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Tangled Lines Disrupt Muni Metro Service, Hassle Commuters

Three San Francisco Muni Metro lines were out of service Thursday afternoon after a train that was moving between the Castro and Church stations pulled down some overhead electrical lines.

02/02/2012

BART train, station

BART Extends Service For New Year’s Revelers

Trains will be running later and not be making all stops in San Francisco.

12/31/2011

BART station (CBS)

Copper Thieves Stealing From Operating BART Tracks

A BART spokesperson said there have been three incidents this week. The most recent incident happened early Tuesday morning in Oakland.

12/06/2011

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Weekend Fatalities Highlight Need For Train Track Safety Solutions

Transportation officials are more rushed than ever to find solutions to ongoing safety issues on Bay Area railways. This urgency comes following three apparently unrelated deaths on the tracks Saturday.

12/05/2011

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Analyst Sees Grim Future For California High-Speed Rail Project

California’s plan for a $98 billion high-speed rail system to connect Northern and Southern California does not comply with some parts of the 2008 ballot measure voters approved to provide the seed money, providing the latest obstacle for the embattled project, according to the state’s legislative analyst.

11/30/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Trains Debut Free Wi-Fi Service

Capitol Corridor trains have launched free wireless Internet access just in time for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/28/2011

Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Disabled BART Train Causes Big Delays From SF To East Bay

Bay Area Rapid Transit was reporting major delays to trains heading from San Francisco to the East Bay Wednesday afternoon because of a disabled train at the Montgomery Station.

10/26/2011

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BART Finishes Fiscal Year With $20 Million Surplus

BART directors were all smiles Thursday as the transit system finished the fiscal year with a $20 million surplus, which is almost unheard of in the public transit business.

09/22/2011

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Transportation Secretary LaHood Touts High-Speed Rail In Oakland Visit

California’s controversial high speed rail project, which lost congressional and legislative support after costs skyrocketed, still has the support of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.

09/14/2011

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain, High Speed Rail Could Share Tracks In Peninsula

The study found that major upgrades would be needed for the plan to come together.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/18/2011

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