Commute Challenge: This might be the fastest way around the Bay

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We put Bay Area transit to the test and sent ABC7 staff members from San Francisco to the East Bay during rush hour. One person took AC Transit, another BART, a third tried hopping in a Casual Carpool and another drove. Here's how they fared. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

If you commute or know someone who does, you know the Bay Area can have some pretty big traffic tie-ups. We wanted to get a better idea of the commute in some of the biggest trouble spots.

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So we sent four ABC7 staff members from San Francisco to the Downtown Berkeley BART Station, which is about a 12 mile journey. One person took AC Transit, another BART, a third tried hopping in a Casual Carpool and ABC7 News reporter Lyanne Melendez drove.

WATCH EVERYONE'S JOURNEY HERE:


Before you head out to your car, be sure to check out the ABC7 traffic maps for real-time information to help you navigate through traffic jams.
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