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Smoggy Air

Spare-The-Air Alert Issued With Unhealthy Pollution Levels Expected For Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday because of unhealthy pollution levels expected in the Bay Area, air quality officials said Thursday.

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San Pablo teenager Austin James, who suffers from cerebral palsy got the ride of his life on a BART train, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (CBS)

BART Helps Make Wish Come True For San Pablo Teenager With Cerebral Palsy

A San Pablo teenager with cerebral palsy had a very simple wish that many Bay Area commuters take for granted every day – a ride on BART.

07/24/2014

Smoggy Air

Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Friday With Triple-Digit Temperatures Expected In Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.

07/24/2014

Reddit user jiveminkey shared a photo of the man who came prepared for his commute. (Source: Reddit)

Well Prepared Commuter Brings His Own Seat To Crowded BART Train

It can be tough to find a seat on crowded BART trains during the commute hours, which prompted one man to bring along his own.

07/16/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Commuter Train Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks In Santa Clara

A person was struck and killed by a Capitol Corridor train in Santa Clara Friday afternoon.

07/11/2014

Golden Gate Transit bus

Golden Gate Transit Fares Going Up

Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.

06/30/2014

big rig overturned walnut creek

All I-680 Lanes Reopen After Big-Rig Crash Spills Gas In Walnut Creek

All lanes of Interstate Highway 680 have reopened after a crash involving an overturned big-rig blocked lanes on both sides of the highway and snarled traffic for several hours Thursday morning.

06/26/2014

Boosted Boards (Source: Boosted Boards Facebook)

SF-Based Skateboard Company Powers Last Mile Of Local Commutes

A San Francisco-based skateboard company is hoping to solve the Bay Area’s traffic problems, one commuter at a time.

06/05/2014

ACE Train Accident

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By ACE Train In Pleasanton In Apparent Suicide

The Stockton-bound commuter train was traveling struck a person on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the Santa Rita Road intersection.

05/31/2014

gutter

Phlegm Flying Across Sidewalk During San Francisco Commute

This week, the most astonishing of sidewalk spitters caught my attention, not for his wanton disregard for the cleanliness of fellow pedestrians, but for his accuracy. This is my salute to an amazing bit of spit.

05/23/2014

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