kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Commuters

EOB_Larkspur

Parking Fee Coming For Commuters At Larkspur Ferry Terminal

Golden Gate Ferry announced Wednesday that it will begin charging for parking at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal beginning Feb. 3 and have new options for payment–including using a smartphone.

01/16/2014

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Commuter Check Benefits To Be Slashed In 2014

Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.

12/26/2013

bicycle generic

Transit Officials Considering Bike Lockers For San Francisco

It’s one of the recommendations from a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency study on long-term bicycle parking in San Francisco.

11/22/2013

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 Negotiator Puts New Offer On Table As Deadline Looms

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s lead negotiator is presenting union leaders with a new proposal Thursday, the final day of talks before the end of the 60-day-cooling off period.

10/10/2013

Traffic flows across the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on the morning after the official opening of the bridge on September 3, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

First Workday Commute Along New Bay Bridge Goes Smoothly

The brand-new, seismically-safe eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was open for the first workday commute Tuesday and the California Highway Patrol reported things went smoothly for the morning drive.

09/03/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline Looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency’s employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren’t productive.

07/30/2013

Commuters line up to wait for an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday. Train operators, mechanics, station agents and maintenance workers are seeking a five percent wage increase and are fighting management who want to have workers to begin contributing to their pensions, pay more for health insurance and reduce overtime expenses. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Buses The Primary Option To Replace Striking BART Trains

With another BART strike looming, commuters may have to find an alternate way of getting around.

07/30/2013

Elated riders going through the BART station turnstiles when service resumed after the strike.

Rolling BART Trains A Welcome Sight To Riders After 4-Day Strike Ends

BART trains pulling into the station were a welcome sight for many passengers this afternoon after a four-day worker strike.

07/05/2013

Pay gates sit empty at the Embarcadero Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Return; BART Trains Rolling Again

Bay Area Rapid Transit transit workers returned to work Friday afternoon after a four-day strike, and trains were rolling again shortly before 3 p.m..

07/05/2013

commuters, BART strike

BART Riders Try To Cope With Alternatives On Day 2 Of Strike

BART riders are finding other ways to get to work on day two of the BART strike and most would like to see both sides back at the bargaining table.

07/02/2013

more