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Silicon Valley’s Transportation Tax For Alleviating Traffic Remains Gridlocked

Traffic relief in Silicon Valley will have to wait now that a half cent transportation tax has been delayed until the 2016 election.

06/18/2014

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Say Housing, Traffic Problems Reaching ‘Crisis’ Level In New Poll

Most Bay Area residents belive the region’s high cost of housing and increasing congestion on local roadways are reaching “crisis” levels, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

05/28/2014

AT&T Park in San Francisco, California (Ron Del Rosario/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: SF Officials Making Traffic Congestion Plans For San Francisco Waterfront

Even though a proposed Golden State Warriors arena in Mission Bay is a few years ago, transit officials are already preparing for added congestion on the waterfront.

04/30/2014

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Phil Matier: BART Riders May Experience Sticker Shock Soon

BART fares are set to go up more than five percent starting in January. The transit agency’s Board of Directors is also considering a plan to charge even more during peak hours or at its busiest stations.

12/06/2013

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49ers Work To Ease Worries Of Neighbors Ahead On New Stadium Opening

With the opening of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara fast approaching, the team is reaching out to surrounding communities, who have expressed concerns about potential impacts.

12/04/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Calls For Increased Enforcement Of San Francisco’s Double Parking Laws

Vehicles double parked on San Francisco’s streets should be the target of more enforcement by parking control and police officers, a city supervisor said at a hearing held Monday on the issue.

10/01/2013

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)

MTC Chief Says Traffic On New Bay Bridge Will Improve

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but he expects it to be faster in the long run.

09/11/2013

New Bay Bridge westbound lanes at the start of the incline. (CBS)

Worst Of Bridge Closure Gridlock Appears To Be In Rearview Mirror

After what was a challenging Thursday for many in the region, struggling to get to and from work, errands and other obligations without the benefit of the Bay Bridge, plenty of people opted for a Friday off, leaving the roads, ferry terminals and BART platforms especially “Friday light.”

08/30/2013

Lanes were shifted on the Richmond-San Rafael bridge for roadwork. (CBS)

Caltrans Warns Drivers About Construction Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

On Sunday a quarter-mile stretch of westbound Interstate 580 just east of the toll plaza on the Richmond side was shut down and would remain that way for as long as three months.

06/03/2013

A bicyclist rides her bicycle down Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Shop Owners, Bike Advocates Battle Over Polk Street Bike Lane Proposal

The proposal being looked at would eliminate parking and build a bike lane on one side of the busy street.

04/09/2013

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