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  • BART unveiled its "Fleet of the Future" model train on Wednesday as part of the agency's fourth-annual Blue Sky Festival in San Francisco.
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transportation, BART, metropolitan transportation commission, justin herman plaza, news
  • A city crew made a little mistake while painting a road in Oakland.
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oakland, traffic, transportation, travel, east bay news
  • Oakland's Department of Public Works is blaming BART for an embarrassing misspelling of a stop sign on a city street.
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oakland, traffic, transportation, travel, BART, east bay news
  • A customer fills up at a gas pump on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. The price of gas is at its lowest level since Jan. 31, its the lowest its been at this time of year for three years, and it is expected to fall further in the coming days
  • The average United States price of a gallon of gasoline has risen 5 cents in the past two weeks.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
  • A rare Albino Chimera Redwood tree sits near the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati.
  • Arborists, historians, and residents are banding together to save a rare tree in Cotati that?s in the way of a new transit system.
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cotati, sonoma county, transportation, news
  • A rare Albino Chimera Redwood tree sits near the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati.
  • Arborists, historians, and residents are banding together to save a rare tree in Cotati that's in the way of a new transit system.
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cotati, sonoma county, transportation, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Caltrain passengers wait for the next train after a power outage temporarily stopped service
  • 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, news
  • A rare Albino Chimera Redwood tree sits near the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati.
  • A rare tree sitting by the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati has created a complication for the future commuter railroad.
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cotati, sonoma county, transportation, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • A northbound train hit an unoccupied car on the Caltrain tracks in San Franciscos Potrero Hill neighborhood.
  • A Caltrain spokesperson says a car has been cleared from the tracks crossing 16th Street in SF after it was hit by a train.
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caltrain, crash, transportation, potrero hill, san francisco news
  • Blind man survives being run over by train
  • A blind man fell onto the tracks at a subway station as a train was arriving Thursday, but he escaped unharmed -- by lying flat.
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disability, transportation, pedestrian struck, los angeles, news
  • 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
  • BART derailment.
  • Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were back running on schedule Monday after a train that derailed Friday.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, bay area traffic, laura anthony
  • BART derailment.
  • Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were back running on schedule Monday after a train that derailed Friday.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, news
  • Concord BART Station sign
  • Though BART service is now fully restored, officials say it could take a month to find out what caused a train to derail Friday night.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, bay area traffic
  • BART train
  • Though BART service is now fully restored, officials say it could take a month to find out what caused a train to derail Friday night.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, news
  • Workers look at tracks damaged by BART train derailment
  • BART has revised its timeline for repairs following Friday's train derailment. The transit agency now says service could be fully restored by 8 a.m. Sunday.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, bay area traffic
  • BART riders use bus bridges during station closures
  • BART riders impacted by station closures seemed to navigate the temporary bus bridge Saturday with no major problems.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, news
  • BART train derailment
  • BART has revised its timeline for repairs following Friday's derailment -- they say service could be restored Sunday morning.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, news
  • RAW VIDEO: BART train jumps tracks
  • BART riders are scrambling to find other ways around after an out of service train with no passengers on board derailed in Concord.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, bay area traffic
  • Friday evening, a BART train derailed at the Concord BART Station, causing a major delay for passengers during the evening commute.
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BART, transportation, concord, news
  • RAW VIDEO: BART train jumps tracks
  • Raw video from the scene in Concord where an out-of-service BART train jumped the tracks Friday evening.
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BART, transportation, concord, pittsburg, bay point, pleasant hill, news
  • SF water main break
  • Officials say repairs on a broken water main break in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood were finished late Thursday.
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muni, water main break, transportation, san francisco news
  • SF water main break
  • A water main break in SF that's disrupting Muni light-rail service in the area is expected to take several more hours to repair.
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muni, water main break, transportation, san francisco news
  • San Francisco police investigate after a man was shot multiple times outside the Westfield Mall.
  • San Francisco police say a man sustained life-threatening injuries in a shooting that took place outside the Westfield Mall.
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BART, shooting, transportation, san francisco news
  • San Francisco police investigate after a man was shot multiple times outside the Westfield Mall.
  • San Francisco police say a man sustained life-threatening injuries in a shooting that took place outside the Westfield Mall.
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BART, shooting, transportation, news
  • The man who was fatally struck by a train at the  Powell Street Muni Metro Station in San Francisco on Saturday has been identified.
  • The man who was fatally struck by a train at the Powell Street Muni Metro Station in San Francisco on Saturday has been identified.
