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Phil Matier: BART Riders May Experience Sticker Shock Soon

BART fares are set to go up more than five percent starting in January. The transit agency’s Board of Directors is also considering a plan to charge even more during peak hours or at its busiest stations.


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Phil Matier: BART Considering $900M Renovation Of 2 SF Stations

BART is considering rebuilding and expanding the Embarcadero and Montgomery St. stations in downtown San Francisco.


Caltrain, San Francisco station

Three Bay Area Transit Agencies Add Service

More riders, more service. That’s the equation Caltrain, Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority have all made, with commuters reaping the benefits beginning Monday.


BART train, station, car, passengers

BART Snags Extra $11 Million Due To Higher Ridership

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say higher ridership and a tax boost have brought in an extra $11 million.


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Crackdown On Fare Evaders Paying Off For SF Muni

Officials with San Francisco’s Muni system have imposed a tougher stance on fare evaders, and the new enforcement strategy seems to be working well for the transit agency.


Debra Johnson

San Francisco Muni Officials Select New Acting Chief

San Francisco Muni officials have named a temporary replacement for outgoing Executive Director Nathaniel Ford.


Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain Finds Funds Needed To Avoid Service Cuts

Caltrain officials have said without the additional funding they would have to cut 10 trains, slow down Baby Bullets and close three stations. Nine more stations would lose weekend service.


Muni Bus

Clipper Card Mandatory For Some San Francisco Muni Riders

Customers who purchase select Fast Passes or receive disability discount passes will need to transition from traditional paper passes to a Clipper card when purchasing a November pass, the SFMTA said.

CBS San Francisco–10/17/2010

Caltrain Passengers Sound Off On Proposed Cuts

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) _ Caltrain has begun a series of six public hearings on cutting service as the commuter rail agency seeks to shave $2.3 million from its operating budget.