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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

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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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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

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