Transportation News for March 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: SF to automakers: We want demo of driverless cars before they hit city streets  San Francisco Chronicle: Start 2nd BART tube now, revitalize Alameda  Mercury News: Roadshow: No widening for Highway 1 at Half Moon Bay  Marin Independent Journal: Study planned on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge third westbound lane  Fairfield Daily Republic: Senior, disabled transportation summit set in […]

Transportation News for March 7, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: Faster track for transit-friendly housing  East Bay Times: My Word: There are safe, successful road diets in Oakland  Mercury News: Roadshow: FasTrak electronic woes on I-680 in Contra Costa County  Mercury News: Carpool sticker shock: Applications soar and California HOV lanes get more crowded  Mercury News: Horgan: More cash for Caltrain? Oversight credibility a problem  Mercury […]

Transportation News for March 5, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: The Bay Area CHP reportedly using ‘decoy’ tech shuttle buses to bait freeway BB gun shooters San Francisco Chronicle: Car advocates putting plan for Richmond Bridge bike lane at risk Mercury News: Reserve lanes for self-driving cars to ease traffic congestion Mercury News: Milpitas, Berryessa BART stations may not open until 2019 Mercury News: Roadshow: Drivers with […]

Transportation News for February 28, 2018

New York Times: Automated Vehicles Can’t Save Cities San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: Drivers have doubts, but California is blessing autonomous cars San Francisco Chronicle: Uber does not have enough wheelchair-accessible vehicles, new lawsuit says Mercury News: $9 express lane toll? It’s not a fluke Mercury News: Look what’s making self-driving cars freak out Mercury News: Nine new routes coming to San […]

MTC: What should the Bay Area look like in 2050?

Help Us Plan the Future of the Bay Area! The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are partner regional agencies working together to make the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area a better place to live for people from all walks of life. MTC and ABAG have launched an exciting new initiative, tentatively called Futures, […]

Transportation News for February 26, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Look, ma, no driver! Cars without humans coming to California soon San Francisco Chronicle: Adopt congestion pricing to tame SF traffic  San Francisco Chronicle: Turo sues SF over airport rental car classification  San Francisco Chronicle: Sardine-like train rides suggest Californians like the rails East Bay Times: Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities East Bay Times: Union […]

Transportation News for February 22, 2018

Mercury News: Pizarro: LimeBike has invaded downtown San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: ‘Woz’ is a model behind the wheel Marin Independent Journal: Marin City underpass to get lights; other projects on the way  San Francisco Examiner: Cable cars may go cashless in 2019 San Francisco Examiner: Driverless cars without humans at the wheel may be approved for California as soon […]

Transportation News for February 20, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: To add housing, California must rethink transportation  San Francisco Chronicle: Poll says SF voters like Uber and Lyft but scrubs some unfavorable results San Francisco Chronicle: Oakland citizen oversight in limbo despite $600 million bond for repairs Mercury News: Could reversible lanes break up the highway clog? Mercury News: Roadshow: Self-driving cars won’t have warning signs […]

San Francisco Residents Support Bond to Fix Seawall, Poll Shows

SF residents support big bond to fix seawall, poll finds San Francisco Chronicle Nearly three-quarters of San Francisco voters would support a bond measure of up to $500 million to improve the city’s disintegrating seawall, a piece of infrastructure that is largely unseen but that experts say is of vital importance in protecting the city against major […]

President Trump Proposes Big Changes to NEPA for Nation’s Infrastructure Needs

Trump proposes sweeping changes to NEPA Nick Sobczyk, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, February 12, 2018 President Trump today proposed big changes to the National Environmental Policy Act as part of his program to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure. The plan, formally released this morning, includes $200 billion of new spending to be paid for by cuts […]