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Artist's drawing of a VTA Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Residents Upset Over Tree Cutting To Make Way For New Bus Line

A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line is supposed to be a major step forward for mass transit in the South Bay. But residents who live near the line are fuming, after dozens of trees were cut down.

04/15/2014

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Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Voted Out In San Francisco

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted Tuesday to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year operating budget.

04/15/2014

San Francisco's Parking Ticket Fees To Become Nation's Most Expensive

San Francisco Mayor, Transportation Chief Don’t Agree On Meter-Free Sundays

While popular with weekend drivers in the city, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s request to eliminate Sunday parking meters has not found much support among city transit officials.

04/10/2014

A San Francisco Police motorcycle officer. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Issuing More Traffic Citations To Curb Pedestrian Deaths

The number of traffic citations issued by police in San Francisco has risen through the first three months of 2014 due to an enforcement effort to stem the surge of pedestrian fatalities in the city, a police captain said at community meeting on Wednesday.

04/10/2014

A view outside of  construction at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (CBS)

Transit Planning Remains A Top Priority As Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara Prepares To Open

Santa Clara County transit officials said they expect as many as 25-percent of fans that go to Levi’s Stadium for 49ers games and other events to take public transit.

04/09/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Ground Broken On $82M Google Terminal At San Jose International Airport

San Jose city and business officials gathered Friday at Mineta San Jose International Airport for a ceremonial groundbreaking of a planned $82 million air terminal to be used mostly to house corporate planes owned by the founders of Google Inc.

02/28/2014

BART Train

BART Board President Gets Scant Support For Strike Ban Advisory Vote

In a rare nighttime meeting on Thursday, the head of the BART Board of Directors introduced a plan that could lead to a prohibition of future strikes, but not everyone in agreement about the proposal.

02/28/2014

BART Train

BART Service Restored Sunday After Friday Derailment

Service has been restored on a BART line after crews worked through the night to repair tracks damaged by a derailed train.

02/23/2014

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muni Looks At Fare Hikes Amid Projected $22 Million Surplus

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors held a public hearing on Tuesday afternoon to receive an overview of the city’s $1.8 billion two-year budget and consider changes including possible fare hikes.

02/19/2014

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic Deaths

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.

02/04/2014

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