Transportation News for October 3, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Politicians look for way to link BART to Central Valley San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco braces for ‘Dreamforce’ traffic congestion Mercury News: Weinberg, Mehrens: Transportation tax pays off big time, study says Mercury News: Ten trashiest roads in Santa Clara County, according to Roadshow poll Mercury News: Roadshow: Rollover crashes get plenty of radio play Mercury News: Roadshow: […]

Transportation News for September 30, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Beware SF drivers: Yearlong crackdown on speeding kicks off East Bay Times: Commuter ferry service approved from East Bay to San Francisco, Redwood City East Bay Times: Oakley considered for first ‘smart city’ in Contra Costa Mercury News: BART to Livermore extension plans get $2.26 million infusion Mercury News: Roadshow: Drivers applaud newly smooth highways in Bay […]

Transportation News for September 29, 2016

East Bay Times: Hillview parents: Dangerous bus stop needs fix Mercury News: Roadshow: Speed cameras work in the Netherlands — why not Highway 17? Marin Independent Journal: San Rafael, Novato SMART rail warning devices malfunctioning Fairfield Daily Republic: Solano board backs mega transportation package Los Angeles Times: Stricter background checks and DUI rules coming for Uber and Lyft drivers through […]

Rail-Volution 2016 Conference Comes to SF Bay Area in October

Rail-Volution 2016 Conference Comes to San Francisco Bay Area in October Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Contact: Dan Bartholomay, Chief Executive Officer, Rail-Volution, dan@railvolution.org, 612-486-5610 (office), 612-419-3305 (mobile) Brenda Kahn, MTC, 415-778-6773 Note to Media: Conference sessions are open free of charge to members of the media; limited space in mobile workshops will be available to […]

Transportation News for September 28, 2016

The Guardian: Lots to lose: how cities around the world are eliminating car parks San Francisco Chronicle: Cell phones may face backlash on new Sonoma-Marin rail line Mercury News: Roadshow: ‘Wading through urine’ at BART station Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Santa Rosa seeks SMART quiet zones San Francisco Examiner: Funding blocked for transit center amid concerns of sinking Millennium Tower […]

Transportation News for September 27, 2016

San Francisco Examiner: Golden Gate Ferry’s fall service sees trips eliminated, shifted Sacramento Bee: California expands restrictions for phone use while driving KATC: California Pilot Program Providing Commuters With Tax-Free Transit Benefits Becomes Permanent KATC: Rail~Volution 2016 Conference Comes To San Francisco Bay Area In October

Transportation News for September 26, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Key bridge case witness: ‘Traffic problems’ email no joke San Francisco Chronicle: Golden Gate Bridge Officials Ask for More Time to Fund Suicide Barrier East Bay Times: Commentary: Vote yes for safe, reliable BART Mercury News: Golden Gate Bridge toll growth unlikely to ebb Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 17 camera proposal would allow speeding tickets by mail […]

Transportation News for September 23, 2016

New York Times: Bay Area Claims Transport Center of the World Title San Francisco Chronicle: Prop. L would give SF supervisors more control over transit board Mercury News: Bay Area Bike Share wants to know where to put East Bay bike stations Marin Independent Journal: San Rafael’s downtown transit corridor’s future discussed San Francisco Examiner: The many potholes on the […]

Transportation News for September 21, 2016

Fairfield Daily Republic: Benicia council spikes use permit for Valero oil-by-rail plan Napa Valley Register: Caltrans cancels overnight closures of Highway 121 San Francisco Examiner: Sunset Tunnel construction cost balloons by $3 million after discovery of crumbling walls San Francisco Examiner: Despite sinking Millennium Tower, SF advances $6.8M for nearby Transbay Center Los Angeles Times: California’s proposed DMV rules for […]

Transportation News for September 20, 2016

East Bay Times: Oakland considering sweeping changes to parking requirements for new developments  Mercury News: Editorial: Finish BART, repair streets with Measure B Mercury News: Silva: California law helping taxis compete needs signature KALW: City Visions: What does a future with driverless cars look like? CBS: I-80 Smart Corridor Project Finished, Activated To Ease Congestion Napa Valley Register: Road work will […]