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Caltrain Partners with Project 529 to Promote Bike Registration

  Caltrain Rail Operations and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department are holding more outreach events to encourage bike riders to register their bikes in partnership with Project 529 . This
Make Caltrain Part of Your Trip to Fleet Week in San Francisco

  Spectators can use Caltrain to “fly” up to San Francisco for Fleet Week festivities on the city’s waterfront this week. The festivities, which includes a spectacular performance by the
Caltrain Experiences Unexpected Outage at Morgan Hill Station

  The Morgan Hill Caltrain Station lost power at approximately 7:30 a.m. today due to PG&E’s Public Safety Power Outage . Original information provided by PG&E indicating that the station would
Caltrain Offers Post-Event Service for Logic Concert at Chase Center

  This Sunday, October 13, Grammy-nominated rap artist Logic is bringing his Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Tour to Chase Center , featuring J.I.D. and YBN Cordae. Doors open at 6:30
PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff not Expected to Impact Caltrain & SamTrans Operations

  Caltrain and SamTrans will continue to operate during PG&E’s Public Safety Power Outage . The utility company has informed the District that planned outages should not affect SamTrans facilities, Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Sunnyvale

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in Sunnyvale. In the coming months, crews will continue foundation installation and begin
Caltrain and The City of San Mateo to Hold Public Meeting on Set-Out Track Replacement

  Caltrain and The City of San Mateo will host a community meeting on Tuesday, October 8, to discuss and collect feedback on the replacement San Mateo Set-Out Track. San
Caltrain Board Signs Off on Business Plan Service Vision

Caltrain’s Board of Directors voted to adopt a long term 2040 Service Vision today, defining an ambitious plan for growing service over the next 20-plus years. The Caltrain Business Plan’s
Caltrain Adjusts Gilroy Service

  Caltrain, in collaboration with the communities of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and San Jose, as well as representatives from VTA and Santa Clara County, have been working on plans to
San Mateo County Transit District Launches Podcast

  The San Mateo County Transit District has debuted Wheel Talk , the official podcast of the agency. With a monthly release schedule, the podcast will address policy issues affecting SamTrans,
Bite Your Thumb at Traffic, Take Caltrain to Romeo and Juliet at Oracle Park

  Romeo and Juliet take to the big screen at Oracle Park on Saturday, September 21, and Caltrain will provide special service to accommodate everyone who wishes to enjoy the
Caltrain Runs Special Service to Levi’s® Stadium for 49ers Football

  Are you ready for some football? If the answer is yes, then Caltrain remains the best way for 49ers fans to get to Levi’s Stadium. Kickoff for the first
Caltrain Runs Service to Stanford this Saturday

  College football season is in full swing with the Stanford Cardinals taking on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, September 21, at 4 p.m. Cardinal and Ducks fans alike can
Caltrain Project Hits Milestone as Rail Bridge Goes Up at 28th Avenue

  Caltrain has erected the rail bridge at 28 th Avenue in San Mateo, marking the second rail bridge to go in this summer on the 25 th Avenue Grade
Caltrain Seeks Representatives for Bicycle Advisory Committee

  Caltrain is seeking people who live or work in San Mateo County to apply for its Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC), which serves as the primary venue for the interests
Caltrain Lives Every Week Like its Shark Week

  Tuesday, September 17, the San Jose Sharks take to the ice for their first game of the preseason against the Anaheim Ducks. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. at
Caltrain Offers Post-Event Service for Elton John Concert at Chase Center

  This Friday and Sunday, September 13 and 15, Elton John is bringing his Farewell Yellow Brock Road Tour to Chase Center celebrating his more than five-decade pop music legacy.
Caltrain Sponsors BraveMaker Film Festival to Promote Suicide Prevention

  Caltrain is proudly sponsoring this week’s BraveMaker screening of   The Edge of Success   at The Fox Theatre in Downtown Redwood City on Thursday, September 12. Doors open
Caltrain Ridership Decreases Slightly, Remains Strong

  Caltrain’s annual ridership count showed a decrease of 2.3 percent for weekday ridership, with an average mid-weekday ridership (AMWR) of approximately 63,597. Initial findings from the annual onboard ridership
Caltrain Board Approves Fare Changes

  The Caltrain Board of Directors adopted changes to the agency’s fares that will provide low income rides with discounted fares and will generate additional revenue to help support the
Caltrain Board Proclaims September Rail Safety & Suicide Prevention Month

