Transportation News for January 29, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to get new traffic lane in April  San Francisco Chronicle: Governor lays out $2.5 billion plan to push for more zero-emission vehicles San Francisco Chronicle: City gives in to resident demands to keep popular Muni stop  East Bay Times: At $13 million, jewel of Bay shoreline trail is under construction in Pinole Mercury […]

Transportation News for January 26, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: BART begins search for ways to improve parking in its lots  San Francisco Chronicle: One company wants to use luxury tech buses to shuttle people to Tahoe on the weekend  East Bay Times: A little bike-share humor in Walnut Creek Mercury News: Campbell moves forward with plan for safe crossings downtown Mercury News: Roadshow: BART working on […]

Transportation News for January 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Wanted: SF Central Subway boss. Must be OK with tunnels  East Bay Times: After renters complain, Piedmont puts restricted parking district on hold Mercury News: Roadshow: Documents you need to get a “REAL ID” Marin Independent Journal: San Rafael cabbies face ouster from transit hub Capital Public Radio: Rival Bids To Overturn California Gas Tax Join Forces […]

MTC News Release: Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment as Planned U.S. 101 Upgrades on Peninsula Take Shape

For Immediate Release Contact: John Goodwin, MTC, 415.778.5262 SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2018 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program […]

Transportation News for January 22, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Residents’ biggest gripes with the Bay Area commute, from traffic to ‘loud people’ San Francisco Chronicle: SF Muni Metro’s ghost station at darkened Eureka Valley stop  Mercury News: Editorial: VTA and BART should commit to single tunnel in downtown San Jose Mercury News: Congestion pricing scheme floated for Manhattan Mercury News: Roadshow: I was traumatized by this […]

Transportation News for January 19, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: New BART rail cars could start service in time for Friday’s evening commute  East Bay Times: First train of BART’s new fleet gets the OK to start carrying passengers  San Francisco Examiner: BART ‘Fleet of the Future’ finally cleared to launch Friday  East Bay Times: Millions of dollars in changes in store for Richmond Bridge, but […]

Transportation News for January 18, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Study finds riskiest times, routes for Bay Area drivers  San Francisco Examiner: Analysis of cellphone data reveals Highway 101 safer than Interstate 280 East Bay Times: The Bay Area’s most crash-prone freeways aren’t the ones you think San Francisco Chronicle: New BART rail cars approved for service San Francisco Chronicle: Jump rolls out San Francisco’s first stationless […]

Transportation News for January 17, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Costs to upgrade Muni’s Sunset Tunnel soar – partly thanks to neighbors San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area self-driving car startup Pony.ai raises $112 million  San Francisco Chronicle: Muir Woods’ parking reservation system off to quiet start  Marin Independent Journal: Muir Woods parking reservation system off to choppy start Marin Independent Journal: SMART’s Larkspur extension awaits $20M federal […]

Transportation News for January 16, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Goodbye, diesel: California school buses drive toward electric age  San Francisco Chronicle: Road crews battle to clear critical highway after California mudslides  San Francisco Chronicle: Napa’s Wine Train speeds up – but can it match new owners’ ambitions?  San Francisco Chronicle: Oakland, terminal building go to court Tuesday over city’s coal ban San Francisco Chronicle: New Oakland […]

Transportation News for January 12, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: AC Transit buses keep running to Oakland hills schools — for now San Francisco Chronicle: Opening of BART’s San Jose extension faces probable delay  Mercury News: BART to Milpitas on schedule for June opening, VTA says Mercury News: Roadshow: Potholes are back on Interstate 580 East Bay Times: Traffic relief nears for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge East Bay […]