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.
A Tuesday afternoon rally at San Francisco’s City Hall pushed for Muni to allow free rides for students.
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.
Ongoing cuts at AC Transit have officials considering whether some parts of its bus operation could be turned over to Bay Area Rapid Transit.
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.
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.
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.
BART’s new interim general manager says stopping the Oakland Airport Connector project could cost the transit agency tens of million of dollars.
Starting Thursday, BART riders passing through the Millbrae BART station will be able to check out one of 800 books from an automated library.
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.