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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 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
  • Snow on homes
  • An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly.
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freeze, homeless, rain, storm, snow, power outage, transportation, travel, accuweather