Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Decriminalize Jaywalking, Says Citations Disproportionately Issued To People Of ColorA Bay Area lawmaker is seeking to decriminalize jaywalking in California, saying such citations are disproportionately issued to people of color and have led to life-threatening encounters with law enforcement.
Lawmaker Seeks To Streamline 'Disjointed' Bay Area Transit Scheduling, Fare SystemsAssembly Bill 629 would direct the Bay Area's transit agencies to create a pilot program for one over-arching fare system, allowing riders to travel across multiple agencies on a fixed fare using a special pass.
San Francisco Bay Ferry Officials Considering 1-Year Reduction In FaresIn a hope to rebuild ridership as San Francisco offices reopen after being shuttered for a year, San Francisco Bay Ferry officials are considering a one-year reduction in fares.
California Pushes Back High-Speed Rail Construction Deadline For Central Valley Stretch To 2023California is again pushing back the deadline and raising the cost for its high-speed rail project, this time asking the Biden administration for a one-year extension on completing construction on a section of track in the Central Valley.
Marin-Sonoma Narrows Project: Construction Widening 101 Through North Bay Almost Done After 2 DecadesIn the works for more than two decades, the Marin-Sonoma Narrows project to widen Highway 101 through the North Bay finally has light at the end of the tunnel.
COVID: Powerful Ultra Violet Lights Installed On SMART Trains To Kill CoronavirusOut of sight, in the overhead compartment, is what SMART transit system believes is the latest weapon against COVID, a battery of powerful ultra violet lights located next to the new filter system.
Port Of Oakland Set To Receive Largest Cranes Ever; Towering Up To 400 FeetThe Port of Oakland is set to receive cranes that can tower more than 400 feet tall, the largest cranes ever to be installed at the Bay Area's largest port.
Caltrain Board Approves Closure Of Atherton StationThe Caltrain Board of Directors on Thursday approved closure of Atherton's Caltrain station and elimination of its weekend service, possibly beginning in December.
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.