Bay Area Rapid Transit transit workers returned to work Friday afternoon after a four-day strike, and trains were rolling again shortly before 3 p.m..
Railroad-themed rides and exhibits are alive and well in the East Bay, and are perfect entertainment for the kids.
After a hectic morning that involved a man climbing on top of a BART train and effectively shutting down the MacArthur station, BART service was back on schedule Thursday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.
Caltrain service was back on schedule Sunday after a damaged train engine caused a fuel leak and disrupted trains for several hours on Saturday evening.
Bay Area Rapid Transit will begin a week-long pilot project on Monday that will allow riders with bikes access to trains at all times.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to mark the opening of new pedestrian bridge in South San Jose, named after a toddler who was killed while trying to cross railroad tracks seven years ago.
A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to prevent derailments.
Four additional trains will run in each direction on the line during the hour between 7 and 8 p.m. Riders along the line can expect trains roughly every seven and a half minutes, rather than every fifteen minutes, according to BART spokesman Jim Allison.
Starting on Friday, August 3, bike riders can take their wheels on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains during commute hours, normally a no-no for cyclists throughout the year.
The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.