Commuter

VALHALLA, NY - FEBRUARY 3:   Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) workers and police investigate a Metro-North train crash on February 3, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. A Metro-North commutor train carrying hundreds of passengers struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing killing at least seven people and injuring many more.   (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

6 Dead: New York Commuter Train Bursts Into Flames After Colliding With SUV

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.

02/04/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

New Owners Promise More Bikes For Bay Area BikeShare

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.

11/16/2014

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Workers Strike Over Contract, Shutting Down Service Between Marin & SF

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.

09/26/2014

(CBS SF)

Muni’s New Pilot Program Charging Tech Shuttles Prompts Protesters To Block Buses

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.

08/01/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

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.

07/11/2014

Passengers aboard an idle BART train at West Oakland station Wednesday during a delay caused by a stalled train in the Transbay Tube. (Brian Yuen)

BART Negotiations Continue, Unions To Give 10PM Notice On Service

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.

10/16/2013

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Wasted Time In Traffic Costs Commuters $121B; Bay Area Among Worst

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.

02/05/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Station Parking Lot Costs Could Triple

Bay Area commuters could see parking lot costs triple at BART stations.

12/10/2012

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Three Bay Area Transit Agencies Add Service

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.

10/01/2012

BART train, station, car, passengers

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.

08/10/2012

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