San Francisco Scores 3rd Worst Commute In The U.S. With Drivers Wasting 58.5-Hours Yearly On Average
A 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.
Investigators 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.
Getting 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.
A 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 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.
A person was struck and killed by a Capitol Corridor train in Santa Clara Friday afternoon.
Labor 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.
An 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.
Bay Area commuters could see parking lot costs triple at BART stations.
More 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.