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

Pedestrian Was Chasing Dog When Fatally Struck By San Jose VTA Light Rail Train

A light rail train fatally struck a pedestrian in San Jose Sunday night, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman.

06/22/2014

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National ‘Dump The Pump Day’ Encourages Commuters To Ditch The Car And Ride Public Transit

Several San Mateo and Santa Clara County leaders are taking public transportation to work and encouraging other commuters to follow suit.

06/19/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Clock Ticking On Muni Contract Dispute; Both Sides In Talks

San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.

06/11/2014

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SF-Based Skateboard Company Powers Last Mile Of Local Commutes

A San Francisco-based skateboard company is hoping to solve the Bay Area’s traffic problems, one commuter at a time.

06/05/2014

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

Muni Sickout Especially Hard On SF’s Bayview Residents Who Already Feel Isolated

The three-day Muni sick-out has been especially hard on residents of San Francisco’s Bayview District who already feel isolated from the rest of the city.

06/04/2014

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Muni Annual Report Card Shows Key Improvements, But Not All Around

Muni presented a one-year performance report card to a San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee this week. While it shows self improvements in some key areas, it wasn’t all good marks.

04/29/2014

Caltrain Station (credit: Tony Avelar/Getty Images)

Guide To The South Bay’s Public Transportation

Although in most occasions, driving a car in the South Bay might get to a destination faster, the utilization of public transportation can be far less stressful, easier on the pocketbook and far better for the environment.

03/01/2014

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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

Pay gates sit empty at the Embarcadero Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station July 1, 2013 in San Francisco.  (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

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Improving Economy Means Worst Traffic In Two Decades For Bay Area Commuters

As the economy improves, the Bay Area is currently seeing the worst traffic conditions in more than two decades, according to a new study by traffic research company INRIX.

06/05/2013

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