Groundbreaking Solar-Powered Train Goes On Sonoma County Test Run, Sets Speed RecordOn a railroad track in Sonoma County, a pair of inventors took the first-ever solar-powered locomotive on a record-setting test, with hopes that one day it could be the fastest vehicle ever powered by the sun.
Amtrak Plans To Spend $7.3B On New Trains From Sacramento FactoryAmtrak plans to spend $7.3 billion to replace 83 passenger trains, some nearly a half-century old, with new trains built in Sacramento, though much of the funding must still be approved by Congress.
Bay Area Transit Agencies Struggle To Match Service To Ridership During PandemicWith ridership down by as much as 90 percent, Bay Area transit agencies are grappling with lowered revenues and uncertain estimates for when the shelter-in-place orders will be eased.
East Bay Leaders Consider Opposing Plan To Reactivate Long-Dormant Rail Line In RichmondThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will on Tuesday discuss formally opposing plans by BNSF Railway to reactivate a long-dormant rail line through the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline Park in Richmond.
As Construction Continues, New Doubts Arise For Salesforce Transit CenterWork continued Sunday to shore up parts of the Salesforce Transit Center after engineers found two cracked steel beams running over Fremont Street last week.
Commuters Await Completion of SMART Train Extension to Larkspur FerryDrivers in the North Bay are getting bogged down in heavier than usual traffic as SMART train construction slows down commuters around San Rafael and Larkspur.
ACE Train Fatally Strikes Jogger; Service DelayedAn Altamont Corridor Express train hit and killed and jogger Friday morning on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in the Alviso neighborhood of San Jose.
West Oakland BART Station Briefly Closed Due To Police ActivityBART trains were not stopping at the West Oakland station Wednesday night due to police activity.
Equipment Problem Causes Major Delays For BART Trains In The East BayBART officials are reporting major delays in the East Bay tonight due to an equipment problem at the Orinda station.
BART Trains Recover From Brake Issue That Caused Major Systemwide DelaysBART trains have recovered from a major systemwide delay caused by brake problems on an eastbound train passing through the transbay tube Tuesday evening.
Unofficial Signs Condemning Hate Posted on BART TrainsA vigilante message is getting double takes on BART.
Pelosi Says America's Trains Should Have Advanced Safety Technology, But Don'tCongresswoman Nancy Pelosi said America's trains - including commuter trains like the one that crashed Thursday morning in Hoboken, New Jersey - should be equipped with the latest safety technology, or not run.
Diesel-Powered BART Trains Unveiled For East Bay ExtensionTransit officials unveiled a new line of diesel-powered BART trains Thursday that will be deployed when the system arrives in the growing city of Antioch.
BART Electrical Glitch Disappears As Mysteriously As It AppearedA persistent electrical problem that crippled BART service at the end of the Pittsburg/Bay Point line for more than two weeks starting in March has gone away almost entirely, but its cause remains unknown, according to BART.
Deputies Who Helped Save Driver From Being Hit By Oncoming Caltrain In Sunnyvale Share StoryTwo sheriff’s deputies are being praised for helping save a driver seconds before his car was struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday evening.