AC Transit Launches New Mobile App To Enable 'Secure Contactless Payment'The new Beta AC Transit Mobile App eliminates the need to touch fareboxes, money, lines through a ‘secure contactless payment’ feature.
SF Muni Rail Shuts Down After Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19, Equipment ProblemsThe Muni Metro system had resumed Saturday but is shutting down for the foreseeable future after two splices in the subway overhead wire failed and someone in the system's control center tested positive for COVID-19.
Homeless Encampment Fire Shuts Down East Bay BART San Leandro ServiceFirefighters extinguished a fire that erupted below a BART track overpass Tuesday morning and shutting down service on the San Leandro and Dublin/Pleasanton lines, officials said.
Muni Restores Some Routes Cancelled Due To Pandemic To Support Essential TripsStarting Saturday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make changes to its transit service, including bringing back some routes that had previously been discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BART Unveils Prototype Of New Jumper-Proof Fare Gate At Richmond StationA prototype of a newly designed fare gate that deters gate jumpers was unveiled at the Richmond BART Station on Wednesday.
Reopening: BART, Caltrain Adding Service As Ridership Slowly Picks UpWith more people heading back to work, Bay Area Rapid Transit and Caltrain both announced service additions.
Richmond Ferry Service To Resume After Months Of Service Due To PandemicFerry service will resume from Richmond next week after being suspended in March due to shelter orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
SamTrans Latest To Reduce Service During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceSamTrans is reducing service on 31 routes starting this weekend and will also require all bus operators and riders to wear face coverings.
MTC Unveils Plan To Distribute $780M Coronavirus Relief To Transit AgenciesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Thursday released a framework for allocating more than $780 million of federal relief funds to Bay Area transit agencies.
Oakland Seeks To Expand 'Slow Streets' Program During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceOakland city officials are asking the community to provide feedback on its plans for expanding the "Oakland Slow Streets" program
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Muni To Cut Service By Nearly Half To Prioritize Essential WorkersSan Francisco's Muni will reduce service by nearly half this week, eliminating many of its lines that are seeing low ridership and focusing on lines used by essential workers during the pandemic, SFMTA officials said.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Newsom Orders Toll-Takers Pulled From Bay Area BridgesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the temporary suspension of cash toll collection at the San Francisco Bay Area's seven state-owned bridges in order to minimize the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Capitol Corridor Between San Jose, Sacramento To Reduce ServiceService along the Capitol Corridor in the Bay Area will be reduced starting on Saturday in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Coronavirus Update: Officials Cancel Weekend SMART Train Service In Wake Of Shelter-In-PlaceOfficials with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit have temporarily cancelled weekend service because of the shelter-in-place ordered in seven Bay Area counties and the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Caltrain, Samtrans Reduce Service As Ridership DropsPublic transit agencies on the Peninsula on Friday announced service adjustments for the coming week in response to decreased ridership due to efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus.