“BART, and you’re there,” was not a slogan that applied to Wednesday’s commute, and many riders turned to Uber to get across the Bay and around the city.
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.
Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles’ Metrolink To Help Alleviate Crowding
Ridership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.
If history is any indicator, commuters on the Golden Gate Bridge could be in for some delays after the bridge reopens with its new movable median.
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.
Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.
Caltrans’ work is right on schedule for the Interstate 280 earthquake retrofit work, and the San Francisco portion affected should reopen on time Tuesday morning at 5:00 a.m. after being closed since Thursday afternoon so work could take place during the lighter Labor Day Weekend traffic.
Commuters should brace for another closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend.
Despite the transit agency having dedicated bike cars, passengers with bikes are often denied access due to a lack of space on trains.
Bay Area commuter ferry service will likely be expanding in the coming years with Richmond a likely candidate as the next place to offer service to San Francisco.