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Transportation

A row of parking meters line O'Farrell Street on July 3, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$54M Contract To Replace SF Meters Raises Questions About Future Parking Costs

A $54 million contract to replace San Francisco’s aging parking meters has run into trouble at the Board of Supervisors. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency wants to include 10,000 additional meters than the 29,000 needed to change out the existing ones.

11/13/2013

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New Bus Service To Run From SJ, Oakland To Los Angeles

The BoltBus offers trips from Oakland and San Jose to Los Angeles, and amenities like free WI-Fi and leather seats.

10/30/2013

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BART Board Allows Bicycles On Trains During Rush Hour

The BART board of directors voted unanimously in favor of making a pilot program that allows bicycles on BART during peak commute hours a permanent fixture at Thursday’s meeting in Oakland.

10/24/2013

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Muni Looks For Ways To Carry More Riders Amid Building Boom

As San Francisco is in the midst of a building boom, transit officials said they are looking at two new ways to pack more people onto Muni Metro trains.

10/24/2013

BART Negotiations

BART Unions Say No Strike Monday, Still Possible For Tuesday

Union leaders extended a strike deadline by 24 hours Sunday night, granting Bay Area commuters a day’s grace, but blasted BART leadership for what they called a refusal to negotiate.

10/13/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Poll Says Most California Voters Don’t Want Bullet Train

A new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.

09/28/2013

Tourists ride bicycles on a newly constructed bike path near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bicyclists To Get 3-Foot Buffer Under New California Law

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he has signed legislation requiring California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when passing bicyclists.

09/23/2013

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Project To Modernize Caltrain Underway In San Jose

The first phase of a major project to modernize Caltrain is underway in San Jose. Crews at the Tamien Station are installing a fiber optic line that will prepare the rail system to go all-electric before the end of the decade.

09/20/2013

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

SFMTA Board Approves Bus Rapid Transit On Van Ness Avenue

Plans to make over San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue with a bus rapid transit project were approved Tuesday afternoon, a transportation agency spokesman said.

09/18/2013

Traffic flows across the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on the morning after the official opening of the bridge on September 3, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MTC Chief Says Traffic On New Bay Bridge Will Improve

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Wednesday that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but he expects it to be faster in the long run.

09/11/2013

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