Transportation News for August 7, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART police chief’s rough ride out of town in Santa Ana  San Francisco Chronicle: BART robberies and assaults up, but felony arrests down  San Francisco Chronicle: BART sparks a weed-themed limerick contest over Twitter with Metro Los Angeles  San Francisco Chronicle: California eyes bigger rebates for electric cars  San Francisco Chronicle: Next up in self-driving transportation: modular […]

Transportation News for August 4, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber Freight expands trucking service to California, other states  Mercury News: Roadshow: BART to San Jose could be delayed till 2018  San Francisco Chronicle: Rider outs BART reports on crime  San Francisco Chronicle: S.F. supervisor pushes to untangle freeway Hairball  East Bay Times: Caltrain fares, parking fees to increase  Marin Independent Journal: Sausalito, Golden Gate officials seek resolution […]

Transportation News for August 3, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Hyperloop commercialization will require more than a thumbs-up  San Francisco Chronicle: New road planned to traverse Big Sur slide  East Bay Times: Work on Alameda’s ferry center hits milestone  Mercury News: California’s bullet train plan dodges a bullet in federal court  Mercury News: Hyperloop One achieves second milestone this year — nearly 200 mph  Mercury News: Roadshow: What’s […]

ABAG and MTC Adopts Plan Bay Area 2040: Blueprint for Transportation Investments and Land Use Decisions

On July 26, the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) jointly adopted Plan Bay Area 2040, the Bay Area’s long-range blueprint to guide transportation investments and land use decisions through 2040, and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Watch the meeting recording and review the meeting’s agenda here. Plan Bay Area 2040 establishes […]

OAK Finishes Fiscal Year 2017 With Strong Passenger Traffic Gains

   PRESS RELEASE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL FINISHES FISCAL YEAR 2017 WITH STRONG PASSENGER TRAFFIC GAINS 1.22 MILLION PASSENGERS TRAVELED THROUGH OAKLAND IN JUNE   Oakland, CA:  (July 31, 2017) – Oakland International Airport released June traffic reports today, revealing passenger growth of 9.4% over June 2016. Total passengers increased from 1,113,508 in June 2016, […]

Transportation News for July 28, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area bridges see dramatic increase in early morning congestion  East Bay Times: Silicon Valley Leadership Group seeks to banish ‘twin demons’  Mercury News: California’s EV charging network gets $800 million spark from VW  Mercury News: Roadshow: Why should everyone get to drive in the express lanes?  Napa Valley Register: MTC approves $500,000 grant for downtown Novato […]

Transportation News for July 27, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Electric bus maker Proterra opens California factory San Francisco Chronicle: Oroville Dam flaws don’t bode well for tunnels, train projects East Bay Express: East Bay Paratransit Bus System Leaves Drivers Broke and Riders Often Stranded East Bay Times: Oakland to improve pathways from downtown, Chinatown to waterfront Mercury News: New bike share station open for business on […]

Transportation News for July 26, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Golden Gate Bridge board may chase marathon runners from roadway East Bay Times: Drones, artificial intelligence creep into the road construction industry Mercury News: Roadshow: California’s new “8” license plates will hit the road soon Mercury News: Editorial: CARB can’t let VW off the hook for its diesel emissions scandal Mercury News: Opinion: If Congress allows 91,000-lb. […]

Transportation News for July 25, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART shows off new train cars Mercury News: Quieter ride on BART’s new train cars: ‘Getting close’ to rollout San Francisco Examiner: Some new BART cars expected to be in service by September East Bay Times: Editorial: Troubling plan for $3 Bay Area bridge toll hike Mercury News: Roadshow: I hate all these SUVs blocking my view […]

Transportation News for July 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Streetscape improvements bad for business, SF merchants say San Francisco Chronicle: SF seeks court orders to force Uber, Lyft to share data San Francisco Chronicle: Central Subway probably a no-show when Warriors tip off in SF San Francisco Chronicle: How the Pony Express linked an isolated SF to the country San Francisco Chronicle: Caltrain electrification project takes […]