Fri, Jan 28, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
Caltrain's ConundrumDownload audio (MP3)
Caltrain faces the prospect of deep service cuts because of a $30 million budget deficit in the coming fiscal year. Caltrain officials say part of the rail system's problem is that it lacks a dedicated funding source, and instead relies on rider fees and money from three transit agencies. How do Caltrain supporters plan to address the deficit?
Host: Dave Iverson
- Chuck Harvey, deputy CEO of Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transit District
- Mike Rosenberg, staff writer covering South Bay transportation issues for the San Mateo County Times
- Randy Rentschler, director of legislation and public affairs for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
- Yoriko Kishimoto, former mayor of Palo Alto and co-founder of Friends of Caltrain