Transportation News for April 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART to shell out big bucks to catch fare cheats East Bay Times: Peterson: BART’s sexual assault awareness advice takes a creepy turn San Francisco Chronicle: California lets Apple test self-driving cars San Francisco Chronicle: Geary Boulevard a hot mess of buses, cars, pedestrians and plans San Francisco Chronicle: AAA to offer one-way hourly car rentals in […]

MTC – Plan Bay Area 2040 – Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY and NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS Metropolitan Transportation Commission Plan Bay Area (PBA) 2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Draft Environmental Impact Report Date: To: From: Comment Period: April 14, 2017 Interested Agencies, Organizations and Individuals Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) April 17, 2017 to June 1, 2017 (45 days) The Draft Environmental Impact […]

Transportation News for April 14, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART spared tough budget decisions by last-minute state help San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s new Warm Springs station already experiencing broken escalators San Francisco Chronicle: At Big Sur, a sudden taste of isolation Washington Post: Big Sur usually can’t keep people away. Right now, it’s practically deserted. Los Angeles Times: Here’s what a new Highway 1 bridge in […]

State of California Science Report on Rising Sea Level Projections

Link to science report: http://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/docs/rising-seas-in-california-an-update-on-sea-level-rise-science.pdf   Link to press release: http://resources.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Climate-Experts-Release-Latest-Science-on-Sea-Level-Rise-Projections-to-Support-California-Policy-Guidance.pdf

Transportation News for April 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART to look at service cuts, reduced discounts to trim costs Mercury News: Palo Alto: Paid parking could be a downtown boon, consultants say Mercury News: Roadshow: Rescuing a pet from a hot car can be legal San Francisco Examiner: Major BART delays caused by brakes, not sunken barge sitting atop Transbay Tube San Francisco Examiner: Funds […]

Transportation News for April 12, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Transbay Transit Center rooftop turning into 5.4-acre City Park San Francisco Chronicle: Clash in Oakland over AC Transit buses to hills schools San Francisco Chronicle: KKR, others in Lyft funding round valuing company at $7.5 billion Mercury News: Salvage process weighed for sunken barge atop BART Transbay Tube Mercury News: Roadshow: How the new gas tax could […]

Transportation News for April 11, 2017

Mercury News: Roadshow: Oops, sign at 17-280-880 gives wrong directions Marin Independent Journal: Marin history: The San Rafael-Richmond Ferry Company Napa Valley Register: The Pothole Bandits, coming to a Sonoma County road near you Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Tesla’s ‘crazy’ climb to America’s most valuable car company Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown on road-bill deals: ‘Everybody here has needs’ KQED: Will Democrats […]

Transportation News for April 10, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Jerry Brown’s road win San Francisco Chronicle: Gov. Jerry Brown plays hardball to pass transportation bill San Francisco Chronicle: ‘No’ vote on state roads bill a ‘yes’ for commuter train line San Francisco Chronicle: Keeping in step with city by walking to work San Francisco Chronicle: Does Uber really prevent drunken driving? It depends on the study […]

Transportation News for April 6, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: It’s rush hour for $52 billion road bill San Francisco Chronicle: Don’t delay road bill; repair costs are only rising San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Bridge bike path set to open on weekdays May 5 San Francisco Chronicle: Thousands of defects found on oil-train routes Mercury News: High-stakes drama today for California gas-tax hike measure Mercury News: Roadshow: Los […]

Transportation News for April 5, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Gov. Brown’s big transportation package faces staunch opposition San Francisco Chronicle: It’s Let’s Make a Deal time in Sacramento on transportation plan San Francisco Chronicle: GOP offers alternative to Democrats transportation plan San Francisco Chronicle: New ‘Lyft Shuttle’ service launches with fixed SF routes, potentially challenging Muni Mercury News: Sunnyvale council gets update on Caltrain modernization Mercury […]