Transportation News for August 29, 2016

San Francisco Chroncile: Otto’s big rigs drive into autonomous future with Uber East Bay Times: Legislature whiffs on major issues like housing and transportation East Bay Times: More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standards Mercury News: Talking cars finally ready for road Mercury News: Freedom Bridge in Santa Clara faces demolition […]

Transportation News for August 25, 2016

NBC: Nearly 100 ‘Smart’ Signs on I-80 to Ease Traffic Woes: Caltrans San Francisco Chronicle: Sen. Steve Glazer to vote ‘no’ on BART measure Los Angeles Daily News: Poor state of roads, bridges costs us dearly CBS: Bay Bridge Bike Path Connector Delayed Again

Transportation News for August 24, 2016

Mercury News: Roadshow: 15-hour-a-day carpool lanes coming to more Bay Area freeways San Francisco Examiner: SF reopens negotiations to expand car sharing Los Angeles Times: Uber and Lyft drivers could use rental cars under bill heading to the governor’s desk Sacramento Bee: Bill forcing drivers’ hands off smartphones awaits Gov. Jerry Brown SF Bay: Muni pressures cash riders toward Clipper […]

Transportation News for August 23, 2016

Mercury News: Who’s watching? Privacy groups warn changes to driverless vehicle bill could ease driver-data protections Mercury News: Roadshow: California’s lane-splitting law — scary or no big deal? Marin Independent Journal: Tiburon bus riders win partial victory in bid to save Route 8 O.C. Register: O.C. bus fare to drop for six-month test run

Transportation News for August 22, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Parking rates soar at SFO San Francisco Chronicle: Google still lurks in self-driving race with Uber and others East Bay Times: Commentary: BART needs billions to rebuild system Mercury News: Mountain bikers face battle from activists over trail access in East Bay watershed San Francisco Examiner: Muni awarded $45 million toward 10 new trains for future fleet […]

Transportation News for August 19, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber steps on gas for self-driving taxis, trucks San Francisco Chronicle: U.S. judge rejects Uber drivers’ $100 million settlement East Bay Times: Dublin: Uber, Lyft to partner in public transit Sacramento Bee: I-80 lane closures to cause major delays the next two weekends Los Angeles Times: New transportation funding plan calls for gas tax hike of 17 […]

Transportation News for August 18, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: SF public invited to help shape future of city subways East Bay Times: Borenstein: Is BART tax only down payment? East Bay Times: Tired of waiting for the bus? AC Transit’s Flex service allows customers to order rides outside regular schedules. Marin Independent Journal: Downtown Novato train station comes to life Los Angeles Times: Uber says rides […]

Transportation News for August 17, 2016

New York Time: Ford Promises Fleets of Driverless Cars Within Five Years East Bay Times: Concord: Free Monument neighborhood shuttle up and running East Bay Times: Railroads show little progress on key safety technology Mercury News: BART to San Jose gets funding promise Mercury News: Mercury News editorial: California EV program needs a tuneup Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate Bridge traffic […]

Transportation News for August 16, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: The mystery behind California’s high gas prices San Francisco Chronicle: Retain sticker programs to incentivize electric car sales San Mateo Daily Journal: Toll lane study gets a big boost: Local companies chip in $3 million for Highway 101 environmental review East Bay Times: New AC Transit app allows riders to report suspicious activity Napa Valley Register: Napa […]

Transportation News for August 15, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Golden Gate Bridge lower deck? Images from all the times it almost happened San Francisco Chronicle: More ride options doesn’t mean less traffic San Francisco Chronicle: Start those electric engines: Revamp state zero-emissions program San Francisco Chronicle: To win business travelers, airlines rush to Silicon Valley Napa Valley Register: Caltrans begins nighttime paving on Highway 29 San […]