It's funny the ways one can 'win' Caltrain. No argument here. The guy with nothing but a Rubik's cube wins this Caltrain ride — Max
Caltrain Instagram of the Week - 7-19
Two-time Instagram of the Week winner @hediun  managed to capture the essence of the 4th and King San Francisco Caltrain Station. Always incredible art on
Caltrain Apologizes
This has been a tremendously difficult week. Thank you for your patience. We are sorry for the delays you may have experienced this week. Some
Go Green to Your Local Farmers’ Market
Help yourself and the environment by taking SamTrans or Caltrain to your local farmers’ markets. Many are easy walks from SamTrans stops and Caltrain stations.
Caltrain to Install New Rail Bridge Oct. 15

SamTrans and Caltrain Service for the Fourth of July Holiday
On the Fourth of July, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on Sunday schedules. Caltrain will offer extra service for Independence Day fireworks. Following the fireworks,
Caltrain Takes Baseball Fans to San Francisco Giants Games
Seasoned San Francisco Giants fans will be hopping on board Caltrain Friday, April 8, for the first home game of the season against the St.
Caltrain Executive Director Featured on Radio Call-in Show
Michael J. Scanlon, Caltrain’s executive director, was interviewed by Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, on Radio KLIV’s CEO Show,
Caltrain Installs New Suicide Prevention Signs
As part of its continuing effort to improve safety around the railroad and in recognition of Rail Safety Month, Caltrain installed the first of 250
Go Green to Your Local Farmers’ Market
Help yourself and the environment by taking SamTrans or Caltrain to your local farmers’ markets. Many are easy walks from SamTrans stops and Caltrain stations.