  For most people living and working along the rail corridor, the sight of Caltrain operating daily service up and down the Peninsula is commonplace. However, complacency around a heavy
Caltrain Offers Post-Event Service for Metallica Concert at Chase Center

  This Friday and Sunday, September 6 and 8, Metallica and San Francisco Symphony are kicking off the Chase Center’s grand opening with a concert celebrating the 20-year anniversary of
Caltrain Runs Service to Stanford This Saturday

  Stanford football is back, and Cardinal fans can count on Caltrain to deliver them to Stanford Station to make it to their season opener on Saturday, August 31. Caltrain
Caltrain and SamTrans will Operate a Sunday Schedule for Labor Day

  Caltrain and SamTrans will operate a Sunday schedule for Labor Day on Monday, September 2.  Caltrain service will not operate south of the Diridon Station, but a shuttle bus
Caltrain Offers Glimpse of Future Electric Fleet with Model Train Roadshow

  Starting this week, Caltrain staff will be displaying a miniature model of its future electric trains set to begin service in 2022. This new outreach effort aims to provide
The City of San Bruno and Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Potential Scott Street Grade Separation

  The City of San Bruno and Caltrain will host a community meeting on Wednesday, August 28, to discuss options on how to achieve a potential grade separation at Scott Street
Caltrain Partners with Project 529 to Promote Bike Registration

  Caltrain Rail Operations and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department are encouraging bike riders to register their bikes in partnership with Project 529 . This app-based system allows bike owners
Caltrain Offers Post-Event Service for The Rolling Stones Concert at Levi’s Stadium

  Rock and roll legends, The Rolling Stones , are coming to Levi’s Stadium for their NO FILTER tour on Sunday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m. In addition to its regular
Caltrain Delivers Fans to 49ers’ Preseason Games at Levi’s® Stadium

  As the San Francisco 49ers’ preseason approaches, Caltrain remains the fans’ choice for traveling to Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium to see the action in person. Kickoff for the preseason
Caltrain Holds Hearing on Fare Changes

  The Caltrain Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at its August Board meeting to discuss potential changes to the agency’s fare structure. The Board invites public comment
Caltrain to Host Online ‘Town Hall’ on Hillsdale Station Temporary Closure

  On Wednesday, July 31, from noon to 1 p.m., Caltrain will host a Virtual Town Hall about the temporary closure of Hillsdale Station, set to begin in December. This
Ride Caltrain to the 41st Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival

  This weekend the 41st Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival will welcome foodies from near and far, many of whom can get there aboard Caltrain’s Garlic Train . On Saturday & Sunday,
Caltrain’s Long-Range Vision Comes into View with New Business Plan

Caltrain, the seventh-largest commuter railroad in the country, released its draft Service Vision today for the next 20-plus years of service on the line. During a live YouTube Town Hall
Caltrain to Announce Draft Staff Recommendation for Long Term Service Vision at YouTube Town Hall

Over the last year, Caltrain has been working to complete the Caltrain Business Plan, a comprehensive plan to meet the region’s 2040 mobility demands by growing Caltrain service. The agency
Caltrain Proposes Changes to its Codified Tariff

  The Caltrain Board of Directors authorized a public hearing to take place at its August Board meeting to discuss potential changes to the agency’s Codified Tariff. The Codified Tariff
Caltrain Seeks Representatives for Bicycle Advisory Committee

  Caltrain is seeking people who live or work in San Francisco to apply for its Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC), which serves as the primary venue for the interests and
Fourth of July Service for Caltrain and SamTrans

  Caltrain and SamTrans will provide modified service on Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. Caltrain will operate a holiday schedule in addition to extra post-event late night southbound service
Caltrain Offers Service to SJ Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy at Stanford

  Stanford Stadium hosts an intrastate rivalry this Saturday, June 29, as the San Jose Earthquakes face off against the LA Galaxy, and Caltrain is there to deliver fans to
Ride Caltrain to SF Pride Parade & Celebration

  Caltrain is proud to offer extra train service on Sunday morning, June 30, to accommodate crowds heading to the 49 th annual San Francisco Pride Parade and Festival . The
SamTrans & Caltrain Partner with Miles to Offer Rewards for Riding

  Thanks to a new partnership with Miles, travelers can now earn unique rewards simply by choosing to take their trip on SamTrans or Caltrain. Miles is a rewards platform
Caltrain Celebrates 22nd Street Station Improvements

  Caltrain celebrates its newly refurbished 22 nd Street Station today at an event thanking the Dogpatch and Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefits District (GBD) for improving the station. In February
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Track Maintenance in San Mateo

