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A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Muni Fares To Increase First Time In 5 Years Starting September 1st

For the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco’s Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.

08/06/2014

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Commuter Check Benefits To Be Slashed In 2014

Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.

12/26/2013

Muni Bus

SF Muni Kicks Off Free Fare Program For Young Riders

Low- and moderate-income youth between 5 and 17 years old can now ride Muni free with a valid Clipper card as part of a 16-month pilot program that began Friday.

03/01/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

18,000 Low-Income Youth Apply For Free Muni Passes

Nearly 20,000 San Franciscans under the age of 18 have applied for free Muni passes to be issued by the end of the month as part of a 16-month pilot program.

02/08/2013

A passenger uses a Clipper card at a fare gate. (CBS)

Privacy Concerns Raised Over Clipper Card Passenger Tracking

Clipper Card holders may be unaware that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission stores information on their public transit movements for years, potentially allowing authorities track your previous locations.

10/16/2012

A Muni Metro train emerges from the eastern portal of the Sunset Tunnel in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

Senior SF Muni Rider Hit With $100 Fine For 5 Cent Shortage

A San Francisco Muni train rider claims he was given a $100 ticket when his Clipper commute card came up five cents short on his 75 cent discounted senior fare.

07/10/2012

A passenger uses a Clipper card at a fare gate. (CBS)

Bay Area Transit Fares Rise

A number of Bay Area transit agencies are increasing fares starting Sunday.

07/01/2012

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain Adding Service, Ridership Ahead Of Possible Cutbacks

Even as the Caltrain faces the possibility of future cutbacks, the agency is adding service and was poised to break its own ridership record this summer.

06/11/2012

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (www.vta.org)

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Going Paperless

Beginning July 1, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority joins other Bay Area public transportation systems on the regional Clipper Card.

04/28/2012

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain Expected To Approve Fare Increase

Caltrain plans to raise its one-way cash fare by 25 cents in order to encourage more riders to switch to Clipper Cards, rail officials said.

03/01/2012

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