Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now Other Topics, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm
Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little extra for tickets and parking, the agency's board of directors decided Thursday morning.
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Posted by CaltrainCommuter, a resident of another community, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm
As a daily Caltrain commuter, I guess I should personally be happy that my service isn't being cut this year... but sheesh- deferring maintenance and borrowing from capital funds? That leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Would cutting it (honestly pretty slightly) to the 76-train schedule been that bad? Seems like that would have helped keep the pressure on finding a long-term solution. As it is, people might think everything is OK and tune out. That's not a recipe for a successful tax initiative.