Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.
Despite the transit agency having dedicated bike cars, passengers with bikes are often denied access due to a lack of space on trains.
Levi’s Stadium will officially open on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in time for the first 49er game in August, but questions over transportation logistics remain.
Bay Area transit agencies are advising residents and visitors that they are on Sunday schedules for the Independence Day holiday Friday.
With the opening of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara a few weeks away, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority staged a so-called “transit test” to deliver fans to the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.
Two Caltrain conductors were attacked in Mountain View over the weekend by a pair of allegedly drunken passengers, but Caltrain says it will continue to allow alcohol on trains.
An unruly passenger was arrested in Mountain View after she physically assaulted two Caltrain conductors Saturday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said Sunday.
With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.
A southbound Caltrain struck and killed an adult male on the tracks south of Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View on Wednesday morning.