Project Description: Project was to be an upgrade of the current rail and transportation network, including signalization, communication, and traction system. The design of Signal System called CBOSS (Communications Based Overlay Signal System) which Enhanced Crossing Safety / Performance, Improved Head-ways, Operational Flexibility, Enforcement of Scheduled Station Stops, and Schedule Management. One item which was to be installed is PTC (Positive Tran Control)system (GE Patented product) which drives most all the systems is completely automatically and is installed with sensors, control electronics and surveillance equipment all forming a Distributed Common Ground System. These enhancements will be fully integrated into a corridor-wide PTC system that will be an overlay on the existing rail.
The project was foreseen to be a 15 km/ 11 mi area to metro lines with multi stops throughout the Bay area crossing tow different counties and looping data to senders and receivers which would send it to control centers.