Proponents of new Caltrain tax collect $1.3 million for ad blitz

An artist’s conception of an electric Caltrain at the University Avenue station in Palo Alto.
Daily Post Staff Writer

The campaign to get voters to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales tax for Caltrain has collected $1.27 million in donations from contractors, unions and advocacy groups.

The new tax, which would raise $100 million a year, needs two-thirds approval on Nov. 3. The tax, called Measure RR, is on the ballot in Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties.


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