Metropolitan Transportation Commission – Regional Advisory Working Group – May 2, 2017

The packet for the 9:30 a.m. Regional Advisory Working Group (RAWG) to be held May 2, 2017 in the Yerba Buena meeting room on the first floor of the Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA, is now live on MTC’s Legistar website at (please note the packet is a PDF document): […]

HayWired Scenario Seeks to Improve Planning and Preparedness for the Next Big One

What if a magnitude 7.0 earthquake happens on the Hayward fault starting under Oakland, California, on 4/18/18 at 4:18 pm? That is the question guiding the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) HayWired project, which is taking an in-depth look at the scenario posed above. Stakeholders from across the Bay Area, including Bay Planning Coalition (BPC), met […]

Port of Redwood City Press Release: Port Commission Approves Lease Agreement with California Canoe & Kayak

Port Commission Approves Lease Agreement with California Canoe & Kayak               California Canoe & Kayak (CC&K) is coming to the Port of Redwood City to operate a retail store for the sale of kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and related water recreation equipment and to offer kayak rentals and lessons. The company anticipates putting close […]

Port of Redwood City – Currents- April, 26, 2017                                               April 26, 2017                                  Port Commission Approves Lease Agreement with California Canoe & Kayak […]

Member Alert – CASA Award and Education Foundation Submittal Deadline

                           April 25, 2017 CASA Award of Excellence Submittal Deadline is Quickly Approaching! Good news for those who missed an important April deadline–the date to apply for a CASA Award of Excellence. You still have a chance to get the recognition you’ve earned. […]

Transportation News for April 26, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco fares and prices: 10 years ago versus today San Francisco Chronicle: A cooler way to see the sights of the city San Francisco Chronicle: BART keeps riders in dark about teen mob robbery East Bay Times: Audio dispatch of Oakland BART mob: ‘It’s a group of 50. They bum-rushed the entire train’ San Francisco […]

Energy News for April 26, 2017

Washington Examiner: Rick Perry approves first natural gas export project as secretary Albany Herald: Albany Utility Board recommends rate increases State Journal-Register: Pawnee residents question power plant’s environmental effects, financing Reuters: Rising wind power growth to be led by China over next five years Bloomberg News: Taxes No Longer Certain – And That’s Affecting Solar Deals Bloomberg News: Biggest U.S. Companies […]

California Water News for April 26, 2017

Associated Press: California Water Chief: Oroville Emergency Spillway Worked Sacramento Bee: Fixed before next big rains? Lawmakers quiz water officials on Oroville Dam repair FOX40: Months After Oroville Spillway Emergency, Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Similar Crisis Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam secrecy helps further erode trust for big state projects CBS Sacramento: California Water Chief: Oroville Dam’s Emergency Spillway Worked Capital […]

Transportation News for April 25, 2017

New York Times: No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car San Francisco Chronicle: Silicon Valley takes on the flying car East Bay Times: Uber’s ‘flying cars’ set to land in Dallas by 2020 San Francisco Chronicle: California lets Apple test self-driving cars Wall Street Journal: Amazon Forms Team to Focus on Driverless Technology Washington Post: Why Amazon’s […]

Energy News for April 25, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: For Aramco Insiders, Prince’s $2 Trillion IPO Valuation Doesn’t Add Up Financial Times: Gazprom to receive funding for Nord Stream 2 pipeline Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: FirstEnergy awaits judgment that may hasten bankruptcy Long Island Business News: LIPA report says ‘no’ to new power plants Boston Business News: Why Boston Medical Center installed a $15M power plant on […]