The Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) has always prided itself on its commitment to ensuring the Capitol Corridor trains provide a safe, reliable and convenient mobility option to the congested highways in Northern California. For the past seven years, the Capitol Corridor has achieved stellar on time performance (OTP) results, continuing to be ranked as #1 for OTP in the Amtrak system.
“It was a beautiful day. The train was a small train – a locomotive I think, with no more than three or four cars, single level.” explained Hubert Hanrahan, Capitol Corridor’s retired Chief Transportation Officer who, in December 1991, was a conductor on board the Capitol Corridor’s very first run. “The rest is history,” he went on to reflect. “It’s been very successful.”
On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the City of Suisun celebrated its newly-renovated Suisun City Train Depot with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by city leaders and representatives of Solano County, the Solano County Transportation Authority, and the CCJPA.
On August 16, 2016, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) learned it was the recipient of one of 14 state grants totaling $390 million to support Governor Brown’s focus on advancing California’s public transportation system and reducing greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change. Administered by the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), the Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants are funded with proceeds from the state’s Cap-and-Trade auctions. More Capitol Corridor Awarded $8.9 Million to Increase Service to Roseville and Support System-Wide Operations