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J-Church Muni light rail

Pedestrian On Tracks Hit, Injured By J-Church Muni Train

A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian apparently walking on the tracks near the city’s Glen Park neighborhood Sunday night.

05/27/2014

18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.

05/20/2014

A N Judah streetcar enters the San Francisco Muni Metro system at the Sunset Tunnel eastern portal next to Duboce Park. (Christopher Beland)

Standing Room Only? Muni’s Experiment With Fewer Seats Begins With N Line

San Francisco Muni is experimenting with offering fewer seats and more standing room on its fleet of vehicles. The idea is to get riders on and off the trains faster.

05/19/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

State Railroad Bridges Not Getting Inspected As Volatile Fracked Oil Shipments Set To Increase Dramatically

As rail shipments of crude oil into California are expected to rise exponentially, the state has not tasked anyone with inspecting thousands of railroad bridges across the state that will carry the tankers, even as derailments and explosions are on the rise in other parts of the county.

05/18/2014

Elsa & Anna of Disney's "Frozen" (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Elsa & Anna gets down MJ style, Avril’s questionable music video + more viral videos!

04/25/2014

A BART train derailed near the North Concord Station. (CBS0

BART Train Derails Near North Concord Station

A BART train derailed near the North Concord station Thursday night, according to a witness.

04/17/2014

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

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