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City by City, Lyft and Uber Take on Taxis, Regulators

March 3, 2014 | 3:23 pm

City by City, Lyft and Uber Take on Taxis, Regulators

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Breakdown of various efforts around the country to regulate the fast-growing ride-service firms.

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BART Update: Train Control Problem Snarls AM Commute

February 28, 2014 | 9:03 am

BART Update: Train Control Problem Snarls AM Commute

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Computer-operated system fails, leading to major delays through the system. Caltrain bogs down, too.

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Google to Fund San Francisco’s Free Muni for Youth Program

February 27, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Google to Fund San Francisco’s Free Muni for Youth Program

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One of the largest private donations in city history will cover the free pass program for two years.

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New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say

February 25, 2014 | 5:58 pm

New Bay Bridge Span Safe Despite Problems, Officials Say

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Ill-fitting plates on roadbed are deemed only a ‘minor misalignment.’

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Asiana Airlines Fined for Failing to Assist Passengers’ Families

February 25, 2014 | 11:35 am

Asiana Airlines Fined for Failing to Assist Passengers’ Families

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U.S. transportation officials have penalized Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to help family members of passengers.

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San Francisco’s ‘Google Bus’ Plan Faces New Challenge

February 20, 2014 | 5:03 pm

San Francisco’s ‘Google Bus’ Plan Faces New Challenge

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Environmental review urged for program to keep letting tech buses and other shuttles use Muni stops.

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What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

February 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

What UberX Drivers Are Saying About Their Training and Safety Issues

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Some who have driven for the service raise concerns over distracted driving and safety issues.

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Outgoing Official: Caltrans Should Have Reported Bay Bridge Leaks Earlier

February 19, 2014 | 6:25 pm

Outgoing Official: Caltrans Should Have Reported Bay Bridge Leaks Earlier

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Confirmation that Caltrans actually discovered the leaks in the steel superstructure last December.

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How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

February 17, 2014 | 3:35 pm

How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

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Increase in fatalities draws attention to what walking and cycling advocates say is a longtime problem.

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UberX and Lyft Disability Access Plans Not Wowing Advocates

February 17, 2014 | 2:06 pm

UberX and Lyft Disability Access Plans Not Wowing Advocates

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The TNCs’ plans for providing wheelchair access are short on details.

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