BART

10 New Bart Trains Roll Out TODAY!

BART is rolling out ten new cars today. Yeeee!! They feature more standing room, three doors instead of two, and electronic screens that show what …

Trains

Demand for reserved parking spaces at Antioch’s eBART station crashes website

ANTIOCH — A website for reserving parking spaces at Antioch’s soon-to-open eBART station crashed Tuesday under the deluge of commuters trying to …

Cities

Man Cited For Battery Against BART Employee

Officers responded at 9:54 p.m. to the Powell Street BART station.<p>SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- BART police cited a man Saturday in San Francisco for battery …

San Francisco

How Tenants Use Digital Mapping to Track Bad Landlords and Gentrification

When Teresa Salazar first encountered the notice posted to her front door—which offered tenants $10,000 to move out of their East Oakland, …

Housing

As California Awaits The 'Big One,' Anxieties Loom Over Funding The Earthquake Warning System

The United States is still more than a decade behind Japan in rolling out earthquake alerts, experts say.<p>SAN FRANCISCO - Last week, millions of San Francisco Bay Area residents were startled awake around 2:30 in the morning by a powerful shaking that lasted several seconds. A mere eight miles …

Earthquakes

BART Identifies Transit Officer Who Fatally Shot Suspect

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — BART officials have identified the transit police officer who fatally shot a suspect near the West Oakland BART station last …

Policing

Annual 'No Pants Subway' Takes Place In New York Despite Freezing Temperatures

The “No Pants Subway Ride” event took place Sunday in New York City (NYC), with participants braving the cold to participate in all their …

Transit

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Business

Social Media Helped This Guy Find His Lost AirPods

Every so often, we get confirmation that public transit isn't always the worst part of anyone's day and that Twitter isn't the hellscape of social …

Offbeat News

In new year crackdown, Caltrain adopts zero tolerance fare evasion policy - San Francisco Business Times

By Antoinette Siu <br>– Reporter, San Francisco Business Times<p>Jan 5, 2018, 1:37pm PST<p>Caltrain this week approved a policy to cut down on administrative …

Transit

Nearly 10 Million Felt Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake That Shook Bay Area, USGS Says

An estimated 9.8 million people felt a magnitude 4.4 earthquake that rumbled across the Bay Area early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey …

Earthquakes

SF teacher says she was tricked into ‘I Am Not a Monster’ BART campaign

<b>By Julian Mark</b><p>When Nancy Ana Lucero discovered that her picture appeared in an “I Am Not a Monster” ad at the 16th and Mission BART station, she was furious. It was sometime in September, she recalled, and a fellow educator called her to let her know.<p>“I was shocked,” she told Mission Local in a …

Affordable Housing

Get ready for a lot more housing near the Expo Line and other California transit stations if new legislation passes

A dramatic increase in new housing near transit stations could be on its way across California under new legislation proposed by a Bay Area legislator.<p>Subject to some limitations, the measure would eliminate restrictions on the number of houses allowed to be built within a half-mile of train, …

Urban Design

BART Inspects Tracks Following Earthquake

BART announced this morning that all tracks would be inspected because of the 4.4 magnitude quake that hit overnight.<p>BAY AREA — BART has completed an …

San Francisco

Oakland PD Respond to Reported Shooting Near BART Station

A swarm of Oakland police responded to a reported shooting near the West Oakland BART station.<p>A witness video shows several patrol cars in the area …

Policing

How To San Francisco On A Dime

Golden Gate Bridge. Lombard Street. World-class museums. Lively parks. Some of coolest bars and food spots on the West Coast. Passing through San …

San Francisco

2 shot, 1 dead after transit officer fires near California train station

Two people were shot and one of them was killed near a San Francisco Bay Area train station after a transit officer fired their weapon, authorities said.<p>A Bay Area Rapid Transit officer fired shots near the station in Oakland shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oakland Police Officer Johnna Watson …

Policing

Women stand with London Breed for San Francisco interim mayor

Like so many throughout San Francisco, we grieve profoundly at the loss of Mayor Ed Lee, our city’s first Asian American mayor, a lifelong public …

San Francisco

BART Riders Facing New Year Fare Increases

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Fares are going up for BART riders in the new year, with everyone paying 2.7 percent more than in 2017, according to the transit …

Oakland

Here are the 5 biggest changes coming to the Bay Area commute in 2018

Bay Area transit agencies are getting ready to enforce fare changes, experiment with carpooling and add new vehicles in 2018. Public transit has …

Transit

Op-ed: Let Regional Councils Tax So We Can Build And Serve

The governor and state legislature have rightly looked to cooperation among towns to deliver more cost-effective municipal services to Connecticut's …

Housing

Woman Pleads Guilty To Allegedly Faking Seizure Avoiding $1,500 Tab At Bar

A Canadian woman pleaded guilty to three charges after she evaded a hefty tab she racked up at a bar, including allegedly faking a seizure, the White …

World News

3Degrees Helps BART Negotiate Two New Renewable Energy Projects – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - 3Degrees is proud to be a part of BART’s historic commitment to long term renewable energy through two power …

Renewable Energy

From Brownfields to a New Transit-Oriented Downtown

The Union Flats project contains 243 market-rate units in two buildings around a central courtyard. A 35-foot-wide (11 m) pedestrian breezeway …

Urban Design

Seattle might be the next San Francisco — here's how the two major tech hubs compare

Seattle and San Francisco have been at the epicenter of the west coast's tech boom since the dot-com era.<p>Today, both cities are home to some of the most influential companies in tech: Seattle with Microsoft and Amazon, and San Francisco with Twitter, Airbnb, Lyft, and Uber.<p>As the tech industry's …

San Francisco

Bay Area Rapid Transit to Run on Electricity From Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar Inc. agreed to supply 45 megawatts of solar power to Bay Area Rapid Transit.<p>BART signed a 20-year power-purchase agreement for …

Business

How Google’s future campus could be a game-changer for Silicon Valley

The tech giant’s future home near a growing transit hub seeks to revitalize downtown San Jose<p>Few building types have become as mythologized, meaningful, and, occasionally, mocked by the general public as corporate headquarters. Whether they’re anodyne rows of identical offices, glistening corporate …

Cities

BART Goes Renewable

Two power purchases approved by Bay Area Rapid Transit's Board of Directors put the transit system on track to achieve 90 percent renewables by 2021. …

Transit

Milpitas: SJ firm continues BART-related work

A San Jose-based firm has been retained as an engineering consultant to the city on projects related to the coming Bay Area Rapid Transit extension …

Santa Clara County

When City Ignores Filthy Transit Station, Politicians Start to Scrub it Themselves Every Week

When City Ignores Filthy Transit Station, Politicians Start to Scrub it Themselves...<p>Joined @BevanDufty crusade to improve health & safety at 16th st …

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