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 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 […]

Transportation News for January 11, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Proposal for $9 tolls on Bay Bridge, $8 on other bridges gets big boost  East Bay Times: Lawsuit over Oakland’s coal transport ban headed to trial  Mercury News: Opinion: Forget self-driving cars; mass transit is the only answer to gridlock  Mercury News: See Jane Go, a ride-hailing service for women, by women, says farewell  Mercury News: Here […]

Transportation News for January 10, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: $3 toll hike for Bay Area bridges nearly set for June ballot  KTVU: Authorities consider toll hikes on seven Bay Area bridges  Mercury News: Roadshow: Much work remains on Highway 84 widening  Marin Independent Journal: Muir Woods: Supervisors move to ban long buses from road  Napa Valley Register: VINE Transit offering free rides Jan. 15 to 17 […]

Transportation News for January 9, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: How to fix the Bay Area’s nasty commute? Locals weigh in  East Bay Times: Coming soon: Ford GoBike, LimeBike to add electric bicycles to their fleets  Mercury News: Roadshow: Concrete “dips” can send drivers airborne  Mercury News: Two Marin doctors charged with riding bikes illegally, resisting arrest  Marin Independent Journal: Bay Area toll hike measure likely for […]

Transportation News for January 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft trips in San Francisco more efficient than personal cars, study finds  San Francisco Chronicle: Don’t have a Clipper card? You’re giving BART a big cash windfall  Mercury News: Roadshow: Many disabled parking abusers are family or friends  Mercury News: Roadshow: Changes coming to Capitol Expressway  Marin Independent Journal: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge third lane could open next […]

Transportation News for January 5, 2018

Mercury News: Proposed $3 toll hike moves closer to June ballot  Mercury News: Roadshow: Will express and carpool lanes lead to driver revolution?  Marin Independent Journal: Stinson Beach-Muir Beach Highway 1 section to reopen  Napa Valley Register: Napa Valley Wine Train may experiment with commuter car  San Francisco Examiner: Port may need to subsidize historic Pier 70 repair to seek […]

StreetsBlog: Caltrans Releases Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Bay Area

Caltrans Releases Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Bay Area ·         By Melanie Curry ·         Jan 2, 2018 ·           Map shows Bay Area highways and bridges (in red) vulnerable to a relatively low estimated 1.5-foot sea level rise. From Caltrans Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Map Caltrans just released its first report on the vulnerability of the state highway […]

Transportation News for January 4, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: SF traffic fatalities in 2017 lowest in city’s history  San Francisco Chronicle: In 2040, all new cars sold in California would be emission-free, bill says  San Francisco Chronicle: Bike advocates put their bodies on the line to protect riders  East Bay Times: Walnut Creek moves to stabilize city parking fund  Mercury News: Cars with sensors steer new […]