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the track maintenance area that is being relocated from 25 th Avenue to between 9 th and 14 th Avenues in San
Caltrain Board of Directors Approves Operating and Capital Budgets

  Caltrain’s Board of Directors unanimously approved its operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2020 at the rail agency’s monthly board meeting yesterday. The 155.7 million operating budget approved
Caltrain Signs Off on More Systemwide Bike Capacity, and Station Amenities including Corridor-wide Bike Share

  The Caltrain Board of Directors approved a bicycle access policy that will increase peak-hour bike capacity and provide more bike amenities at stations that give riders convenient alternatives to
Take SamTrans and Caltrain to the San Mateo County Fair

  The San Mateo County Fair is coming to the San Mateo County Event Center and SamTrans and Caltrain are your best bet to get to one of summer’s most
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Palo Alto

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in Palo Alto. In the coming months, crews will begin the installation of
Caltrain, SamTrans will Run Holiday Schedule on Memorial Day

  Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, and Caltrain and SamTrans are ready to get riders where they need to go. Both agencies will operate on a standard holiday schedule,
Caltrain Offers Early Morning Service to Bay to Breakers

  For over a century, runners, cosplayers and springtime revelers have made Bay to Breakers a distinctively San Francisco institution. Caltrain will be running extra service this coming Sunday, May
Caltrain, SamTrans Offer Connections to Maker Faire Bay Area

  The 14 th annual Maker Faire Bay Area returns to the San Mateo County Event Center from Friday, May 17, through Sunday, May 19, and both Caltrain and SamTrans
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Citizens Advisory Committee

  The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking volunteers from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to apply for its Citizens
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Santa Clara

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in Santa Clara. Since November 2017 construction crews have begun laying foundation, relocating
SamTrans and Caltrain Encourage Cycling on Bike to Work Day

  This Thursday, May 9, Bay Area bicyclists will participate by the thousands in the 25 th Annual Bike to Work Day , an annual event that encourages commuters to choose
Caltrain Poll Shows Support for Dedicated Revenue

Nearly two-thirds of voters in the three counties Caltrain serves would support creating new investment from local sales tax to expand rail service, according to a recent public opinion poll
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Francisco

Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in San Francisco. In the coming months, crews will begin the construction of a
Caltrain to Hold Joint Meeting of Community Advisory Committee and Bicycle Advisory Committee

  Caltrain will host a joint meeting between its Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) on Wednesday, April 17, at its headquarters at 1250 San Carlos Avenue
Caltrain Board Welcomes New Member Shamann Walton

  The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) welcomed new member Supervisor Shamann Walton at the rail agency’s meeting today. Walton was sworn in and will represent the San Francisco
Take Caltrain to Giants Home Opener Series at Oracle Park

  The San Francisco Giants begin the home portion of their 61 st season in San Francisco with a three-game interleague series against the Tampa Bay Rays, and Caltrain is
Caltrain Restores San Francisco Weekend Train Service

  Effective this Monday, April 1, Caltrain will update its timetable to restore regular weekend service to and from San Francisco with the exception of four additional weekends for San
NEWS: Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume March 25 Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, March 25. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Take Caltrain to Giants Pre-Season Games at Oracle Park

  The San Francisco Giants are returning home for two final pre-season games in preparation for their 61 st season in San Francisco, and Caltrain wants to help get you
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, March 18. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, March 11. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Caltrain Implements Bikes Board First System-Wide

  On Monday, March 11, following the success of Caltrain’s pilot program to make boarding faster and smoother for all riders, the agency is instituting a Bikes Board First procedure
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Sunnyvale

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in Sunnyvale. In the coming months crews will begin construction of a paralleling
Take Caltrain and SamTrans to the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival

  The annual Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival is returning to Silicon Valley and Caltrain and SamTrans are ready to get you to screenings and post-film gatherings. Festival screenings and
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, March 4. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, February 18. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain, SamTrans To Adjust Schedules For Presidents Day Holiday

  Caltrain will operate a modified schedule on Presidents Day , Monday, February 18, with 36 trains running between San Francisco and San Jose, including two bullet trains and four limited
Caltrain Statement: Response to Governor Newsom’s State of the State

In his first State of The State address, Governor Gavin Newsom pledged to refocus the State’s high-speed rail project on the Central Valley, and also reiterated the State’s obligation to
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, February 11. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain Joins Regional Pilot Program for Means-Based Fares