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muni, transportation, SFPD, homeless, bay area traffic
  • SF Powell Muni Station closed after a man was hit, killed by a train
  • The Powell Street Muni Metro Station in San Francisco was shut down for several hours after a man was hit and killed by a train.
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muni, transportation, SFPD, homeless, bay area traffic
  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART is hiring a consultant to figure out why its labor talks have been so unsuccessful and expensive.
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SEIU, BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, voting, bay area traffic
  • SF Powell Muni Station closed after a man was hit, killed by a train
  • San Francisco police say the Powell Street Muni Metro Station has been shut down after a man was killed by a train.
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muni, transportation, SFPD, news
  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART train service through Contra Costa County was delayed Friday night after a tree fell onto the tracks.
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BART, transportation, bay area traffic
  • $3.99 premium gas price sign
  • Gas prices are expected to rise significantly over the next few weeks, and experts are blaming the jump on a number of reasons.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
  • Man pumping gas in San Jose
  • Gas prices are expected to rise significantly over the next few weeks, and experts are blaming the jump on a number of reasons.
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gas prices, oil, economy, driving, transportation, business
  • 7OYS tests rideshare services
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney put several ride-sharing services to the test to find out which are the most reliable.
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transportation, uber, lyft, smartphones, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Pileup after storm in Georgia
  • Authorities in Georgia are racing to get supplies to people who've been stranded in their cars since a storm hit on Tuesday.
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storm, snow, transportation, travel, ice, freeze, accuweather
  • Schools let out early and commuters left for home after lunch, creating massive gridlock in the snow that lasted for hours.
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freeze, storm, snow, transportation, travel, accuweather
  • Traffic creeps along I-55 in north Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 as ice and snow flurries cause difficult driving conditions. A severe winter storm is expected to hit the state bringing ice and snow to the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
  • A winter storm is bringing snow, ice and brutal cold to the Deep South.
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freeze, storm, snow, transportation, travel, accuweather
  • Restroom sign
  • Finding somewhere to go when you're on the go and you?ve got to go is a real dilemma for Muni operators.
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bayview hunters point, daly city, driving, construction, travel, transportation, traffic, muni, news
  • Restroom sign
  • Finding somewhere to go when you're on the go and you've got to go is a real dilemma for Muni operators.
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bayview hunters point, daly city, driving, construction, travel, transportation, traffic, muni, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Onewheel
  • The makers of Onewheel, a self-balancing electric skateboard, say it's not just a toy. They say it's a viable option for commuters.
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gadgets, transportation, technology, jonathan bloom
  • Onewheel
  • The makers of Onewheel, a self-balancing electric skateboard, say it's not just a toy. They say it's a viable option for commuters.
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gadgets, transportation, news
  • Man shoveling snow in Northeast
  • A swirling snowstorm clobbered parts of the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights.
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freeze, storm, snow, transportation, travel, accuweather
  • Flight board at SFO
  • Winter weather that has hit the East Coast and parts of the Midwest has caused 60 flight cancellations at SFO on Tuesday.
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san francisco international airport, freeze, storm, snow, transportation, travel, accuweather
  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART's 9-month-long contract battle with two striking unions wound up costing the agency millions.
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SEIU, BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, voting, bay area traffic
  • BART trains not running
  • After two crippling BART strikes last year, a state senate bill that would forbid strikes among public transit had its first hearing.
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SEIU, BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, voting, news
  • BART trains not running
  • After two crippling BART strikes last year, a bill that would forbid strikes among public transit had its first hearing.
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SEIU, BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, voting, bay area traffic
  • Members of BART's largest labor union are voted on Monday on a contract agreement that ended nine months of labor strife.
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SEIU, BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, voting, bay area traffic
  • Plane that landed at wrong airport back in the air
  • The Southwest Airlines jet that landed at the wrong Missouri airport is now heading back into service.
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southwest airlines, emergency landing, travel, transportation, news
  • A popular ridesharing service called Lyft is no longer letting passengers name their own price.
  • Lyft has decided to set mandatory pricing instead of taking voluntary donations from passengers.
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transportation, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • The Red Cross is calling on donors to come forward as nearly 300 blood drives around the U.S. have been cancelled because of weather.
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freeze, rain, storm, snow, transportation, travel, power outage, local news
  • A man walks past a car partially covered in ice in Baltimore
  • A warm-up is on the way after several days of brutal, record-setting cold and blinding snow that hit parts of the U.S.
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freeze, homeless, rain, storm, snow, power outage, transportation, travel, accuweather