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Transportation

Construction on the Central Subway Tunnel in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

Congress Could Delay Bay Area Transportation Planning By Holding Up Federal Funds

The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.

07/21/2014

Google Bus

Cost For Tech Company Shuttles Using San Francisco Muni Stops More Than Triples

Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the cost to the city.

07/15/2014

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

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

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VTA Says BART To San Jose Will Open In 2017 Despite Judge’s Ruling

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s project extending BART by 10 miles to San Jose will be completed as planned by 2017 despite a judge’s decision against closing a street in Milpitas, a VTA spokeswoman said Monday.

07/07/2014

The TSA is noticing a trend of passengers attempting to bring aboard knives the size of a credit card onto airplanes. (photo courtesy TSA blog)

TSA Says Growing Number Of Passengers Stopped With ‘Credit Card’ Knives At SFO, Oakland Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has noticed a new trend at airport checkpoints where passengers are being stopped for carrying knives that fold up into the size of credit cards.

07/07/2014

A view of the grass playing surface at Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

South Bay Transit Officials Stage Dry Run For New Levi’s Stadium

With the opening of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara a few weeks away, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority staged a so-called “transit test” to deliver fans to the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

07/01/2014

Construction on the Central Subway Tunnel in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

Digging Wraps Up For San Francisco Central Subway Project

Construction of San Francisco’s Central Subway has reached a big milestone, as digging for the project was completed Wednesday. Neighbors who have dealt with ongoing noise are finally getting some relief.

06/25/2014

Uber Vehicle

Parents Of San Francisco Girl Fatally Struck By Uber Driver Seek Stricter Ridesharing Rules

The parents of a six-year-old girl who was killed by an Uber driver in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve are urging state lawmakers to require app-based ride services to carry commercial insurance.

06/25/2014

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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