Posts Tagged ‘ Caltrain ’

SamTrans, Caltrain to Use 100 Percent Renewable Electricity from Community Choice Energy Programs

March 3, 2017
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SamTrans, Caltrain to Use 100 Percent Renewable Electricity from Community Choice Energy Programs

South San Francisco, CA   March 3, 2017  Submitted by Dan Lieberman     The Boards of Directors for SamTrans and Caltrain have voted to expand their use of renewable electricity service options for their respective agencies. By working with Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) in San Mateo County, both SamTrans and Caltrain will meet their…

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Linden Avenue Train Crossing Temporary Closure

April 20, 2015
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Linden Avenue Train Crossing Temporary Closure

South San Francisco, CA    April 20, 2015   Submitted by Leslie Arroyo City of SSF Please be advised Caltrain will be performing maintenance work on the railroad grade crossing at Linden Avenue which will require temporary closure from April 24 at 8pm until April 27 at 4am.

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Major Improvements Slated for South San Francisco Caltrain Station

February 9, 2015
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Major Improvements Slated for South San Francisco Caltrain Station

South San Francisco, CA     February 9, 2015    Submitted by City of South San Francisco Upgrades include additional safety measures and more efficiency with trains The South San Francisco Caltrain station will undergo a $55 million upgrade, greatly improving service for Caltrain riders and providing a direct connection to downtown South San Francisco. The…

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SSF train station transformation to get funding from SSF, SM County TA

January 22, 2015
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SSF train station transformation to get funding from SSF, SM County TA

South San Francisco, CA  January 22, 2015   From  Green Caltrain BayRail Alliance Blog by Alevin On January 14, the South San Francisco City Council voted unanimously to allocate $5.9 million of city infrastructure reserves, to provide a local match for $49 million of San Mateo County Measure A funding, to cover an overhaul of…

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SamTrans & Caltrain Service for the Fourth of July Holiday

July 2, 2014
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South San Francisco, CA  July 2, 2014  Submitted by CALTRAIN   On the Fourth of July, SamTrans and Caltrain will operate on Sunday schedules.  Caltrain will offer extra service for Independence Day fireworks in San Francisco.   Following the fireworks, the first special train will depart from the San Francisco station at 11:15 p.m., or…

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SSF walking tour highlights areas for improvement – by Adina Levin

April 29, 2014
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SSF walking tour highlights areas for improvement – by Adina Levin

SILICON VALLEY BICYCLE COALITION This post was written by Adina Levin of Friends of Caltrain On March 22, over 30 people, including all city council members and several planning commissioners gathered in downtown South San Francisco for a walking tour of sites that show the important decisions that will need to be made for the…

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San Bruno’s new train station to roll out April 1st; Caltrain

March 19, 2014
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San Bruno’s new train station to roll out April 1st; Caltrain

San Bruno Station Alerts ON APRIL 1. SERVICE WILL SHIFT TO NEW STATION NORTH OF THE CURRENT ONE SOUTHBOUND NORTHBOUND 282 Limited 25 min. 284 Limited 43 min. 190 Local 101 min. 277 Limited 13 min. 283 Limited 52 min. 287 Limited 73 min. This display provides the train number, train type and countdown prediction…

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Caltrain to mark 150-year milestone

October 18, 2013
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Caltrain to mark 150-year milestone

Peninsula Celebrations On Saturday, Caltrain officials will kick off a year-long celebration marking 150 years of service between San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. The celebration will begin with a re-enactment of a historic picnic that occurred in October 1863 near Menlo Park to mark the completion of the San Francisco & San Jose Railroad’s…

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Downtown Station Area Plan Workshop September 17 at MSB

September 12, 2013
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Downtown Station Area Plan Workshop September 17 at MSB

South San Francisco, CA September 12, 2013 Downtown South San Francisco is a unique place in our community with many positive attributes, as well as some opportunities for revitalization.  The planning process is underway for the Downtown Station Area Plan which will result in a Specific Plan that will guide future development in areas of…

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Big Rig vs Caltrain in San Bruno

February 11, 2013
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Big Rig vs Caltrain in San Bruno

San Mateo County Sheriff’s office is investigating the accident that occurred at the San Bruno Caltrain station this afternoon. The big rig driver apparently did not see the “No Trucks” and “Clearance 11 feet 5 inches” signage until after he attempted to drive under the overpass. Upon realizing there was not enough room for clearance…

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