Not all students at SF State have the luxury of living on campus or even in San Francisco. Students travel from all over the Bay Area, including Alameda, Marin and Sonoma County. Only about 4,000 students live on campus, according to SF State’s Strategic Marketing
After over a year of either anticipation or anger about an upcoming increase in student fees, the SF State Gator Pass is now officially in effect.
The Gator Pass, which doubles as a student ID card and Clipper card, provides free, unlimited rides on Muni buses
This spring, SF State students took historic action to improve the affordability and accessibility of their education with an overwhelming yes vote on the Gator Pass. As a result, students will have free Muni and discounted BART rides beginning next year. This fall students must
SF state students voted nearly 3-to-1 in favor of the Gator Pass after the student elections April 11-15. Students will have unlimited access to the Muni buses and light rails of San Francisco as well as receive at least a 25 percent discount on BART rides to and from
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="600"] BART riders look at the art installations of Victor De La Rosa, associate professor at SF State in the Art Department at the 16th Street Bart station plaza in San Francisco Tuesday, Oct. 27. (Angelica Ekeke / Xpress)[/caption]
Bustling commuters escalated out
The roaring fans shouting “MVP!” and “Let’s go Warriors!” is what gave the "Roaracle" its name. Ever since I can remember, I've cheered on the Golden State Warriors from section 108 at the Oracle Arena, but that's about to change.
After calling Oakland their home for 43
The recent measles case on BART and the multistate outbreak may indicate developing problems with vaccination levels, according to public health officials.
Measles cases in the United States reached a 20-year high with more than 23 outbreaks and 600 individual cases recorded in 2014, according to
No new cases have been linked to last week's BART rider who was the first confirmed case of measles in the Contra Costa County, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
The county's health services and the SFDPH issued a widespread alert to BART
Commuters can no longer use e-cigarettes and vaping devices on BART property, according to a recent update to their no-smoking policy.
The ordinance, passed Feb. 12, is a remedy to complaints the company has received about smoking, BART Communication Officer Taylor Huckaby said. Unlike the former policy, the new no-smoking
The first confirmed case of measles in Contra Costa County Feb. 11 spurred health officials to alert thousands of BART commuters of possible exposure.
The county's health services and the San Francisco Department of Public Health issued a widespread alert to BART riders following an infected
[caption id="attachment_56610" align="alignnone" width="749"][media-credit id=197 align="alignnone" width="749"][/media-credit]Police Officer S. Jung stands in front of a Balboa BART entrance that is blocked due to a possibly fatal accident on the tracks.[/caption]The Balboa Park BART Station has resumed service after experiencing major delays and temporary closure due to
Students enter the M-line train on 19th Avenue Tuesday, Feb. 18. ASI is proposing a new student fee to help subsidize transportation costs for students. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) is seeking to bring about an initiative that would allow
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Two new shuttles will pick up students to and from Daly City BART to campus to help the commuter students at SF State. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
Last month, the University invested $83,000 to add two additional shuttles to the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] BART employees strike in front of West Oakland Bart Station Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Bart management and unions agreed to new terms Monday afternoon. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
The BART strike is over and the 30,000 students,
SF State students and faculty, along with the rest of the Bay Area, anxiously await the outcome of the BART negotiations as labor talks continue to drag on and commuters consider alternate transit options.
Meanwhile, the University continues to make contingency plans for students caught in
Eighty-nine percent of SF State students live off-campus, which makes transportation critical to our University's success. But out of all 23 CSU campuses, SF State is the only one that does not offer a parking permit that covers off-campus students for every day of the
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="244" caption="Students gather on the Muni 28/28L from Daly City BART to SF State. The Clipper transfers offer an alternative to paper passes. Photo by Alejandrina Hernandez / Xpress."][/caption]
BART is trying to do away with the old yellow paper transfers to Muni,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State students board the SF State shuttle on 19th Avenue that will take them to the Daly City BART Station. The line to wait for the shuttle starts at the bus stop along 19th Avenue and sometimes wraps around the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="BART has seen a spike in its ridership this September, averaging 380,000 passengers. The number of passengers peaked at around 400,000 for four days this month. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]
As students from SF State and other schools throughout the Bay