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 […]

Transportation News for August 1, 2016

  Mercury News: Roadshow: Carpool onramp hours — all day, or just until 9 a.m.? East Bay Times: Motorists flocking to newly opened I-580 express lanes in Alameda County San Francisco Examiner: Aiming to alleviate crowding, Muni 5-Fulton route to get bigger buses San Francisco Examiner: Uber seeks to shield ‘UberPool’ secrets in new CA regulations NBC: Power Failures Ail […]

Transportation News for July 29, 2016

East Bay Times: Can ferrys, double-decker buses and carpool lots fix East Bay-to-SF commute? San Francisco Chronicle: $6.3 million granted for upgrades at Oakland BART station San Francisco Chronicle: BART riders warned of weekend shutdown between SF, Daly City Mercury News: VTA: Test trains at Milpitas BART Station up and running in six months KRON: Video: MTC aims to ease […]

Transportation News for July 28, 2016

East Bay Times: Bay Bridge corridor: $40M suite of programs to provide short-term traffic relief  East Bay Times:  BART: Perks pilot program to roll out late summer or early fall  Mercury news:  Roadshow: Garlic fest, antiques show will bring Highways 101, 152 and 1 to a crawl this weekend  Marin Independent Journal: Marin commuters benefit from $18M […]

East Bay Times Commentary on Proposition 53 by BPC CEO John A. Coleman

Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) opposes Proposition 53, a measure on California’s ballot this November. Also known as the “Cortopassi Initiative”, Prop 53 would require voter approval before the state could issue funds in public infrastructure bonds that require increases in taxes or fees for repayment.  Hear what our CEO has to say about Proposition 53 in the news […]