More capacity and better bike-car layout for electrified Caltrain

Shirley Johnson
Shirley Johnson 347 Comments
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I support more capacity on electrified Caltrain and seats within view of bikes to deter bicycle theft.

Caltrain plans to electrify its line and run six-car electric trains, which have fewer seats and less bike capacity than today’s diesel trains and no dedicated seats within view of bikes. I urge Caltrain to run eight-car (instead of six-car) electric trains with seats within view of bikes. Eight-car trains with 96 bike spaces per train satisfy the board-mandated 8:1 ratio of seats-to-bike-spaces and provide more capacity for all Caltrain passengers.



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