A Caltrain struck and killed a person who was trespassing on the tracks in Palo Alto Thursday afternoon.
Jim Hartnett announced that he will leave his post as CEO and general manager of the San Mateo County Transit District, overseeing Caltrain and SamTrans, in April 2021.
Caltrain is implementing a new schedule starting Monday aimed at improving service for essential workers and others dependent on public transit.
Caltrain's 10th fatality incident happened Wednesday night in San Francisco when a person was struck on the tracks at Mission Bay Drive's grade crossing.
A Caltrain headed north struck two occupied vehicles on the tracks in Burlingame on Friday. Miraculously, no one was injured.
A Caltrain headed north struck two occupied vehicles on the tracks in Burlingame on Friday.
The Atherton station closure is estimated for Dec. 1 with completion by February 2021.
If ultimately approved by two thirds of voters across San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, the tax would generate an estimated $108 million annually.
The tax would generate an estimated $108 million annually for the agency, which desperately needs the funding to operate the system as ridership has plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Caltrain fatally struck a person on the tracks in Redwood City on Tuesday morning, according to the transit agency.
San Mateo officials, who are promoting instead what they are calling a "clean" ballot measure, said the San Francisco proposal would impose too many conditions on the release of funding.
A new plan unveiled Tuesday would direct revenue from the proposed tax measure into an escrow account controlled by the three-county Joint Powers Board that manages the Peninsula rail system.
A joint statement issued by seven elected officials calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service between the South Bay and San Francisco.
What will happen when federal CARES Act funding runs out?
Caltrain is struggling with a plunge in ridership and revenue.
Up to three trains will run per hour at peak commute times.
The collision was reported just before noon and officers found the man trapped beneath the train and administered aid until Menlo Park fire crews arrived to take over and free him for transport to the hospital.
The person was hit just before noon by southbound train #142 on tracks at the Oak Grove Avenue crossing, Caltrain said on social media.
A train engineer discovered the body around 5:55 a.m. next to the tracks in the area of Ralston Avenue.
The separation project will raise the tracks and lower 25th Avenue so vehicle and pedestrian traffic can pass underneath the tracks.