Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto were cleared Thursday after a death on the tracks halted trains in both directions during the morning commute.
With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.
A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Wednesday morning caused a scare and resulted in train delays as police examined the item.
Commuters are finding all types of alternatives to get to work.
Amid the tense BART talks behind closed doors, both sides are trying to appeal to the public a day after workers voted to authorize a strike.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s unionized employees will meet on Tuesday to vote for a strike authorization that could lead to a walkout within a week. The result, transit officials said, would become a regional transportation emergency that will have commuters looking for alternatives of which there are few.
Caltrain service has been disrupted Saturday by a fire near the tracks in the San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.
Caltrain service was shut down Monday evening as police talked a man with a knife down from a ledge near Caltrain’s 22nd Street station in San Francisco.
Caltrain service was disrupted Wednesday morning after a southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in San Bruno.
The pedestrian was struck by southbound train No. 314 around 7:40 a.m. south of the Broadway station, located at 1190 California Drive, according to Caltrain spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann.