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Warriors fans wait in line at a BART station, July 19,2015. (CBS)

Will Dub Nation And The Warriors’ Victory Parade Crush BART’s Previous Ridership Record?

Many Warriors fans are taking BART to get to the streets of Oakland for Friday’s victory parade and celebration, but it’s not clear the system will break the previous ridership record.

06/19/2015

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BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay Lines

BART’s Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.

06/12/2015

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

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San Francisco Muni Unveils Big Service Additions To Alleviate Transit System’s Increased Ridership

San Francisco Muni is adding service to its busiest routes to deal with the increase in ridership that’s been crowding buses, especially during peak commute hours.

04/03/2015

Passengers at the Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco after a bomb scare at West Oakland shut down service on August 5, 2014. (Carlos Castaneda / CBS)

BART Planners Look For Solutions To Station Overcrowding With Study

Some BART passengers are beginning to question whether the system really is “rapid transit.” Amid complaints about overcrowded cars and long delays, the agency is trying to find a fix. Riders, however, shouldn’t expect anything soon.

10/16/2014

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Caltrain Trying To Keep Up With New Riders

Caltrain’s ridership is up 14-percent over last year, and the transit agency is trying to keep up with a new kind of rider that doesn’t fit their typical profile.

06/01/2014

AC Transit Bus Stop

AC Transit Sees More Riders After Route Changes

Ridership on AC Transit’s two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.

09/20/2013

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

Thursday BART Ridership 3rd Highest In History

The closure of the Bay Bridge led BART to have the third-highest daily ridership total in its history on Thursday, agency officials said on Friday.

08/30/2013

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Considering $900M Renovation Of 2 SF Stations

BART is considering rebuilding and expanding the Embarcadero and Montgomery St. stations in downtown San Francisco.

02/11/2013

VTA light rail

San Jose’s $2B Light Rail System Among Least Efficient In Country

The $2 billion light-rail system built to serve San Jose and some surrounding cities in Silicon Valley is among the least efficient in the country and suffers from low ridership and high operating costs.

12/27/2012

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