School buses in two Sacramento area districts are going high-tech.
Leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, which represents about 1,800 bus drivers, mechanics, dispatchers, clerical and other workers, had recommended that employees approve the tentative agreement, which was reached last Wednesday.
Three people were taken to a hospital after a collision involving a Muni bus and a car in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.
Two passengers were shot and wounded when someone opened fire Monday afternoon on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus as it traveled along its route in East Oakland, authorities said.
Ridership on AC Transit’s two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.
The long-awaited changeover from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the newly-constructed suspension will force a 5-day closure leading up the anticipated September 3 opening. The Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, August 28, through 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. So what alternatives to commuters have over Labor Day weekend?
Union employees of AC transit said Monday they will walk off the job this week if they don’t reach a contract deal. The news comes just hours after region was spared a strike by Bay Area Rapid Transit operators.
Bay Area transportation leaders have been drawing up contingency plans in case Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walk off the job again on August 4.
A Muni bus collided with a car Sunday evening at Mission and South Van Ness streets, according to a Muni spokesman.
For those who need to find an alternate public transit option, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has worked to ramp up service on other systems, and updates will be made available on 511.org.