But after a long night, the talks succeeded and President Biden announced Thursday that the parties had reached a tentative agreement to avoid a shutdown that would go to union members for a vote.
The California high speed rail governing board approved the final environmental documents Thursday for the San Jose-to-San Francisco section, completing clearance of the project's Northern California leg.
One person was fatally struck by a northbound Caltrain during the morning commute at Santa Clara station, .
Caltrain 104 southbound has paused its service due to a fatal incident near Mountain View Thursday morning, officials said.
The collision occurred around 4:45 p.m. on the tracks near West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto. The crash involved train No. 253, which was traveling with about 200 passengers. According to Caltrain no injuries have been reported on board.
Investigators are looking for a suspect who attacked a man at the Hillsdale CalTrain station in San Mateo on Saturday. The man was left with lacerations to his head and face.
Trains have been cleared to resume service after a suspicious package was investigated at Caltrain's San Jose Diridon Station Tuesday evening.
The final environmental impact report is now complete for the section between San Francisco and San Jose of California's high-speed rail project.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Menlo Park Friday morning.
A Caltrain train collided with a crane in San Bruno Thursday morning, sparking a fire on the tracks and causing 13 injuries and commuting delays.
There has been a deadly collision involving a Caltrain commuter train and a vehicle in San Bruno on Friday morning.
California has 1,493 bridges classified as structurally deficient, according to the Federal Highway Administration, That means 5.8%, have at least one key element such as the deck, superstructure, or foundation, rated in poor or worse condition.
A Caltrain struck an occupied vehicle on the tracks in San Francisco on Wednesday, but officials say there are no reports of injuries.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was in San Francisco Saturday morning, alongside Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Bay Area transit leaders, to celebrate the nation's new infrastructure law.
Caltrain officials said on Friday that as the project to electrify its entire transit system continues to get underway, and now a new leader will take over the project.
The driver of a vehicle was killed on Tuesday when the vehicle they were in was struck by a Caltrain in Burlingame, officials say.
Beginning on Monday, Aug. 30, Caltrain will increase their service to the highest level it has ever been.
The opening of Caltrain's new station in South San Francisco is now set for November, meaning Caltrain expects the project to finish 50% over budget and two and a half years late.
Caltrain workers will be pruning and removing trees along the Caltrain Corridor. The work began Saturday and runs through June 18, transit agency officials said.
Caltrain southbound service following home night games of the San Francisco Giants will return beginning Tuesday.