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Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

State Transit Officials Adopt New Rail Safety Rules Following BART Fatalities

The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.

10/31/2013

A pedestrian was killed by a suspected drunk driver in San Jose. (CBS)

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills San Jose Pedestrian

A pedestrian was killed when a suspected drunken driver crashed into her Monday morning in San Jose, a police officer said.

10/28/2013

Christine Svanemyr (left) was fatally struck by a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department truck at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. City employee Thomas Burnoski is accused of hit-and-run in the case. (Bay City News Service, SFPD)

San Francisco Rec & Park Worker Pleads Not Guilty In Woman’s Death

A San Francisco Recreation and Park Department employee who is accused of running over and killing a woman sunbathing in Holly Park pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the case.

10/23/2013

Police and investigators in Walnut Creek where 2 BART maintenance workers were struck and killed by a train. (CBS)

Phil Matier: BART Tragedy A Catalyst To New Labor Negotiations

The tragic accident that claimed the lives of two men on BART train tracks on Saturday has brought a somber air to the transit labor negotiations.

10/21/2013

Scene of a fatal bicycle crash with a San Francisco Muni bus at 11th and Bryant streets, October 18, 2013. (CBS)

San Francisco Cyclists Want Safety Improvements In SoMa After Fatal Crashes

Bicycling advocates in San Francisco are renewing their call for safety improvements in the South of Market area after a bicyclist was fatally struck by a Muni bus during Friday morning’s commute.

10/19/2013

Scene of a fatal bicycle crash with a San Francisco Muni bus at 11th and Bryant streets, October 18, 2013. (CBS)

San Francisco Muni Bus Hit, Kills Bicyclist In SoMa

An intersection in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood remained closed late Friday morning after a male bicyclist was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus, a Muni spokesman said.

10/18/2013

One person was killed and two others were critically injured in a crash in San Francisco Friday morning. (CBS)

Community Raises Funds For Mom Left In Coma After Deadly SF Crash

The mother of a 16-year-old boy, killed in a traffic accident on Pine Street in San Francisco last month, remains in a coma at San Francisco General Hospital.

10/16/2013

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Hits Pedestrian In Menlo Park; Trains Stopped

One person was killed when a southbound Caltrain struck a pedestrian at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park Monday afternoon in the agency’s 13th fatality this year, according to a Caltrain spokeswoman.

10/14/2013

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

SF Rec And Park Officials Feel The Heat At City Hall After Death In Park

A hearing was held Thursday at San Francisco City Hall to examine the Recreation and Park Department’s safety policies and procedures, in the wake of last month’s tragic death of a 35-year-old mother who was allegedly run over by a Rec and Park employee while she was lounging in Holly Park. The employee was said to be driving an official department vehicle at the time of the accident.

10/11/2013

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Man Fatally Crushed By 2 Vehicles In San Francisco’s Nob Hill

A man died after being crushed between two vehicles in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to San Francisco police.

10/04/2013

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