Tags » Caltrain

Transbay Terminal Dispute Between City, Developers Could Drag Out

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — It started out as a replacement for an old bus station. But it morphed into one of the biggest transit projects in America, complete with towering high-rises, an underground train station, breathtaking lobbies, even a rooftop park. 276 more words


Disagreement Over Tax May Derail San Francisco Transbay Terminal Deal

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A deal between the city of San Francisco and developers building the new Transbay Terminal has become unraveled, opening the possibility for legal action by developers, and leaving the future of a $2.6 billion Caltrain extension to Downtown uncertain. 605 more words


Caltrain bike overload is a 'land use issue'

It’s no secret that my favorite way to make healthy choices easier for people is to influence change in the ‘physical environment’ around them. That is, for example- the street structures/ sidewalks/ bikeways, distance between people and healthy food and distance between homes and employment. 527 more words


Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. 457 more words


FRIDAY PHOTO FINISH: the romance of trains

“I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going.”   111 more words

General Interest

Driver's Guide to Transit Drops


Oftentimes, especially during morning commute hours, your Lyft ride with a passenger is just the first stage in a longer journey. With common work destinations in the East Bay, Peninsula and, most especially, Silicon Valley, passengers often rely on mass transit options like BART and CalTrain to get to their final destinations. 969 more words

Tips & Hints

Bikes or Bathrooms?

Caltrain is spec’ing its new electric railcars. The agency will have to decide what is more important: bikes or bathrooms:


In the bad old days of Caltrain service, a passenger might have to wait as long as two hours just to board a train. 35 more words