Transportation News for November 18, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART ridership dropped slightly in the summer Mercury News: Oakland, San Leandro: Some fear ‘transformative’ rapid transit system coming to storied thoroughfare Mercury News: Decorative crosswalks coming to Lincoln Avenue Mercury News: Silicon Valley’ paratransit service returning to normal following FBI raid, say authorities Mercury News: San Jose: Realignment of Meridian and Fruitdale intersection proposed Mercury News: Roadshow: […]

Transportation News for November 17, 2016

New York Times: Rebuilding Our Infrastructure New York Times: Fixing Washington’s Subway Mercury News: Roadshow: Why are so many South Bay freeway signs dark at night? Marin Independent Journal: SMART train delay and the train’s future discussed on IJ Forums Berkeleyside: Regular ferry service from Berkeley may soon be a reality San Francisco Examiner: Transit director: ‘Unknown’ if Trump threat to […]

Transportation News for November 16, 2016

East Bay Times: Hayward council opposes metered parking downtown Mercury News: Roadshow: I-680 metering lights to be turned on KPBS: Bullet train’s bond funds shifting into local rail projects California Magazine: California Expects More Electric Cars On The Highways SOURCE: Unlocking The Grid: Berkeley Gets $11 Million to Reduce Traffic Vallejo Times-Herald: SolTrans tweaks troubled new Route 20 SCVTV: Caltrans Appoints New […]

Transportation News for November 15, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Left turns whittled down on SF’s Van Ness Avenue Mercury News: Google patent shows vision of self-driving cars flocking to pick up customers Mercury News: AAA predicts busiest Thanksgiving travel season in 9 years Mercury News: Roadshow: If my neck were fused, could I really not drive? Napa Valley Register: Napa County revamping rural road speed limits […]

Transportation News for November 14, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area voters say yes to 1 BART tax per ballot San Francisco Chronicle: Cutting tech shuttle stops will add cars in SF, report says San Francisco Chronicle: City CarShare hands over on-demand auto rentals to Getaround San Francisco Chronicle: Chronicle Covers: Bay Bridge, a ‘wonder of the world,’ opens to awes East Bay Times: Hydrogen-powered ferry? […]

Transportation News for November 10, 2016

New York Times: What Trump, Clinton and Voters Agreed On: Better Infrastructure San Francisco Chronicle: Voters hand BART funds to rebuild and three new directors East Bay Times: Watch: How the big BART bond measure passed Mercury News: Roadshow: What’s the nuttiest thing you’ve seen on a freeway? Mercury News: Menlo Park weighs transit tweaks after new school opens

Transportation News for November 9, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART Measure RR on track to win East Bay Times: BART bond: San Francisco, Oakland voters instrumental in victory East Bay Times: Editorial: BART election results eliminate hope of fiscal reform Mercury News: Roadshow: Dumbarton Bridge new FasTrak lane reviewed by drivers Los Angeles Times: Lead increases for tax hike to expand L.A. Metro mass transit Orange […]

Transportation News for November 8, 2016

Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 101 now a ‘smart highway’ Marin Independent Journal: Muir Woods parking reforms gaining momentum

Potholed Bay Area Roads Ranked Worst in Nation

As SFGate reported this week, the Bay Area’s crumbling roads have been ranked as the worst of any urban region in the nation by Washington, D.C.-based transportation research group Think. According to Think’s study, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: America’s Roughest Rides and Strategies to Make our Roads Smoother,” 71% of the roads in the San Francisco […]

Transportation News for November 7, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Slow road to safety as park thoroughfare gets speed humps East Bay Times: BART’s well-paid janitor: A symptom of an ailing system Mercury News: Editorial: Traffic, housing and pension measures need to pass Mercury News: VTA hires new paratransit service for disabled, elderly riders Mercury News: Roadshow: Why Autobahn has so few tailgaters, road boulders Mercury News: Roadshow: […]