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.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
As another potential strike looms, BART officials are preparing other ways to get commuters to work, including possibly allowing managers to drive a limited number of trains.
The long-awaited changeover from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the newly-constructed suspension will force a 5-day closure leading up the anticipated September 3 opening. The Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, August 28, through 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. So what alternatives to commuters have over Labor Day weekend?
With BART service shut down, ridesharing services were working to keep up with increased demand Monday.
Labor talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 continued after the existing contract expired Sunday night, with both sides indicating that busses would operate as usual on Monday.
With temperatures expected to rise this weekend, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a “Spare the Air” alert for Friday.
Some South Bay commuters ran into some extra traffic in San Jose Monday morning due to the $2.3 billion BART to Silicon Valley construction project.
San Francisco Muni will offer free rides on all of its buses, light rail trains and cable cars on December 28 to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
BART, Caltrain, Muni and Golden Gate ferries all saw huge crowds as revelers headed to San Francisco for the Giants victory parade.