Transportation News for May 26, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Smarter cars paving the way for robot vehicles San Francisco Chronicle: Landslide leaves engineers to ponder options for Highway 1 San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft goes Lux, trading pink for black and wooing big spenders Mercury News: Roadshow: The best route to (and from) Santa Cruz beaches Marin Independent Journal: SMART passengers will have small window to get […]

Transportation News for May 25, 2017

East Bay Times: As ships grow larger, margin for error in San Francisco Bay gets smaller East Bay Times: Toll Authority to reclaim $1.5 million in refunds — unless you claim it first East Bay Times: Council suggests Albany Beach parking alternative Mercury News: Road improvements underway in Atherton Mercury News: BART hires consultant to determine cause of derailment in […]

Transportation News for May 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Caltrain engines finally can San Francisco Chronicle: Here’s why your BART train is extra-crowded this week San Francisco Chronicle: Big Sur hit again as huge landslide covers Highway 1 Mercury News: Cut off again, southern Big Sur visited only by helicopter Mercury News: Roadshow: Delay in highway fix estimated at … 71 years? Marin Independent Journal: SMART’s latest […]

Transportation News for May 23, 2017

New York Times: Highway Robbery Targets the Poor Wall Street Journal: One Rail-Station Design May Be Just the Ticket to Ease Congestion San Francisco Chronicle: California should put the brakes on criminal traffic penalties Mercury News: Feds approve $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification project Mercury News: Editorial: Caltrain gets big win with electrification funding Mercury News: BART still investigating cause […]

Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]

Transportation News for May 22, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Transit agency fuming at 49ers for U2’s costly late-night show East Bay Times: Federal Glover: Highway camera funding welcomed Mercury News: Roadshow: Drivers leaving the gym make this risky move Mercury News: Roadshow: Is parking in San Francisco worth all the risks? Mercury News: Botts’ Dots, after a half-century, will disappear from California freeways, highways Fairfield Daily […]

Transportation News for May 19, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: A Canadian town wanted a transit system. It hired Uber. Marin Independent Journal: San Rafael ups its parking for SMART commuters Marin Independent Journal: SMART schedule has major service gaps San Francisco Examiner: SFO cashes in on ride-hails: Uber, Lyft pay $2M per month San Francisco Examiner: Bay to Breakers transportation and traffic survival guide Los Angeles […]

Transportation News for May 18, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Readers blast their horns about Uber and Lyft Mercury News: Roadshow: Defending Tom Hanks and ‘The 101’ Mercury News: BART: Emergency lighting failed at 14 of 46 stations; fix in the works San Francisco Examiner: BART’s broken elevators mean broken promises for disabled San Francisco Examiner: SF Port seeks new bidder to save Pier 70 shipyard as […]

Transportation News for May 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: On jammed SF streets, ride hailing collides with urban well-being San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco could ban sidewalk delivery robots Mercury News: Roadshow: Longer carpool hours may be coming to 237-880 San Francisco Examiner: Muni to pull $26 million from pedestrian safety projects for bus yard improvements Wall Street Journal: Car Makers, Despite Promises to Donald Trump, […]

Transportation News for May 15, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Price for extension of AC Transit service to Oakland hills schools: $1 million San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft, Waymo to collaborate on self-driving cars East Bay Times: Uber must bar head engineer from key self-driving tech, judge rules in Waymo case Wall Street Journal: Uber’s Driverless Cars Are Clouded by Possible Federal Probe Mercury News: Highway 17’s traffic, […]