BART Resumes Normal Service After Morning Of Delays

BART service between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point is running on time this morning following delays caused by an equipment problem on the tracks, officials said….

SF Hangs Out In The Streets For Park(ing) Day
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SF Hangs Out In The Streets For Park(ing) Day

Metered parking spaces around San Francisco, and in cities around the world, were temporarily transformed into public parks and art installations today in observance of…

Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian
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Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian

The F-Market line is resuming regular service in both directions after a collision at Market and 7th streets involving a pedestrian and a 71 Haight/Noriega…

Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles
City Hall

Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a contract today that will begin the manufacturing of a new fleet of Muni light rail vehicles, with the…

Driver Who Slammed Into Comstock Saloon Arrested On Outstanding Drug Warrant
Crime

Driver Who Slammed Into Comstock Saloon Arrested On Outstanding Drug Warrant

A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood this afternoon was arrested on an outstanding $250,000 warrant from…

Traffic Snarled After Tour Bus Dumps Fuel In Union Square
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Traffic Snarled After Tour Bus Dumps Fuel In Union Square

Hazardous materials crews are mopping up fuel spilled from a tour bus in San Francisco’s Union Square this afternoon, fire officials said. The fuel spill…

Woman Taken To Hospital After Muni Metro Train Strikes Her At Van Ness Station
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Woman Taken To Hospital After Muni Metro Train Strikes Her At Van Ness Station

1:41 PM: San Francisco Municipal Railway’s Muni Metro service has resumed this afternoon after a woman jumped in front of a train in an apparent…

F-Market Involved in Crash with Another Vehicle
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F-Market Involved in Crash with Another Vehicle

A San Francisco Municipal Railway historic streetcar was involved in a collision with another vehicle on Market Street this afternoon, a Muni spokesman said. The…

Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus
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Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus

A bicyclist and minivan driver were hospitalized after a collision that also involved a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Richmond District this…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Autumn Moon Festival, Giant Race, Haight Street Fair
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Autumn Moon Festival, Giant Race, Haight Street Fair

Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival On Saturday and Sunday, the annual Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival will take place between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day….

Northbound Deer “Created Their Own Traffic Break” On Golden Gate Bridge Friday
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Northbound Deer “Created Their Own Traffic Break” On Golden Gate Bridge Friday

Important situation with the deer: pic.twitter.com/BdFvTrr8RC — Alex Bowles (@alexqgb) September 6, 2014 Two northbound deer briefly stopped traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge tonight…

Muni Fare Increases Go Into Effect Today
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Muni Fare Increases Go Into Effect Today

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is reminding customers about the increase going into effect today for the adult daily cash fare to ride Muni….

Arrests Mount As BART Enforces No-Sit Policy
Crime

Arrests Mount As BART Enforces No-Sit Policy

Homeless advocates are criticizing efforts by BART police officers to enforce a no-sit policy implemented in two San Francisco BART stations since mid July as…

Muni Fares Shoot Up Monday
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Muni Fares Shoot Up Monday

The cost to commute in San Francisco is about to go up this Labor Day. Daily fares for riding the San Francisco Municipal Railway will…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Labor Day Parking Enforcement, Giants Games, Critical Mass
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Labor Day Parking Enforcement, Giants Games, Critical Mass

Labor Day Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement On Monday, Labor Day holiday, Muni service will operate on a Sunday schedule. Parking meters and seven…

Northbound I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend For Seismic Retrofit Project
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Northbound I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend For Seismic Retrofit Project

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will be closed over the Labor Day weekend as replacement hinges are installed along the highway to strengthen…

Pedestrian Struck and Killed By 38-Geary Bus
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Pedestrian Struck and Killed By 38-Geary Bus

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus on Geary Boulevard early this morning, a police spokesman said. The collision was…

CHP Reports Significant Road Damage As A Result Of Napa Quake
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CHP Reports Significant Road Damage As A Result Of Napa Quake

The California Highway Patrol is reporting earthquake-related damage in four places this morning: • state Highway 121 at state Highway 29 • state Highway 121…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: 20th Street Block Party, Mission Sunday Streets, Market Street Closures
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: 20th Street Block Party, Mission Sunday Streets, Market Street Closures

20th Street Block Party On Saturday, Noise Pop will present the 20th Street Block Party from noon to 6 p.m. For more details, please visit…

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

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
Crime

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…