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A disabled ship anchored in San Francisco Bay near the BART Transbay Tube, January 31, 2014. (CBS)

BART Inspects Transbay Tube After Distressed Ship Drops Anchor

A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.

01/31/2014

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Caltrain Service Delayed After Pedestrian Struck And Killed

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain’s Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said.

01/31/2014

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Unveils New Cars, Seats, Handholds To Upgrade 40-Year Old Fleet

New BART cars sporting cleaner seats, silicone foam, “branched” handrails, quieter doors, and better AC are coming soon.

01/10/2014

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Overturned Vehicle Crash On I-80 In SF Snarls Morning Commute

A crash involving an overturned vehicle on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco is snarling traffic this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

01/08/2014

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AC Transit Union Members To Vote On Contract Deal

AC Transit drivers and mechanics are voting Friday on a tentative deal reached just before a cooling off period ordered by the governor ended last week.

12/27/2013

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BART Blames Computer Upgrade For System-Wide Outage

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are blaming a network server upgrade for a computer problem that shut down train service.

11/22/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Person Killed Under BART Train In El Cerrito Del Norte Station

Normal service resumed on Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Richmond line after a Tuesday morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.

11/12/2013

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Stanford-Oregon Game Expected To Snarl Evening Commute

Traffic congestion was expected in the Palo Alto area later Thursday when fans head to Stanford Stadium for the sold-out Stanford-Oregon football game, and police were asking drivers to avoid the area.

11/07/2013

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BART Service Struggles After Strike Ends; Drivers Face Gridlock

BART service was slowly getting back to normal but many commuters still opted to drive to work Tuesday morning, and a series of crashes has slowed traffic to a crawl on many Bay Area roadways.

10/22/2013

Commuters line up to board an AC Transit bus on October 21, 2013 in Oakland, California. BART workers continue to strike after contract negotiations between BART management and the transit agency's two largest unions fell apart last week. Management and unions agreed on the financial specifics of the contract but differed on workplace safety rules. An estimated 400,000 commuters ride BART each day. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lines, Gridlock Greet Commuters As BART Strike Grinds On

With a new workweek getting under way and no end to the BART strike in sight, Bay Area commuters set their alarms early again and set out on buses and ferries to make the long journey to work.

10/21/2013

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