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SV Trans. Users @svtransitusers Mountain View, CA

Silicon Valley Transit Users - an independent transit advocacy/watchdog group. NOT affiliated with any Bay Area local or regional transit agency.

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Joined Twitter 4/5/10


Surprising vote leaves already uncertain future of Caltrain in question https://t.co/TascbkSiyB
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersFrom 2009: our group was part of a nationwide effort to fight transit fare hikes & service cuts affecting @vtahttps://t.co/rfqBJ24SqX
8/3
2020
Our first meeting is TODAY at 4pm on Zoom! Please come if you want to help us save transit for everyone 🚌🚈🚂🌎💯 Zo… https://t.co/BguwVPWnMo
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersI just made Diet Pepsi run to 7-11. @VTA buses are collecting fares again. No more going through back of bus for fr… https://t.co/ZgIT8BHC64
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSince the SFBOS has not confirmed recent nominations by the SFMTA board, it only took one vote to shoot down San Fr… https://t.co/9TtvBhD3AC
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8/2
2020
If Caltrain shuts down, this will be looked upon as being as infamous an action as the destruction of the Key Syste… https://t.co/PRAdDPn8k4
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8/1
2020
Whoa! SFMTA board unexpectedly nixes SFBoS conditional approach to Catrain tax. Board expressed willingness to sche… https://t.co/87ThtzOdZ2
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersYour actions can save lives. 😷 Keep the Bay Area safe when you take transit. #keepingthelinesopen 1 - Wear a face… https://t.co/LP2C4kiU5q
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersHello San Francisco, I will once again be live tweeting the @sfmta_muni board meeting in about 10 mins Today's mee… https://t.co/79Wjnb01jb
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersAttention #SamTrans riders, the Free South City Shuttle survey is underway, and we want to hear from you! Survey… https://t.co/xGDgIhfjLm
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersLive or work in San Mateo County? Ride @samtrans ? This is for you... https://t.co/7xczlkSWdATransit is critical to our long-term economic recovery—and it's in crisis, with many large transit agencies expecte… https://t.co/HN03Ls1Q7b
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThe Citizens Watchdog Committee (CWC) for the 2000 Measure A Transit Sales Tax Program will hold its annual public… https://t.co/zbmzVWIaAl
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersEarlier today... https://t.co/ANNzzrINNIalright, I'm tuning in now for the San Jose General Plan Task Force discussion of "Opportunity Housing" (aka plex z… https://t.co/nOBf5vQ0Jd
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7/31
2020
@CALHSR @VTA plans to structure the $6.7B project into only 4 contracts including the $2B tunneling + trackwork + s… https://t.co/01sRkoq8SC
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersNow, in the name of inflicting the transportation management wizardry that wrought such boondoggles upon another ag… https://t.co/eu7yEwdjN4
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSan Mateo County supervisors oppose Caltrain tax measure proposed by supervisors in San Francisco… https://t.co/o9hqwkNNTE
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7/30
2020
Recently, our region has suffered 2 major transportation setbacks that will result in more air pollution and contin… https://t.co/e4ef65zTm8
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSmart people - here is the ballot resolution SFBoS approved. Please explain how Caltrain service is funded 1) if e… https://t.co/nlnSI0nFeN
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWhen I first started my current construction cost datasheet, BART to San Jose was $4.7 billion. It's now $6.9 billion, $700m/km.
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersA @sfchronicle story on tonight's SF Board of Supes vote to put a 1/8-cent sales tax ballot measure on the Nov. bal… https://t.co/fZrW0zrg27Re: this evening's vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors re: putting a 1/8-cent sales tax for @caltrain on… https://t.co/n5lfrd57ArWant to testify on #Caltrain - do now: a) Dial 1 (415) 655-0001 b) Enter Meeting ID: 146 626 3696 # c) When ask… https://t.co/RRypyYiSaG
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersTonight our Citizens Advisory Committee voted to support the @Caltrain sales tax measure that was introduced yester… https://t.co/UAf9hRC8rE
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7/29
2020
Great to see @Caltrain enforcing the mask policy! https://t.co/pT11KC2g6M
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7/28
2020
Good news: @VTA bus service restored to schools like @go2MissionSC @WestValleyCC on August 10. Bad news: No more… https://t.co/T1xFZXcbKOWant to reduce GHG by 44% in the Bay Area? Support CalTrain at tomorrow’s meeting. 👇🏽👇🏽@ck94117 @nancyreyeringhttps://t.co/xQFzGLanuP
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersKaryl Matsumoto, chair of @SamTrans board: we need dedicated/stable @Caltrain SB797 funding. Interests of 🚆 riders… https://t.co/yPYEgovKve
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersRegional Agencies Seek Input on the Future of the Bay Area..."including 7,000 miles of bikeways and paths". https://t.co/CzQXNPGJlI
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersI have a joke about Bay Area Transportation, but it
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCome out to the 10th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit on August 6/7! We'll be discussing how to get more people bi… https://t.co/2fGXoz5UoY
