Capitol Corridor Expands its Cleaner Fleet in Time for Earth Day

April 21, 2021

Rail service swaps old locomotives for two, more environmentally friendly engines

Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, which manages Northern California’s Capitol Corridor intercity passenger rail service, is retiring two older F-59 locomotives and swapping them for new, EPA-certified Tier 4 Charger locomotives—just in time for Earth Day. More Capitol Corridor Expands its Cleaner Fleet in Time for Earth Day

Capitol Corridor Introduces New Schedule in First Step Towards Pre-Pandemic Service Restoration

March 22, 2021

New direct weekday round-trip added between Auburn and San Jose

Eyeing an eventual goal of restoring full, pre-pandemic service, the Capitol Corridor is introducing a new schedule that better reflects current ridership demand and improves service reliability. It will go into effect on Monday, March 29, 2021. More Capitol Corridor Introduces New Schedule in First Step Towards Pre-Pandemic Service Restoration

Press Release: Capitol Corridor and BART Unveil Transformative Rail Improvement Program

January 27, 2021

New Program Website and Survey Now Available; New Transbay Rail Crossing Report Released

The Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) and San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) are proud to unveil Link21, a transformational rail improvement program, and a new website that outlines the program’s objectives. Link21 will connect BART and Regional Rail (including intercity, commuter, and high-speed passenger rail) while also connecting people sustainably to employment opportunities and affordable housing throughout the 21-county Northern California Megaregion. More Press Release: Capitol Corridor and BART Unveil Transformative Rail Improvement Program

Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor Elected Chair of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors

November 23, 2020

At the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority’s (CCJPA) Board of Directors meeting on November 18, 2020, Don Saylor was elected to be next Board Chair. Director Saylor will assume this role from current Chair, Rebecca Saltzman, beginning on January 1, 2021. More Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor Elected Chair of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors