Metropolitan Transportation Commission

In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 photo taken in a long exposure and provided by the Bay Area Toll Authority, police vehicles open the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Bay Area Toll Authority, Noah Berger)

First cars cross SF-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more […]


Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers picket as they close the intersection of 14th & Broadway on Monday, July 1, 2013, in downtown Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Brown orders inquiry, averts SF rail strike

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay area commuters got at least a temporary reprieve from a massive transit strike when Gov. Jerry Brown intervened in a labor contract dispute. Sunday […]


Closed entrance to the Glen Park Bay Area Rapid Transit station. (AP Photo)

No deal reached yet in SF Bay Area transit talks

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco Bay area transit officials warned commuters late Wednesday to make alternate transit plans on the July Fourth holiday as rail workers are expected to continue their strike. The Bay […]


Governor OKs free toll lane access for clean cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he signed a bill that will allow the next generation of clean-energy vehicles to access California carpool lanes for free if they are converted to […]



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