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VTA board OKs strategies to save Caltrain

Original post made on Mar 5, 2011

The board of the Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously Thursday evening in support of a set of funding strategies that could save Caltrain from slashing service over the next two years.

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Posted by Martin
a resident of another community
on Mar 5, 2011 at 8:56 am

Any new money coming in should be used first to keep stations open. If that means M-F peak commute service only, covering all stations, so be it. Its more important to serve all communities going to work, than to have empty trains running off-peak hours for misc trips.


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Posted by SN
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 6, 2011 at 10:38 am

Our Mountain View representative on the VTA board deserves a lot of credit for coaxing this through the system (as presiding officer). How come no mention of her name?


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Posted by Mike Laursen
a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:39 pm

re: "SamTrans has proposed cutting back its share of funding of Caltrain this year from $14.7 million to $4.8 million after several years of using its own one-time sources."

Close stations in San Mateo County then! Only half joking.