Transportation News for July 27, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Clogged diamond lanes mean carpoolers get little relief  San Francisco Chronicle: Warriors’ proposed arena could clog downtown S.F.  San Francisco Chronicle: Congress must pass long-term transportation funding bill  Washington Post: Budget and tax: Congress has five days left to fund highways; Democrats tip their hand on spending  Washington Post: Boxer rides away from Dems on highway bill  […]

California Water and Drought News for July 24, 2015

Associated Press: California drought: Regulators say first water diversion prosecution aided by detailed records Los Angeles Times: Hope grows that El Niño will reach Northern California — and key reservoirs Sacramento Bee: California Supreme Court won’t budge on water rates Capital Press: No relief in sight for parched West The Central Coast: Aerial video reveals drought-ravaged lakes worse than imagined  […]

Energy News for July 24, 2015

Washington Examiner: EPA tries to entice energy industry with voluntary alternative to regulation National Journal: Jeb Bush Calls For End to Fossil-Fuel Subsidies National Journal: Why is Elizabeth Warren on the Energy Committee? Bloomberg: France Passes New Energy Law Quadruples Carbon Price Reuters: Oil pressured, staying bearish The Hill: Senate panel to vote on lifting oil export ban CNBC: Falling gas prices […]

Transportation News for July 24, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: No plans for Bay Bridge carpool lanes on weekends Contra Costa Times: Going to the Concord Pavilion? Consider carpooling or taking BART Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Report: Santa Rosa-area roads among worst in US for midsized communities   POLITICO Morning Transportation for 7/24/2015 By JENNIFER SCHOLTES, with help from Heather Caygle and Kathryn […]

Energy News for July 23, 2015

Bloomberg: Senate bill on energy efficiency wouldn’t end exports ban Morning Consult: Comprehensive Energy Bills Prize Bipartisanship – For Now CNBC: E&P workers see slowdown in salary growth, report finds Rigzone: Report: U.S. onshore output rose 11% in June The Hill: House passes bill to fight coal ash rule Morning Consult: For Wind Tax Credit, Same Fight, Different Congress The Washington […]

California Water and Drought News for July 23, 2015

Associated Press: Proving illegal water grabs tough in California’s drought  Los Angeles Times: El Niño could bring disaster and drought relief to California  San Francisco Chronicle: Whether lakes are half full or half empty, enough water to enjoy San Francisco Chronicle: Aerial video reveals drought-ravaged lakes worse than imagined KQED: California Drought Toll: First Your Lawn, Now Your Trees San […]

Transportation News for July 23, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Muni subway to be closed at night starting July 31 for six months  Oakland Tribune: East Oakland residents organize to demand cleaner streets, road repairs San Francisco Examiner: San Francisco Uber, Lyft drivers among top rideshare earners in nation, says study  Washington Post: Budget and tax: Preparing for a weekend of highway votes  Los Angeles Times: Skelton: […]

California Water and Drought News for July 22, 2015

Associated Press: Santa Barbara to restart desalination plant amid drought Los Angeles Times: Santa Barbara to spend $55 million on desalination plant as drought ‘last resort’ California Farm Bureau: Citrus growers try to survive water cutbacks  Fresno Bee: $18 million in grant funding for California workers jobless from drought OC Register: Water-wise water features can transform a garden  A News […]

Energy News for July 22, 2015

The Washington Examiner: House panel unveils sweeping energy bill E&E News: Crude exports not in House energy proposal Oil & Gas Journal: Study examines methane emissions from gas facilities CNBC: Diesel is oversupplied, analysts say The Hill: First attempt to advance Senate highway bill falters CNBC: Oil stable as dollar dips, despite glut The Hill: Senators push to protect oil reserve money […]

Transportation News for July 22, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: City proposing new housing development fee to expand transit  San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s message on Transbay Tube shutdown: Stay home if you can  Contra Costa Times: BART Transbay Tube closure plan to affect thousands  Washington Post: Budget and tax: The Senate tries again on Highways, and the House is still stuck on spending  KQED: BART Applying Lessons […]