SFMTA Rolling Out “Red Carpet” Transit-Only Lanes on Market
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SFMTA Rolling Out “Red Carpet” Transit-Only Lanes on Market

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency crews are rolling out the “red carpet” starting tonight as part of a new transit-only lane project on Market Street,…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, SF Marathon, Up Your Alley, Market Street Closure
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, SF Marathon, Up Your Alley, Market Street Closure

Critical Mass On Friday at 6 p.m., the Critical Mass bicycle ride will begin at Justin Herman Plaza. There will be heavy traffic in the…

One Injured When Muni Line Falls
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One Injured When Muni Line Falls

Normal bus service has resumed this afternoon after an overhead wire on a San Francisco Municipal Railway line fell this morning, a Muni spokesman said….

BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations
Bay Area

BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations

BART is warning the Bay Area’s homeless population that stricter enforcement started today to stop people from sleeping and lying down in BART station corridors….

Annual AIDS Walk To Close Golden Gate Park Entrances Sunday

The annual AIDS Walk will take place this Sunday in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said in a statement. The 6.2…

Caltrain Strikes Vehicle Between South SF And Bayshore Stations Friday Night

Caltrain officials report a northbound train struck a vehicle on the tracks between the South San Francisco and Bayshore stations this evening. The vehicle was…

San Rafael Man Allegedly Tries To Block Golden Gate Bridge With U-Haul, Takes Off On Bike
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San Rafael Man Allegedly Tries To Block Golden Gate Bridge With U-Haul, Takes Off On Bike

A San Rafael man driving a U-Haul truck and trailer allegedly stopped his vehicle on the Golden Gate Bridge this afternoon, blocking several lanes, and…

Bomb Threat Delays BART Service Thursday Afternoon
Bay Area

Bomb Threat Delays BART Service Thursday Afternoon

A man who announced there was a bomb on a BART train at the North Berkeley station caused systemwide delays Thursday afternoon, a BART spokesman…

Proposed Golden Gate Transit Route Elimination Would Cut SF to Santa Rosa Bus Line
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Proposed Golden Gate Transit Route Elimination Would Cut SF to Santa Rosa Bus Line

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is proposing to eliminate one of its Golden Gate Transit bus routes between Sonoma County and San…

SFMTA: Tech Buses Must Pay $3.55, Not $1, for Each Muni Stop They Use
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SFMTA: Tech Buses Must Pay $3.55, Not $1, for Each Muni Stop They Use

Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the…

Muni Drivers OK Contract That Gets Them 15% Raise
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Muni Drivers OK Contract That Gets Them 15% Raise

San Francisco Municipal Railway operators ratified a contract Monday in a deal brokered by former Mayor Willie Brown that gives employees a roughly 15 percent…

Commuter Shuttle Fees at Muni Stops to Increase to $3.55 Per Stop
Bay Area

Commuter Shuttle Fees at Muni Stops to Increase to $3.55 Per Stop

The fee for commuter shuttles used by companies such as Google to use city bus stops will be higher than initially proposed, San Francisco Municipal…

Lexus Driver Crashes Into Nob Hill Restaurant
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Lexus Driver Crashes Into Nob Hill Restaurant

A driver crashed her car into a restaurant in San Francisco’s Nob Hill at the start of lunchtime, police and a restaurant employee said. Around…

SFMTA Officially Names Public Area Near CCSF “Unity Plaza”
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SFMTA Officially Names Public Area Near CCSF “Unity Plaza”

A public plaza located on Ocean Avenue next to City College of San Francisco has been officially named Unity Plaza, according to the San Francisco…

DUI Suspected After Woman Crashes Mazda Into Mission Street Bank Of America
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DUI Suspected After Woman Crashes Mazda Into Mission Street Bank Of America

10:29 AM: A woman suspected of DUI has been hospitalized with serious injuries after crashing into the front of a bank in San Francisco this…

VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017
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VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s project extending BART by 10 miles to San Jose will be completed as planned by 2017 despite a judge’s…

Stretch Of 280 Reopens Sunday Night After Weekend Closure
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Stretch Of 280 Reopens Sunday Night After Weekend Closure

A portion of Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco has reopened this evening after being closed for construction during the holiday weekend, Caltrans officials said….

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks
Bay Area

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

One person was killed after a patron was struck by a train at the Richmond BART station this afternoon, according to a BART spokeswoman. While…

Bay Area Transit Agencies Running on Sunday Schedules For Fourth Of July
Bay Area

Bay Area Transit Agencies Running on Sunday Schedules For Fourth Of July

Bay Area transit agencies are advising residents and visitors that they are on Sunday schedules for the Independence Day holiday today. BART, San Francisco Municipal…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: July 4th Fireworks, Fillmore Street Jazz Fest, 280 Closure, Sunday Meters
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: July 4th Fireworks, Fillmore Street Jazz Fest, 280 Closure, Sunday Meters

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration On Friday, July 4 the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will start at 2 p.m. along the waterfront near the Municipal…

Free Again: SFMTA Ends Brief Experiment With Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement
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Free Again: SFMTA Ends Brief Experiment With Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement

Sunday parking will be free again in most areas of San Francisco starting this weekend, according to the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency. San Francisco enacted…

Northbound 280 Closure in Place Until Early Monday
Bay Area

Northbound 280 Closure in Place Until Early Monday

Tonight is start of a planned five-day closure on a stretch of northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco for a construction project. The highway…

Police Still Seeking Suspect In Allegedly Intentional Mission Hit-And-Run
Crime

Police Still Seeking Suspect In Allegedly Intentional Mission Hit-And-Run

A man was seriously injured when someone apparently intentionally ran him over in San Francisco’s Mission District last week, a police spokesman said today. The…

Golden Gate Ferry Fares Jumping Up Tuesday
Bay Area

Golden Gate Ferry Fares Jumping Up Tuesday

Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday. The fare increases are part of the Golden Gate…

Both Sides “Positive” After Muni Drivers, Management Reach Tentative Agreement
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Both Sides “Positive” After Muni Drivers, Management Reach Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its Municipal Railway operators’ union, SFMTA officials announced today. Today is…

Heavy Traffic, Muni Reroutes Planned Around Pride Celebration And Parade Sunday
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Heavy Traffic, Muni Reroutes Planned Around Pride Celebration And Parade Sunday

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is advising Muni riders of several reroutes due to today’s Pride celebration and parade. Muni officials said the 5,…

280 To Close Again During July Fourth Weekend
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280 To Close Again During July Fourth Weekend

A stretch of northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco is set to close during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to Caltrans officials….

Audience Erupts Into Cheers As Funding To Build Suicide Net For Golden Gate Bridge Is Approved
Bay Area

Audience Erupts Into Cheers As Funding To Build Suicide Net For Golden Gate Bridge Is Approved

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District board of directors unanimously voted this morning to approve funding to build a suicide net on the…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Trans March, Dyke March, Pink Saturday, Pride
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Critical Mass, Trans March, Dyke March, Pink Saturday, Pride

Baseball Game Traffic Reroutes and Transportation Options Through next Thursday, July 3, the San Francisco Giants will play six home games at AT&T Park. Listed…

ACC Captures Goats Running Loose In Bayview
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ACC Captures Goats Running Loose In Bayview

A herd of about 8 goats are loose in BV. Animal Care and Control are trying to control herd. Goats loose by Paul Av. pic.twitter.com/FvW67H7eja…

Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages
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Electric Bike Lockers Installed at Three SF-Owned Garages

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today the installation of 32 electronic bicycle lockers at three city-owned garages. The “smart” electronic bike lockers are…

Weekend Traffic/Transit: Lombard Street Closes, Streetcars Change Course, Sunday Parking Meters Still Enforced
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Weekend Traffic/Transit: Lombard Street Closes, Streetcars Change Course, Sunday Parking Meters Still Enforced

Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Closures A pilot project designed to increase safety and reduce congestion on the part of Lombard Street known as…

Donations Flood In To Campaign To Keep Bay Lights Shining Through 2026
Bay Area

Donations Flood In To Campaign To Keep Bay Lights Shining Through 2026

An online fundraising campaign kicked off today to help keep the nightly Bay Lights art installation on the western span of the Bay Bridge shining…

Man Struck and Killed on Caltrain Tracks
Bay Area

Man Struck and Killed on Caltrain Tracks

A man was struck and killed by a train on the Caltrain tracks in Mountain View this morning, Caltrain officials said. The collision was reported…

Driver Strikes Pedestrian At 24th and Valencia
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Driver Strikes Pedestrian At 24th and Valencia

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon, fire officials said. The San Francisco Fire Department received a call…

Supes, Community Members Advocate For Central Subway Extension To Fisherman’s Wharf
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Supes, Community Members Advocate For Central Subway Extension To Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials marked a milestone in the Central Subway project this morning with the completion of tunnel boring…

Contract Talks Between Muni Drivers And Management Break Down
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Contract Talks Between Muni Drivers And Management Break Down

Contract talks between the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and its Municipal Railway operators’ union have broken down with a final deadline looming at the…

Mission Bay Philz Coffee Reopens After Driver Smashes Into Building
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Mission Bay Philz Coffee Reopens After Driver Smashes Into Building

A driver crashed into a Philz Coffee shop in San Francisco’s Mission Bay on Saturday night, according to police. A report of a car into…

Sleeping Man Struck And Killed By Driver Identified, DUI Suspected
Crime

Sleeping Man Struck And Killed By Driver Identified, DUI Suspected

A man struck and killed by an allegedly drunken driver exiting Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday morning has…

Sleeping Man Killed In Alleged Fifth Street DUI Crash
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Sleeping Man Killed In Alleged Fifth Street DUI Crash

A man who was allegedly driving under the influence struck and killed a sleeping homeless man in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early this…