BART is considering rebuilding and expanding the Embarcadero and Montgomery St. stations in downtown San Francisco.
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.
BART set a new record ridership thanks to Giants fans who streamed into San Francisco for Wednesday’s big victory parade.
One of the Bay Area’s largest transit agencies is becoming even busier. BART ridership was up nearly 7% in the latest fiscal quarter, compared to the same time period last year. That marks 20 consecutive months of growth in BART’s ridership.
On Thursday, Caltrain announced that its average weekday ridership has surpassed 50,000 passengers. That’s a first in the 150 year history of the railroad.
Even as the Caltrain faces the possibility of future cutbacks, the agency is adding service and was poised to break its own ridership record this summer.
One Bay Area transportation planner is hoping a decision is made quickly on who to award a contract to in regards to building a new fleet of cars for BART.
Whether it is due to high gas prices, freeway congestion or something else, the Capitol Corridor train from San Jose to Placer County is more popular than ever before, according to new figures from Amtrak California.
Caltrain’s experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials.
BART expects to balance its budget for the next fiscal year despite the difficult economy, staff members told directors at their meeting on Thursday.