Women Struck, Killed By Caltrain In BelmontA Caltrain struck and killed a woman in Belmont Wednesday morning, according to a transit agency spokeswoman.
BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay LinesBART's Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.
Funny BART Conductor Makes Commute More Tolerable With Catchy Station Announcements"Making off like a herd of turtles," is just one of this BART operator's catch phrases as his passion for passengers comes through the train intercom.
BART Could See More Breakdowns On Tracks, Needs More Than $4 Billion To Upgrade InfrastructureBART officials said the 10-inches of rail broke on a newer section of tracks, and the rails like the cars badly need to be replaced.
Service Restored After 10-Inch Crack In SF Tracks; Delays Continue During #BARTPocalypseThere are major delays on Bay Area Rapid Transit systemwide, after a deformity was discovered in the trackway between the Civic Center station and 16th Street station in San Francisco.
Voter-Approved $48 Million Announced To Be Dedicated To San Francisco Muni ImprovementsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced $48 million in new voter-approved funding for the city’s transit system on Monday. The money will go toward improvements for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the hiring of 244 people.
BART May Ask Taxpayers For The Billions It Needs To Keep Trains RunningBART needs billions of dollars just to keep the trains running in the future, and the transit agency may end up asking the public to foot the bill.
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.
WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley 'Beautiful'WrestleMania 31 is in Santa Clara this Sunday. The WWE's annual springtime extravaganza is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity to the Bay Area.
Bay Area Crude Oil-By-Rail Shipments Halted After Price Per Barrel Drops SharplyThe low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.
Second BART Tunnel Under Bay Allowing 24-Hour Service Gets Renewed AttentionWith the San Francisco Bay Area economy booming, a plan to build a second tube for BART trains under San Francisco Bay is getting renewed attention.
Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.
BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San FranciscoBART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and Oakland.
Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.
KCBS Cover Story: The Alhambra Railroad TrestleKCBS' Jeffrey Schaub reports on the aging & possibly unsafe railroad bridge in Martinez...