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BART will run during PG&E Bay Area blackouts

Crowding and delays possible during outages.

SF ride-share tax ahead in voter poll, but still in big trouble

Poll for Proposition D shows plurality support it, but well short of the two-thirds margin needed.

New ferry connecting to Chase Center—just in time for the Warriors

SF hopes boats to East Bay and North Bay will sink fears of gridlock.

Downtown San Jose BART possibly delayed until 2030

"It would be fair to say that we are looking at a construction timetable that would be later than the original."

Lime and Spin scooters returning to SF streets

After a year-long pilot program, existing permit holder Skip failed to make the cut.

BART to decide on gate redesign

Plan to beat fare evaders could cost hundreds of millions of dollars.

California High-Speed Rail board votes to bring trains to San Francisco

"Blended route" for the way to San Jose—and beyond.

SFO runway renovation ends eight days early

Reconstruction of critical runway turns out to be less extensive than anticipated.

What residents love—and loathe—the most in every SF neighborhood

Spoiler: Everybody dislikes Muni.

Milpitas to name landfill road after Barack Obama

"It is going to be one of the biggest embarrassments in the nation," says mayor.

Muni trains tie own terrible on-time record for 2019

Subway passengers hurry up and wait.

BART operators say new cars have potentially deadly design flaw

This is the second time train drivers have shown up to warn directors about possible defects

Central Subway delayed until 2021

Deja vu all over again.

Huge rent hike drives BART out of Oakland headquarters

Transit agency may spend $227 million for new office rather than pay more rent.

Please don’t drive to Chase Center

And other travel tips to get you in and out of San Francisco’s newest sports arena.

Why do BART platform signs now say ‘2-door’?

New info appeared on platform displays over the weekend.

Mayor Breed pushes ‘traffic calming’ in bid to reduce traffic deaths

Another life-saving idea—restricting right turns at red lights.

Explaining Muni’s new Chase Center-specific bus lines

Two express lines hope to concentrate transit into corridor from BART straight to the arena, but only on certain days.

Powell Street Station’s endless ceiling renovation almost done—two years late

Grid ceiling looks spiffy.

BART approves new station after 40 years of planning

Hopefully the last major delay the future Irvington Station faces.

ACLU may sue BART over busking/panhandling ban

Contentious policy, while not yet in effect, draws legal fire.

Here’s every study of every terrible thing Lyft and Uber do to SF traffic

Buckle up.

Despite anger, city names Chinatown station after Rose Pak

Fury and elation over subway christening.

San Franciscans spend 39 more hours per year commuting than last decade

In San Jose the gridlock appreciation is nearly two full days annually.

SF traffic deaths surge past 2018 count already

Saturday tragedy at Fifth and Market adds to grim total

Why is everything late, over-budget, and broken in San Francisco?

It’s both more and less complicated than it looks

FYI, Salesforce does not own Salesforce Transit Center, park

Cloud computing giant is city’s biggest renter, not owner

Outside Lands 2019: Your Muni reroutes and street closures

Don’t even think about driving.

Protected bike lane on Valencia Street works

"Commonsense safety improvements dramatically reduce the risk of collisions and save lives."

UCSF creates calendar to warn about Chase Center traffic

An ominous sign, indeed.

Here’s why a renovated Muni stop is receiving so much attention

Spoiler: Warriors traffic will be terrible.

Muni subway to shut down during evening hours in August

Expect night commute delays starting August 12.

Lyft bike catches fire in Lower Haight

Company pulls fleet from city streets during investigation.

San Franciscans stuck at work, in traffic longer than almost any city

Census data crunch shows SF is one of America’s "hardest working" cities—or merely one of the cities where people are stuck at the office longest.

Transbay buses at Transbay Transit Center not due until August

Muni service restored earlier this month.

San Francisco Marathon street closures and Muni disruptions

Public transit will be the wisest bet this Sunday.

Tax on Lyft and Uber going to SF voters

Ride surcharge would raise millions for transit, including street safety.

Two fatal car crashes within blocks renew calls for safer streets

Driver who rented Tesla illegally arrested for vehicular manslaughter.

SF rental bike shortage ends despite lawsuits, acrimony

SFMTA permits new Lyft bikes, even as the ride-hailing company sues the city.