Chicken hanging out in between traffic near the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza. (CBS SF)

Loose Chicken Halts Traffic At The Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

A chicken was spotted crossing the Bay Bridge toll plaza Wednesday morning, quickly drawing up many punchlines.


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California To Soon Offer Amnesty For Certain Traffic Tickets

Drivers in California struggling to pay off traffic fines are going to get a break. An amnesty program will give them a chance to settle for a fraction of what they owe.


Construction Crane in Burlingame

Highway 101 Closing Overnight In Burlingame/Millbrae Area For Emergency Repairs

U.S. Highway 101 in the Burlingame/Millbrae area closed Sunday night around 9:30 p.m. for an emergency repair.



Caltrans Offers $25K Prize For Best Solution To California’s Traffic Woes

Worsening traffic for California commuters has prompted Caltrans to offer a cash prize to anyone who can find the best solution.


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Study: Average San Francisco, San Jose Rider Spends About 3 Days In Traffic Each Year

More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.


San Francisco police officer involved in a motorcycle accident. (SFPD)

SF Police Motorcycle Officer, Pedestrian Injured In Separate Collisions

San Francisco police responded to two collisions on city streets within 10 minutes of each other this morning, including one in the Tenderloin that injured a police motorcycle officer.


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Woman Killed In Rollover Crash On Highway 101 In San Jose

One person died Thursday afternoon when a vehicle rolled over on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Muni buses drive along Market Street in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Private Cars Banned From Turning Onto Parts Of Market Street Starting Tuesday

Monday is the final day for private cars on the downtown stretch of Market Street in San Francisco.


The Hayward-San Mateo Bridge (CBS SF)

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Near San Mateo Bridge In Hayward

A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning in a collision on westbound state Highway 92 just east of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge toll plaza, according to the California Highway Patrol.


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Caltrans Apologizes For Pacifica Road Work That Caused Traffic Meltdown

The City of Pacifica says that Caltrans has apologized for failing to notify them of road work that led to hours of unexpected traffic congestion on state Highway 1 Monday.