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: […]

Energy News for November 7, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: InterOil Seeks New Path to Exxon Deal After Yukon Approval Overturned Reuters: U.S. fracking sand firms boost prices in sign of shale recovery Financial Times: Opec risks handing US shale drillers a gift with cut Morning Consult: NPS Updates Rules for Oil, Gas Operations CBC News: Woodfibre LNG plant one step closer to reality with First […]

No on Prop 53 Riding Wave of Support On Election Eve

Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NO ON PROP 53 CAMPAIGN GETS BOOST FROM GOVERNOR BROWN, BROAD COALITION AND EDITORIAL SUPPORT ON ELECTION EVE SACRAMENTO – As voters head to the polls next tomorrow, the No on 53 campaign continues to ride a wave of momentum. “Voters understand that Prop 53 takes away local […]

Transportation News for November 4, 2016

East Bay Times: Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier project has new $204 million funding plan Mercury News: Sunnyvale: Bike lanes and street improvements come to Maude Avenue Mercury News: Roadshow: Honking at carpool cheats gets a thumbs up (mostly) Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Willits Highway 101 bypass finally opens to traffic

News from the US DOT Office of Public Engagement

 News from the US DOT Office of Public Engagement 1)     Alternative Fuels Corridors 2)     DOT and Southwest Airlines Agreement re: Accessible Airport Kiosks for Persons with Disabilities 1)    Alternative Fuel Corridors: Advancing America’s 21st Century Transportation Network The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is establishing a national network of alternative fueling and […]

Transportation News for November 3, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Crumbling roads in SF, Oakland ranked worst in nation San Francisco Chronicle: Flywheel Taxi sues Uber for antitrust violations San Francisco Chronicle: Disability community: Don’t slow testing of self-driving cars East Bay Times: Commentary: Make BART do its bond measure right Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 85 light-rail plan still alive Mercury News: Shocking new studies: Silicon Valley’s “megacommute” […]

Transportation News for November 2, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area voters asked to support transportation fixes San Francisco Chronicle: Lawyer says Draymond Green’s pro-BART ad violates election law East Bay Times: Winter blend gasoline on tap for California; will prices go down? East Bay Times: Oakland council approves demand-based pricing for downtown parking meters Mercury News: Roadshow: Are BART delays politically timed? Marin Independent Journal: Initial […]