Transportation News for November 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Repeal gas tax or end revenue for road repairs? It’s the same ballot measure  San Francisco Chronicle: Guide dog puppies create a stir as they ride Muni Metro downtown  East Bay Times: Editorial: Make California self-driving car regulations a model for America  East Bay Times: Would you pay $7.50 for Antioch eBART trip to SF? Speak […]

Energy News for November 13, 2017

Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia Boosts Oil Security as Iran Denies Pipeline Attack Financial Times: Shell to sell stake in Australian group Woodside Petroleum for $1.7bn CNBC: BP CEO reveals Venezuela is his main geopolitical concern for the oil industry – not the Middle East Bloomberg: Arctic Oil Drilling Under Attack as Norway Dragged to Court The Wall Street Journal: A U.S. […]

California Water News for November 13, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Will we be ‘wiped out?’ How climate change is affecting California LA Times: 550,000 homes in Southern California have the highest risk of fire damage, but they are not alone LA Times: Santa Rosa residents warned of possible sinkholes and landslides in burn areas amid upcoming rain Alpenhorn News: Park district exploring acquisition of Lake Gregory Regional […]

Energy News for November 10, 2017

Reuters: Saudi Aramco signs engineering and construction deals worth $4.5 billion The Guardian: UK denies $2bn Saudi Aramco loan deal is linked to any London listing Reuters: Scientists decry Arctic oil expansion in letter to U.S. senators The Houston Chronicle: FERC chairman says Perry’s grid proposal to be decided by Dec. 11 Bloomberg: U.S. Stops Trying to Count Puerto Rico […]

Transportation News for November 8, 2017

East Bay Times: BART’s new train cars failed key safety inspection, calling into question Thanksgiving rollout  San Francisco Chronicle: SF to experiment with Uber and Lyft passenger loading and pick-up zone  San Francisco Chronicle: Passengers on SF-to-Vallejo ferry stranded on water for nearly 4 hours  Mercury News: Roadshow: More CHP patrols for sideshows, other forms of reckless driving  Mercury […]

Energy News for November 8, 2017

CNBC: Morgan Stanley raises its oil price forecast, warns US shale may struggle to meet demand Bloomberg: TransCanada Eyes New Names, Without the ‘Canada’ The Wall Street Journal: Pollution Rule Is Boon for Richest Refiners, Blow for Weakest Quartz: American frackers will pump shale oil far more aggressively than previously thought The Wall Street Journal: Russian Oil Exports Could Be […]

California Water News for November 8, 2017

Associated Press: California Approves Rescue Plan For Shrinking Salton Sea AccuWeather: Wildfire-ravaged areas of California face elevated risk for flooding, mudslides this winter Chico ER: Oroville Dam coalition, local politicians head to Washington for federal assistance San Diego Tribune: Lake Wohlford Dam replacement could start next year Fox 26: Documentary spotlights the Valley’s water problems and solutions News Deeply: Two Ways […]

Transportation News for November 6, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: GOP sees prospective gas-tax election fight as oasis in California desert  Los Angeles Times: Capitol Journal Blasting California’s gas tax while working to cut federal tax breaks? That’s called hypocrisy  East Bay Times: Opinion: New taxes, tolls, bonds and fees just keep coming  Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Guest editorial: With the gas tax increase, it’s time […]

Energy News for November 6, 2017

Reuters: Russia, Saudi Arabia ready for more work to cut global oil inventory BBC News: Paradise Papers: Commerce chief Wilbur Ross’s links with sanctioned Russians Washington Examiner: Will the energy industry even want to drill in ANWR? The Associated Press: New Jersey voters to weigh in on environmental settlements Bloomberg: Saudi Aramco Contractor Arkad Forms Oil, Gas Venture With ABB […]

Transportation News for November 3, 2017

Mercury News: Opinion: Mystery fuel surcharge much costlier than new gas tax  Mercury News: Roadshow: Jeez, some don’t know what a red arrow means  San Francisco Examiner: ‘Neighborway’ at Golden Gate Park entrance to reduce nearby car traffic by half  Politifact: Does California spend ‘nearly 5 times as much’ to build a mile of road as rest of nation?