Transportation News for February 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: How SF compares with other big cities Mercury News: State senator to introduce two bills to ban or limit effectiveness of BART strikes Mercury News: Borenstein: Told you so, BART is reneging on bond promise Mercury News: Roadshow: Hitting a Bay Area pothole cost us $900 in repairs San Francisco Examiner: New California storms may interrupt train […]

Transportation News for February 16, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Visitors driving famed Lombard Street may wind up paying San Francisco Chronicle: Debris from recent storms leads to warning for Bay Area boaters San Francisco Chronicle: ‘Complacency’ sends traffic deaths soaring in California and US East Bay Times: San Ramon agrees to put $2M toward Iron Horse Trail bridge grants The Independent: BART Pauses Planning for Dublin […]

ABAG/MTC Staff Consolidation

Click here to view document: Draft Contract for Services for MTC/ABAG Staff Consolidation for Review and Input Click here to view info and agenda for the Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Board Meeting on February 16th.

Transportation News for February 15, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART wants to ask voters for bridge toll hike San Francisco Chronicle: GOP must not defund Caltrain electrification grant East Bay Times: Greening the commute: AC Transit to nearly double hydrogen fuel cell fleet Mercury News: Report: More than 55,000 US bridges structurally deficient Mercury News: Roadshow: Best highway love stories for Valentine’s Day Mercury News: Roadshow: She […]

Transportation News for February 14, 2017

Los Angeles Times: ‘This is the worst I have seen’: California’s roads are in dire shape, says former Caltrans director San Francisco Chronicle: Senators try to speed up deployment of self-driving cars Mercury News: VTA considers changing fares to combat projected deficit Mercury News: Google patents system to reduce injuries to pedestrians, cyclists when self-driving cars hit them Mercury […]

Transportation News for February 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: In demand but increasingly swamped, Highway 37 has no easy fixes San Francisco Chronicle: State must get rolling on transportation bills San Francisco Chronicle: High-speed rail taking shape even as opponents seek to kill it San Francisco Chronicle: Caltrain’s electrification project deserves its promised funding San Francisco Chronicle: BART has plenty of staffers at station with no […]

Transportation News for February 10, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Trump’s populist revolt could put the brakes on self-driving cars San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s solution to packed trains: Tear out some seats East Bay Times: Oakland mulls how to handle trove of data on its drivers East Bay Times: New Dublin BART parking garage put on hold Mercury News: Los Gatos en route on bicycle, pedestrian plan […]

Transportation News for February 9, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Speeders beware: Legislation would allow automation crackdown San Francisco Chronicle: German carmakers invest in surfing a digital wave San Francisco Chronicle: Otto’s robot trucks face questions about legality in California Mercury News: BART: should it remove some seats to add standing room? Mercury News: Editorial: Kevin McCarthy should support grant for Caltrain electrification Mercury News: Roadshow: Those Highway […]

Transportation News for February 8, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Some supervisors want their City Hall parking to be free East Bay Times: More parking at Dublin BART? East Bay Times: Editorial: Oakland freeway tear-down idea fraught with problems Mercury News: Roadshow: Botts’ Dots have zillions of supporters, three detractors Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate takeover of Tiburon ferry inches forward Marin Independent Journal: Marin Headlands tourist spots […]

Transportation News for February 7, 2017

Forbes: Google’s Waze App Is Morphing Into A Low-Cost Congestion Fighter Via Carpool San Francisco Chronicle: Neighborhood group sues to stop Muni project on Geary East Bay Times: Oakland council to consider adopting real-time parking app, with new privacy protections built in Mercury News: Editorial: Oakland freeway tear-down idea fraught with problems East Bay Times: Mike Healy, ‘Mr. BART,’ chronicles […]