  The Caltrain Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution of support for the agency’s participation in a regional means-based fare pilot program. The program, led by the Metropolitan Transportation
Catch Caltrain to KNBR Giant’s FanFest at Oracle Park on Saturday

San Francisco Giants fans will have their first chance to celebrate the team’s 61 st season at Oracle Park this Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, February 4. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Temporary Closures at Broadway Avenue Crossing in Burlingame this Week

  Beginning at 10 p.m. this Wednesday, Caltrain will begin performing foundation installation work at the Broadway Avenue railroad crossing in Burlingame. The Broadway Avenue railroad crossing will be temporarily
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, January 28. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Caltrain Completes Grade Crossing Improvement Project

  Caltrain completed its Grade Crossing Improvement Project ahead of schedule this month. This effort to improve public safety at 15 grade crossings from San Francisco to San Jose began
Caltrain Conducts Annual Ridership Counts

  Caltrain has begun conducting its annual onboard count of riders. The count will provide critical information for planning future service improvements, allocating limited resources and validating ridership estimates based
Transit District Offers Free Fares for Federal Employees

Beginning Thursday, January 24, the San Mateo County Transit District will provide free bus and train rides throughout its service areas to all federal government employees who are affected by
Take Caltrain to NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center

  Caltrain is encouraging hockey fans to take advantage of public transportation services to get to the 2019 NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center hosted by the San Jose Sharks.
Celebration Train to Operate on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The dream lives on this month as the Caltrain NorCalMLK Celebration Train makes its way up the Peninsula from San Jose to San Francisco on Monday, January 21. The Celebration
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3:30 a.m., Monday, January 14. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain Elects Officers for 2019

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) elected its officers for this year. Member Gillian Gillett, who represents the City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors, was elected
Caltrain to Provide Special Event Service for College Football National Championship

  Caltrain will operate special event service Friday, January 4, through Monday, January 7, 2019, to accommodate the College Football National Championship festivities in Downtown San Jose and at Levi’s
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 31. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain to Increase Service, Offer Free Rides for New Year’s Eve

  In an effort to encourage New Year’s revelers to enjoy their night safely and responsibly, Caltrain will provide free service on trains departing after 8 p.m. on Monday, December
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 24. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain to Operate Holiday Service Schedule on Christmas Day

  Caltrain will operate a holiday service schedule on Tuesday, December 25 (Christmas Day). Trains will provide regular weekday service on Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve). Christmas Day, Tuesday, December
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 17. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain Passengers Grow More Satisfied With Service

  According to the results of a new customer satisfaction survey that was received by the agency’s Board of Directors meeting this month, 82 percent of Caltrain passengers are satisfied
Holiday Train Collects More than 3,000 Toys for Local Children

The holidays will be a little brighter this season for thousands of children thanks to the generosity of people that donated toys during this year’s annual Caltrain Holiday Train, presented
Caltrain to Hold Public Meetings on Electrification in San Carlos, Atherton

  Caltrain will host two community meetings to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in San Carlos and Atherton. Upcoming construction activities along the Caltrain right-of-way in
Caltrain Adopts Fare Policy

  At its December meeting, the Caltrain Board of Directors adopted a fare policy for the first time in the agency’s history. This policy lays out the principles and goals
New Funding Allows Caltrain to Purchase Additional Electric Cars

  During its December meeting today, the Caltrain Board of Directors unanimously approved the purchase of additional electric train cars that will help address increasing ridership on the commuter rail
Temporary Closures at Broadway Avenue Crossing in Burlingame this Week

  Beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, Caltrain will begin performing foundation installation work at the Broadway Avenue railroad crossing in Burlingame. The Broadway Avenue railroad crossing will
Holiday Train Toy Drive Marks Season of Giving

On Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, Caltrain and Silicon Valley Community Foundation will hold the annual Holiday Train toy drive event for Bay Area residents from San Francisco
Caltrain to Hold Public Meetings on Electrification in Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, and Menlo Park

  Caltrain will host two community meetings to discuss the continued construction activities for the Caltrain Electrification project in Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, and Menlo Park. Upcoming construction activities along
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, November 26. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute.   From October
Take Caltrain to the Harvest Festival and Get Discounted Admission

