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VTA Light Rail Vehicle Hits Car In San Jose; 2 Hurt

Light-rail service has been restored after a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail vehicle struck a car in San Jose Friday morning, a VTA spokeswoman said.

11/08/2013

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Light Rail Crashes With Vehicle In San Jose, Driver Hospitalized

A collision between a Valley Transportation Authority light rail train and a car in San Jose sent the car’s driver to the hospital Thursday, a VTA spokeswoman said.

05/16/2013

Police said these two people are suspected in a purse snatching on a Light Rail train on February 6, 2013. The woman is described as 5'6", 190 pounds with dark, wavy hair. The man is described as 5'7, 190 pounds. Both were seen riding bicycles. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Seek Man, Woman In Light Rail Purse Snatching

San Jose police are seeking a man and a woman suspected of assaulting a woman and stealing her purse at a light transit rail station last month in San Jose before fleeing on bicycles.

03/13/2013

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San Jose’s $2B Light Rail System Among Least Efficient In Country

The $2 billion light-rail system built to serve San Jose and some surrounding cities in Silicon Valley is among the least efficient in the country and suffers from low ridership and high operating costs.

12/27/2012

Passengers board a cable car in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muni To Celebrate Centennial With Free Fares Throughout San Francisco

San Francisco Muni will offer free rides on all of its buses, light rail trains and cable cars on December 28 to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

12/06/2012

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VTA Proposes $17M Light Rail Extension From Campbell To Los Gatos

Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing to extend their existing Mountain View to Winchester light rail line 1.6 miles from Campbell to Los Gatos at an estimated cost of $17 million.

11/22/2012

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1 Hurt In San Francisco Muni Light Rail Crash Near AT&T Park

One person was transported to a hospital after a crash involving a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near AT&T Park Wednesday morning, a fire department employee said.

10/17/2012

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Water Main Break Causing Muni Delays In San Francisco’s Sunset Neighborhood

The L-Taraval Muni Line was moving slowly Thursday morning due to a broken water main in the Sunset District, in the area of 32nd and 33rd avenues, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

08/23/2012

Police say 23-year-old Merced Pacheco held a girl against her will on a light rail train in San Jose on May 1, 2012. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Holding Girl Against Her Will On SJ Light-Rail Train

A fare inspector came to the aid of a female minor who told the transit official she was being held against her will on a light-rail vehicle in San Jose Tuesday, authorities said.

05/03/2012

Emergency personnel work to rescue a person trapped under a Muni streetcar, February 23, 2012. (Mark Falkowski)

Woman Trapped, Rescued From Under San Francisco Muni Streetcar

Firefighters have rescued a woman who was trapped under a San Francisco Municipal Railway N-Judah train in the city’s Inner Sunset neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

02/23/2012

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