Bay Area Lawmaker Revives Proposal For More Housing Near TransitSen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, announced Tuesday he has introduced a bill that would allow for the construction of more homes near city hubs throughout the state.
New SMART Train Cars Arrive Heavily Damaged; Service Expansion DelayedFour new diesel Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train cars were damaged in transit from an assembly plant, delaying for months a planned expansion of the rail service
BART Fined Record $1.3 Million In 2013 Worker DeathsThe California Public Utilities Commission has fined BART a record $1.348 million for an accident that killed two transit agency workers as they were inspecting a track during the 2013 strike.
BART Station Agent Assaulted At MacArthur StationA station agent was sucker punched by a man who was allegedly harassing female passengers outside of BART's MacArthur station, requiring hospital treatment for a cheek laceration.
Cupertino City Council To Consider Business Tax Increase For November BallotThe Cupertino City Council on Tuesday evening will consider placing an increased business tax on the November ballot to fund city projects, including a new City Hall, library renovations and transit studies.
SB827: Bill To Boost Housing Near Transit Dies In CommitteeSB827, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, failed to get out of the senate’s Transportation and Housing Committee.
Bay Area Congestion Worsens As More Cars Hit The RoadSan Francisco Bay Area commuters have a lot of transit options available, yet the number of cars on the road just keeps rising.
Voters Will Decide On $3 Bridge Toll Hike On June BallotThe Bay Area Toll Authority board has voted unanimously to add a measure to the June ballot that will ask voters to approve a $3 hike in tolls on all local bridges over 6 years.
BART Riders Facing New Year Fare IncreasesFares are going up for BART riders in the new year, with everyone paying 2.7 percent more than in 2017, according to the transit agency.
Heightened BART Security In Wake Of London BombingTransit officials increased security Friday at Bay Area BART stations in the wake of a terrorist bombing in London that left 22 people injured.
BART Turns 45 With A Challenging Future AheadWhen BART began transporting passengers 45 years ago, it was a modern marvel. But now, entering middle age it's unique design and construction have combined to create challenges.
BART Offers Preview Of New Trains In TestingAs BART continues to test its new train cars, media in the Bay Area got a chance on Monday to take a closer look at the new fleet.