  Art & craft enthusiasts from throughout the Peninsula will flock to the 2018 Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. The festival
Caltrain and SamTrans to Adjust Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain will operate alternative schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22, and the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 23. SamTrans will operate its regular Sunday schedule on
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, November 19. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain seeks representatives for Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrain is seeking applicants for its Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC), which serves as the primary venue for the interests and perspectives of bicyclists to be integrated into the Caltrain planning
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, November 12. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on the 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project on Tuesday, November 13, at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the CalMod Outreach Office at
Caltrain to Hold Public Meetings on Business Plan

  Caltrain will host a series of community meetings on its Business Plan in order to give the public an overview of the plan process and an opportunity to provide
Caltrain’s COO Bouchard Named to 2018 Women in Rail

  Caltrain’s Chief Operating Officer Michelle Bouchard was recognized as one of Railway Journal’s 2018 Women in Rail. The award comes in recognition of her industry experience, leadership skills, contributions
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Belmont

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect Belmont. The meeting will take place at Belmont City Hall at 1
Caltrain Switches to 100 Percent Renewable Energy from Community Choice Energy Programs

  The Caltrain Board of Directors voted to enroll with San Jose Clean Energy (SJCE), a Community Clean Energy (CCE) program, to provide energy to Caltrain facilities in the city
Caltrain Launches Bike Access Survey

  Caltrain has launched a Bike Access Survey to help gauge public opinion on efforts to support bikes and bike riders at Caltrain stations. The survey will inform implementation of
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, October 29. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Caltrain Riders Campaign Touts Electrification Benefits at Stations

  Caltrain will be doing outreach at its San Francisco and San Jose Diridon Stations from 7 to 9 a.m. on October 24 and 25 to provide information on Caltrain Electrification
Take Caltrain to See the Warriors Come Out to Play

  This Friday, the Golden State Warriors take on the Los Angeles Lakers at San Jose’s SAP Center as LeBron James tries on a new jersey in his attempt to
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work

Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, October 8. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Mateo

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect San Mateo. The meeting will take place at the Caltrain Electrification Outreach
Caltrain Plan Suggests Potential for up to 300 Percent Increase in Demand by 2040

As work continues on the development of the Caltrain Business Plan , projections of potential future demand show that by 2040 as many as 250,000 customers would want to ride the
Press Event – Caltrain San Francisco Weekend Closure Media Availability

  Editor’s Note: Members of the press who are planning to attend this event should RSVP no later than end of day Thursday, October 4 .     Media Contact: Dan
Caltrain Runs Special Service to Sharks Season Opener

  Wednesday, October 3, the San Jose Sharks are back on the ice at the SAP Center for their Season Home Opener against the Anaheim Ducks. The puck drops at
Caltrain Runs Special Service for Beyoncé, Jay-Z at Levi’s® Stadium

  American royalty Beyoncé and Jay-Z are coming to Levi’s Stadium this Saturday, September 29, as a part of their OTR II tour . Get your single ladies into formation and
Caltrain Suspends Weekend Service to San Francisco for Electrification Work

  From October 6 to late spring 2019, trains will not serve the San Francisco or 22 nd Street stations on weekends in order to accommodate construction in tunnels that
Caltrain Offers Trips to 70s, 80s for Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Journey and Def Leppard at AT&T Park

    If you long for the days of big hair and loud music, AT&T Park is where heaven is. The Eagles, The Doobie Brothers and the Zac Brown Band
Sharks Fans School on Caltrain for Preseason

  Tomorrow, September 18, the San Jose Sharks take to the ice for their first game of the preseason against the Anaheim Ducks. The puck drops on Sharks’ home ice
Caltrain Runs Special Service to Levi’s® Stadium for 49ers Football

  Are you ready for some football? If the answer is yes, then Caltrain remains the best way for 49ers fans to get to Levi’s Stadium. Kickoff for the first
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification and Business Plan in Sunnyvale

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect Sunnyvale. The meeting will take place at Washington Park at 840 West
Caltrain Seeks Volunteer for Citizens Advisory Committee

  The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking a volunteer from San Mateo County to apply for its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Mountain View

  Caltrain will host a community meeting to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect Mountain View. The meeting will take place at Council Chambers of Mountain
Caltrain Ridership Back on the Rise

  After a slight decrease in ridership last year, Caltrain’s annual ridership count shows that Caltrain ridership grew by 1.5 percent. Initial findings from the annual onboard ridership count show
Caltrain Runs Service to Stanford This Saturday

  Stanford football is underway, with the first weekend game of the season taking place this Saturday, September 8, against the University of Southern California. Caltrain will be serving the
Caltrain Board Proclaims September Rail Safety Month