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersNEW Countywide Bike Map! Existing & planned bikeways mapped across the county. Includes tips for hand signals and s… https://t.co/68kNqT6qie
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersVTA's 2016 Measure B transparency website beta release - https://t.co/d7EjOANDHK
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @ATU265PBA @vtaservice thanks for the bus driver who called for emergency services here at #berryessabart station they were quick
Retweeted by SV Trans. Usersthe Muni Central Subway officially costs $1.5 billion and with inflation taken into account the Transbay Tube cost… https://t.co/EUpp9v8g9t
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7/27
2020
At last week's #SantaClaraCounty supervisors meeting, not everyone was on board with a proposed #Caltrain sales tax… https://t.co/MXnDOaWxot
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7/26
2020
@PizzaRollPocket Due to social distancing orders, VTA is unable to safely accommodate bikes onboard at this time, b… https://t.co/EPJlFklekG
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersA basic history of @caltrain from 1863 to now: https://t.co/ZZx8rPXoyaRIP to one of the founders of ⁦@publicadvocates⁩ whose like had a tremendous impact on repairing my he world. Rober… https://t.co/hEAUDMBZGQ
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSanta Clara County defers Caltrain tax measure, transit agency at risk of temporary shut down. @SCCgov @VTAhttps://t.co/MSrMbnKRXU
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersAfter a summer break, Palo Alto City Council is back to business on Monday August 3rd. It will be an action-packed… https://t.co/97I9aIOmwD
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7/24
2020
Welcome Back! Fare collection resumes on VTA bus, light rail, and paratransit trips on August 1. Go contactless by… https://t.co/AawNGn0QQW
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWhat our group founder/CEO @MrEugeneBradley had to say @ this morning's @MTCBATA task force meeting for transit rid… https://t.co/3wS3nguGsUPublic health campaign installation for @VTA train in San Jose. #WearAMask #StaySafe #STOPcorona #PSA #OOHhttps://t.co/JogpTBSz83
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSamTrans has been the adult in the room for decades — buying the railroad when San Francisco and Santa Clara counti… https://t.co/NYDwTUwohY
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersFragmented, parochial governance isn't just a Caltrain problem, it's a Bay Area problem. BART's inability to rezo… https://t.co/1nKTpYJpUR
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCaltrain tax advances in SF and SCC – Santa Clara County Supervisor Simitian asks for a legal ruling https://t.co/Z9sIKCgjYV
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersNew @Caltrain lifeline proposal includes demands for changes to the agency’s governing structure |… https://t.co/ekhARmPhK6
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThey're talking how to save public transit throughout the Bay Area, and how to protect workers & transit riders… https://t.co/sFO8jcZcPQTo recap this story coming soon via @mercnews, @sfbos will be looking at the new draft ballot measure that includes… https://t.co/CVEOdyYCMx
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersVote is deferred til 8/6, same day as the Caltrain board and VTA. That will be a really long day. Covid is terribl… https://t.co/hShGbKaMuS
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersPlease support VTA riders and employees tomorrow at the MTC meeting at 9:45am!!! We are in the worst transit fina… https://t.co/m7qP3i9Mps
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWhile @NSavidge is on vacation, I’m simultaneously watching the @sfbos and @SCCgov meetings for news about possibly… https://t.co/MlAeNo06uF
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCaltrain ballot measure is up at SCC BoS, zoom in to support a clean ballot measure to keep Caltrain, prevent traff… https://t.co/1iHdYu627i
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7/22
2020
#PaloAlto Mayor Adrian Fine is upholding a letter he sent Monday to #SanFrancisco supervisors urging they support s… https://t.co/ogb5qMOj8W
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSamceda is the San Mateo County equivalent of SVLG. I encourage you to ignore the legally questionable proposal be… https://t.co/vVLJU7w1w7
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOpinion: Supervisors should put CalTrain sales tax before voters https://t.co/er5eHe4ajv
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThe SCC BOS meeting is live! Join on Zoom: https://t.co/yorIKZQCFA I will also try my best to live tweet the imp… https://t.co/HuWW7R646F
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSPUR asks Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to Advance Caltrain Ballot Measure https://t.co/vDz19CXZmC
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @danbrekke @Caltrain @shamannwalton @KQEDnews Holding these desperately needed dollars hostage to whims of other ag… https://t.co/uR5rA6ZaHn
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOne year ago today, I spoke at a VTA board meeting where they approved a platform for the regional measure that inc… https://t.co/DGdNg22uVR
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThe history of Caltrain, from 1861 until now... https://t.co/KNCKe18ExuMy response to @sliccardo's sham "compromise" that would force Caltrain to shut down. https://t.co/4GCQlBMeBK
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersToday’s proposal in SF & Santa Clara Counties is a viable compromise to address Caltrain’s needs to operate + expan… https://t.co/Yc27u8Hnyo
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMayor faces blowback from colleagues after declaring city's support for advancing Caltrain tax measure - Palo Alto… https://t.co/DY7i2wfoDN
