2nd Transbay Rail Crossing Would Aid Transit Needs In 21 NorCal Counties, Backers SayNearly half of unmet rail transit needs in Northern California could be mitigated by a plan to build a second transbay rail corridor between San Francisco and Oakland, officials with the project said Thursday.
BART Installing Tougher Fare Gates In Effort To Stymie Fare EvadersWhile BART ridership remains way down compared to before the pandemic, officials are scrambling to replace lost revenues, and that includes people who are freeloading on the system.
BART, Caltrain, AC Transit Among Agencies Offering Fare Discounts In September To Welcome Riders BackLooking to welcome riders back, BART, Caltrain and other transit agencies in the Bay Area are offering fare discounts in September.
AC Transit To Increase Service Starting Next Week Amid Return To Schools, OfficesAC Transit will expand its service schedule systemwide next week in anticipation of Bay Area residents returning to schools and offices, the transit agency announced Wednesday.
BART Service Nears Pre-Pandemic Level Monday as Hours ExpandOn Monday, BART service will ramp up to near pre-pandemic levels, including the return of late-night trains and expanded weekend service.
BART Seeks To Install Free WiFi At All Stations By 2024All BART stations are on track to have WiFi networks installed by 2024, officials with the transit agency said Thursday.
Caltrain Says Electrification Project Won't Be Complete Until 2024Caltrain officials announced Thursday that completion of the project to electrify the railway has been pushed back to late 2024.
VTA Light Rail Service Suspended Indefinitely; Buses Running Along RoutesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced on Twitter at 1:45 p.m. Sunday that VTA light rail service is suspended until further notice.
COVID Reopening: VTA To Increase Capacity On Buses, Light Rail; Reduce DistancingStarting Wednesday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will increase passenger capacity on its light-rail vehicles and buses.
Bay Area Transit Riders Now Able To Pay Clipper Card Fares On Android PhonesBay Area transit riders can now use Clipper via Google Pay and on their Android smartphones to pay fares, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced Wednesday.
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.