Public Transportation

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

AC Transit Bus

East Bay Bus Service May Partner With BART To Save Money

Ongoing cuts at AC Transit have officials considering whether some parts of its bus operation could be turned over to Bay Area Rapid Transit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

CA high speed rail

Will High-Speed Rail’s First Stop Be In San Jose Or LA?

It’s shaping up to be a battle between San Jose and L.A. for which city will get the first bullet trains in California, as officials are considering whether to extend the first leg of the rail system to Silicon Valley or Southern California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/13/2011

BART train, station

BART Won’t Be Extending Overnight Hours

The Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency’s plans to test extended train service on Saturdays is now defunct following a study that found it would have a disproportionately negative impact on minority and low-income riders.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Polls Gauge Reaction To Proposed Sales Tax Increase

Would you pay a higher sales tax to keep Caltrain from running off the rails? That is the question that some Bay Area residents are being asked by pollsters, even as the agency plans for record spending.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Oakland Airport Station rendering (www.bart.gov)

Phil Matier: BART Oakland Airport Connector Project May Be Too Big To Fail

BART’s new interim general manager says stopping the Oakland Airport Connector project could cost the transit agency tens of million of dollars.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

library a go go

Peninsula BART Riders Treated To New Automated Library

Starting Thursday, BART riders passing through the Millbrae BART station will be able to check out one of 800 books from an automated library.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

San Francisco Muni Operating Under Severe Lack Of Train Operators

San Francisco Muni is struggling with a shortage of light rail drivers and passengers are starting to feel the effects, but the transit agency has said that help is on the way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

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