The Federal Railroad Administration has given Caltrain the green light to proceed with the installation and testing of its Positive Train Control technology, a “smart” system designed to prevent train-to-train collisions.
Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a $108 billion state budget that includes a $1.7 billion investment in public transportation and transportation improvements and lays the framework for additional transportation funding in the future.
Peter A. Hansen, a railroad historian who writes for both scholarly and popular publications, will discuss the enormous technological breakthrough brought about by the invention of the railroad during a talk tied to Caltrain’s 150th anniversary...
The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board unanimously elected San Francisco Board of Supervisor Tom Nolan, representing the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, as board chair at its meeting Jan. 9.
Caltrain’s annual rail safety month observation will culminate with a safety-themed film festival that highlights the ways to stay safe while of living, working and going to school near an active railroad.