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The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Cost To Build SF Transit Center Rises By $300M

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, said that money earmarked for future projects will be used to pay for the increase.

07/25/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Contingency Plans In The Works For Possible August BART Strike

Bay Area transportation leaders have been drawing up contingency plans in case Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walk off the job again on August 4.

07/25/2013

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)

Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART Strike

Thousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/03/2013

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Union Leaders Head Back To Bargaining Table As Threat Of Monday Strike Looms

It was back to the bargaining table Saturday for two BART unions who announced this week that union members had voted to authorize a strike that could begin as early as Monday morning.

06/29/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Survival Guide

For those who need to find an alternate public transit option, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has worked to ramp up service on other systems, and updates will be made available on 511.org.

06/28/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Possible As Soon As Monday

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers embroiled in contentions labor negotiations were voting Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike when their current contract expires Sunday night.

06/25/2013

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

Few Alternatives For Commuters Ahead Of Possible BART Strike

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s unionized employees will meet on Tuesday to vote for a strike authorization that could lead to a walkout within a week. The result, transit officials said, would become a regional transportation emergency that will have commuters looking for alternatives of which there are few.

06/24/2013

A view of the roadway on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (CBS)

MTC Chief Says Bay Bridge Labor Day Opening To Be Decided By July

Transportation officials said they will decide by July 10th if the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open as scheduled on Labor Day weekend.

05/29/2013

Bay Bridge Bolt

Bay Bridge Official: ‘Fighting Chance’ For 2013 Opening

The new $6.3 billion eastern portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge still “has a fighting chance” to open this year, despite concerns over structural issues, officials overseeing its construction said Tuesday.

05/14/2013

Bay Bridge Bolt

Feds Now Probe Bad Bay Bridge Bolts; Opening Day In Doubt

The Federal Highway Administration said Monday that it had launched a probe into why seemingly undesirable bolts were used on portions of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

05/13/2013

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