electric trains http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-february-13-2012 <p>Caltrain is making progress in <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2012/02/13/MNQJ1N64G0.DTL">rail electrification</a>, with the transition expected to occur 5-10 years sooner than anticipated. Electrification would allow for a San Jose to San Francisco direct bullet and is a step forward for the Los Angeles to San Francisco high speed rail. Prop 1A would fund most of the project but would also require the Bay Area to match approximately $1 billion in funds...</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:28:28 +0000 Lisa Ratner 5801 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012