Transportation News for November 6, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: GOP sees prospective gas-tax election fight as oasis in California desert  Los Angeles Times: Capitol Journal Blasting California’s gas tax while working to cut federal tax breaks? That’s called hypocrisy  East Bay Times: Opinion: New taxes, tolls, bonds and fees just keep coming  Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Guest editorial: With the gas tax increase, it’s time […]

Transportation News for November 3, 2017

Mercury News: Opinion: Mystery fuel surcharge much costlier than new gas tax  Mercury News: Roadshow: Jeez, some don’t know what a red arrow means  San Francisco Examiner: ‘Neighborway’ at Golden Gate Park entrance to reduce nearby car traffic by half  Politifact: Does California spend ‘nearly 5 times as much’ to build a mile of road as rest of nation? 

Transportation News for November 2, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Richmond-to-San Francisco ferry service set to begin in September  San Francisco Chronicle: Government drops push for car-to-car wireless communication  Mercury News: Why are gas prices so high in California?  Mercury News: Roadshow: Are pedal extenders legal in California?  Marin Independent Journal: Solid SMART ridership has agency looking at longer trains  San Mateo Daily Journal: SamTrans begins rebrand  Berkeleyside: The […]

Transportation News for November 1, 2017

Mercury News: Roadshow: 12 cent a gallon state gas tax kicks in  Sacramento Bee: Gas taxes just increased. Now Caltrans needs to prove we’re not wasting our money  Los Angeles Times: California’s gas tax increases Wednesday, and the political fallout is likely to spill over into 2018 elections 

Transportation News for October 31, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART will chase fare evaders at a cost of $740,000 per year  San Francisco Chronicle: Waymo offers peek at its secluded test bed for self-driving cars  Mercury News: Roadshow: New rules for pedestrians  Mercury News: Milpitas Post Editorial: Route 237 corridor reflects surging high-tech growth 

Transportation News for October 30, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: California gas taxes to rise 12 cents a gallon next week  Sacramento Bee: See how much California’s gas tax will rise through 2020  San Francisco Chronicle: BART, in crackdown on cheats, to require riders show proof of payment  East Bay Times: Orinda BART station safest in the system, police chief says  KTVU: New BART cars delayed, again. […]

Transportation News for October 26, 2017

Mercury News: Opinion: Self-driving cars coming to San Jose — and the streets will be safer  Mercury News: Roadshow: San Jose parents ignore rules after road diet  Business Insider: Ford Go Bike Announces Innovative Miles-for-Miles Partnership with Alaska Airlines, Celebrates Expansion in San Jose 

Transportation News for October 25, 2017

Mercury News: Roadshow: Toll hike could pay for I-680-I-880 connector  San Francisco Examiner: De Young Museum tries to slam brakes on making Golden Gate Park car-free Saturdays year-round  San Mateo Daily Journal: Dumbarton plan gains support: Advocates urge MTC for funding to create new transbay rail  Wired: LA Looks to Rideshare to Build the Future of Public Transit  San […]

Transportation News for October 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s new cars finally pass safety tests, on track to roll by Thanksgiving  San Francisco Chronicle: Chariot resuming commuter service in San Francisco Monday afternoon  Mercury News: Roadshow: What that stupid driver threw out the window  San Francisco Examiner: SF mulls Uber and Lyft fees, gas tax for transportation funding 

Transportation News for October 23, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Annual Trolley Dances rolled out in and around SF’s Muni routes  San Francisco Chronicle: Retro-look Van Ness streetlights back in plan, but purists take dim view  San Francisco Chronicle: Some Chariot drivers had improper licenses, California Highway Patrol says  East Bay Times: Carpool to these East Bay BART stations, get guaranteed parking  Mercury News: Roadshow: Some new […]