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7/21
2020
Thanks @vtaservice nice signage at Diridon at bay12 https://t.co/wTNRy3AUS8
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersBART to SJ Phase 2
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMy latest YouTube video: "Cycling from Berryessa BART to Alum Rock Park" - Many have been asking about route from B… https://t.co/vauuJLhARd
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersFrom 2010: how @VTA helped save @caltrain from "drastic cuts" - https://t.co/yV5PGjQPwPThe SFMTA staff report says that the Caltrain tax measure will be at SFBOS Budget & Finance committee on Wednesday… https://t.co/uQ45IOyaFj
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7/20
2020
A handful of elected officials are determined to take @Caltrain hostage by demanding immediate structural changes a… https://t.co/yIu8JVr6hl
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users"With costs rising for BART extension, critics question $500 million plan for ‘redundant’ Santa Clara segment" by… https://t.co/Gu2mAdkUgD
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersAnother part of the plan which wasn't in @mercnews / @NSavidge article (maybe @VTA / @BARTSV spokespeople forgot to… https://t.co/O9vH1GccF2
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @JaymeAckemann @BayBetter @alevin What’s your take on the Caltrain 1957 timetable? https://t.co/dHlGlOOh2E
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOP/ED Mark Simon: SF Supes refusing to give the green light to a tax vital to #Caltrain is selfish, short-sighted,… https://t.co/F6fgibj3J4
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7/19
2020
NEW: Compromise on the Caltrain sales tax would allow the three counties to control the money and spend it on their… https://t.co/Pgh4enl4L6
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7/18
2020
Yet Another Discussion Thread on the current state of @caltrain ... https://t.co/JDLakuOeeNI believe we can still make this happen. I’m working actively and urgently with all parties to revive this measure… https://t.co/PEFBQOAuv3
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSupervisor @AaronPeskin is trying to destroy @caltrain. His anti transit agenda is going to directly impact CA emis… https://t.co/ATEP8vCgDF
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersLive in SF or Santa Clara County? Call or email your supervisor asap & tell them to vote to advance the Caltrain ba… https://t.co/cXEEg7mKl4
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCaltrain sales tax may get a second chance in SF and Santa Clara next week. @MattHaneySF says he will introduce the… https://t.co/LG7w3xydRw
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCaltrain, the commuter rail line between San Francisco and San Jose, is running out of money and a plan for a new s… https://t.co/KGnxCdVXCG
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7/17
2020
Hot take: Walton and Peskin's underlying demands re: Caltrain (less San Mateo County control, etc.) aren't wrong.… https://t.co/ldTsGXTrMe
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersTouchless Caltrain? Yup. 📲 Caltrain Mobile app for One-Way tickets, Day Passes & Parking.… https://t.co/b4yKqfqOrk
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersUpdate from another SF County Supervisor re: @caltrain sales tax measure on the November ballot... https://t.co/z4zr2TqQboWatch and learn what's going on with your VTA bus & light rail service, from a driver's perspective. Video of… https://t.co/2VCeswuLQkTransit agencies around the Bay Area have struggled during the pandemic. BART and Muni are both facing budget disas… https://t.co/mMhYAFMZiu
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWill Caltrain survive??? Come to our July 22nd virtual salon to learn what must be done to save our public transit:… https://t.co/jaPReraYD3
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersPeople look back at why places don't have BART and wonder how insane they must've been and then act lukewarm about… https://t.co/ehhHiiTrF3
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7/16
2020
Do you know someone who has wanted to use #Caltrain but couldn’t afford it? We are happy to announce our participa… https://t.co/nRvZRPYw8o
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWe need you to sign your name to this petition! https://t.co/XxL1llb6DL @TransForm_Alert @Urban_Habitathttps://t.co/uMZDOSoH5L
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @SwimPatricia forwarded 30 min. ago thksAct now to keep San Francisco BOS from killing Caltrain https://t.co/VT01hQuN7Q
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSF Supervisors Shamann Walton and Aaron Peskin are holding a virtual news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss… https://t.co/JeTdKsrCyC
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users.@sfmta_muni eliminated half -40- of our lines @GoldenGateBus cut half its service to SF @SFBART facing $billion lo… https://t.co/aUxrkoye3J
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersStatement from 1 SF Board of Supervisors member who voted to help keep a @caltrain 1/8-cent sales tax off the Novem… https://t.co/KsECKlerEtWithout dedicated revenue @Caltrain may have a bleak future | Caltrain says future hangs in balance as SF supes con… https://t.co/hsQxExOePX
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersSome of what it would take to make a @SFBART / @caltrain merger happen, from a political perspective. Thread has m… https://t.co/nFdQiRYa0ZIs @Caltrain really on the verge of death? https://t.co/9kZV6rveWy https://t.co/B2cy1uso8i
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7/15
2020

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