Santa Clara VTA to Expand Senior Transportation ProgramA Santa Clara County senior transportation program will be able to reach more older adults through a new agreement between the county Board of Supervisors and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority signed this week.
BART Could Face 9 Figure Budget Deficits by 2024, Experts SayBART could face nine-figure budget deficits as soon as the 2023-2024 fiscal year without a significant increase in its operating revenue, the transit agency's budget officials said Thursday.
SMART Announces New General ManagerSonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit will have a new general manager starting next month, the train agency announced this week.
BART Puts Event Trains in Service for Fleet WeekBART is running three event trains on Sunday to accommodate riders headed to the Fleet Week Air Show at San Francisco's Marina Green.
Train Equipment Problems Result In Major BART DelaysBART service was recovering Monday morning following major delays due to equipment problems on trains, the agency said.
COVID Recovery: BART Increases Saturday Service; Weekend Use On The ReboundEncouraged by a surge in weekend ridership as the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, BART officials added 16 train trips to its Saturday service.
San Francisco Transit Officials Reopen Muni Metro Stations; Restore F-Line Trolley Service To Fisherman's WharfThe San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency reopened all Muni Metro subway stations and began the running historic F-line streetcars along Market St and the Embarcadero to Fisherman’s Wharf Saturday for the first time since they were shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Road To Recovery: How To Get Wary Bay Area Commuters Back On Public TransitA lack of passengers during the pandemic decimated public transportation this past year with ridership plummeting to around 5 percent. Now, transit agencies are grappling with how to get commuters to come back.
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.
South Bay BART Extension Funding Dropped From $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief PackageFunding for a South Bay BART extension project has been dropped from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package being debated in the U.S. Senate after it came under fire from Republican lawmakers.
AC Transit Resuming Fare Collection, Front Door Boarding After Nearly 7 MonthsThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced that fare collection and front door boarding on its buses will resume Monday.
1st Train Rolls Through BART's New Berryessa Station; Regular Service Begins SaturdayThe final countdown has begun. The nearly 20-year wait by San Jose area residents for BART service is less than 24 hours away from coming to an end after a ceremonial first trip to mark the opening of the new Berryessa Station Friday.
Feds Award Millions To BART And VTA For Mixed-Use Planning Near Transit StationsFederal transportation officials have given the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency $2 million and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority more than $1.5 million Thursday for development projects aimed at improving access to public transportation.
BART Service On Long-Anticipated Berryessa Extension Begins June 13; Federal Funds To Provide Transit ReliefYears of frustrating delays came to an end Tuesday as transit officials finally announced that BART commuter trains will begin service along the long-anticipated extension into Santa Clara County.
Coronavirus Update: BART Riders Required To Wear Masks On Trains, In StationsBART transit officials have announced that all riders will be required to wear masks on trains and in stations starting on Wednesday as tougher shelter-in-place requirements go into effects in the Bay Area counties served by the agency.