According to Nancy Sheehan, California’s state coordinator for Operation Lifesaver, California is #1 in the country for trespasser casualties along railroad tracks and #2 for fatalities at public grade crossings. Even more worrisome is the fact that trespasser and grade crossing fatalities are on the rise. From 2015 to 2016, according to Operation Lifesaver, trespasser casualties went up by 38%, and grade crossing fatalities, increased by 11% in the state. More Capitol Corridor Teams Up with Union Pacific, Amtrak, and Operation Lifesaver for Safety Train
At the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority CCJPA), safety is our top priority – for our passengers, our staff, and members of the communities along our route. Safety is a big part of what we do every day. We know you don’t often hear about these “behind the scenes” safety and security efforts, so we thought it would be helpful to share a quick overview of what we’re doing to keep our service safe and sound. More Safety First: A Behind the Scenes Look at How We’re Keeping the Capitol Corridor Safe and Secure
Treat your mom to a perfect Mother’s Day along the Capitol Corridor this weekend! You can’t go wrong with our list of fun and delicious destinations between Sacramento and San Jose.
More Mother’s Day Along the Capitol Corridor
The Capitol Corridor has long provided bike-friendly accommodations on board our trains and promoted biking as a complement to our service. Both biking and train travel provide more sustainable and enjoyable alternatives to driving, and the combination of the two allows for an even better travel experience! On Thursday, May 11, Capitol Corridor will demonstrate our ongoing commitment to the biking community at various Bike to Work Day events on board our trains and along the route.
More Get Ready for Bike to Work Day 2017!
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – just four days before Earth Day on April 22 – the Capitol Corridor, along with Siemens USA and the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), unveiled an Earth Day gift to the Northern California megaregion – a new, environmentally-friendly, California-built locomotive. More Earth Day Gift to Our Riders: New Eco-Friendly, Diesel-Electric Locomotives