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  • BART dropoff area
    Tips for BART commuters to be mindful of parking and drop-off signs
    Everyone seems to be in a hurry these days. If you commute with friends or family, you know all about how stressful travel can be when you are busy with your commute.Did you know there are rules and laws in place when it comes to dropping off or...
  • BART train
    Tips on using Park and Ride in the Bay Area for your commute
    If you just moved to the East Bay in San Francisco with a job in the city, you may be wondering how you will manage such a long commute to and from work every single morning.Do not worry because you have some good commute choices. First, consider...
  • Presidential pardons
    Presidential pardons: 21 sentences commuted by Obama in year end pardons
    Presidential pardons were extended to a total of 21 individuals by Barack Obama this week, marking the president’s most extensive use to date of his power to commute convictions.According to The Associated Press on Thursday, included in the...
  • Inaccurate EPA MPG Estimates
    Inaccurate EPA MPG Estimates
    Whenever you decide to buy, lease or simply research a vehicle you can find all sorts of great information online or at the dealership.This holds true for almost everything from learning about the features, selecting the right trim options and...
  • San Francisco City Hall in the daytime
    How to find information on HOV use by electric vehicles
    For those in the market for an electric vehicle in California, you may be wondering what extra benefits come with the purchase of such a high-mpg car or truck. Well, you get to arrive at your destination a lot faster and you spend a lot less money...
  • SF City Hall
    Best public transit tips for Halloween night 2013 in San Francisco on Oct. 31
    Halloween night is coming up fast in the San Francisco Bay Area. So now is the time to start planning your 2013 big party night in and around San Francisco.The one thing that should not be in your Halloween nigh schedule is bring your own car. No,...
  • Dad using commute time to think about family
    Three steps to making your commute a mental transition time
    It's the end of a hard workday. You climb into your car - or board your bus, train, or ferry - and face another commute home. As you settle in for the trip, your mind begins a recorded review of the day's events - the mistakes you made,...
  • Bus or bike to work
    Green your morning routine
    There are many shades of green. One way of making Earth Day every day is greening your morning routine. From bags to bikes, here are five elements to reduce the morning grind while being earth-minded around Indianapolis.1. Journal. Set your daily...
  • Bart fees to rise ?
    Higher fees to park at Bart ?
    Could be.Anyone who has gone to the Pleasanton or Dublin BART station and could not find a place to park will be thrilled by the following regarding a fee increase.According to BART, the increase will cover the costs of providing parking, as well...
  • CDTA restructuring focus within Albany
    CDTA restructuring focus within Albany
    A general overview of the differences between the previous and new CDTA services seems to indicate that if you are within the immediate Albany city limits there has been an improvement. However once you pass that boundary the Capital District...
  • Albany's CDTA continues route restructuring
    Albany's CDTA continues route restructuring
    As CDTA moves into its next phase of route restructuring, we are looking at the effects of the new phase on the riders and also following up on the issues from our last article.Phase two of this restructuring plan is touted to provide new...
  • Transit map
    Get real time transit information for your Thanksgiving travel in the Bay Area
    Thanksgiving 2012 is coming up real fast. If you are thinking about traveling to or within the San Francisco Bay Area for Thanksgiving this year, you better start planning your travels now or as soon as possible.The economy is strong in the Bay...
  • View from the train
    Perspective
    Life is all about perspective. What you see depends on where you stand. My perspective recently changed and then changed again. After months of looking for work, I finally found a job in El Cajon, 85 miles from my home in South Orange County. That...
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    Finding places to park in San Francisco for commuters and travelers
    If you have ever traveled to San Francisco and visited friends and family members there, you probably experienced a normal park of visiting San Francisco, California. It is very hard to find parking in this relatively small big city.So before you...
  • Giants baseball
    Public transit tips for the 2012 San Francisco Giants baseball playoff games
    The 2012 San Francisco Giants MLB baseball team is going back to the playoffs this year. If you are a big fan of the Giants, you may be thinking about going to watch the 2012 MLB playoff games that will be held at AT&T Park in San Francisco,...