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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Scales Back On Washing Trains’ Exteriors To Save Water

The transit agency says its washing the exteriors of its trains less frequently in an effort to save water.

08/08/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Appellate Court Overturns Bond Ruling, Moving California’s High-Speed Rail Forward

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California’s high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.

08/01/2014

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Signs $500 Million Bond For Transportation Improvements In San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.

07/29/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Options Abound For Getting There

Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.

07/25/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

San Francisco Muni Operators Ratify Contract That Guarantees Raises Over Three Years

San Francisco Muni operators ratified a new contract on Monday that guarantees them a 14.25 percent raise over three years.

07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Ford Motor Co.)

Ford Thinks Big With New Cargo Van

Company shows off the Transit van, which replaces its long time Ford E-Series.

07/09/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

Bay Area Transit Agencies On Sunday Schedules For Fourth Of July

Bay Area transit agencies are advising residents and visitors that they are on Sunday schedules for the Independence Day holiday Friday.

07/04/2014

Golden Gate Transit bus

Golden Gate Transit Fares Going Up

Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.

06/30/2014

A San Francisco Muni Metro Train. (CBS)

San Francisco Muni Castro Street Station Fills With Smoke, One Worker Injured

A faulty maintenance truck is blamed for filling a San Francisco transit station with smoke Monday morning.

06/30/2014

A car travels along the express lane on northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont. (Metropolitan Transportation Commission)

New Lanes To Ease I-680 Traffic In Danville, San Ramon

Motorists on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville and San Ramon will soon have an easier, safer time merging onto the busy freeway.

06/25/2014

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