VTA Resuming Fare Collection In April; Vaccine Appointment Rides Stay FreeStarting April 1, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will resume collecting fares unless the ride is to a vaccination site.
COVID Vaccines: Bay Area Transit, Airport Workers Eligible For Shots Next WeekPublic transit workers in the Bay Area and across California will be eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccines beginning next week, according to state officials.
COVID Vaccines: SamTrans Latest Transit Agency To Offer Free Rides To Vaccination SitesThe San Mateo County Transit District announced that it will offer free rides to county COVID-19 vaccination sites starting Thursday, joining other local transit agencies.
BART, Capitol Corridor Unveil Plan For 2nd Transbay Tube By 2040BART and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority unveiled a plan Wednesday to build a second transbay rail crossing and increase rail connection throughout the Bay Area and Northern California.
New Caltrain Schedule Aims to Serve Essential Workers During PandemicCaltrain is implementing a new schedule starting Monday aimed at improving service for essential workers and others dependent on public transit.
Caltrain Board Approves Closure Of Atherton StationThe Caltrain Board of Directors on Thursday approved closure of Atherton's Caltrain station and elimination of its weekend service, possibly beginning in December.
AC Transit Giving Free Masks, Hand Sanitizer To RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced Monday that it will start issuing free face coverings and hand sanitizer to riders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
AC Transit 'Tempo' Rapid Bus System Opens to RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District launched the East Bay's first-ever rapid bus transit system on Sunday.
7 Elected Bay Area Officials Call for Voters to Decide Future of Caltrain FundingA joint statement issued by seven elected officials on Sunday calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service which has seen ridership drop steeply during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Golden Gate Transit To Cut Bus Service, Cites Reduced Ridership Over PandemicThe changes taking effect on Sunday are temporary and could be reversed once shelter orders lift and riders return, Golden Gate Transit said.
BART Officials Weigh How To Boost Ridership As COVID-19 Restrictions LoosenThe coronavirus pandemic has hit transit agencies across the Bay Area hard, with BART still operating at slightly more than 10 percent of normal ridership.