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A Caltrain ticket vending machine.

Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles’ Metrolink To Help Alleviate Crowding

Ridership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.

04/13/2015

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Crews Working Overtime To Alleviate ‘Crush Loads’ Before New Trains Arrive

If you’ve ever ridden BART during the commute hours, no explanation is needed for the term “crush loads,” and maintenance crews are working overtime to put damage trains back in service to alleviate overcrowding.

04/13/2015

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Bicyclist Killed While Riding In East Oakland

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in East Oakland late Tuesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.

02/24/2015

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Vacaville Woman Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A Vacaville woman who was thrown from her motorcycle when it crashed Friday afternoon died Saturday at a hospital, a Vacaville police sergeant said.

02/24/2015

An Uber car.

Trouble Getting An Uber Ride? Drivers Might Think You’re A Jerk

Uber customers can rate their drivers, but it turns out that drivers are also rating those customers, and that rating could get some riders blacklisted.

02/18/2015

A motorcyclist posted this picture of his smashed bike after a car hit him in a San Francisco intersection. (Source: Reddit)

Caught On Camera: Motorcyclist Lands On His Feet After Car Runs Light In San Francisco, Smashes Into Him

A motorcyclist’s helmet-mounted camera captured video of him miraculously landing on his feet after a car ran a red light and smashed into the rider, flipping him and his bike over the hood in San Francisco.

02/02/2015

while he was unconscious in West Oakland on January 13, 2015.  (CBS)

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Then Robbed While Lying Unconscious On West Oakland Street

Thieves stole a wallet from an unconscious cyclist in Oakland minutes after he was hit by a truck, police said Tuesday.

01/13/2015

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Bike Rider Crashes Into Pole, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In San Francisco

A person who struck a pole while riding a bike suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, a fire spokeswoman said Monday.

11/17/2014

An Uber car.

San Francisco Uber Driver Accused Of Forcibly Pulling Rider From Car, Smashing Her Phone In Dispute Over Directions

An Uber driver allegedly forcibly pulled a passenger out of his car before smashing her smartphone as she tried to record the incident in San Francisco.

10/20/2014

police car lights emergency generic

Big-Rig Driver Hits, Kills Motorcyclist On I-880 In Fremont, Flees Scene

A big-rig driver fled the scene after striking and killing a motorcyclist on a highway in Fremont Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/08/2014

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