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The FLX Shuttle Returns to Linda Mar

It’s not the biggest change in our lives lately, but SamTrans’ microtransit experiment (called SamTrans OnDemand) in Pacifica’s Linda Mar neighborhood has come to an end. As of Monday, May […]

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Wheel Talk Episode 7: Transit-Oriented Development

View all episodes: SamTrans’ Director of Real Estate and Property Development, Brian Fitzpatrick, offers insight into the District’s land use over the years along with Caltrain’s new transit-oriented development policy […]

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Wheel Talk Episode 6: The Life Cycle of a SamTrans Bus

View all episodes: SamTrans Director of Bus Maintenance Dave Harbour explains what it takes to be a SamTrans bus. We talk about buying new buses and retiring the old, […]

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Wheel Talk Episode 5: Caltrain Maintenance 101 (Part 2)

View all episodes: DAN LIEBERMAN:  Do you want to start? ALEX EISENHART:  I don’t know. LIEBERMAN:  We’re back. EISENHART:  Wait, I was laughing. LIEBERMAN:  Okay, then stop laughing.  EISENHART:  Okay, […]

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Wheel Talk Episode 4: Caltrain Maintenance 101 (Part 1)

View all episodes: ALEX EISENHART:             Hey Dan. DAN LIEBERMAN:              Hey Alex. EISENHART:             You know that thing when you eat too much Burmese food and you haven’t even shaved […]

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SamTrans’ New Foster City Express Bus Launches with Higher-than-Expected Ridership

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit SamTrans launched weekday Express Bus service between Foster City and San Francisco on the new Route FCX this month. To celebrate the new service, the […]

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SamTrans Receives New Articulated Buses

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit Starting in August, SamTrans customers will be seeing brand new buses running up and down the Peninsula. These 60-foot New Flyer 800-series articulated buses offer […]

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Social News: August 2019

It’s been a while since we did our “Tweets of the Week” round up, so as a throwback all its own, here’s a random edition of Tweets of the Week. Tweets of the Week: Caltrain Railfanning video gamers are all over Twitter expressing their joy of operating Caltrain along the Peninsula in Rail Simulator’s latest release. 🚆☀️ 🏙️ Explore Caltrain’s […]