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Commuters

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Commuters Dealing With Increasingly Packed Trains

Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.

09/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Interstate 280 Set To Reopen On Time Tuesday Morning After Labor Day Weekend Shutdown

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.

09/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Highway 280 Labor Day Weekend Shutdown Starts Thursday Afternoon

Commuters should brace for another closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend.

08/27/2014

A bike rider at the San Carlos Caltrain station on July 15, 2014. (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Bay Area Bike Riders Upset About Getting ‘Bumped’ Off Caltrain

Despite the transit agency having dedicated bike cars, passengers with bikes are often denied access due to a lack of space on trains.

07/16/2014

A Red & White Fleet ferry boat on San Francisco Bay. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Commuter Ferry Service On The Bay Likely To Expand For Trips From Richmond To San Francisco

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.

07/11/2014

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Golden Gate Transit Fares Going Up

Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.

06/30/2014

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Muni Contract Expires: Agency Officials Want To Resume Talks

San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency officials said they are hoping that talks with the Transport Workers Union will resume on Monday after the current contract for Muni operators expired on Sunday night.

06/16/2014

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed By ACE Train In Pleasanton In Apparent Suicide

The Stockton-bound commuter train was traveling struck a person on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the Santa Rita Road intersection.

05/31/2014

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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

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