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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws: Registering Rifles, Transgender Teens, Ban On Bulbs, More

An array of new and sometimes controversial laws hits January 1st, 2014.

12/27/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Year Brings Bay Area Transit Fare Increases

Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.

12/27/2013

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

San Francisco Central Subway

SF’s Central Subway Construction Halted For Some Holiday Shoppers

The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.

12/02/2013

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Phil Matier: High-Speed Rail Ruling Threatens To Derail Future Of Caltrain, Other Agencies

This week’s court decision putting California’s high-speed train project on hold could have an undesired impact on the new Transbay Terminal in San Francisco—not to mention a number of transit projects all through Northern California.

11/27/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

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Transit Officials Considering Bike Lockers For San Francisco

It’s one of the recommendations from a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency study on long-term bicycle parking in San Francisco.

11/22/2013

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Central Subway Tunnel Machine To Begin Digging Under Market Street

A tunnel-boring machine that has been slowly carving out the path for San Francisco’s new Central Subway system will pass under Market Street next week and could cause BART delays, Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.

11/21/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Proposes Prioritizing SF Muni Funds For Low-Income Areas

New funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city’s low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.

11/20/2013

A San Francisco Muni Metro Train. (CBS)

Muni Power Outage Causes Supervisor To Be Late For Transportation Meeting

Muni was facing major delays Tuesday morning as trains between the Van Ness and Civic Center stations lost power twice.

11/19/2013

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