Caltrain is proposing a $25 billion project that could make the commuter rail system more like BART. Susie Steimle tells us that would mean more trains, , and increased ridership.
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Caltrain Multi-Billion Dollar Plan Promises Major Upgrades To Commuter Rail SystemCaltrain is proposing a $25 billion project that could make the commuter rail system more like BART. Susie Steimle tells us that would mean more trains, , and increased ridership.
SFO To Open New Lot To Ease Rideshare TrafficThe rideshare traffic nightmare near San Francisco International Airport may soon be over. Airport officials announced a possible solution to ease the gridlock. Maria Medina reports. (7-3-2019)
Additional Lot At SFO Will Open To Ease Millbrae Rideshare GridlockSan Francisco International Airport has agreed to open 244 new parking spaces for rideshare drivers picking up fares in an effort to ease the traffic gridlock that's affecting Millbrae. Wilson Walker reports. (7-3-2019)
Instagram Campaign Launched to Shame Tourists Behaving Badly on Central CoastBig Sur's world-famous coastline has been a tourist attraction for decades but a new Instagram page is shaming visitors for endangering lives in pursuit of the perfect selfie. Len Ramirez reports. (5-10-19)
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Brake-Slamming BART Turn In Oakland Is The Result Of An Old Political FavorThe sharp, brake-slamming BART turn beneath the streets of downtown Oakland is the result of a 1960s political favor that changed BART's original design. Wilson Walker reports. (5-7-2019)
Neighbors Concerned Over Massive Redevelopment Near Berryessa BART StationPlans are moving forward for a new development near a pair of soon-to-be-open BART stations. The Berryessa and Milpitas stations could be surrounded by new housing and office space, but not everyone is sold on the idea. Devin Fehely reports. (5-5-2019)
SoCal Refinery Fire May Drive Regional Gas Prices HigherExperts are predicting that gas prices in California could stay above $4 a gallon after a refinery caught fire for the second time in as many weeks. Maria Medina reports. (5-2-19)
Lawmaker Proposes Charging Cars To Drive Down SF's Famous Crooked Lombard StreetSan Francisco's famous crooked Lombard Street may someday require a reservation and payment. Andria Borba tells us about the plan whose author says will ease traffic congestion in the area.
Novato Couple Back Home After Harrowing Norway Cruise Ship VoyageA Marin County couple were among those stranded last week after their cruise ship hit rough seas off the coast of Norway. John Ramos reports. (3-28-19)
Transportation Department Investigating How the FAA Certified The Boeing 737 MAX 8The call to review Boeing's 737 MAX 8 air crafts follows demands from federal authorities for the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing to hold on to all documents related to the troubled jet. Betty Yu reports. (3-19-2019)
Could San Jose's New Light Tower Become A World-Renowned Landmark?Move over, Golden Gate Bridge; San Jose plans to build its own iconic landmark in 2021, a light tower that is expected to attract people from all over the world. Maria Medina reports. (3-13-2019)
Civic, Business Leaders Tout Hovercraft Ferry Service for Bay Area TransitA group of business and civic leaders said Friday they're trying to get hovercraft as a new mode of transportation to get around the Bay Area. Maria Medina reports. (2-1-19)
Harbin Hot Springs Set to Reopen After 2015 Wildfire DestructionFor the generations of people who fell in love with Harbin Hot Springs, the 2015 Valley Fire’s destruction of the famed clothing-optional resort was heartbreaking. Now, the public can finally return to see what was lost and what has been reborn. Wilson Walker reports. (1-18-19)
New Ferry Service from Richmond to San Francisco LaunchesOn Thursday, a new ferry service kicked off from Richmond to San Francisco and KPIX 5's Wilson Walker was along for the ride. (1-10-19)
Klook Helps Make Travel Into An AdventureAnita Ngai, Chief Revenue Officer from Klook tells BAF about this new company that's helping travelers avoid the hassles and headaches and, instead, go on an adventure.
Millions of Air Travelers Expected As Holiday Rush Begins At SFOMillions of Americans are traveling for the holidays. Anne Makovec reports that SFO is expecting some 2 million travelers in and out of the hub between now and New Year's.
VISIT TAIWAN: Gear up for the adventure of a lifetime in Taiwan!Survivor winner Adam Klein invites you to experience the colorful culture of Taiwan!
SFO Vending Machine Sells Jackets To Bay Area Summer TouristsSan Francisco International has a hot spot for tourists who may not understand our chilly summer weather. Mary Lee reports on the unique vending machine that sells puff coats.
Ferguson Fire Burning In Yosemite Impacts TourismThe Ferguson Fire, burning in difficult terrain near Yosemite National Park is impacting tourists at the world-famous Tunnel View Lookout.
Gas Prices Spike Ahead of Memorial Day WeekendAs if on cue, gas prices are surging in California to some of the highest we've paid in years. Len Ramirez reports. (5-25-18)
Amy Sewell Gives Tips To Make Summer Travel Hassle-FreeLifestyle expert Amy Sewell talks to BAF host Michelle Griego about ways to make summer travel hassle-free.
VIDEO: A Dozen Orcas Perform For Whale Watchers On Monterey BayAt least a dozen orcas put on quite a show for a boat full of whale watchers out on Monterey Bay last Saturday. (Video courtesy of Monterey Bay Whale Watch)
Liza Gershman, Author of 'Cuban Flavor, Exploring The Island's Unique Places, People & Cuisine'Food, lifestyle and travel photographer Liza Gershman talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new book, 'Cuban Flavor, Exploring The Island's Unique Places, People & Cuisine.'
BART Tests On 10-Mile Stretch North Of San Jose Could Get NoisyThe quiet neighborhoods that border the BART tracks in Berryessa are to get noisy. Len Ramirez tells us it's because BART and VTA are running round-the-clock trains, to test the new tracks north of San Jose.
Wells Fargo Executive Killed When Southwest Jet Engine Fails In FlightA Wells Fargo Bank executive was killed from injuries suffered when an engine on a Southwest Airlines jet had a major in-flight failure Tuesday, sending debris through her window on the plane. Andria Borba reports. (4/17/18)
Push To Preserve Historic Mill Valley-Mt. Tamalpais Historic TrainThere is a push to preserve a piece of railroad history in Mill Valley. John Ramos tells us about train that carried tourists from Mill Valley to scenic Mt. Tamalpais, decades ago.
$1 Bird Scooters Pop Up In San Francisco And San JoseBird scooters hit the streets without much notice. Public officials aren't thrilled. Maria Medina reports. (3/28/18)
Sausalito Fears Ferry Stop at Fort Baker Would Bring Traffic WoesSausalito is already a top tourist destination -- now the city is worried that a new ferry stop could make traffic even worse. Emily Turner reports. (3-8-18)