San Francisco, CA Traffic

2 Crashes on I-880 in San Leandro, Oakland Clog East Bay Freeways

SAN LEANDRO (BCN/CBS SF) — Two crashes on southbound I-880 in Oakland and San Leandro are snarling traffic in the East Bay Thursday afternoon, according to CHP. Big-rig trucks are being allowed to use eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland due to an earlier wreck that’s clogging traffic along the Interstate Highway 880 transition to Interstate Highway 238.
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Now Playing! COVID Paranoia Hops on BART in ‘The Virion Transit’

Situated on the calendar and in our psyches between the free-floating nightmares fueled by locked-down isolation and the Halloween urge to face up to our fears, David Bayus’ animated short film The Virion Transit inhabits a disturbing militarized zone between the past and the future. If it’s the present, heaven help us: We’re in worse shape, and greater danger, than we thought.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Crash on Bay Bridge closes westbound lanes and creates 'severe' traffic backup

An injury collision on the Bay Bridge Friday morning has caused a backup of traffic onto the bridge from Emeryville, Oakland and Berkeley. The California Highway Patrol reported that injuries on Interstate 80 westbound lanes of the bridge east of Yerba Buena Island were blocking traffic, creating a “severe” backup.

Ferry service returns to South San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Weekday ferry service is coming back to South San Francisco. The San Francisco Water Emergency Transportation Authority announced on Wednesday that the route would resume on Monday, Nov. 9. This route allows commuters to connect between Oakland, Alameda and South San Francisco. At the beginning...
San Francisco Examiner

Your chance to weigh in: Should JFK remain closed to cars?

After more than a year of activism and editorializing, everyday San Franciscans finally have the opportunity to weigh in on the long-term fate of John F. Kennedy Drive and other car-free streets in Golden Gate Park. On Wednesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the San Francisco Recreation and...

Five-Car Pile Up Causes Massive Backup on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

RICHMOND (CBS SF) — A five-car pileup on the westbound Richmond-San Rafael bridge caused serious traffic issues during rush hour Tuesday, according to traffic officials. Around 4:05 p.m., Caltrans reported the accident, which blocked the right lane and backed up traffic all the way to the toll plaza. Caltrans camera footage of back up on Richmond-San Rafael bridge (Caltrans) Caltrans also reported around the same time that the center lane was also blocked. As of around 5:20 p.m., two of the cars had been removed, but the other three vehicles involved in the crash still remained on the span blocking the right lane, according to the KCBS Traffic Twitter account. Special traffic alert remains #RichmondSanRafaelBridge Westbound Hwy 580 at midspan, as 3 vehicles remain with emergency crews from 5 vehicle accident blocking the right lane. Traffic backed up to the toll plaza. 📷 @CaltransD4 #KCBSTraffic — KCBS Radio – The Traffic Leader (@KCBSAMFMTraffic) September 22, 2021 About an hour later at 6:15 p.m., all of the cars were cleared from the span, but there were residual delays from the accident.  
San Mateo Daily Journal

What’s next in Caltrain fight

The fight over the future of Caltrain is coming down to the final days and the central challenge may well be whether the San Mateo County members of the railroad’s board of directors can hold the line and win over two allies. As a reminder, this is a fight that...