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Fire Department Says 2 Treated For Heat Exhaustion After VTA Train Breaks Down In San Jose

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.

07/01/2015

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Driver Killed In San Jose In Collision With VTA Train

A collision between a 2007 Saturn and a light rail train in San Jose left one person dead and another injured Saturday evening.

06/21/2015

The scene of a deadly Muni crash involving a child. (CBS)

Child Hit, Killed By San Francisco Muni Train in Outer Mission Neighborhood

A child was hit and killed by a San Francisco Municipal Transit light rail vehicle in the Outer Mission District Tuesday.

05/12/2015

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Child, Driver Seriously Injured After Car Collides With Muni Train In SF’s West Portal

A car struck a Muni light-rail vehicle in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood Friday shortly before 4:30 p.m. The driver and a 9-year-old child were seriously injured.

01/23/2015

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee Sheds Light On Financing Muni’s Light Rail Expansion

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have already announced a major expansion of Muni’s light-rail fleet, but at a news conference he said options to finance the multi-million dollar project are still being considered.

01/13/2015

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Police Incident Stalls VTA Light Rail & Bus Lines In San Jose

A police-related incident in San Jose has closed a VTA Light Rail and caused VTA Bus Lines to be rerouted in some areas Friday morning, according to Valley Transportation Authority officials.

10/31/2014

Depictions of the new SFMTA (Muni) light-rail vehicles coming to San Francisco starting in 2016. (via SFMTA)

$648 Million Contract Will Buy New Fleet Of San Francisco Muni Light Rail Vehicles

A $648-million contract signed Friday is helping shape the future of San Francisco’s public transportation system. The first of the new Muni LRVs should be ready by the end of 2016.

09/19/2014

The scene of a pedestrian-involved accident in San Francisco's Bayview District where a Muni T-Line train struck a man. (photo: Holly Quan)

Man Injured After Being Struck By Muni T-Line In San Francisco’s Bayview, Causing Delays

Muni’s T-Line light rail is delayed Monday morning after a man was struck and injured by the train in San Francisco’s Bayview District.

09/08/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

Fans entering Levi Stadium prior to an MLS Soccer game between the Seattle Sounders FC and San Jose Earthquates at Levi's Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

VTA Seeking Improvement For 1st 49ers Game At Levi’s Stadium Following Transit Woes At Soccer Game Soft-Launch

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has been assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for Sunday’s first 49ers game after the first event there earlier this month included long wait times and overcrowded light-rail cars

08/14/2014

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