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A Caltrain ticket vending machine.

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.

04/13/2015

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

BART Crews Working Overtime To Alleviate ‘Crush Loads’ Before New Trains Arrive

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.

04/13/2015

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BART Announces Increased Fares For 2016

BART is taking public comments on a plan to increase current fares by 3.4 percent next year.

04/08/2015

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit/ SMART Train (sonomamarintrain.org)

Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In Cotati

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.

04/07/2015

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Body Found On BART Tracks Near Richmond Station

A BART police officer discovered a body on the BART tracks at the Richmond Station early Tuesday morning, BART police said.

03/31/2015

BART Station

BART Battles Brewer In Trademark Dispute Over Beer Named ‘B.A.R.T.’

B.A.R.T. is facing a very unlikely opponent: a brewery in Nevada.

03/19/2015

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Person Killed After Jumping In Front Of BART Train At SF Civic Center Station

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.

03/16/2015

Palo Alto High School

Students, Faculty Work To Prevent Suicides After String Of Recent Deaths

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.

03/09/2015

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Train Strikes, Kills 15-Year-Old High School Student On Caltrain Tracks

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.

03/09/2015

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

Man Pushed Into Oncoming Muni Train During Fight On Platform Suffers Serious Head Injury

A man was pushed in front of a moving San Francisco Muni train in the Civic Center station Sunday night, according to police.

03/08/2015

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