The Coastal Rail-Trail

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This recently came across my inbox: Gaspar and Muir NO vote on the Cardiff Coastal Rail Trail Project By Mayor Gaspar and Council member Muir The Coastal Rail Trail project is not new; it was originally envisioned in the late 1980s. Several prior councils recognized the negative impacts this project would have on our coastal community and, as a result, did not …

All Aboard?

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Another Metrolink train crash and derailment, this time in Oxnard, caused by a big rig that got stuck on the tracks in the early morning hours. It could’ve been worse of course, but if your loved one is among the 30 or so injured, some critically, that’s not what you’re thinking about. On Sept. 12, 2008, a Metrolink train failed …

NCTD Press release going out today!

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This press release came across my inbox this morning and I thought I would share it: Electric vehicle charging stations abuzz at Oceanside Transit Center OCEANSIDE,Calif.—Electric car charging stations are now live and available for customers to use for free in the Oceanside Transit Center (OTC) parking lot. ​The North County Transit District is offering the charging equipment as part …

Shovel Ready Jobs anyone?

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Per Richard Phillips of the Encinitas City Manager’s Office: Construction of the Santa Fe grade-separated pedestrian undercrossing was been placed out to bid by SANDAG today (8/30). The project is the first of four grade-separated pedestrian undercrossings that are planned for the rail corridor that runs through Encinitas. Part of the Santa Fe project includes construction of a small portion …