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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Fighting Plan To Crack Down On Cyclists Breaking Rules Of The Road

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is pushing back against an anticipated crackdown on bicyclists who flout the rules of the road from the San Francisco Police Department’s Park Station officers.

07/22/2015

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California State Assembly Approves Lane-Splitting Legislation Allowing Motorcyclists To Move Through Stalled Traffic

California may become the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between stalled cars in traffic.

05/28/2015

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Marin County Cyclists, Hikers Butting Heads Over Trail Use Rights

A debate over trail use is raging in Marin County, with cyclists and hikers butting heads over rights-of-way.

05/14/2015

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Uber Surge Pricing Reported As BART Delays Leave Commuters Frustrated

“BART, and you’re there,” was not a slogan that applied to Wednesday’s commute, and many riders turned to Uber to get across the Bay and around the city.

05/06/2015

A mylar balloon similar to this one is what cut off power and shutdown BART Wednesday afternoon   
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BART Shutdown By Helium Balloon That Short-Circuited Electrical Lines In East Bay

BART service was stopped in both directions between Bay Fair, Hayward and Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon, after a problem with equipment caused major delays in and out of San Francisco earlier.

05/06/2015

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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

A bicyclist sits on his bike on San Francisco's Market Street. (KCBS)

Commentary: Bicyclists Don’t Belong On The Sidewalk

The whole “bikes on the sidewalk” issue is in the news this week because San Jose’s City Council is scheduled to vote on banning sidewalk bike riding in the downtown area, thus joining San Francisco, Oakland and many other cities with similar laws.

12/01/2014

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CHP Arrests Man Accused Of Filming Bikers Harassing Officer On I-680 In Milpitas

Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.

10/30/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Surveys Riders; Asks Input On Potential Station Remodels

BART is surveying riders in person this week at Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and online to ask what kinds of improvements they can make to take their look into the 21st century.

10/28/2014

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