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: http://2040.planbayarea.org/reports 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 […]

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