Transportation News for August 16, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: The mystery behind California’s high gas prices San Francisco Chronicle: Retain sticker programs to incentivize electric car sales San Mateo Daily Journal: Toll lane study gets a big boost: Local companies chip in $3 million for Highway 101 environmental review East Bay Times: New AC Transit app allows riders to report suspicious activity Napa Valley Register: Napa […]

Transportation News for August 15, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Golden Gate Bridge lower deck? Images from all the times it almost happened San Francisco Chronicle: More ride options doesn’t mean less traffic San Francisco Chronicle: Start those electric engines: Revamp state zero-emissions program San Francisco Chronicle: To win business travelers, airlines rush to Silicon Valley Napa Valley Register: Caltrans begins nighttime paving on Highway 29 San […]

Transportation News for August 11, 2016

East Bay Times: Expanded all-nighter bus service sees some gains, but demand still lagging East Bay Times: Roadshow: I-80 rebuild begins, and it’s a biggie Vallejo Times-Herald: Ramp connecting Interstate 80, State Route 12 to open soon Marin Independent Journal: Marin Civic Center traffic roundabout construction on schedule

Transportation News for August 10, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: New cars delayed, but BART says future fleet is still on track San Francisco Chronicle: Waiting and wondering about all these big Bay Area transportation projects East Bay Times: Contra Costa supes put transportation tax on November ballot Fairfield Daily Republic: Frazier says big transportation bill to be unveiled Fresno Bee: Time is money – $50 million […]

Transportation News for August 9, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: It’s Uber’s world — does Lyft have a future in it?  San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft to allow multiple stops on rides Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Lane splitting to become legal? San Francisco Examiner: SF approves agreement for Caltrain electrification Los Angeles Times: State rail authority will seek a $35-million increase for key project in bullet train plan […]

Transportation News for August 8, 2016

Mercury News: Power system failures plague BART’s new cars Mercury News: Milpitas Post Editorial: The half-cent sales tax increase to take a giant bite out of our traffic congestion may be a tough sell but worth it Santa Rosa Press Democrat: SMART train horns spur request for ‘quiet zones’ along tracks Marin Independent Journal: Marin Headlands’ ‘Five-Minute Tunnel’ to […]

Transportation News for August 5, 2016

East Bay Times: California lawmakers approve motorcyclists’ lane splitting Los Angeles Times: Without more walkable cities, building new transit won’t reverse Metro’s ridership decline Fairfield Daily Republic: Spering heralds Peabody Road overcrossing as part of ‘Fairfield’s new frontier’ San Francisco Examiner: Streets where two cyclists were killed to net major safety overhaul Daily Californian: Water taxi service Tideline looks to […]

Transportation News for August 4, 2016

Washington Post: Chinese company tests giant bus that drives over cars Mercury News: Amtrak: New locomotives have cut delays nearly 25 percent San Francisco Examiner: Chariot expands service into far-flung neighborhoods

Transportation News for August 3, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Thoughts on the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span fading into history San Francisco Chronicle: Last big piece of old Bay Bridge ready to sail into history San Francisco Examiner: Pedestrian group tries to save car-free Stockton Street proposal Richmond Standard: 43 ramp meters on I-80 to begin operating all day starting Tuesday Tri-City Voice: Warm Springs/South Fremont […]

Transportation News for August 2, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART director Radulovich won’t seek re-election East Bay Times: Richmond: Help plan future bike and pedestrian trail East Bay Times: Walnut Creek rolls out mobile parking app Marin Independent Journal: Marin toll cheats and perps face extra hurdle with new license plate law Napa Valley Register: Napa airport improvement proposals go to supervisors San Francisco Chronicle: Uber may […]