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Freeways

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.

07/25/2014

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 2, 2013 in Oakland.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Progress In BART Labor Negotiations Reported; Strike Grinds On

Bay Area Rapid Transit labor negotiations went into the early morning hours Wednesday, wrapping up shortly before 3 a.m., but with no resolution in sight Bay Area riders were facing another tough day navigating their commutes.

07/03/2013

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Roads Getting Repaved In California Despite Economic Downturn

Roads throughout California are being repaved at a rapid rate, but that could end if Congress does not renew a transportation bill this month.

09/05/2011

Orange traffic cones on road

Caltrans Launches Statewide Safety Campaign

Caltrans is trying to make the roads safer for its employees with the start of the two week “Move Over” campaign.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Remains A Leader In Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion was up 11 percent nationwide over the last year, with the Bay Area being one of the main culprits.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/08/2011