AC Transit releasing double-decker bus for 3-week trial program

AC Transit plans to commence a three-week double-decker bus pilot program Monday for selected routes throughout the Bay Area, including Berkeley. The program, which will run from Monday to March 15, will test a 42-foot long, 80-seat double-decker bus along both local and transbay lines, including the U, FS, L,
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BART receives federal grant to fund creation of new safety device

The Federal Transit Administration awarded BART $5 million to implement an innovative safety device designed to protect trackside workers. According to BART spokesperson Jim Allison, the device would be the first of its kind in that it would automatically stop trains nearing an active workspace if the workers there don’t reply to
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