In an effort to provide convenient and safe participation opportunities in the South Bay Connect project, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) is offering a second live Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. More South Bay Connect Hosts Second Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday, August 5
Oakland, CA – The Managing Director of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), Rob Padgette, was elected Chair of the State-Amtrak Intercity Passenger Rail Committee (SAIPRC) on June 24, 2020.
Working toward a shorter, more direct route between Oakland and San Jose
Oakland, CA – On Monday, June 29, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) officially launched the environmental review process for South Bay Connect with a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Online Public Scoping Meeting. CCJPA is the lead agency for this process required under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Effective Monday, May 11, all Capitol Corridor passengers must wear a mask or face covering while using the service. This is in compliance with the nationwide requirement implemented by Amtrak, Capitol Corridor’s operating partner. Amtrak issued a press release about this requirement on May 7, 2020. Many counties along the Capitol Corridor route also require face coverings to be worn in public. More Face Coverings Required on the Capitol Corridor Starting Monday, May 11
The project will connect Capitol Corridor riders to Sacramento’s future Railyards Plaza
On April 21, 2020, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) learned that a project to connect the Sacramento Valley Station to the future Railyards Plaza on the station’s north side was awarded $3.4 million in funding as part of the California State Transportation Agency’s (CalSTA) Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP). More Sacramento Valley Station Improvements Will Advance with $3.4 Million Transit and Intercity Capital Program Funding Award