A year ago, Caltrain was considering draconian service cuts to address a $30 million shortfall. But now it plans to add more trains.
With a balanced budget projected for the upcoming fiscal year, the agency is recommending introducing six more trains to its schedule, increasing the daily total from 86 to 92. Read More
For more than a quarter-century, California-based outdoor apparel company Patagonia has contributed 1 percent of its gross revenues to environmental causes and lived by a corporate mission that compels it to make the best products that do the least harm. Read More
With Caltrain facing a huge budget deficit and threatening dire service cuts, many proposals have emerged to keep the agency from becoming a shadow of its former self.
Strangely, none came from Caltrain.
In April, Executive Director Michael Scanlon first suggested Caltrain could face a $30 million annual budget shortfall, resulting in possible elimination of all but weekday-commute service.
With the July 1 deadline for that s Read More
With an operating deficit expected to reach $30 million this fiscal year — 30 percent of its total budget — Caltrain is in dire need of reform.On Friday, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a business organization, will hold a seminar at Stanford University to discuss potential methods to save Caltrain, which connects San Jose to San Francisco. Read More