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Rail-Related News, CoronaVirus Edition (March 14, 2020)

BART and AC Transit, among others, taking steps to clean up rolling stock more effectively BART’s plans if a passenger proves to have coronavirus So Muni & BART stations are getting scrubbed down like they should have all along, thanks … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Early March 2020

Contra Costa voters reject transportation sales tax, which would have funded BART and bus improvements, as well as highway widenings  Voters reject Sonoma-Marin SMART tax extension; measure gets slight majority but required 2/3 for approval No funding in sight for … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, February 2020

California undertakes effort to stabilize Del Mar Bluffs rail line Anti-SMART developer vs. Graton Tribe: Developer addis $290k to anti-SMART tax fight Marin Voice: Vote YES on Sonoma-Marin SMART tax extension Marin IJ Editorial: Vote NO on Sonoma-Marin SMART tax … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, January 2020

Crossroads for Dumbarton Rail Will BART’s new roving ambassadors make late night rides safer? BART replaces 47-year old computer equipment as step towards trains every two minutes Los Angeles Metro authorize five teams to develop Sepulveda Pass transit line Political … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News to January 1, 2020

Sorry for delays on this. Every rail transit line in the U.S.: A User’s Perspective An increasing number of people think California HSR is a pipe dream, despite what HSR chief says Light rail to Los Gatos – will it … Continue reading

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Advice for All Train Passengers and Everyone Else: CoronaVirus

GREAT ADVICE FROM EXPERT: James Robb, MD UC San Diego, is a virologist who’s worked with COVID for almost 50 years. Robb predicts the next 2-weeks will be significant. Feel free to copy and send to family & friends his … Continue reading

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