MTC: Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Environmental Impact Report released for public review

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040 has been released for public review. Access the Draft EIR document online here: http://2040.planbayarea.org/reports The Draft EIR has been prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to analyze and disclose the potentially adverse significant impacts associated with implementation of theproposed Plan […]

Transportation News for April 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART to shell out big bucks to catch fare cheats East Bay Times: Peterson: BART’s sexual assault awareness advice takes a creepy turn San Francisco Chronicle: California lets Apple test self-driving cars San Francisco Chronicle: Geary Boulevard a hot mess of buses, cars, pedestrians and plans San Francisco Chronicle: AAA to offer one-way hourly car rentals in […]

MTC – Plan Bay Area 2040 – Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY and NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS Metropolitan Transportation Commission Plan Bay Area (PBA) 2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Draft Environmental Impact Report Date: To: From: Comment Period: April 14, 2017 Interested Agencies, Organizations and Individuals Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) April 17, 2017 to June 1, 2017 (45 days) The Draft Environmental Impact […]

Transportation News for April 14, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART spared tough budget decisions by last-minute state help San Francisco Chronicle: BART’s new Warm Springs station already experiencing broken escalators San Francisco Chronicle: At Big Sur, a sudden taste of isolation Washington Post: Big Sur usually can’t keep people away. Right now, it’s practically deserted. Los Angeles Times: Here’s what a new Highway 1 bridge in […]

State of California Science Report on Rising Sea Level Projections

Link to science report: http://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/docs/rising-seas-in-california-an-update-on-sea-level-rise-science.pdf   Link to press release: http://resources.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Climate-Experts-Release-Latest-Science-on-Sea-Level-Rise-Projections-to-Support-California-Policy-Guidance.pdf

Transportation News for April 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART to look at service cuts, reduced discounts to trim costs Mercury News: Palo Alto: Paid parking could be a downtown boon, consultants say Mercury News: Roadshow: Rescuing a pet from a hot car can be legal San Francisco Examiner: Major BART delays caused by brakes, not sunken barge sitting atop Transbay Tube San Francisco Examiner: Funds […]

Transportation News for April 12, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Transbay Transit Center rooftop turning into 5.4-acre City Park San Francisco Chronicle: Clash in Oakland over AC Transit buses to hills schools San Francisco Chronicle: KKR, others in Lyft funding round valuing company at $7.5 billion Mercury News: Salvage process weighed for sunken barge atop BART Transbay Tube Mercury News: Roadshow: How the new gas tax could […]

Transportation News for April 11, 2017

Mercury News: Roadshow: Oops, sign at 17-280-880 gives wrong directions Marin Independent Journal: Marin history: The San Rafael-Richmond Ferry Company Napa Valley Register: The Pothole Bandits, coming to a Sonoma County road near you Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Tesla’s ‘crazy’ climb to America’s most valuable car company Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown on road-bill deals: ‘Everybody here has needs’ KQED: Will Democrats […]

Transportation News for April 10, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Jerry Brown’s road win San Francisco Chronicle: Gov. Jerry Brown plays hardball to pass transportation bill San Francisco Chronicle: ‘No’ vote on state roads bill a ‘yes’ for commuter train line San Francisco Chronicle: Keeping in step with city by walking to work San Francisco Chronicle: Does Uber really prevent drunken driving? It depends on the study […]

Transportation News for April 6, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: It’s rush hour for $52 billion road bill San Francisco Chronicle: Don’t delay road bill; repair costs are only rising San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Bridge bike path set to open on weekdays May 5 San Francisco Chronicle: Thousands of defects found on oil-train routes Mercury News: High-stakes drama today for California gas-tax hike measure Mercury News: Roadshow: Los […]