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2017

10/7/2017    Caltrain Plans to Expand Bike Access on Electrified Trains
    San Mateo Daily Journal (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

8/31/2017   Caltrain solicits public input on bike storage
    San Francisco Examiner (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

8/8/2017    Caltrain Seeks Input on Bike Storage for New Electric Trains
     Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

8/2/2017   Poll Shows Riders Preference on Seats for New Electric Trains
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

7/21/2017    Caltrain Hosts Groundbreaking for Electrification Project
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

6/1/2017    Poll Shows riders Preference on New High-Performance Electric Trains
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

5/4/2017   Caltrain Launches Website to Guide Design of New High-Performance Electric Trains
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

5/22/2017    Statement attributed to Jim Hartnett, General Manager and CEO of Caltrain
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

5/2/2017   Caltrain gets $100 million in tentative federal budget deal
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

5/2/2017   Caltrain Electrification Funding Included in 2017 Federal Budget
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

4/26/2017   Fate of Caltrain Electrification Coming with Trump's Budget
    StreetsBlog SF (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

4/25/2017   SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds
    Mountain View Voice (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

4/25/2017   Officials press Trump to help electrify Caltrain
    SFBay.ca (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

4/24/2017   Bay Area Council Joins Reps. Eshoo, Speier and Other Leaders in Urging Trump Administration to Release Caltrain Electrification Funding
    The Registry (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

4/22/2017   Though shovels are ready, Trump officials delay grant for Caltrain upgrade
    The Washington Post (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/28/2017   Denying California rail money damages more than state, it hurts the country
    Modesto Bee (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/24/2017    Caltrain electrification needed for both U.S. and local economy
    San Jose Mercury News (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/23/2017   Washington's politics shouldn't block a needed Caltrain upgrade
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/21/2017   Brown 'cautiously optimistic' about federal Caltrain funding
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/21/2017   Jerry Brown meets with Republicans, 'cautiously optimistic' about Caltrain approval
    Sacramento Bee (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/14/2017    No Good Reason to Block Caltrain's Planned Upgrade
    Wall Street Journal (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/13/2017   Caltrain electrification proponents lobby Capitol Hill
    RailwayAge (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/13/2017   Caltrain's Hartnett lobbies in D.C. for electrification project
    Progressive Railroading (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/13/2017   A Silicon Valley Train Gets Stuck
    New York Times (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/12/2017    Major Employers Join Caltrain Executive Director Jim Hartnett in Washington D.C. to Advocate for Caltrain Electrification
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

3/6/2017   In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds
    New York Times (Link to PDF) (Link to Article) 

3/3/2017   Caltrain Reaches Agreement with Major Project Contractors to Extend March 1 Deadline
    AASHTO Journal (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

3/1/2017   With Caltrain Project in Danger, Bay Area Delegation Plans Lobbying Trip to D.C.
    KQED News, The California Report (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/28/2017    Caltrain: Agreement with contractors to extend deadline keeps electrification project alive
    San Jose Mercury News (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/28/2017   Caltrain pushes back start date for electrification construction
    Progressive Railroading (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/28/2017   Caltrain buys time for electrification
    The Daily Journal (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/28/2017   Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project
    Mountain View Voice (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/27/2017   Caltrain acts to keep electrification plan alive
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/27/2017   With Trump hitting brakes on Caltrain upgrade, S.F. puts its cash on hold
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/27/2017   Caltrain Reaches Agreement with Contractors to Extend March 1 Deadline
    Press Release (Link to PDF) (Link to Release)

2/24/2017   USDOT Puts Bay Area Commuter Rail Project on Hold
    ENO Transportation Weekly (Link to PDF)

2/24/2017   Transit Advocates Imagine Caltrain's Future as Trump Administration Delays Funding
    KQED Radio, Forum (Link to PDF) (Link to Audio)

2/24/2017   Kevin McCarthy displays his clout, for good and ill
    Sacramento Bee (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)
 
2/23/2017   In California's Commuter Rail Drama, Nobody's a Winner
    The Atlantic, CityLab (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/23/2017   Why Trump's Attack on a California Railroad Should Trouble You
    Wired (Link to Article)

2/22/2017   Politics derails Caltrain plan
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/22/2017   Finding a political solution for Caltrain electrification
    The Daily Journal (Link to PDF) (Link to Article)

2/21/2017   California agency urges Trump to allow funds for commuter rail project
    The Hill (Link to PDF) (Link to Article) 

2/17/2017
Eshoo Statement on US DOT's Decision to Delay Caltrain Funding
    Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (Link to Statement)

2/17/2017   Congresswoman Speier Urges Trump Administration not to Defer Caltrain Electrification Grant
    Congresswoman Jackie Speier (Link to PDF) (Link to Statement)

2/17/2017
Caltrain Electrification Grant Deferred
    Press Release (Link to Release)

2/16/2017
If Elaine Chao Axes This Bay Area Rail Funding, We'll Know She's Politicizing Transportation
    Slate (Link to Article)

