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San Francisco Drivers Pretty Damn Courteous, Survey Finds

May 14, 2014 | 8:55 am

San Francisco Drivers Pretty Damn Courteous, Survey Finds

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Report: Motorists here among least likely to tailgate or use cellphones. Portland tops courtesy survey.

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What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

November 18, 2013 | 11:15 am

What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

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Now, four lanes of traffic can move in both directions all day long.

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AC Transit Union Could Strike Wednesday

August 5, 2013 | 5:19 pm

AC Transit Union Could Strike Wednesday

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First the BART-ocalypse that didn’t happen today, then the I-80 traffic jam that did, and now … more Bay Area transit Summer of Discontent news. An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District employee union delivered a strike notice to the transit agency’s board of directors at its meeting in Oakland this afternoon. Union workers are threatening a […]

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San Francisco Bay Area: Nation’s Capital for ‘Megacommuting’

March 5, 2013 | 11:38 am

San Francisco Bay Area: Nation’s Capital for ‘Megacommuting’

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Are you a “megacommuter”? The symptoms are getting up before dawn for a marathon trip in car or train or bus or vanpool to get to work. Then repeating the process when the day is over and maybe getting home after dark. In the Bay Area, the megacommuter is not a rare breed. The Census […]

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Oakland Makes Leap in Cycling Numbers

November 6, 2012 | 10:14 am

Oakland Makes Leap in Cycling Numbers

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(Bay City News) It’s not your imagination. There are more bikes on the road in Oakland than ever before and the numbers back it up. The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2011 American Community Survey data and it shows that of the 100 largest cities in the country, Oakland is seventh in the nation by […]

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June 19, 2012 | 5:13 pm

BART Recovers Bikes from Suspected Thief, Announces Bike Commute Experiment

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Ever tried commuting by bicycle from the East Bay to San Francisco? It’s a challenge. Bikes are banned on the Bay Bridge at all hours, and on BART in commute directions at rush hour. Of course you can leave your bike at your local station, then hop on a train — but then you run […]

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