For most people living and working along the rail corridor, the sight of Caltrain operating daily service up and down the Peninsula is commonplace. But complacency around a heavy commuter
Transit District Boards Recognize Employee’s Acts of Heroism

  This week, the Boards of Directors for both SamTrans and Caltrain will be recognizing some of their respective employees for acts of heroism above and beyond the call of
Catch Caltrain to Stanford Games This Season

  The Cardinal rule for watching Stanford football is making sure you use Caltrain to get to the game. The Stanford football squad will open their home schedule this Friday
Caltrain will Operate a Sunday Schedule for Labor Day

Caltrain  will operate a Sunday schedule for Labor Day on Monday, September 3.  Caltrain service will not operate south of the Diridon Station, but a shuttle bus will be available
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Palo Alto

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Tuesday, August 28, to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect Palo Alto. The meeting will take place inside
Caltrain Receives $18.7 Million Grant for Positive Train Control Project

  The Department of Transportation announced this week that Caltrain has been awarded a grant for 18.7 million that will help complete a federally mandated safety upgrade to the rail
Caltrain the Perfect Way to See Ed Sheeran at AT&T Park

  Ed Sheeran brings his pop stylings to San Francisco’s AT&T Park at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, and Caltrain is offering extra service to get fans back
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in San Francisco

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Tuesday, August 21, to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification project will affect San Francisco. The meeting will take place at
Caltrain Delivers Fans to 49ers’ Preseason Games at Levi’s® Stadium

  As the San Francisco 49ers’ preseason approaches, Caltrain remains the fans’ choice for traveling to Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium to see the action in person. Kickoff for the preseason
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Grade Separation in Burlingame

  Caltrain will host a community meeting in Burlingame on Wednesday, August 8, to discuss progress on the Preliminary Design Phase for a grade separation between the Caltrain tracks and Broadway.
Take Caltrain to 40th Gilroy Garlic Festival

  The Gilroy Garlic Festival is celebrating its 40th year anniversary this weekend, July 27-29, and Caltrain is ready to get you to and from there aboard special trains chartered
Take Caltrain to SJ Earthquakes vs. Manchester United at Levi’s Stadium

  The San Jose Earthquakes will face off against one of soccer’s most decorated and historic clubs in an exhibition game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday, July
Caltrain to Hold Public Meeting on Electrification in Burlingame

  Caltrain will host a community meeting on Wednesday, July 18, to discuss how continued construction for the Caltrain Electrification Project will affect Burlingame. The meeting will take place at the
Caltrain Takes New Approach to Fare Enforcement

  Today, Caltrain began testing its new fare enforcement policy. The new policy will give fare evaders administrative citations instead of criminal citations that require a court visit, reducing fines
San Mateo County Transit District Adopts Bonfire for Contracts

  The San Mateo County Transit District has adopted Bonfire as its online procurement management system, allowing vendors and contractors that have accounts to receive notices when contracting opportunities (solicitations)
Caltrain Seeks Volunteers for Citizens Advisory Committee

  The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking one volunteer from San Mateo County to apply for its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC
Construction Concludes at Three Redwood City Grade Crossings

  Caltrain has completed safety improvements at three grade crossings in Redwood City for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles. Caltrain, in coordination with the City of Redwood City, worked to improve
Fourth of July Services for Caltrain and SamTrans

  Caltrain and SamTrans will operate on their respective Sunday schedules this Fourth of July. If you are planning to attend the Independence Day fireworks in San Francisco, you can
Take Caltrain to SJ Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy Match at Stanford Stadium

  Soccer fans around the globe have their eyes fixated on Russia for the FIFA World Cup, but a big match in its own right will be played locally on
Caltrain Seeks Input for Storm Water Survey

  Caltrain has launched a survey on its Storm Water Program to educate the public about this effort to improve sustainability .   Caltrain conducts numerous efforts under its Storm Water
Ride Caltrain To this Weekend’s SF Pride Parade & Celebration

  This weekend, San Francisco will again host one of the oldest and largest Pride celebrations in the world with the annual Pride weekend and Pride Parade . Caltrain is one
Caltrain New Monthly Fare Rate To Take Effect

  Effective July 1, Caltain will increase the Monthly Pass rate from 14 to 15 days starting with July pass sale period beginning Thursday, June 21. Caltrain’s Board of Directors
Grade Crossing Improvements Coming to Caltrain Corridor

