Intercity Train Commute -- Wireless Style

The California Department of Transportation plans to test a wireless service on a intercity train route in the Bay Area.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to test onboard high-speed wireless service this fall on its popular Capitol Corridor intercity train route linking San Jose and Santa Clara in Silicon Valley with Oakland and Auburn, near the state capital of Sacramento...Jim Allison, a senior transportation planner at the CCJPA, said the agency decided to conduct the Wi-Fi test in response to demand from 'tech-savvy' riders."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Wi-Fi to ride California passenger rails

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