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Project Resources and Documentation

Learn more about the Caltrain Business Plan by viewing the resources below. Resources can be sorted by the four areas of the Business Plan if you’d like to learn more about a specific element of the plan. Scroll down for the list of resources, or, click on one of the four focus areas to see resources specific to it.

August 2019 – Choosing a Long Range Vision

This presentation will be given the JPB on August 1, 2019. It is the culmination of Part 1 of the Business Plan and includes the draft staff recommendation for a Long Range Service Vision. We hosted a Virtual Town Hall related to this presentation on July 22, 2019.

June 2019 Presentation

This presentation presents Caltrain service flexibility options, preliminary simulation results, and network integration opportunities with regional, megaregional, & state rail systems.

Business Plan Quarterly Update January-April 2019

This presentation was given in May 2019 to the Caltrain Joint Powers Board. It provides updates on growth scenario development, terminal analysis, ridership forecasts, grade separations & grade crossings, and community outreach activities to date.

April 2019 Presentation

This presentation presents business case and grade crossings & grade separations progress through April, including potential planning level grade crossing investment ranges.

March 2019 Presentation

This presentation presents service planning and ridership forecasting progress through March, including terminal planning and forecasting under the different growth scenarios.

February 2019 Presentation

This presentation presents service planning progress through February, including draft service levels for analysis under baseline, moderate growth, and high growth scenarios. It also includes next steps for service planning, costing, business case analysis, and community interface & outreach.

Business Plan Quarterly Update October-December 2018

This presentation will be given in early January 2019 to the Caltrain Joint Powers Board. It provides an overview of the service planning process and community outreach to date.

December 2018 Presentation

This presentation presents service planning and community interface assessment progress through December, including draft service recommendations, off-peak and weekend service, and South San Jose and Gilroy planning.

November 2018 Presentation

This presentation presents 2040 market demand and service planning progress through November, including a comparison of different service approaches.

Business Plan Overview Presentation July – October 2018

This presentation was given in the beginning of October 2018 to the Caltrain Joint Powers Board. It provides an overview of the Business Plan.

September 2018 Presentation

This presentation presents service planning progress through September, including a summary of existing ridership trends.

August 2018 Presentation

This presentation introduces the service and community interface focus areas of the project.

July 2018 Presentation

This presentation provides an overview of the Business Plan and introduces the challenges and opportunities of the project.

Project Factsheet

FAQ

Project Timeline

Glossary of Key Terms

Caltrain/Stanford Memorandum of Understanding

This memorandum of understanding is a technical document that outlines the roles and responsibilities of both Stanford and Caltrain in the development of the Caltrain Business Plan.

Caltrain Business Plan Scope of Work

The attached scope of work provides a high-level understanding of the tasks included in the Caltrain Business Plan. Elements of this scope are subject to modification as the project progresses.

Data Visualization Challenge

The Caltrain Data Visualization Challenge was issued in summer of 2019 as a way to share Caltrain data and invite coders, programmers, designers and train enthusiasts to develop visualizations showing how Caltrain can meet the mobility needs of the Bay Area. The competition has closed and a winner will be announced in August.

August 2019 – San Mateo Daily Journal

Caltrain and our Regional Transit System (Jim Harnett, August 3, 2019)

July 2019 – Progressive Railroading

Caltrain Outlines Future business Plan (July 24, 2019)

July 2019 – Trains Magazine

Caltrain announces business plan through 2040; plans on tripling ridership (Jody Meacham, July 22, 2019)

July 2019 – San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrain maps out big growth and how to pay the $25B tab (Rachel Swan, July 22, 2019)

July 2019 – Mercury News

Caltrain has an ambitious plan to run BART-like service. Here’s what it will mean for Bay Area traffic. (Erin Baldassari, July 22, 2019)

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