Mass Transit

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Options Abound For Getting There

Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.

07/25/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion. (CBS)

Transportation Planners Get Down To Work For Super Bowl 50

The inaugural 49ers season will provide a blueprint for how to move tens of thousands of football fans between downtown San Francisco and the new stadium in Santa Clara during Super Bowl 50, event planners said Thursday.

06/05/2014

A view outside of  construction at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (CBS)

Transit Planning Remains A Top Priority As Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara Prepares To Open

Santa Clara County transit officials said they expect as many as 25-percent of fans that go to Levi’s Stadium for 49ers games and other events to take public transit.

04/09/2014

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Commuter Check Benefits To Be Slashed In 2014

Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.

12/26/2013

A future BART car being displayed at the MacArthur Station. (CBS)

Future BART Trains To Have Fewer Seats, Accommodate More Passengers

You can see a full-sized model of the new BART trains at MacArthur Station through Friday.

07/22/2013

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Workers Vote To Authorize Strike; Region Braces For Worst

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers took a significant step closer Wednesday to a train stoppage that would affect hundreds of thousands of daily commuters, prompting transportation officials to warn that there could be gridlock on the region’s streets next week.

06/26/2013

AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers May Strike At Same Time As BART

While BART workers may strike, union workers at AC Transit have voted to authorize a strike if they and their transit agency can’t agree on a new contract.

06/25/2013

BART train, station

BART Survey Shows More Riders Accept Bikes On Trains

A new survey of BART passengers released Monday shows a wider acceptance of allowing bicycles on the transit agency’s trains.

05/07/2013

BART train, station, car, passengers

BART Crush Expected To Worsen, May Put Passengers At Risk

If you’ve ever been on the subway in New York or Tokyo, you’re familiar with how packed trains can be. Commuters who ride BART are increasingly experiencing crushing crowds and packed trains.

04/26/2013

No Pants! BARR ride (credit: SF.Funcheap)

‘Pants-Free’ Riders Take To BART & Muni

If you are planning to take public transportation in the Bay Area on Sunday, you may spot some riders without pants. The event, “No Pants! Subway Ride” expects to…

01/13/2013

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