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Acoustic 4 a Cure

Local Rock Luminaries Join Forces To Find A Cure

Metallica, Sammy Hagar, Green Day and more team-up to benefit UCSF Children’s Hospital

03/18/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Hit, Killed By Union Pacific Train In Berkeley

The fire department received reports of a train hitting a pedestrian near the Berkeley and Albany border at 9:06 a.m., Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.

03/17/2014

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Woman Fatally Struck By BART Train At Balboa Park Station Identified

A woman fatally struck by a train at BART’s Balboa Park station in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 67-year-old Marie Baca.

03/12/2014

BART passengers board a train. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Major BART Delays After Person Killed By Train At SF Balboa Park Station

The Balboa Park BART station in San Francisco has reopened Tuesday evening after a fatality was reported on the tracks, prompting major delays throughout the Bay Area.

03/11/2014

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

Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On Ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.

03/04/2014

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

Computer Glitch Creates BART Delays System-Wide

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed during and past the morning commute Monday due to a computer glitch, according to the agency.

02/10/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Delayed After Man Falls On Orinda Tracks

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line Friday morning after a person fell onto the tracks at the Orinda station, an agency dispatcher said.

01/24/2014

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Car Stuck On Tracks Disrupts Caltrain Service In San Mateo

Caltrain service is resuming Thursday night after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks in downtown San Mateo, stopping all trains for over an hour, Caltrain officials said.

11/21/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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