SFCTA Newsletter for April 2016

April 2016 WALK TO WORK We are proud participants and supporters of Walk to Work Day. Each April, the Transportation Authority is proud to sponsor Walk San Francisco’s Walk to Work Day, which celebrates and encourages walkers throughout the city. People who live or work in San Francisco showed their support on April 7 by walking […]

Transportation News for April 7, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART gives first look at new train cars Mercury News: 504-foot truss span on old Bay Bridge to be removed this weekend Mercury News: Roadshow: Could California’s gas tax be a thing of the past? Marin Independent Journal: SMART gets federal environmental OK to allow it to seek money for bike and ped pathway SCPR: Caltrans partnering […]

Transportation News for April 6, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber, Lyft may face new rules in California San Francisco Chronicle: SF Muni plans 25-cent surcharge for riders paying cash Mercury News: Stuart Cohen: Innovative carpooling helps ease Bay Area congestion Mercury News: Roadshow: Sit or stand? BART testing new train cars with fewer seats Mercury News: San Jose: More bicycle rental kiosks are coming San Francisco […]

Transportation News for April 5, 2016

Bay Crossings: First Phase of Proposed New Bike Share Locations Unveiled  NBC: Some Problems Plaguing BART Were Built Into System From Start 

WETA Board of Directors Meeting on April 7, 2016

Notice of Board of Directors Meeting  April 7, 2016 The next San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Alameda City Hall Council Chambers, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda CA. The meeting agenda and full Board packet is now […]

Transportation News for March 31, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Voters must demand a new BART labor contract Contra Costa Times: Borenstein: BART ratchets up diversionary propaganda with tax vote looming San Jose Mercury News: San Jose prepares to tackle development of 50 more miles of trails  San Francisco Examiner: Another car-free residential building signals shift away from parking Martinez Gazette: Proposed I-680/Highway 4 interchange project among […]

Transportation News for March 29, 2016

San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: Parking relief coming for VTA’s Tamien station ABC: California Lawmakers Scrutinize New Bullet-Train Plans

Transportation News for March 28, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber incentives aim to lure power drivers San Francisco Chronicle: The traffic change that’s contributing to SF commute gridlock Oakland Tribune: California lawmakers to scrutinize new bullet-train plans 

Transportation News for March 23, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART on track to give more bonuses as system falters San Francisco Chronicle: Bike-share system expanding in Bay Area, starting in SF Oakland Tribune: Three East Bay highway overcrossings deemed ‘structurally deficient’ by federal officials Marin Independent Journal:Marin commuter rail gets state grant for more cars San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: Palo Alto also besieged by […]

Transportation News for March 22, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: BART restores partial service to Pittsburg, but mystery remains San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: California’s worst cities for traffic congestion named in new report Bloomberg: San Francisco Steps Up as Pelli Designed Transit Hub Costs Surge