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Man Rescued From Car Seconds Before Train Slams Into It Suspected Of DUI

A driver who narrowly missed being struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday night has been cited on suspicion of drunk driving and other offenses in connection with multiple crashes.

12 hours ago

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Top 9 BART Disasters That Probably Made You Late To Work

Riders who depend on BART to ship them to and from work, school and appointments notice delays are becoming more common. And they’re not the only ones.

07/09/2015

VTA light rail

Man Fatally Struck By VTA Train In Milpitas

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority trail struck and killed a man in Milpitas late Wednesday night, VTA and police officials said.

07/09/2015

VTA light rail

Fire Department Says 2 Treated For Heat Exhaustion After VTA Train Breaks Down In San Jose

Two people had to be treated for heat exhaustion after a VTA light rail train broke down in San Jose due to a mechanical issue, officials with the San Jose Fire Department said.

07/01/2015

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BART Service Halted After Person Talks About Blowing Up Train In San Francisco

BART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier Sunday afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a train, a BART police lieutenant said Sunday.

06/21/2015

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Opposition To California High-Speed Rail Project Mounts As Construction Is Set To Begin

Opposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.

05/30/2015

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Muni Cites Computer Glitch For Ending Metro Train ‘Double Stopping’ After Only 2 Days

Muni officials say they plan on fixing a computer problem that hindered their new ‘double-stopping’ policy after only two days in practice. The change for metro trains was to expedite service at busy San Francisco stations.

05/27/2015

A 10-inch section of rail fractured and completely broke away, leaving a gap in the tracks west of Civic Center on May 6th, 2015 (PHOTO: BART)

BART Blames Manufacturing Defect For Broken Rail; Says No Danger Of Another Break

BART blames a manufacturing defect for the broken rail that delayed trains for six hours two weeks ago. The good news is that they say they’ve inspected the rest of the rails and didn’t find any other flaws.

05/21/2015

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani from Walnut Creek was one of the victim's in the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia. (CBS SF)

Walnut Creek Man One Of Victims In Philadelphia Amtrak Train Crash

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani was an executive with Wells Fargo in New York. He lived in Walnut Creek so he could be with his family on the weekends.

05/15/2015

A 10-inch section of rail fractured and completely broke away, leaving a gap in the tracks west of Civic Center on May 6th, 2015 (PHOTO: BART)

Broken BART Track Possibly Came From Defective Metal Rail

The company that inspected a section of rail between the 16th Street and Civic Station BART stations in San Francisco that broke last week and caused a major service disruption noticed an anomaly in that area last September, a BART executive said Thursday.

05/15/2015

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