Transportation News for June 27, 2016

Re-Coding Planning Boom Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single veto San Francisco Chronicle Oakland council votes to block coal-shipping plan San Francisco Chronicle Uber, Lyft could get new overseer in California San Francisco Chronicle Lefty O’Doul Bridge to be closed for overhaul in 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Contra Costa cities explore […]

Transportation News for June 27, 2016

Roadshow: Many critics of Lincoln Avenue road diet have given up Mercury News Facebook’s campus expansion heightens traffic and housing fears Mercury News Marin traffic data show ‘complex’ picture of inbound and outbound flows Marin Independent Journal Presto: New development appears in Fairfield Fairfield Daily Republic North Beach tenant’s rent increased from $1,800 to $8,000 […]

Transportation News for June 16, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Deal on old Tenderloin post office a boost for affordable housing San Francisco Chronicle: California Budget: By the numbers East Bay Times: Oakland looks to add car-sharing options East Bay Times: Bay Bridge: Changes boost bike path cost by $6.3 million East Bay Times: Alameda: Rent program will cost nearly $2 million Mercury News: Fremont: Council approves 80-unit […]

Transportation News for June 15, 2016

Mercury News: Roadshow: Pedestrians need to watch out for quiet cars Mercury News: Roadshow: Why the DMV stopped testing Californians’ freeway skills Marin Independant Journal: Marin Transit studies senior transportation as elderly population grows Napa Valley Register: County government cuts greenhouse gases by 10 percent San Francisco Examiner: Crime on Muni drops, though still eludes low-crime goal Sacramento Bee: California economy […]

Transportation News for June 14, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: High-speed rail lawsuit delays cost $63 million, 17 months Sasn Francisco Chronicle: Starting Tuesday, northbound G.G. Bridge commuters catch a break San Francisco Chronicle: When the Golden Gate Bridge was closed by a violent storm Mercury News: Mercury News editorial: San Jose’s Senter Road housing plan should be approved Mercury News: Roadshow: San Tomas Expressway project will […]

Transportation News for June 9, 2016

East Bay Times: BART board to consider $3.5B bond, $1.8B budget East Bay Times: Alameda council supports parking fee at ferry terminal Sonoma County Gazette: SMART sets Fares and offers Eco-Pass and Bulk Discounts San Francisco Examiner: New legal filings indicate General Motors may start leasing cars for Lyft drivers in California Los Angeles Times: China will not build L.A.-to-Vegas […]

Transportation News for June 8, 2016

  Fairfield Daily Republic: Solano voters say no to sales tax hike for road repair SF Examiner: Survey shows more than half of SF residents don’t use Uber, Lyft KALW: The new cost of driving – express lanes come to the Bay Area

Transportation News for June 7, 2016

Mercury News: Roadshow: Carpool cheaters gain the CHP’s attention East Bay Times: Bay Bridge: Oversight committee seeks $2.9 million toll-funds infusion San Mateo Daily Journal: County transit agencies approve budgets: Several hundred million dollars support local TA, Caltrain, SamTrans projects

Transportation News for June 6, 2016

FairWarning: Growing Momentum for Self-Driving Cars Worries Safety Advocates San Francisco Chronicle: L.A.’s new Metro line will dash commuting dreams Mercury News: San Leandro: Vision for Bayfair Center and BART station includes more retail, housing Mercury News: Silicon Valley: Half-cent transit tax going to voters Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Petaluma’s roads ranked second-worst in new MTC study RT&S: Caltrain approves FY […]

Vital Signs Update for June 2016

Data Release | June 2016 New Data Point to Aging Transit Infrastructure and Stable Pavement Conditions The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released updates to two critical performance indicators – street pavement condition and transit asset condition. Incorporating new data from year 2015, both indicators highlight the region’s challenges in moving toward a state of […]