Golden Gate Bridge District Gets $5.9M Grant For New High-Speed FerryThe Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District has received a $5.9-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration for a new high-speed ferry.
BART Begins Pilot Program To Phase Out Paper Tickets In Favor Of Clipper CardsBART is beginning a pilot program Monday that will make Clipper cards the only product available to purchase for train fares at certain stations, starting with the 19th Street Oakland station.
Track Issues Near Bay Fair Station Resolved After Day Of BART DelaysTrack problems near BART's Bay Fair station that started Friday morning were finally resolved in the late afternoon following major delays across the entire transit system, officials said.
One BART Board Member Wants To Put Brakes On Fare IncreasesFare increases come like clockwork on BART, but one director wants to put the brakes on that process.
10 Juveniles Detained In BART Cellphone Grab-And-Go TheftsBART police announced Tuesday they have detained 10 juveniles in connection to a series of grab-and-go cell phone thefts on its commuter trains in San Francisco and Oakland.
Embattled SFMTA Chief Ed Reiskin Stepping Down Following Chronic Muni BreakdownsAmid a rising tide of discontent over the state of San Francisco's public transportation system, transit director Ed Reiskin announced Monday he will be stepping down from his position in August.
Former SF Muni Instructor Says Favoritism In Training Is Putting Public Safety At RiskAllegations of favoritism have surfaced at Muni Metro's Light Rail training division. A former instructor says he felt pressure to pass operators he thought were unqualified.
Female Employees Sue AC Transit Over Claims Of DiscriminationFour women who are employees at AC Transit have filed a class-action lawsuit against the transit agency, claiming supervisors discriminated against them while they were pregnant and later when they were lactating.
Engineers Making 'Satisfactory Progress' On Salesforce Transit Center RepairsAfter being closed for seven months, repairs are continuing at the Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco -- where two cracked steel beams were discovered last September.
Single Computer Switch Failure Triggered Saturday's BART Shut DownThe failure of a switch within BART's complex computer system triggered Saturday's three-hour shut down of the massive transit system, stranding thousands of commuters.
BART Restores Full Service After Hours-Long Systemwide Shutdown BART is resuming normal service systemwide after a computer glitch brought service to a halt Saturday morning.
Cupcake Shop Car Crash Ruptures Gas Line, Impacts BART ServiceA car crashed into a cupcake shop in Oakland and ruptured a gas line on Sunday morning, which caused a ripple effect that impacted BART service for several hours afterwards.
Work Begins On Downtown SJ BART Extension, Prompts Road ClosuresConstruction is set to begin on the long-awaited BART to downtown San Jose extension. Crews will start doing some preliminary work on East Santa Clara Street, causing some lanes and sidewalks to be blocked.
BART Board To Decide What To Do With Retired Passenger CarsThe end of the line is nigh for the trusty silver-and-blue BART cars that have been moving commuters, shoppers, sports fans and weekend riders since the 1970s.
Family Holds Vigil For Man Shot By BART Officer A Year AgoTransit agencies announced the closure of West Oakland BART Station at around 6:15 p.m. Thursday evening due to an active protest and vigil for Sahleem Tindle.