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Carlsbad considers coastal corridor quiet zones

Carlsbad considers coastal corridor quiet zones

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad City Council is considering participating in a North County Transit District (NCTD) study about implementing a quiet zone along North County rail lines along the coastal corridor.Quiet zones are areas along the track where trains do not sound their horns except in cases of emergencies yet crossing bells and lights still […]

Smartphone app allows paperless train tickets

Smartphone app allows paperless train tickets

COAST CITIES — Coaster riders can skip waiting in line and purchase tickets on-the-go, thanks to a new app.

SANDAG chugs towards Oceanside Transit Center expansion

SANDAG chugs towards Oceanside Transit Center expansion

OCEANSIDE — The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and North County Transit District (NCTD) are partnering together to expand the Oceanside Transit Center’s train capacity as early as next year.

Sprinter train services postponed following brake issues

Sprinter train services postponed following brake issues

ESCONDIDO – The executive director of NCTD (North County Transit District) Matthew Tucker described the situation as “embarrassing,” “challenging,” and “difficult,” at having to halt their Sprinter light rail services starting at midnight because of the discovery of faster than anticipated wear on all of the trains’ friction braking system rotors. Along with NCTD, two […]

Oceanside’s Council majority makes changes

OCEANSIDE — Councilman Gary Felien requested the replacement of mayor-appointed city representatives to regional boards with himself on SANDAG, Councilman Jerry Kern on North County Transit District (NCTD) and Councilman Jack Feller on the San Diego County Water Authority board.

Feller, Felien to serve on boards temporarily

Feller, Felien to serve on boards temporarily

OCEANSIDE — Mayor Jim Wood announced his Council member nominations to boards, commissions and committees Jan. 30. 

Coaster won’t stop in Del Mar

Coaster won’t stop in Del Mar

DEL MAR — The Coaster won’t be stopping in Del Mar, at least not anytime soon. Following a request last month from City Council, North County Transit District explored the possibility of re-establishing limited train service to the city on weekends and for special occasions.The review indicated “there is not a sufficient business case to […]