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  • New BART train
  • BART riders got a peek at the next generation of train cars at San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza on Wednesday.
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BART, justin herman plaza, metropolitan transportation commission, bay area traffic
  • All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose have reopened after a fatal collision this morning.
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san jose, highway 101, bay area traffic
  • New eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, foreground, and the original span, background, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • A new report states that the Bay Bridge is rusting in critical areas and it could lead to structural damage if the corrosion worsens.
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caltrans, bay bridge, treasure island, san francisco bay, bay area traffic
  • BART is dealing with a rather unpleasant discovery on board one of its trains -- bedbugs.
  • BART is dealing with a rather unpleasant discovery on board one of its trains -- bedbugs. A BART rider made the discovery Thursday and notified officials.
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BART, bay area traffic
  • Bay Bridge hole
  • Caltrans says the emergency pothole repair on the Bay Bridge was unavoidable; they're just sorry it happened on a Giants game night.
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bay bridge, oakland, san francisco bay, bay area traffic, laura anthony
  • old cantilever section of the Bay Bridge with a missing section
  • For the first time drivers on the new Bay Bridge could see a significant change on the cantilever section of the old bridge.
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animal, animals in peril, caltrans, bay bridge, treasure island, san francisco bay, bay area traffic, alan wang
  • Caltrain has declared a state of emergency regarding a very old bridge in San Francisco that is deteriorating rapidly.
  • Caltrain has declared a state of emergency regarding a very old bridge in San Francisco that is deteriorating rapidly.
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san francisco board of supervisors, caltrain, bay area traffic, vic lee
  • A BART train enters the station.
  • There are major system-wide delays on BART Friday afternoon because of equipment failure inside the Transbay Tube.
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BART, oakland, traffic, bay area traffic, jonathan bloom
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Toll rates for the Golden Gate Bridge will go up Monday.
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traffic, golden gate bridge, bay area traffic
  • Traffic in the Bay Area.
  • In what may come as a shock to many commuters, Caltrans says California highways are in their best shape in more than a decade.
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caltrans, I-580, I-680, I-80, I-880, highway 101, bay area traffic
  • Newly-designed BART train model
  • Officials are holding preview events for BART's newly-designed trains throughout the Bay Area starting April 16.
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BART, oakland, metropolitan transportation commission, bay area traffic
  • New elevated San Bruno station
  • A brand new station for Caltrain riders has opened today in San Bruno.
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caltrain, san bruno, bay area traffic
  • Tech commuter shuttle
  • A new poll conducted by the Bay Area Council found 57 percent of San Franciscans have a favorable view of tech commuter buses.
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google, mountain view, protest, mission district, apple, facebook, bay area traffic, amy hollyfield
  • crews working on old Bay Bridge span
  • An ambitious plan has been put in place to get demolition of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge back on track.
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bay bridge, caltrans, construction, bay area traffic, jonathan bloom
  • Caltrain
  • Caltrain service resumed after a power outage at the dispatching center temporarily halted service and caused significant delays.
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caltrain, transportation, power outage, PG&E, bay area traffic, matt keller
  • A Capitol Corridor Amtrak train hit and injured a pedestrian in Crockett this morning, fire and railroad officials said.
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amtrak, bay area traffic
  • Caltrans crews start dismantling old Bay Bridge
  • Drivers on the new Bay Bridge might find their eyes wandering to see what's happening as crews demolish the old Bay Bridge.
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bay bridge, caltrans, bikes, construction, bay area traffic
  • The California Highway Patrol is investigating how Caltrans handled concerns over some welding problems.
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bay bridge, CHP, caltrans, china, bay area traffic
  • Bicyclists on the Bay Bridge bike path
  • Caltrans say the bike and pedestrian path on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span will be temporarily closed for replacement work.
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bay bridge, caltrans, bikes, construction, bay area traffic
  • Eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge have reopened after they were blocked by a collision this morning.
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bay bridge, bay area traffic
  • standing water on Bay Bridge
  • There are new test results that reveal more precisely where the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is leaking water.
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bay bridge, caltrans, rain, water, storm, bay area traffic
  • Bay Bridge light sculpture
  • Organizers of the Bay Lights display are looking to raise $12 million to extend the dazzling art installation's stay on the Bay Bridge.
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art, construction, bay bridge, caltrans, embarcadero, tourism, restaurants, bay area traffic, jonathan bloom
  • South Hayward BART station closed
  • BART service was stopped along the Fremont line this morning for several hours after a man was hit and killed by a train.
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BART, fremont, hayward, union city, bay area traffic, amy hollyfield
  • Demolition of the old span of the Bay Bridge is officially underway. Crews have begun removing 1,400 feet of roadway.
  • A local entrepreneur has launched a project to recycle the metal beams from the old Bay Bridge to build a community center.
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caltrans, bay bridge, construction, bay area traffic
  • Car down hill in San Bruno
  • The CHP has cleared the scene after a car went over an embankment on the I-280 connector ramp.
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I-280, I-380, san bruno, bay area traffic
  • Man arrested after chase across the Bay Bridge
  • A truck driver was taken into custody on Highway 101 in San Francisco Monday morning after a pursuit across the Bay Bridge.
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bay bridge, highway 101, crime, police chase, CHP, bay area traffic, jonathan bloom
  • A collision involving an overturned big-rig blocked two lanes on I-580 near Livermore for a short time Saturday afternoon.
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livermore, I-580, crash, traffic, bay area traffic
  • Caldecott Tunnels fourth bore open
  • The third bore of the Caldecott Tunnel and part of westbound Hwy. 24 near the tunnel will close early for several hours Sunday morning.
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highway 24, caldecott tunnel, caltrans, oakland, moraga, orinda, contra costa county, traffic, highway 13, bay area traffic
  • The Golden Gate Bridge District is looking at a bonanza in revenue and its coming from fines from drivers who dont pay on time.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge board of directors voted 15-2 Friday to gradually raise the toll over the next four years starting in April.
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golden gate bridge, metropolitan transportation commission, fastrak, traffic, bay area traffic
  • BART delays due to delays in the Transbay Tube.
  • BART is recovering from major delays this morning due to an equipment problem in the Transbay Tube, BART officials said.
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BART, bay area traffic
  • Caltrain accident
  • Caltrain is recovering from delays of up to 30 minutes this morning after a train broke down south of Redwood City.
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caltrain, bay area traffic
  • All lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Oakland have reopened after a fatal crash blocked the roadway.
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highway 24, oakland, bay area traffic
  • Tanker accident in Morgan Hill
  • Two lanes of southbound Highway 101 in Morgan Hill has reopened this morning after a big-rig carrying a fuel tanker overturned.
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morgan hill, highway 101, bay area traffic
  • BART service has resumed after service was halted as SF police searched for an armed robbery suspect on the tracks.
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BART, SFPD, crime, transportation, mission district, bay area traffic
  • A big palm tree removed from a home in Walnut Creek is headed for the new Bay Bridge.
  • A big palm tree removed from a home in Walnut Creek Wednesday is headed for the new Bay Bridge.
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bay bridge, traffic, walnut creek, bay area traffic