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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)