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Rail-Related News, Saturday, January 19, 2019

Crews work on SMART extension to [near] the Larkspur Ferry Terminal (Marin Independent Journal photo Jan 1, 2019) Hydrogen-powered trains, this time in the UK Trump’s Federal shutdown grinds infrastructure projects to a halt Another “microtransit” firm bites the dust, … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Fixes to Del Mar Bluffs to go forward after series of collapses Oklahoma City streetcar opens for business Ride-hailing companies steal passengers from BART at Oakland and SF Airports Flaggers return to Denver A-Line grade crossings, electronics problems still not … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dan Walters: Newsom to inherit troubled bullet train project California high-speed rail in review Marina District NIMBYs may want extension of T-Third Subway from Chinatown in S.F. Los Angeles Metro approves Green Line / Crenshaw Line operations plan Competing firms … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Rail News, Thanksgiving to December 7, 2018

BART getting quieter as wheels are re-turned to better design Los Angeles Westside and South Bay disagree on how to connect future Crenshaw Line and existing Green Line light rail Del Mar opposes safety fencing to keep people falling off … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

It’s not a train, but… “That’s not the real destination. Pass it on.”

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Rail-Related News, Friday, November 22, 2018

In downtown Toronto, Canada, lanes are given to streetcar riders, who outnumbered car users by at least two to one. Voters reject California gas tax repeal, pass transit taxes in Florida, Texas Milwaukee starts long-delayed downtown streetcar First light rail … Continue reading

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