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Public Transportation

AC Transit Walkout Alongside BART Doesn’t Happen

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.

06/30/2013

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Spare The Air Day Declared For Friday; Bay Area Temps To Soar

With temperatures expected to rise this weekend, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a “Spare the Air” alert for Friday.

06/06/2013

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

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