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Public Transportation

South Bay Commuters Run Into Extra Traffic As BART To Silicon Valley Construction Begins

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.

04/15/2013

Passengers board a cable car in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muni To Celebrate Centennial With Free Fares Throughout San Francisco

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.

12/06/2012

A 5-Fulton Muni bus. (CBS)

Parade Packed Bay Area Transit Agencies To Capacity

BART, Caltrain, Muni and Golden Gate ferries all saw huge crowds as revelers headed to San Francisco for the Giants victory parade.

11/01/2012

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Best Ways to Get to an Oakland Raiders Game Without Driving

AC Transit, BART and Capitol Corridor are three ways to get to O.Co Coliseum without driving a car.

09/30/2012

A N Judah streetcar enters the San Francisco Muni Metro system at the Sunset Tunnel eastern portal next to Duboce Park. (Christopher Beland)

Civil Grand Jury Blasts SF Muni ‘Switchback’ Passenger Offloads

A San Francisco civil grand jury called for an end to the use of switchbacks by San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicles and buses in a report released Thursday.

08/09/2012

Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Seismic Work To Shut Dumbarton Bridge Over Memorial Day Weekend

During the closure, motorists are encouraged to take public transit or use alternate driving routes.

03/23/2012

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

SF Mayor Touts Central Subway Progress From Site Of Future Chinatown Station

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee says the city is forging ahead with a $235 million Chinatown Station as part of the city’s Central Subway Project.

03/16/2012

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BART Finishes Fiscal Year With $20 Million Surplus

BART directors were all smiles Thursday as the transit system finished the fiscal year with a $20 million surplus, which is almost unheard of in the public transit business.

09/22/2011

A 5-Fulton Muni bus. (CBS)

Community Activists Seek Free San Francisco Muni Rides For Students

A Tuesday afternoon rally at San Francisco’s City Hall pushed for Muni to allow free rides for students.

09/20/2011

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) worker (L) tries to move demonstrators that are trying to keep a train from leaving the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Recruits Loyal Riders For Scripted Support At News Conference

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s media-management policies are in the spotlight again following a report in the Bay Citizen that the agency tried to recruit loyal riders and give them a script to read at a press conference ahead of a planned protest on August 11th.

09/14/2011

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