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Rail-Related News, September 22 – October 7, 2019

North County Transit pushes to preserve funding for more Coaster commuter rail locomotives BART weighs various fare gate designs, the successful ones may come from Muni BART cancels plan for costly platform safety barriers Extension of BART to downtown San … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, August 21 – September 21, 2019

“Cheatin’ The Man” with new cars with no license plates GONE: Bay Area bridge cheating down 75% since new rule new cars have temporary plates Dedication of Fairfield/Vacaville train station two years after opening More on Phoenix light rail defeat … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, August 6th-26th, 2019

SMART lays groundwork for sales tax renewal by voters in 2020; otherwise financial crisis starting in 2024 Uber, Lyft responsible for major increase in San Francisco traffic congestion San Francisco Muni opens new light rail platform for Warriors’ arena Salesforce … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, July 15-Aug 5, 2019

SMART reconsiders the role of “quiet zones” in light of recent “suicides by train” Minor changes in system maps have riled up BART riders in the past Since Brightline decided they need more stations between Miami and West Palm Beach, … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, June 15 – July 14, 2019 (Part 2)

College town in New York state wants its trains back after half a century since they were killed Yet another study delivered on upgrading the Altamont Corridor California state budget includes funding for stabilizing Del Mar Bluffs Caltrain planning to … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, June 15 – July 14, 2019 (Part 1)

BART plans to stop selling paper tickets by the end of 2019 BART to receive $300 million to begin project to expand Transbay Tube capacity Little annoyances on BART that passengers can do something about New light rail system opens … Continue reading

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