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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.

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

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Hits Car On Tracks In Oakland

An Amtrak train struck a vehicle on the tracks in East Oakland Wednesday, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

09/18/2013

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