Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems so that central command can respond more rapidly to crimes and disturbances, transit officials said.
A GPS tracker in an Apple iPad has led police to a San Jose parolee with a booty of stolen electronics in his home.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
Caltrain has received its first big chunk of high-speed rail bond money, which will be used to electrify and modernize the system.
An Army National Guard Chinook helicopter was vandalized while parked at the Ukiah airport Sunday night.
Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.
Google has announced some upgrades to its popular digital mapping service at a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday. But rumors are swirling that Apple may be dropping Google Maps from the iPhone.
The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.
Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.
The ruling is expected to influence a South Bay college student’s lawsuit against the FBI and Yusuf Bey IV’s appeal of his conviction in the murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey.