Have You Seen This Car? Its Driver Struck And Killed A 2 Year Old Friday Night
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Have You Seen This Car? Its Driver Struck And Killed A 2 Year Old Friday Night

A two year old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit and run in San Francisco Friday night, according to a…

FedEx Driver And Bicyclist With Woman Riding On Handlebars Collide On Market Street
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FedEx Driver And Bicyclist With Woman Riding On Handlebars Collide On Market Street

A bicyclist was injured this morning when he crashed into the back of a FedEx truck in San Francisco’s Financial District, police said. Emergency responders…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: How To Get To Outside Lands, Pistahan Parade, M Oceanview Disruption
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: How To Get To Outside Lands, Pistahan Parade, M Oceanview Disruption

Outside Lands Festival On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Outside Lands Music Festival will be held in Golden Gate Park from noon to 10 p.m….

Bomb Threat On AC Transit Bus Shuts Down BART Service Through Transbay Tube Tuesday
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Bomb Threat On AC Transit Bus Shuts Down BART Service Through Transbay Tube Tuesday

BART has resumed service tonight after the West Oakland BART station was closed for about two hours due to a bomb threat on an Alameda-Contra…

Broken Down Shuttle Bus Blocks Muni Tracks
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Broken Down Shuttle Bus Blocks Muni Tracks

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park this morning, a Muni spokesman said. The bus broke…

Uber Dumps Driver Who Suffered Seizure, Struck Pedestrian
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Uber Dumps Driver Who Suffered Seizure, Struck Pedestrian

4:46 PM: Uber officials said today that one of their drivers who suffered a seizure and struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood…

Bad Day For Muni: 20 Injured In Geary Crash, 20 More Hurt In Third St. Wreck
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Bad Day For Muni: 20 Injured In Geary Crash, 20 More Hurt In Third St. Wreck

5:36 PM: Two dump trucks were involved one of two major crashes involving San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles that happened within minutes of each other…

“They’re a symbol of the arrogance and takeover of the city”: Tech Buses Blocked In Mission
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“They’re a symbol of the arrogance and takeover of the city”: Tech Buses Blocked In Mission

Senior and disability advocates blocked two tech buses for half an hour in the Mission District this morning to protest rising eviction rates of vulnerable…

BART Plans Weekend Closure of Daly City Platforms
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BART Plans Weekend Closure of Daly City Platforms

Bart will close two platforms at the Daly City station on Saturday and Sunday for maintenance and improvement activities, Bart officials announced Thursday. Bart will…

Muni Train Hits Van on the Embarcadero
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Muni Train Hits Van on the Embarcadero

A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle collided with a van on The Embarcadero on Wednesday night, police and Muni officials said today. The collision…

SFMTA Approves Three-Year Contract for Muni Drivers
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SFMTA Approves Three-Year Contract for Muni Drivers

A contract for San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicle operators was unanimously approved by the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency this afternoon, agency officials said. The contract…

Mayor Lee Signs $500M Bond for Transportation Improvements
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Mayor Lee Signs $500M Bond for Transportation Improvements

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving…

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
Bay Area

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
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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…