More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
San Francisco’s Embarcadero BART station reopened Monday afternoon over three hours after a person died after being hit by a train in an apparent suicide this afternoon, BART and fire officials said.
A robbery suspect sent police on a roughly one-hour foot pursuit through the BART tunnels near the Lake Merritt station Monday, a BART police lieutenant said.
BART is recovering from a 10 to 15 minute delay this morning due to equipment problems, according to an alert on Twitter, posted at about 6 a.m.
BART officials Wednesday morning said the system is running on time again following delays due to pine needles catching fire on the tracks.
Riders who depend on BART to ship them to and from work, school and appointments notice delays are becoming more common. And they’re not the only ones.
All BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.
Traffic on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is at a crawl Wednesday morning due to an injury crash involving at least three vehicles.
BART trains through the Transbay Tube are delayed over 20 minutes in the East Bay and San Francisco directions Monday afternoon because maintenance crews needed to take a measurement, a BART spokesman said.
Two people had to be treated for heat exhaustion after a VTA light rail train broke down in San Jose due to a mechanical issue, officials with the San Jose Fire Department said.