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3rd Spare-The-Air Alert Issued In A Row For Bay Area Due To Heat, Low Winds

A third consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Wednesday, air quality officials said Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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1st Spare The Air Day Announced For 2014 With Hot Weather Approaching

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Sunday announced that Monday would be its first “Spare the Air” day for 2014, as hot weather and auto exhaust is expected to […]

05/11/2014

According to police, a group of casual carpoolers were robbed on this sidewalk near Claremont and Hudson in Oakland on September 23, 2013. (CBS)

2 Arrested For Oakland Casual Carpool Armed Robbery

Oakland police have arrested two people in connection with the daylight armed robbery of nine people waiting for carpool rides into San Francisco.

09/24/2013

According to police, a group of casual carpoolers were robbed on this sidewalk near Claremont and Hudson in Oakland on September 23, 2013. (CBS)

3 Detained After Oakland Carpoolers Robbed At Gunpoint

Three people have been detained following an armed robbery of casual carpoolers waiting for a ride to work in Oakland.

09/23/2013

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 2, 2013 in Oakland.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Progress In BART Labor Negotiations Reported; Strike Grinds On

Bay Area Rapid Transit labor negotiations went into the early morning hours Wednesday, wrapping up shortly before 3 a.m., but with no resolution in sight Bay Area riders were facing another tough day navigating their commutes.

07/03/2013

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Rideshare Services Handle Increased Passenger Load From BART Strike

With BART service shut down, ridesharing services were working to keep up with increased demand Monday.

07/01/2013

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Spare The Air Day Declared For Friday; Bay Area Temps To Soar

With temperatures expected to rise this weekend, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a “Spare the Air” alert for Friday.

06/06/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Several Changes Planned As GG Bridge Switches To All Electric Tolls

Road Crews will prepare the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend for the switch to the all-electronic tolls going into effect on Wednesday. There will be many changes that commuters will have to adjust to.

03/21/2013

A car drives in the carpool lane (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marin Carpool Lane Violator Says Corporation Counts As Passenger

A San Rafael man pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane is fighting the traffic ticket on the grounds that he was riding with a corporation.

01/07/2013

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South Bay Drivers May Opt To Pay Toll For HOT Lanes

Solo drivers passing through one of Milpitas’ most congested areas will now have the option of breezing through an express lane, but it will cost them.

03/06/2012

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