COVID Impact: SamTrans Receives $16M in Federals Funds For Long Term ProjectsAfter seeing its ridership drop significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) will be receiving some financial assistance.
Door Flies Off Of A San Francisco Muni Train With Riders On BoardA door flew off an San Francisco train while it was traveling underground with passengers on board.
Riders Give BART Positive Reviews, But Have Many ConcernsIt's crowded, aging and prone to breakdowns, but those polled had largely favorable views of BART.
Major Delays After Power Outage Cuts BART Service At SF StationsBART officials said as of 4:23 p.m. the power was back on between the Glen Park and Balboa Park stations where it went out earlier.
Bay Area Buses Losing Riders Despite Packed Freeways, BART TrainsBART trains and ferries are full, but recent figures show that bus ridership in the Bay Area is down.
Oakland Police Cracking Down On Motorcyclists Breaking Laws As Statewide Fatalities IncreaseOakland police will be on the lookout for motorcycle violations Thursday as they focus on safety enforcement.
AC Transit Riders Mad After Decades-Old Oakland Bus Stop Removed; Replacement ComingAC Transit riders in Oakland say they are angry after a 60-year-old transit stop was removed, but city leaders say a replacement is on the way.
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Fighting Plan To Crack Down On Cyclists Breaking Rules Of The RoadThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is pushing back against an anticipated crackdown on bicyclists who flout the rules of the road from the San Francisco Police Department’s Park Station officers.
California State Assembly Approves Lane-Splitting Legislation Allowing Motorcyclists To Move Through Stalled TrafficCalifornia may become the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between stalled cars in traffic.
Marin County Cyclists, Hikers Butting Heads Over Trail Use RightsA debate over trail use is raging in Marin County, with cyclists and hikers butting heads over rights-of-way.
Uber Surge Pricing Reported As BART Delays Leave Commuters Frustrated“BART, and you’re there,” was not a slogan that applied to Wednesday’s commute, and many riders turned to Uber to get across the Bay and around the city.
BART Shutdown By Helium Balloon That Short-Circuited Electrical Lines In East BayBART service was stopped in both directions between Bay Fair, Hayward and Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon, after a problem with equipment caused major delays in and out of San Francisco earlier.
Caltrain Spending $15M On Hand-Me-Down Rail Cars From Los Angeles' Metrolink To Help Alleviate CrowdingRidership on Caltrain is at an all-time high, so the transit agency is investing in some hand-me-down train cars from Los Angeles to help handle all the passengers.
BART Crews Working Overtime To Alleviate 'Crush Loads' Before New Trains ArriveIf you’ve ever ridden BART during the commute hours, no explanation is needed for the term “crush loads,” and maintenance crews are working overtime to put damage trains back in service to alleviate overcrowding.
Commentary: Bicyclists Don't Belong On The SidewalkThe whole “bikes on the sidewalk” issue is in the news this week because San Jose’s City Council is scheduled to vote on banning sidewalk bike riding in the downtown area, thus joining San Francisco, Oakland and many other cities with similar laws.