Transportation

Ride Share App

Rideshare Wars: Uber, Lyft & Sidecar Fight For Customers With Cheap Fares

In their battle for public dominance, Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are giving ridesharing evangelists a reason to rejoice.

01/23/2015

(CBS SF)

Founded On Laziness, College Student’s Electronic Skateboard Startup Takes Off

At first glance, the ZBoard looks like any other piece of wood on wheels. But take a closer look, and you’ll see it’s a lot smarter, and faster.

01/19/2015

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks Near Millbrae Station

A Caltrain struck and killed a person on the tracks south of the Millbrae station Saturday morning.

01/10/2015

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Labor Council Joins Taxi Drivers In Battle Against Uber, Ridesharing Apps

The San Francisco Labor Council (SFLC) is joining the fight against Uber and other similar car-ride services. Cab drivers want legislation to regulate rates, license and tax the on-demand transportation companies.

01/06/2015

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Closing Jan. 10-12 For Installation Of Median Barrier

Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District officials are stepping up their efforts to spread the word about a big change coming up for drivers who use the iconic span and its impending closure next weekend.

12/29/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels

One Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.

12/28/2014

The Bolt

2 San Francisco Entrepreneurs Build Prototype ‘Tesla’ Of Electric Bikes

In San Francisco, two moped-loving entrepreneurs with a common vision for green transportation, have built what they hope will become the Tesla of electric motorbikes in their garage.

12/05/2014

BART To OAK connector at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

BART To Oakland International Airport Has Good Start, Needs More Riders To Break Even

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s extension into Oakland International Airport opened over the holiday weekend with a promising start. But to make the costly project profitable, many more need to come aboard.

12/01/2014

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking Space

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.

11/19/2014

Bay Area BikeShare

New Owners Promise More Bikes For Bay Area BikeShare

Getting around the Bay Area on two wheels may get a bit easier now that a new company has acquired Bay Area BikeShare and plans to invest in the program’s upkeep and expansion.

11/16/2014

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