November 25, 2013
Over the past 10 years, ridership on the Pacific Surfliner, the second-busiest rail corridor in the nation, and the San Joaquin, the fifth-busiest, increased by nearly one million passengers, and ticket revenues skyrocketed from $44 million to $102 million.
August 28, 2013
Transportation officials estimate the project will deliver $241 million in travel time savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 34,000 tons annually.
May 1, 2013
In the new facility, major parts and components for the car body will be manufactured using U.S. made raw material.
October 24, 2012
Passenger rail service has increased from six daily trains to 22 daily trains, since Caltrans began managing Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner corridor.
June 5, 2012
Nearly 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout California. The grants are funded through transportation bond Proposition 1B.
December 21, 2011
Train and highway travel times are being displayed weekdays on the northbound Interstate 5 and westbound State Route 91 electronic signs located closest to the Anaheim and Fullerton train stations.
April 28, 2011
The funds enable Caltrans to add new bi-level equipment, including 27 new railcars to accommodate a significant increase in ridership on the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors.
April 13, 2011
Partnership with Caltrans and UC Berkeley will analyze real-time traffic patterns and individual commuter travel history to forecast faster and safer routes.
March 31, 2011
Funding comes from a 2006 voter-approved transportation bond, which includes $3.6 billion to improve public transit in California.
July 22, 2010
Jim Beil, Caltrans deputy district director of Capital Outlay Programs, will begin his new post at OCTA on Aug. 16. Will be responsible for directing the delivery of highway, rail and transit capital projects.
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