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.
A pedestrian was killed when a suspected drunken driver crashed into her Monday morning in San Jose, a police officer said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man died after being crushed between two vehicles in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to San Francisco police.