California’s high-speed rail system includes billions of dollars in infrastructure investment throughout the state. These funds will strengthen and improve existing rail networks, while also connecting them with California’s future high-speed rail line. SB 1029 invests over $1 billion into Northern California transit projects. When included with federal and other funds, SB 1029 helps bring $3.6 billion of economic investment into Northern California.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRANSIT PROJECTS FUNDED BY SB 1029:
SFMUNI – Central Subway
SB 1029 provides $61 million to help construct a 1.7-mile extension of light rail line from 4th & King Streets (downtown San Francisco) to Chinatown. The state investment in SB 1029 helps leverage a total investment of $1.6 billion into this project, with federal and other funds.
Caltrain – Electrification
SB 1029 provides $706 million to install an electric rail system that will enable the replacement of diesel trains and connect the system with California’s high-speed rail line, resulting in cleaner and faster travel. The state investment of these dollars will leverage another $750 million to bring the total investment into this project to $1.5 billion and create 9,000 job-years of employment.
BART – Millbrae Station Track Improvement & Car Purchase
SB 1029 provides $145 million to lengthen track at the Millbrae Station (cross platform connection to high-speed rail), and for the purchase new BART cars. Funds will also help upgrade technology on the Caltrain Corridor. The state investment will be matched by federal and other funds for a total investment of $290 million.
Caltrans (Amtrak) – Capitol Corridor, Oakland to San Jose Track Improvement
SB 1029 provides $47 million to help construct a series of track improvements to permit an increase in service frequency between Oakland and San Jose from the current 7 weekday round trips to 11 weekday round trips. The state investment in SB 1029 brings the total investment into this project to $248 million, with federal and other funds.
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJPB) – Caltrain Advanced Signal System (CBOSS/PTC)
SB 1029 provides $41 million for the design, installation, testing, training and warranty for an intelligent network of signals, sensors, train tracking technology, computers, etc. on the Caltrain Corridor to meet mandated federal guidelines. The state investment helps bring the total dollars for this project to $231 million, with federal and other funds.
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) – Caltrain Advanced Signal System
SB 1029 provides $26 million for the design, installation, testing, training and warranty for an intelligent network of signals, sensors, train tracking technology, computers, etc. on the Caltrain Corridor to meet mandated federal guidelines.