A light rail train fatally struck a pedestrian in San Jose Sunday night, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman.
Several San Mateo and Santa Clara County leaders are taking public transportation to work and encouraging other commuters to follow suit.
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.
A San Francisco-based skateboard company is hoping to solve the Bay Area’s traffic problems, one commuter at a time.
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.
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.
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.
Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.
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.
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.