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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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8 Things to Know About Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hike

February 12, 2014 | 1:01 pm

8 Things to Know About Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hike

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Speak now or forever hold your peace: Deadline for comment on toll hike is tonight.

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BART Briefly Shuts Down Transbay Tube After Anchor Scare

January 31, 2014 | 2:23 pm

BART Briefly Shuts Down Transbay Tube After Anchor Scare

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Trains stopped for 20 minutes after ship dropped anchor near tube between San Francisco and East Bay.

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San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

November 7, 2013 | 4:16 pm

San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

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Muni launches ‘Eyes Up, Phones Down,’ a campaign to make riders safer from crime on buses and trains.

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San Francisco’s Muni Launches Text and Email Alerts for Riders

November 7, 2013 | 12:11 pm

San Francisco’s Muni Launches Text and Email Alerts for Riders

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City’s transit agency takes a step to help riders know when their bus or train is actually coming.

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Toll Hike Likely on Golden Gate Bridge Next Year

October 25, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Toll Hike Likely on Golden Gate Bridge Next Year

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To deal with $142 million deficit, officials consider raising toll to $7 and ending FasTrak discount.

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No AC Transit Strike for Now; Gov. Brown Steps In

October 16, 2013 | 6:28 pm

No AC Transit Strike for Now; Gov. Brown Steps In

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Board report due to Brown in seven days, after which he could initiate a 60-day cooling off period.

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BART Strike July 4 Updates: Walkout Over, for Now

July 3, 2013 | 11:59 pm

BART Strike July 4 Updates: Walkout Over, for Now

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Update: California Secretary of Labor Marty Morgenstern announced at about 10:50 p.m. in Oakland that BART’s two striking unions have agreed to return to work as negotiations with management continue. Train service is to resume at 3 p.m. Friday. More details: Strike is over, for now: Unions agree to return to work while talks continue […]

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BART Strike Day Two: Are Walkouts Worth It?

July 2, 2013 | 10:59 am

BART Strike Day Two: Are Walkouts Worth It?

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The BART strike is just one of many recent walkouts in the Bay Area: Nurses across the region have struck against the major hospital chains; unions at the Port of Oakland walked out last year; and hospital workers across the University of California system went on strike in May. Walkouts are increasingly common, but are […]

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Bay Area Commuters React to BART Strike

July 1, 2013 | 12:21 pm

Bay Area Commuters React to BART Strike

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Those who rely on BART to get to work–as many as 200,000 commuters–are naturally having a strong reaction to the strike. Selected responses from Twitter below …

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