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Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Original post made on Apr 21, 2011

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.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 21, 2011, 1:28 PM

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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.


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