Transportation

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New SF Bicycle Coalition Director Says Transit Options Are Key; Wouldn’t Want Car-Less Future

The new executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, thinks San Francisco, with it’s year-round mild weather, is the perfect place to ride, but he doesn’t foresee the perfect transit conditions being completely car-less.

03/16/2015

A parking space in San Francisco that was removed as part of the "daylighting" process.

San Francisco Removing Dozens Of Parking Spaces In ‘Daylighting’ Plan To Improve Pedestrian Safety

It’s getting harder for drivers to park in San Francisco, and it’s not just because of increased traffic. Some parking spots are actually disappearing, in the name of safety.

03/13/2015

San Francisco Muni

Man Dragged Off San Francisco Muni Bus By 7 People, Robbed At Gunpoint

A group of seven male suspects dragged a 24-year-old man off of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus early Thursday morning in the city’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood before pointing a gun and a knife at him and robbing him of his belongings.

03/12/2015

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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

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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

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