Local election results have big implications

While the focus Tuesday was on the national election and some statewide measures, voters also made decisions with local implications. Alameda County Measure A1 Measure A1, which would have established a 25-year tax to raise money for the Oakland Zoo, did not receive the two-thirds supermajority it needed to pass.
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Ticketer by Jacqueline Alas

Happy Birthday BART

Immutable Orange

This September, BART celebrated its 40th anniversary. Besides a reason to celebrate BART for free ice cream giveaways and a promotion giving away 1,000 $40 BART tickets, it is interesting to look back and see how the role of the public in public transportation has changed in the United States
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Dozens wait in a line for the F Transbay bus to Berkeley at the Temporary Transbay Terminal on Thursday.

Fire near West Oakland BART station cuts off transbay service

A fire that broke out near an Oakland BART station early Thursday morning halted train service between the East Bay and San Francisco, forcing commuters to seek alternate means of transportation while workers hurry to fix the damaged tracks. Officials reported that a fire broke out around 2:15 a.m. at a
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