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San Francisco Public Transportation Helps Drive Local Economy

Bus and rail operators of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) command some of the nation’s highest paid salaries in the transportation industry.

06/15/2015

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Big Game Day In Oakland, Warrior, A’s Fans Urged To Use Public Transit

Sports fans converging on the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena Wednesday for Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors games are being strongly encouraged to take public transit

05/27/2015

A Caltrain ticket vending machine.

Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles’ Metrolink To Help Alleviate Crowding

Ridership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.

04/13/2015

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Caltrain Service Halted After Death On Tracks In San Jose

Caltrain service south of Blossom Hill Station in San Jose was halted after a person was struck and killed by a train Monday evening, Caltrain officials said.

03/02/2015

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Movement To Stop ‘Manspreading’ On Public Transit Reaches San Francisco

A movement to stop “manspreading” on crowded trains in New York City is now making its way to San Francisco.

01/06/2015

BART Station San Francisco (Credit, Randy Yagi)

BART’s Powell Street Station Ranks As Agency’s Most Crime-Plagued

BART’s Powell Street Station in San Francisco sees the most total crime out of any of the transit agency’s stops.

12/21/2014

New AC Transit Bus

Oakland Protests Force AC Transit To Detour Buses

AC Transit reports that many bus routes are being detoured in Oakland Thursday afternoon due to protests planned in the downtown area.

12/18/2014

BART is studying a plan to install a second transbay tube. (Source: SFCTA)

2nd Transbay Tube Being Studied

BART has released a comprehensive plan for the next decade that could include a second transbay tunnel in its effort to increase Bay Area service.

12/03/2014

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Chariot Startup Delivering On-Demand Shuttle Service To San Francisco Commuters

In an era of ride-sharing apps comes a new transit solution that’s heavily armed with data and ready to take on the public bus system.

11/12/2014

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BART Bridge Connects Rail Line To Future In Santa Clara County For The First Time

Bay Area Rapid Transit crews put the finishing touches of a bridge that will connect its past with the future. The bridge in Fremont will lead BART into Santa Clara County for the first time.

10/02/2014

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