  On Monday, June 18, Caltrain will begin a one-year project to improve safety at 15 grade crossings along the railroad corridor from San Francisco to San Jose. Improvements include
Caltrain and SamTrans Proclaim June 21st Dump the Pump Day

  SamTrans and Caltrain are inviting Bay Area drivers to leave their cars at home and give public transportation a try as part Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June
Caltrain Expands Bikes Board First Pilot Program

  On Monday, June 11, Caltrain will expand the Bikes Board First program to three additional stations. Bicyclists on the northbound platforms at the Sunnyvale and Hillsdale Stations, and the
Caltrain Board of Directors Approves Operating and Capital Budgets

  Caltrain’s Board of Directors unanimously approved its operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2019 at the rail agency’s monthly board meeting today. The 151.5 million operating budget approved
SamTrans and Caltrain Get You to the San Mateo County Fair

The San Mateo County Fair is taking root at the San Mateo County Event Center and SamTrans and Caltrain are your best bet to get to one of summer’s most
Temporary Closures of Caltrain Grade Crossings in Burlingame, San Mateo

  This month, Caltrain will perform foundation installation work in Burlingame and San Mateo that will require the temporary closure of multiple grade crossings. Peninsula Avenue will be closed to
Caltrain Awarded for Los Gatos Creek Project

  Caltrain’s Los Gatos Creek Bridge Replacement Project has won the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) Northern California Project Achievement Award in the Transportation category. The award recognizes professionalism
Caltrain, SamTrans will Run Sunday Schedule on Memorial Day

  Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, and Caltrain and SamTrans are ready to get riders where they need to go. Both agencies will operate on a standard holiday schedule,
Caltrain Offers Early Morning Service to Bay to Breakers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13, commuters, residents and people working near several Caltrain stations may notice a reduction in horn noise coming from the trains passing through their neighborhoods.   In
Caltrain Delivers 49ers’ Faithful to Levi’s® Stadium

  As the Forty Niners’ prepare for the start of their season, Caltrain remains the fans’ choice for traveling to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kickoff for the first game
Caltrain to Hold Community Meetings on Upcoming Construction Projects

Caltrain will be hosting two public community meetings regarding the 25 th Avenue Grade Separation Project and the Caltrain Electrification Project detailing both project scopes and construction schedules . The public
Caltrain Releases First Sustainability Report

  For the first time in its 153-year history, Caltrain is releasing a Sustainability Report that summarizes and highlights Caltrain’s sustainability achievements between Fiscal Year 2010 and Fiscal Year 2016.
SamTrans and Caltrain will Operate a Sunday Schedule for Labor Day

SamTrans and Caltrain will operate a Sunday schedule for Labor Day on Monday, September 4.  SamTrans Sunday bus service is less frequent than the weekday schedule and does not include
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: August 26 to September 1, 2017

 NOTICE ​ Construction, Installation and Maintenance: August 26 to September 1, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Ride Caltrain to the Palo Alto Festival of Arts this Weekend

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 36 th Annual Palo Alto Festival of Arts this weekend, Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 6
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Caltrain Electrification Project

Caltrain will host a community meeting next week to discuss upcoming construction activities in Burlingame and Millbrae related to the Caltrain Electrification Project . Upcoming work includes utility relocation, the inspection of
Take Transit to Burlingame on the Avenue this Weekend

The time has come to find your sound on the stage in Burlingame this weekend. Burlingame on the Avenue comes alive with music to suit most tastes not to mention
Take Caltrain to 49ers’ Preseason Games at Levi’s® Stadium

  As the Forty Niners’ faithful fans prepare for the start of the 2017 season, Caltrain remains the fans’ choice for traveling to Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium. Kickoff for the
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: August 12 to August 18, 2017

 NOTICE Construction, Installation and Maintenance: August 12 to August 18, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Take Caltrain to the 10th Annual Outside Lands Festival

In the history of San Francisco’s annual events, Outside Lands Festival ranks as one of the greatest to hit the city. Set in historical Golden Gate Park , this festival has
Caltrain Seeks Input on Bike Storage for New Electric Trains

As Caltrain continues design of its new high-performance electric train sets, the rail agency would like to hear from the public again about bike car storage. Over the last few
Caltrain Awards Contract for South San Francisco Station Improvement Project

The Caltrain Board of Directors approved award of a 32.1 million contract to Oakland-based Proven Management Inc. for the South San Francisco Station Improvement Project at its August meeting. Construction
Caltrain Approves Fare and Parking Fee Changes

