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Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Improving Economy Creating Gridlock On Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transpiration Commission says we usually see more traffic during the commute hours in the fall, but Bay Area Bridges are 2-3 percent busier than they were last year.

11/12/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Person Killed Under BART Train In El Cerrito Del Norte Station

Normal service resumed on Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Richmond line after a Tuesday morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.

11/12/2013

A pedestrian was killed on an I-280 connector ramp in San Jose. (CBS)

Pedestrian Killed On I-280 Connector Ramp In San Jose

A 26-year-old man was killed when two cars struck him as he walked across a connector ramp between Interstate Highway 280 and state Highway 87 in San Jose early Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/08/2013

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Female Pedestrian Killed On I-580 In Oakland

A woman who was hit by a truck and killed while walking on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland Thursday morning has been identified as Adriana Castellanos-Remirez, according to the Alameda County coroner’s office.

11/07/2013

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Stanford-Oregon Game Expected To Snarl Evening Commute

Traffic congestion was expected in the Palo Alto area later Thursday when fans head to Stanford Stadium for the sold-out Stanford-Oregon football game, and police were asking drivers to avoid the area.

11/07/2013

Customers enter Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Big Crowds, Traffic Jam Overwhelm New Rohnert Park Casino

The new Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park had to shut its doors shortly after opening for business at 10 a.m. Tuesday because of the crowds that flooded the casino, the parking lot and nearby roadways.

11/05/2013

Police fatally shoot Deonte Traylor, a domestic violence suspect, following a foot pursuit along Highway 12 in Fairfield on November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Fairfield Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman 30 Times

A man was shot to death by police after allegedly attacking a woman and stabbing her more than 30 times in a domestic violence incident near state Highway 12 in Fairfield Tuesday morning.

11/05/2013

Firefighters sweep up spilled hypodermic needles on Santa Rita Road in El Sobrante, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Used Hypodermic Needles Spilled Onto El Sobrante Street

A roadway in El Sobrante is closed Tuesday morning as crews work to clean up dozens of used hypodermic needles that spilled onto the street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/05/2013

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Lanes Reopen After Injury Accident On I-580 In Livermore

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a crash blocked lanes for around an hour, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/05/2013

A car fire temporarily shut down the Caldecott Tunnel. (CBS)

Caldecott Tunnel Bore Reopens Following Car Fire

Traffic was flowing normally through the Caldecott Tunnel after a car fire in the tunnel’s first bore Friday morning filled the tunnel with smoke, prompted the evacuation of dozens of motorists and passengers and sent eight people to the hospital.

11/01/2013

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