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New Year’s Mass Transit Guide

If you choose to get hammered on New Year’s Eve, rest assured you can get home safely for free via bus, train or light rail…

12/29/2014

A guard at a Palo Alto train crossing. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Palo Alto Community Pitches In For Holiday Gifts For 11 Guards Who Watch Dangerous Train Crossings

$350 gift cards were handed out this week to the 11 guards who keep watch at Palo Alto train tracks as part of the city’s Track Watch program.

12/24/2014

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain ‘Baby Bullet’ Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks Between Mountain View And Sunnyvale

Caltrain service resumed but trains still experienced major delays hours after a northbound train struck and killed a person on the tracks between Mountain View and Sunnyvale on Friday evening.

12/19/2014

Wreckage of Caltrain, Prius after crash. (CBS)

Driver Survives After GPS Leads Him In Front Of Speeding Caltrain In Atherton

The driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit.

12/18/2014

Caltrain.  (CBS)

Caltrain Delayed After Separate Crashes With 2 Vehicles

Caltrain is experiencing delays due to two separate incidents involving trains and cars this evening in Atherton and San Jose, Caltrain officials said.

12/16/2014

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Travel Guide From San Francisco For Thanksgiving’s Seahawks Vs. 49ers Game

Refer to this travel guide when attending the San Francisco 49ers home game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving.

11/14/2014

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Rolling Through Palo Alto Strikes And Kills 16-Year-Old Boy In Apparent Suicide

A 16-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Caltrain early Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide. The unidentified victim was a student at Gunn High School.

11/04/2014

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Man Fatally Struck By Caltrain In Palo Alto

Caltrain is still experiencing delays of more than an hour in the northbound direction and more than 40 minutes in the southbound direction following a fatal collision in Palo Alto Wednesday evening.

10/15/2014

Proposed Transbay Terminal in San Francisco. (Transbay Powers Authority)

Transbay Terminal Dispute Between City, Developers Could Drag Out

It started out as a replacement for an old bus station. But it morphed into one of the biggest transit projects in America, complete with towering high-rises, an underground train station, breathtaking lobbies, even a rooftop park.

09/24/2014

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