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Caltrain Strikes, Kills Person Crossing Tracks In Palo Alto

PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — A person was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Palo Alto Sunday afternoon, a transit agency spokeswoman said.

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Caltrain Offers Glimpse Into New Worlds for Visitacion Valley Youths:

By Will Reisman, @WillReisman

For young people living in Visitacion Valley—an economically-disadvantaged community nestled in southeastern San Francisco—the confines outside of their neighborhood can feel like alien, foreign places that are inaccessible and remote. 527 more words


Lone Remaining Freedom Train Sells Out All Seats On Final MLK Day Ride From San Jose To SF

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Monday’s 54-mile round trip of the Bay Area’s Freedom Train from San Jose to San Francisco to honor the civil rights legacy of Dr. 356 more words


Caltrain's 'Freedom Train' Makes Its Last Voyage On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A civil rights tradition is coming to an end.

After 30 years, the last of America’s “Freedom Trains” will take its final voyage down the rails on Monday. 198 more words


4th Grader, His Nanny Narrowly Escape Burlingame Caltrain Crash After Car Gets Stuck On Tracks

BURLINGAME (CBS SF) — A 4th grader and his nanny narrowly escaped injury when a Caltrain hit their car after it became stuck on the tracks in Burlingame. 209 more words


New Year, New Adventure

I’ve been waiting to write this post since I was let go from Symantec months and months ago in 2014. It’s almost surreal to be at this point of my life and to be embarking on such a crazy, new adventure. 680 more words


CHSRA Platform Fail

As you probably know, Caltrain and the CHSRA are supposed to share infrastructure but can’t agree on a common platform height. The CHSRA train specification is for 1295mm (51″) floor height, That is much too high for Caltrain with its legacy 8″ platforms. 671 more words