Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 For Immediate Release STOCKTON RECORD EDITORIAL: VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 53 Even proponent’s hometown paper joins nearly every other newspaper in the State in opposing destructive measure SACRAMENTO – The Stockton Record, the hometown newspaper of Proposition 53 proponent Dino Cortopassi, is urging its readers to vote no on the statewide […]

Transportation News for October 17, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Passengers have mixed reactions to new BART trains San Francisco Chronicle: Ending charge rage: New app lets EV drivers line up for charging San Francisco Chronicle: Prop. 53 could bring big projects to a halt (“San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center…as well as future seismic repairs on the Bay Bridge”) East Bay Times: Golden Gate Bridge to […]

Transportation News for October 14, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s future on line: Can transit system gain voters’ trust? Capital Public Radio: State Testing Ways To Tax Road Usage, Separate From The Gas Tax East Bay Times: Fremont: Opening date of Warms Springs station remains a mystery Mercury News: BART proposes ‘one-stop shop’ open data portal Santa Rosa Press Democrat: SMART launch likely to be delayed […]

Transportation News for October 13, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART, once efficient, must convince voters it can’t fix itself San Francisco Chronicle: SF gets $11 million federal grants for transit, pedestrian safety Mercury News: Palo Alto revs up bike share system Mercury News: Roadshow: Bicyclist vs. car: Young girl on bike was right Marin Independent Journal: Novato to ask SMART to consider countywide quiet zone plan […]

Notice: MTC has Moved to San Francisco

  MTC has Moved to San Francisco     As of May 23, 2016, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), the Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA), the MTC Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (MTC SAFE), and the Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) (collectively “Agencies”) have relocated to: The […]

Transportation News for October 12, 2016

KQED: Bay Bridge East Span Bike Path: It’s Done, but Not Open Just Yet   San Francisco Chronicle: Uber dominates U.S. ride market, report says Mercury News: Roadshow: More Dumbarton FasTrak lanes wanted East Bay Times: D’Souza: VTA should build light rail, not spend on roads Daily Californian: Candidates run for AC Transit, BART boards of directors California Political Review: Eber: […]

Press Release: California Newspapers Continue to Say No on Prop 53

October 12, 2016 Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPERS, LARGE AND SMALL, CONTINUE TO URGE READERS TO VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 53   SACRAMENTO – The cascade of endorsements by California newspapers large and small urging No on Proposition 53 continues this week with the Chico Enterprise-Record, Santa Maria Times, San Francisco […]

Transportation News for October 11, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Evercar seems to shut down car rentals to Uber, Lyft drivers Los Angeles Times: Roadshow: Santana Row ‘nightmare’ among issues at I-280 public meeting Los Angeles Times: With Model 3 orders looming, Tesla seeks approval to double size of Fremont factory Business Insider: San Francisco’s subway is so packed, people will soon pay $16 a day […]

Transportation News for October 10, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: As self-driving cars arrive, Google Maps looks for its place San Francisco Chronicle: Yes on Measure RR: The Bay Area can’t work without BART San Francisco Chronicle: Water taxi service approved for SF-Berkeley runs East Bay Times: BART holding East Bay open houses to show off new cars San Francisco Examiner: Voters will see sales tax hike, […]

MTC Opposes Proposition 53

Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OPPOSES PROP 53 Measure Threatens Local Control for Transportation, Infrastructure Projects SACRAMENTO – The agency that oversees planning, financing and coordinating transportation for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area is the latest local government group to unanimously oppose Prop 53, a measure on the November […]