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Caltrain Board welcomes new member

Caltrain Board welcomes new member

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, swore in new board member Tom Nolan at its meeting today replacing Nat Ford. Nolan, who serves as chair of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, will represent the agency on the JPB.

Nolan is the executive director of Project Open Hand. Nolan joined the SFMTA Board of Directors in 2006 and was elected chairman in 2009.

This is the second time that Nolan has served on the Caltrain Board. Previously, as a member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, he served on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the SamTrans Board and the Caltrain Board. Nolan has long been recognized as a champion of public transit and is a regular Muni rider.

The JPB has nine members, with three representatives from each of the three counties through which the rail service operates – San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara.



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