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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

California High-Speed Rail

Peninsula Cities Lose Bid To Block High-Speed Along Caltrain Corridor

The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.

03/01/2013

San Francisco Municipal Railway #1061, a rebuilt PCC streetcar painted in honor of the Pacific Electric Railway , is seen in service on the F Market heritage line in December, 2004. (Robert A. Estremo/Wikimedia Commons)

$200k Approved To Study Return Of Streetcars To Marin County

The Transportation Authority of Marin has authorized a $200,000 study to determine the need and feasibility of a ten-mile trolley line that would link three communities in the county.

02/25/2013

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

SMART Rail Wins Funding For Extension To Sonoma County Airport

Riders on the commuter rail line being built through Sonoma and Marin counties will be able to catch a train all the way to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, transportation officials said.

01/25/2013

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

Construction Begins On Marin County Portion Of SMART Rail Line

Crews will spend January and February replacing old wooden train crossings with smooth new concrete ones up and down the right of way through Marin County.

01/03/2013

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Caltrain Reports Record Ridership

On Thursday, Caltrain announced that its average weekday ridership has surpassed 50,000 passengers. That’s a first in the 150 year history of the railroad.

08/03/2012

A San Francisco Muni Bus

San Francisco Upgrading Muni Bus Fleet With $21M Grant

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.

07/24/2012

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Construction Of BART Connector To Oakland Airport Reaches Milestone

The foundations for the people mover that will connect Oakland International Airport to Bay Area Rapid Transit have been finished, officials announced Friday.

07/13/2012

Two San Francisco Muni N Judah streetcars on Judah St. near 9th Ave. (Lennart Bolks)

San Francisco Muni N-Judah Repairs On Schedule

Relief is in sight for tens of thousands of San Francisco Muni riders who have been impacted by repairs to the N-Judah line this past week. A transit spokesman says service should be up and running by Monday morning.

06/02/2012

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