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A new paradigm in transportation planning?

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) plans for future BART currently include an extension to the Santa Clara Caltrain Station. Is this an appropriate use of transportation dollars?

How does Caltrain come up with 88,000?

The media has widely reported the record-breaking 568,061 passengers on BART and 88,000 Caltrain passengers on the day of the San Francisco Giants parade. Just how do they count these people?

Caltrain — not quite a record, but…

According to some sources at Caltrain, an estimated 80,000 rides were provided on the train service on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 when San Francisco threw a ticker tape parade in honor of the Giants World Series victory.