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In this image taken Tuesday evening, Dec. 31, 2019, and provided by the Washington State Patrol, Washington State Department of Transportation using snow plows to remove a pile of tumbleweeds along State Route 240 near Richland, Wash. (Trooper Chris Thorson/Washington State Patrol viaAP)
AP News
January 01, 2020 - 1:00 pm
WEST RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Some people spent part of their New Year's Eve trapped on a Washington state highway after tumbleweeds blocked their route, authorities said. YakTriNews reported that the Washington State Patrol announced via Twitter at about 6:30 p.m. that State Route 240 was closed in...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2018, file photo, clouds are reflected above the company logo on the hood of a Tesla vehicle outside a showroom in Littleton, Colo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the crash of a speeding Tesla that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, the agency announced Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
AP News
December 31, 2019 - 10:04 pm
GARDENA, Calif. (AP) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the crash of a speeding Tesla that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, the agency announced Tuesday. Agency spokesman Sean Rushton wouldn’t say whether the Tesla Model S was on Autopilot when it...
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Starting on Saturday and continuing through New Year’s Eve, VTA riders will enjoy four days of fare-free travel as they acclimate themselves to VTA’s New Transit Service Plan.
Valley Transportation Authority
Jennifer Hodges
December 30, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Officials in the South Bay are rolling out a new transit plan to lure more riders into public transit. KCBS Radio’s Jennifer Hodges says the VTA is focusing on higher frequency routes.
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New BART report show a disproportionate number of BART riders cited for fare evasion are African-American.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 20, 2019 - 10:29 am
As BART cracks down on riders who don't pay their fare, new data shows that nearly 50% of the passengers who received citations were black.
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The Chase Center in San Francisco will host the inaugural Al Attles Classic, a college basketball “quadruple header” this Saturday, starting at noon.
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Bob Pryor
December 20, 2019 - 2:43 am
Get ready for the first weekend of winter and the last Saturday and Sunday before Christmas with an array of great things to do around the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Tim Ryan
Tim Ryan
December 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm
More pedestrians have died in San Francisco in 2019 than last year even as city officials have stated a goal of reducing traffic deaths to zero.
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Cyclists in San Francisco are complaining that e-scooter riders like the devices to bike racks.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
December 19, 2019 - 10:24 am
E-scooter companies are hogging the bike racks in San Francisco, according to a growing number of complaints lodged at City Hall.
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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 05: Commuters walk off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train July 5, 2005 in San Francisco, California. With a strike deadline looming at the end of the July 5, BART management and union representatives are trying to hammer out a c
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Matt Bigler
December 17, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Starting next year, BART riders will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets as fares increase.
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Starting this Saturday, December 14, the Larkspur Ferry to San Francisco will be collecting many of its passengers from the new Larkspur SMART Train Station, the southernmost station in the SMART system.
Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)
Bob Pryor
December 13, 2019 - 3:04 am
It’s going to be a football-intensive weekend for Bay Area sports fans, with both a Niners game and a Raiders game taking place on Sunday afternoon. Earlier, on Sunday morning in Downtown San Jose, there will be a whole lot of Santas (and other costumed characters) taking part in the Santa Run...
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Cameras and gps navigation system gear are placed on a self driving Mercedes car on display at an event to present a project on autonomous driving at former Tempelhof airport on July 10, 2018 in Berlin.
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Matt Bigler
December 11, 2019 - 11:59 am
More self-driving cars are coming to the Bay Area, and this time it's a luxury car company that wants to test fully autonomous vehicles on the streets of San Jose. KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler has the details.
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