San Francisco Scores 3rd Worst Commute In The U.S. With Drivers Wasting 58.5-Hours Yearly On AverageA robust economy that has drawn in scores of workers to the San Francisco area has also put more stress on highways and city streets, securing the region a third place spot on the list of worst commutes in the country.
6 Dead: New York Commuter Train Bursts Into Flames After Colliding With SUVInvestigators headed Wednesday to the site of a fiery commuter train crash that killed six people, seeking clues to why the SUV that triggered the wreck was stopped on the tracks.
New Owners Promise More Bikes For Bay Area BikeShareGetting around the Bay Area on two wheels may get a bit easier now that a new company has acquired Bay Area BikeShare and plans to invest in the program's upkeep and expansion.
Golden Gate Ferry Workers Strike Over Contract, Shutting Down Service Between Marin & SFA one-day strike by Golden Gate Transit ferry captains was affecting both ferry and bus commuter service between Marin County and San Francisco Friday.
Muni's New Pilot Program Charging Tech Shuttles Prompts Protesters To Block BusesMuni's new pilot program charging Google and other tech corporate shuttles to share a network of designated bus stops in San Francisco prompted protesters to block buses leaving from the Mission District Friday morning.
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.
BART Negotiations Continue, Unions To Give 10PM Notice On ServiceLabor unions representing Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they will tell frustrated riders in advance whether trains will be running Thursday or workers will possibly go on strike at midnight.
Wasted Time In Traffic Costs Commuters $121B; Bay Area Among WorstAn annual study of national driving patterns shows that Americans spent 5.5 billion additional hours sitting in traffic in 2011, and Bay Area roads are among the most congested.
BART Station Parking Lot Costs Could Triple Bay Area commuters could see parking lot costs triple at BART stations.
Three Bay Area Transit Agencies Add ServiceMore riders, more service. That's the equation Caltrain, Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority have all made, with commuters reaping the benefits beginning Monday.
BART Marks 20th Month Of Ridership Increases One of the Bay Area's largest transit agencies is becoming even busier. BART ridership was up nearly 7% in the latest fiscal quarter, compared to the same time period last year. That marks 20 consecutive months of growth in BART's ridership.
Schedule Changes Implemented On San Mateo Bus RoutesThe changes, which went into effect Sunday, were designed to improve the agency's on-time performance, and to better help SamTrans riders make connections with other transit systems like BART.