Transportation News for April 28, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Despite critics’ bullets, train keeps on rolling San Francisco Chronicle: BART police chief: Spike in crime preceded teen mob robbery at Coliseum Mercury News: Milpitas BART Station to open in December, VTA says Mercury News: Roadshow: From dentures to a kayak, here’s what transit riders leave behind Marin Independent Journal: Corte Madera volunteers conceive bike-pedestrian overpass San […]

Transportation News for April 27, 2017

San Francisco Examiner: 2nd conductor accused of pocketing cable car fares in SF San Francisco Chronicle: Cable cars may go cashless after second conductor arrested for allegedly stealing fares Mercury News: BART seeks arrest warrants after identifying teens in mob robbery Mercury News: Palo Alto: VTA should pay for shuttles to cover bus service cuts Mercury News: Got a gripe […]

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): […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transportation News for April 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Head of California high-speed rail project calls it quits San Francisco Chronicle: Feinstein urges help from Silicon Valley on Caltrain electrification East Bay Times: Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges Silicon Valley to fight Republicans on Caltrain funding Washington Post: Though shovels are ready, Trump officials delay grant for Caltrain upgrade San Francisco Chronicle: A significant BART problem: lack […]

Transportation News for April 20, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Study calls on big tech companies to move closer to transit San Francisco Chronicle: Landslide closes Highway 101 in Mendocino County San Francisco Chronicle: Canyon Road bridge between Moraga and Oakland closed indefinitely Mercury News: Here’s a look at how Californians will pay $5 billion a year for new roads Mercury News: Menlo Park narrows options for […]

Transportation News for April 19, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Geary Boulevard a hot mess of buses, cars, pedestrians and plans Mercury News: BART: Fare cheaters costing up to $25 million each year; what can be done? Mercury News: VTA looking to make Tasman Corridor improvements Mercury News: Roadshow: Crazy driving stunts on 580, 17, 280 Fairfield Daily Republic: $600,000 for 91 more parking spaces at Fairfield […]

Transportation News for April 18, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Ford’s Chariot bus drivers to weigh joining Teamsters union East Bay Times: Oakland: Potholes on the minds of all residents, young and old Mercury News: Roadshow: ‘Baby on board’ signs are back, annoying some drivers Mercury News: Mysterious power surges return to BART; agency thinks it has identified the problem Napa Valley Register: Vine Transit celebrates Earth […]

MTC: Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Environmental Impact Report released for public review

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040 has been released for public review. Access the Draft EIR document online here: The Draft EIR has been prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to analyze and disclose the potentially adverse significant impacts associated with implementation of theproposed Plan […]