Transportation

(CBS SF)

Shuttle Drivers For Apple, Genentech Vote To Join Teamsters Union

Drivers for Compass Transportation, a shuttle-bus company providing commuter services for Google, Apple, Microsoft, Genentech, and other Bay Area clients, voted to join the Teamsters union, union officials said Friday evening.

02/27/2015

Transformer Move

One Million Pound PG&E Transformer Trucked From South Bay To Moss Landing

A truck weighing in at nearly 1 million pounds snaked its way through the South Bay late Wednesday night, carrying a PG&E transformer.

02/26/2015

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Republican Assemblywoman Introduces Bill To Prevent Future BART Strikes

A Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.

02/24/2015

AC Transit double-decker bus. (AC Transit)

AC Transit Launching Double-Decker Bus Pilot Program, Passengers Ride Free

AC Transit on Monday will begin a three-week pilot program in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected longer routes in its service area in 13 cities and surrounding areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

02/19/2015

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART To Receive $5 Million Federal Grant To Protect Trackside Workers

The Federal Transit Administration is awarding BART a $5 million grant to develop a new technology to protect track-side workers.

02/17/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures Show

It seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.

02/05/2015

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (Getty Images)

Racial Divide In California’s State Parks Could Squander Future Funding

One of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state’s changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.

02/05/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Commute Dubbed ‘Most Predictable’ In The Nation

Bay Area traffic may be rough, but at least it’s expected.

02/03/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Customer Satisfaction Drops 10% In 3 Years, Riders Worry About Crowded Cars, Cleanliness

Bay Area Rapid Transit is looking to improve service after numbers released Thursday from a recent revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation service has fallen.

01/30/2015

(Hotel 22)

Documentary ‘Hotel 22′ Captures Life On Silicon Valley’s De Facto Homeless Shelter On Wheels

A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.

01/29/2015

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