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

San Francisco Muni Rolling Out Biggest Service Improvements In Decades

New maps and relief from overcrowded buses are part of a new plan rolling out this weekend to make San Francisco’s Muni easier to navigate.

04/24/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.

04/09/2015

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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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Most BART Tracks 40-Years-Old, Despite Expected 25-Year Lifespan According To Federal Report

There will likely be more BART closures like the one happening this weekend near the Oakland Coliseum as the transit agency works to fix similar problems in other locations.

04/05/2015

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San Francisco Muni Unveils Big Service Additions To Alleviate Transit System’s Increased Ridership

San Francisco Muni is adding service to its busiest routes to deal with the increase in ridership that’s been crowding buses, especially during peak commute hours.

04/03/2015

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

Company Behind Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ High-Speed Transit System Opens Space In LA

A company behind Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk’s vision to build a futuristic, high-speed transportation system is now operating out of a downtown Los Angeles warehouse space.

03/25/2015

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Person Under BART Train Dies At Balboa Park Station In San Francisco

A person reportedly under a BART train died at the Balboa Park station in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, a transit agency spokesman said.

03/22/2015

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Swanky San Francisco Bus System Serving Marina Commuters Breakfast On Board

A new public transit system described as a hybrid between a Muni bus and an Uber taxi is launching its first route in San Francisco Wednesday.

03/17/2015

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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

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