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- Transportation and Circulation Commission - Minutes - Jun 19, 2018 7:00 PM
- Planning Commission - Agenda - Jul 24, 2018 7:00 PM
- Residential Design Review Committee - Agenda - Jul 30, 2018 5:30 PM
- Planning Commission - Webcast - Jul 16, 2018 7:00 PM
- Planning Commission - Agenda - Jul 16, 2018 7:00 PM
- Transportation and Circulation Commission - Agenda - Jul 17, 2018 7:00 PM
- Residential Design Review Committee - Agenda - Jul 16, 2018 5:30 PM
- City Council - Minutes - Jun 11, 2018 7:00 PM
- City Council - Webcast - Jul 9, 2018 7:00 PM
- Planning Commission - Minutes - Jun 4, 2018 7:00 PM
- Fleet of the FutureNot bad in blue, huh? This parody of the fragmented state of Bay Area transit is based on an image by Stadler Rail. There should be plenty in this image to offend almost everyone!
- The End of CBOSSThe rosy view, from 2011Caltrain's troubled positive train control solution, known as CBOSS, has now been completely abandoned, to be replaced by the de-facto standard freight PTC technology known as I-ETMS. That's mostly good news, since Caltrain will no longer be stranded with a globally unique PTC system. I-ETMS is being deployed by numerous other […]
- CalMod 2.0: Three Things to WatchUPDATE, from Caltrain TIRCP funding applicationCalMod 2.0 is now formally known as EEP or Electrification Expansion Program100% state-funded through cap and trade program (TIRCP)Consists almost entirely of option buys of 96 EMU cars for $600M17 x 8-car EMU fleet planned for start of electric service (if $$ awarded)No 4-car EMUs (this is super important for future […]
- CBOSS Dumpster Fire UpdateThe CBOSS development lifecycle,as anticipated in 2009 on this blog.Today we are at "point of no return."The deadly crash of an Amtrak train near Tacoma, Washington, which would likely have been prevented if a PTC (Positive Train Control) system had been in place, has renewed the discussion of the status of PTC systems in the […]
- Thoughts on Palo AltoThere is a vigorous discussion of grade separations now underway in Palo Alto. It misses several important points:1) Grade Separation is not one project. Trying to come up with a single, grand unifying grade separation scheme for the entire rail corridor through Palo Alto is to over-constrain the problem and to limit the range of feasible […]
- Settlement reached over height of downtown affordable housing
- Baylands plan heads to voteBrisbane residents will determine whether their community should essentially double in size when they vote this fall on a divisive proposal to transform the Baylands into a sweeping mixed-use development.
- Sales tax set to be placed on the ballot
- Sign Hill open space to growSign Hill in South San Francisco will stay the same, should city officials approve an offer to accept a donation and acquisition proposal of more than 20 acres to be preserved as open space.
- San Carlos hillside housing moves aheadIn approving preliminary plans to build five homes on an undeveloped piece of hilltop land in San Carlos, city officials weighed concerns about how the project could affect access to nearby homes and the surrounding environment at a Planning Commission…