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Week in Transit: Baseball. Theatre. Holiday.

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit Giants Special Events @ Oracle Park Oracle Park is hosting a week of special Giants events and games, including Marvel Night and Santa Clara University […]

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Caltrain Launches Data Visualization Challenge

By Dan Lieberman, @LiebermanTweets Calling all graphic designers, statisticians and transit nerds! The Caltrain Data Visualization Challenge is upon us! Caltrain has launched a contest to see who can take […]

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Caltrain Locomotives Get Some Love

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit After 15 years of service, three of Caltrain’s F40PH-2C locomotives are getting some well-deserved industrial pampering. This standard mid-life overhaul of JPBX 920, 921 & […]

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SamTrans to Increase Bike Capacity on Buses

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit Following requests from SamTrans bicycle riders for increased storage capacity, the Board approved a contract award with Sportworks Northwest, Inc. for the purchase of up […]

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Caltrain Enlists Goat Herd to Clear Vegetation Along Tracks

By Alex Eisenhart | @AlexOnTransit Caltrain surprised San Francisco residents with some surprise neighbors last month: goats. About 175 of them. Why? Gla-a-a-a-d you a-a-a-asked. Part of maintaining the safety […]

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A Conversation with Caltrain Bike Planner Dan Provence

By Alex Eisenhart   |   @AlexOnTransit   |   March 25, 2019 Caltrain’s ridership is growing. Since 2010, there’s been a nearly 75 percent increase in ridership–and the Caltrain Business Plan projects that […]

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San Mateo US 101 Express Lanes Breaks Ground

On Friday March 8, Caltrans broke ground on San Mateo County’s first highway express lane system. The project will construct new toll lanes in each direction along a 22-mile stretch […]