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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) – The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority is reminding transit riders that today marks the start of bus service out of the Temporary Transbay Terminal located at Howard and Main streets.