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Know how to press the right buttons is key to BART train operators’ job Journal of an “unnecessary” trip across the U.S. via Amtrak long-distance train A design for “very light rail” automated rail services Utah wants to upgrade Front … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Monday, March 18, 2019

Advances in battery technology drive new approach to streetcar and bus projects You can’t ride a train directly from Modesto to San Francisco, but that will change in the future Facebook and other private money may drive new rail service … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 88.6% High-Speed Rail Edition

Former Santa Clara County supervisor Rod Diridon–the not-yet-dead politician for which the Caltrain/Amtrak station in downtown San Jose is named–chimes in No, Governor Newsom did not kill high-speed rail. What is his Plan B? California’s high-speed rail is still on. … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Friday, February 15, 2019, 99.8% High-Speed Rail Edition

Governor Newsom’s plan cutting back high-speed rail a big blow to the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco (Editorial) Newsom cuts back high-speed rail to San Joaquin Valley Newsom’s confusing high-speed rail stance leaves downtown extension to Transbay Transit Center … Continue reading

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Rail -Related News, Monday, February 11, 2019

Alstom hydrogen-powered train. Source: Alstom All options for the Sepulveda transit corridor parallel to L.A.’s I-405 would carry over 100,000 daily passengers San Fernando Valley to West L.A. in 20 minutes, according to L.A. Metro study of Sepulveda Pass rail … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Monday, January 28, 2019

Even after recent approvals of bridge toll increases and County sales taxes, Bay Area politicians want even more money for transportation BART’s customer approval ratings plunge over crime, cleanliness concerns More than one million riders on SMART rail in 16 … Continue reading

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