2/14/2017    GOP must not defund Caltrain electrification grant 

  San Francisco Chronicle (Link to Article)

2/14/2017 

Caltrain riders say overcrowding has become an issue on trains
    KRON4 (Link to Article)
2/10/2017

Caltrain's electrification project deserves its promised funding 
    San Francisco Chronicle (Link to Article) 

 2/08/2017  

Electrification must move forward 
    Caltrain Statement (Link to PDF) 
 
2/08/2017



Op-Ed: Caltrain electrification must move forward
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article) 

 2/07/2017

Editorial: Kevin McCarthy should support grant for Caltrain electrification
    San Jose Mercury News (Link to Article)

 1/09/2017 

Electric Trains Get Cash Infusion
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)
     

2016

11/18/2016
Caltrain electrification prep work underway
    Gilroy Patch (Link to Article)

11/08/2016   Caltrain starts pre-construction for electrification project
    RT&S (Link to Article)

9/27/2016   Judge gives Caltrain electrification green light
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article) 

9/02/2016   Gov. Jerry Brown considers Caltrain electrification bill
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)

8/16/2016
CalSTA awards electrification project $20 million cap and trade grant
    Press Release (Link to Release)

8/16/2016   Caltrain awards $US 1.25bn train and electrification contracts
    International Railway Journal (Link to Article)

8/16/2016
Balfour Beatty wins railway contract in California
    TheStreet (Link to Article)

8/16/2016
For Caltrain, 16 KISSes from Stadler (but no FLIRTs)
    Railway Age (Link to Article)

8/16/2016
Balfour Beatty finds way to San Jose with electric line
    EveningStar (Link to Article)

8/15/2016
New Contract Signed to Electrify Caltrain
    ABC7 News (Link to Article)

8/15/2016
Caltrain signs double-deck EMU and electrification contracts
    Railway Gazette (Link to Article)

8/16/2016
Balfour Beatty secures 524 million US rail project
    Global Construction (Link to Article)

7/26/2016
Caltrain electrification: Voices for modernization
    Peninsula Moves! (Link to Article)

7/12/2016
Caltrain approves $1.25b contracts as part of the PCEP
    Railway Technology (Link to Article)

7/11/2016
Caltrain awards $1.25 billion worth of electrification contracts
    Progressive Railroading (Link to Article) 

7/08/2016
Caltrain awards electrification, EMU contracts
    RailwayAge Magazine (Link to Article) 

7/08/2016
San Francisco - San Jose electrification and EMU contracts approved
    Railway Gazette (Link to Article)

7/08/2016
Caltrain approves electrification and EMU contracts
    International Railway Journal (Link to Article)

7/08/2016
Caltrain rolls to electrification
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)

7/08/2016
Contracts awarded for Caltrain electrification project
    Global Rail News (Link to Article)

7/07/2016
It's a go for Caltrain electrification
    StreetsBlog SF (Link to Article)

7/07/2016
Caltrain's board approves electrification design-build and EMU contracts
    Press Release (Link to Release)

5/06/2016
Caltrain modernization program secures additional funds
    RT&S (Link to Article)

5/06/2016
Design of new trains rolling out
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)

5/06/2016 I Modern trains need big money
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)

5/06/2016
Caltrain Modernization funding increased
    Railway Age (Link to Article)

5/05/2016
Caltrain's board approves multi-party Caltrain modernization funding agreement
    Press Release (Link to Release)

4/28/2016
SF women's transportation seminar to honor transit district comployee
    Press Release (Link to Release)

4/06/2016
Caltrain executive director testifies on draft HSR business plan
    Press Release (Link to Release)

3/09/2016
Court rules blended system ok under Prop1A
    Press Release (Link to Release)

3/2016
Electrifying Caltrain is a regional core capacity priority 
    MTC 2016 Report to Congress, page 8-9 (Link to Report)

2/18/2016
Caltrain statement on high speed rail business plan
    Press Release (Link to Release)

2/16/2016
Caltrain to receive funds for electrification
    Progressive Railroading (Link to Article)

2/11/2016
Obama Proposes Hundreds of Millions for BART, Muni, Caltrain
    San Francisco Examiner (Link to Article)

2/11/2016
Caltrain Electrification to Receive Funding Boost
     Global Rail News (Link to Article)

2/10/2016
President Obama asks Congress for $125m for Caltrain electrification 
    KRON4 News (Link to Article)

2/10/2016
Obama administration advances funds for Caltrain electrification
    Press Release (Link to Release)

2/05/2016
New leader for Caltrain electrification 
    The Daily Journal (Link to Article)

2/04/2016
Caltrain: Interim chief modernization officer named
    San Jose Mercury News (Link to Article)

2/04/2016
Former SFMTA, VTA CEO to lead Caltrain modernization program
    Press Release (Link to Release)

Winter '16
Caltrain modernization updates
    Caltrain Connection (Link to Article)


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