Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles’ Metrolink To Help Alleviate Crowding
Ridership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.
If you’ve ever ridden BART during the commute hours, no explanation is needed for the term “crush loads,” and maintenance crews are working overtime to put damage trains back in service to alleviate overcrowding.
BART is taking public comments on a plan to increase current fares by 3.4 percent next year.
Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
A BART police officer discovered a body on the BART tracks at the Richmond Station early Tuesday morning, BART police said.
B.A.R.T. is facing a very unlikely opponent: a brewery in Nevada.
BART trains were not stopping at the Civic Center station in San Francisco Monday afternoon after a person was killed by apparently jumping in front of a train, BART and fire officials said.
The death of a South Bay teenager on Caltrain tracks Monday morning is just the most recent in a string of suicides taking its toll on students and faculty at two Palo Alto schools.
A Caltrain struck and killed a 15-year-old Palo Alto High School student in Palo Alto Monday morning, prompting delays of up to an hour for train commuters, Caltrain officials said.
A man was pushed in front of a moving San Francisco Muni train in the Civic Center station Sunday night, according to police.