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North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

A Metrolink train moves along coastal tracks in Orange County. (Courtesy photo)

San Clemente landslide disrupts Amtrak, Metrolink routes

OsideNews January 25, 2024
Train service north from Oceanside has been halted as of Wednesday, Jan. 24, after debris fell on tracks in San Clemente, Metrolink and Amtrak announced.
Former San Marcos Councilwoman Pia Harris-Ebert stands on the Via Vera Cruz bridge on Friday, Dec. 15. The span was named for Harris-Ebert, who was the city’s first woman City Council member and helped launch the agency that led to the San Marcos Creek Project. (San Marcos city photo)

San Marcos marks completion of Via Vera Cruz bridge

North Coast Current December 17, 2023
San Marcos officials and dignitaries gathered Dec. 15 to mark the completion of the new Via Vera Cruz bridge, which is scheduled to open within the next several days.
Circulate San Diego holds its annual Momentum Awards for regional transportation efforts on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the San Diego History Museum. (Circulate San Diego photo)

Carlsbad wins regional award for transportation safety efforts

North Coast Current September 26, 2023
The city of Carlsbad is among the winners of this year’s Momentum Awards, held Sept. 21 by Circulate San Diego to recognize individuals’ and agencies’ efforts to enhance public transit, improve street safety and support sustainable growth in the region.
The city of Encinitas is publicizing its e-bike state of emergency and new ordinance through signs that residents can pick up and place on their lawns. (Encinitas city photo)

Encinitas e-bike safety campaign includes classes, signage

North Coast Current August 4, 2023
The city of Encinitas has launched an e-bike safety campaign following the implementation of an updated bicycle ordinance that took effect July 28.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train runs through Oceanside. (OsideNews file photo)

Amtrak, Metrolink service from Oceanside to resume July 17

OsideNews July 12, 2023
Train service north from Oceanside is set to resume Monday, July 17, after a temporary barrier was installed to mitigate a bluff slide in San Clemente, Amtrak and Metrolink announced.
Palomar College’s Learning Resource Center. (Courtesy photo)

Funds earmarked for Palomar College program with NCTD

North Coast Current July 8, 2023
Palomar College is in line to receive funding for an apprenticeship program to train North County Transit District workers in emerging zero-emission transportation systems, the college recently announced.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train runs through Oceanside. (OsideNews file photo)

Bluff debris halts Amtrak, Metrolink services north from Oceanside

OsideNews June 5, 2023
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner and Orange County Metrolink commuter services north from Oceanside have been halted again over falling hillside debris in San Clemente, officials announced June 5.
Construction and repair. (Photo by Rudy Skitterians, Pixabay)

Highway 78 reopens through Oceanside-Carlsbad-Vista area

OsideNews May 9, 2023
All lanes of State Route 78 through the Oceanside-Carlsbad-Vista area have reopened after two months of work to repair damaged culverts from the winter’s heavy rains, Caltrans officials announced May 8.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train runs through Oceanside. (OsideNews file photo)

Bluff failure, drivers strike affect North San Diego County transit services

North Coast Current April 29, 2023
Train and local commuter services are facing disruptions at the end of April with a coastal bluff failure in south Orange County and a San Diego Metropolitan Transit System strike.
The city of Encinitas has posted signs and barriers at the site of a growing sinkhole on Lake Drive in Cardiff, pictured March 1. (Photo by Roman S. Koenig)

Recent rains put Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas infrastructure to the test

Ryan Hardison April 7, 2023
Much of Southern California has received record amounts of rain throughout 2023 thus far, and cities throughout North San Diego County, including Oceanside, Carlsbad and Encinitas, are attempting to reckon with the damage, one dollar at a time.
Construction and repair. (Photo by Rudy Skitterians, Pixabay)

Portion of highway 78 closed through Oceanside-Carlsbad

OsideNews March 16, 2023
A stretch of westbound State Route 78 through the Oceanside-Carlsbad area will be closed for several days to repair weather-related damage, Caltrans and the city of Oceanside announced Wednesday, March 15.
North County Transit District Coaster commuter train service. (OsideNews file photo)

Stormy weather halts Coaster rail service at Encinitas

North Coast Current March 1, 2023
The North County Transit District reported disruptions to its Coaster commuter train service through Encinitas on Wednesday, March 1, as stormy weather whipped through San Diego.
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