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.
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.
The 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.
Imagine taking a cab from SF to the North or East Bay without crossing any bridges. It’s an idea now being floated in the Bay Area.