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Bay Bridge

Commuters line up to board the San Francisco Bay Ferry on the first day of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike on October 18, 2013 in Oakland, California. For the second time this year, BART workers have gone on strike after contract negotiations between BART management and the transit agency's two largest unions fell apart on Thursday afternoon. Management and unions agreed on the financial specifics of the contract but differed on workplace safety rules. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gridlock Throughout Bay Area On 1st Day Of BART Strike

he Friday evening commute was a little longer than usual for many Bay Area commuters, with would-be BART riders scrambling for alternate forms of transportation to get to and from work due to the BART strike.

10/18/2013

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

The Bay Lights LED Sculpture To Extend Hours In November

The Bay Lights will glimmer from dusk until dawn starting next month.

10/16/2013

The self-anchored suspension (SAS) tower of the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on August 30, 2013 in Emeryville, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic a day ahead of schedule. The bridge will be the world's tallest SAS tower once completed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Bay Bridge Bolt Fix On Track For Fall Completion

Caltrans officials said on Monday that they are on track to install new steel saddles for all of the broken bolts that were found on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge earlier this year.

10/15/2013

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5-Car Crash Snarls Traffic On Approach To Bay Bridge In SF

A Sig-alert has been issued on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco near the approach to the Bay Bridge Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/17/2013

A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed To Block Legislature’s Decision Naming Bay Bridge For Willie Brown

State legislators Thursday approved naming the western span of the Bay Bridge after former state Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, but a lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court sought an injunction to block the move.

09/12/2013

Traffic flows across the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on the morning after the official opening of the bridge on September 3, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MTC Chief Says Traffic On New Bay Bridge Will Improve

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but he expects it to be faster in the long run.

09/11/2013

A fan gets searched by security outside the stadium prior to the San Francisco Giants hosting the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: 9/11’s Lasting Impact On The Bay Area

12 years after the 9/11 attacks, Phil Matier reflects on how daily life in the Bay Area is still impacted, mostly through security measures.

09/11/2013

A troll crafted from steel which has been placed somewhere on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (Bay City News Service)

Transportation Officials Coy On New Bay Bridge Troll

Bay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.

09/11/2013

Construction Nears Completion On Bay Bridge Linking Oakland And San Francisco

Time-Lapse Video Details Thousands Of Hours Of Bay Bridge Construction

Witness more than 42,000 hours of construction in just 4 minutes with the official time-lapse movie of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, courtesy of EarthCam.

09/10/2013

Bicyclists and pedestrians head westbound along the new Bay Bridge bike path. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Cycling Advocates Push For Bay Bridge Bike Path Extension

Bicycling advocates have been dreaming of extending the bike and pedestrian path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the western span. Next month that dream could inch slightly forward to reality.

09/05/2013

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