Caltrain’s Board of Directors approved changes to the rail agency’s fares and parking fees during its August Board meeting. The changes were approved to provide revenue that will reduce the
Poll Shows Riders Preference on Seats for New Electric Trains

In a recent survey, Caltrain asked riders for their opinion about what color seats they would like to see inside of the new high-performance electric trains as part of the
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 29 to August 4, 2017

 NOTICE Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 29 to August 4, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Special Caltrain Service for the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival

This weekend is the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival , running July 28 -30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Caltrain will be having Special trains chartered by the Gilroy Garlic
Caltrain Delivers Soccer Fans to Gold Cup Final

  Levi’s Stadium will host the U.S. and Jamaica for the 2017 Gold Cup Final at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, and Caltrain will be on-hand to get devoted
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 22 to July 28, 2017

 NOTICE Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 22 to July 28, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Caltrain Hosts Groundbreaking for Electrification Project

Today, Governor Jerry Brown joined Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and a number of state and local elected officials, business leaders, transportation advocates and environmentalists at
Caltrain Seeks Public Input on New High-Performance Electric Trains Seats

It is time to choose your seat. Caltrain is seeking public input on the look for the seats for the new electric trains called Electric Multiple Units (EMUs). Caltrain will
San Carlos Caltrain Station Parking Lot Closes for Construction

  The parking lot on the north side of the San Carlos Caltrain Station will be permanently closed as of Tuesday, July 18, at 2 a.m. Caltrain riders are encouraged
Take Transit this Weekend to the Menlo Summerfest

There is nothing more fun than strolling through tree-lined streets on a beautiful summer day in Menlo Park while enjoying the Menlo Summerfest on Santa Cruz Avenue, in downtown Menlo
Reduced Weekend Service Changes Effective this Weekend

  Effective Saturday, July 15, a new timetable will reduce weekend service to accommodate construction activities related to the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) , a key component of the Caltrain
Caltrain to Hold Community Meeting on Caltrain Electrification Project

  Caltrain will host a community meeting next week to discuss upcoming construction activities in South San Francisco and San Bruno related to the Caltrain Electrification Project . Upcoming work includes utility
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 8 to July 14, 2017

 NOTICE Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 8 to July 14, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of the
Caltrain Ridership Drops Slightly, Remains Strong

  After six years of consecutive growth, Caltrain’s annual ridership count dipped slightly in the past year, but remains a necessity for tens of thousands of commuters.  Initial findings from
Caltrain Board Welcomes New JPB Member Cheryl Brinkman

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) welcomed Cheryl Brinkman , Municipal Transportation Agency appointee, representing the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) at its July monthly meeting. Brinkman is the
Caltrain Awards Contract for 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project

Today, the Caltrain Board of Directors approved award of an 82.9 million contract to Oakland-based Shimmick/Disney Joint Venture for the 25 th Avenue Grade Separation Project . Construction on the project
Caltrain to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Fare and Parking Changes

  O n Thursday, July 6, the Caltrain Board of Directors will take public comments regarding proposed changes to fare and parking rates at their monthly Board Meeting . Caltrain last
Caltrain Storm Water Program

  Governor Jerry Brown declared in April 2017 the California draught over but asked Californians to make water conservation a way of life.  Caltrain agrees and makes sustainability efforts toward
Caltrain received $21 million federal grant to improve safety

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that Caltrain will receive a grant for 21.68 million to dual equip seven
Caltrain Board of Directors Approves Operating and Capital Budgets

Caltrain’s Board of Directors unanimously approved its operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2018 at the rail agency’s monthly board meeting on Thursday. The 148.2 million operating budget approved
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
    Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, April 1. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, February 25. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, January 28. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3:30 a.m., Monday, January 21. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 24. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 10. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, December 3. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute.   From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, November 5. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, October 22. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October 2018
Monday Morning Commute Service to Resume Following Weekend Closure for Electrification Work
  Caltrain’s tunnel work for the weekend is expected to be completed by 3 a.m., Monday, October 15. Weekday service will proceed as normal for the morning commute. From October
Board of Directors Oppose Proposition 6
This week, members of the Board of Directors for SamTrans , Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority unanimously voted to oppose Proposition 6. Each Board adopted a resolution that
Construction, Installation and Maintenance: September 30 to October 6, 2017
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Construction, Installation and Maintenance: August 5 to August 11, 2017
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Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 15 to July 21, 2017
 NOTICE   Construction, Installation and Maintenance: July 15 to July 21, 2017   Please note, information reported below is subject to change without notice. If you are a member of