The Messenger for July 2018

  July 2018    Join us for an Open House: Improving Street Safety in SoMa  Transportation Authority staff are working to improve street safety at 10 intersections in the South of Market neighborhood where freeway on- or off-ramps meet city streets. Our project team spent the past few months gathering feedback by meeting with the community […]

Spread the word about Measure RR

Join our Thunderclap campaign and help spread the word about Measure RR! Right now, you’re probably asking yourself: what is a Thunderclap? It’s a new website that allows people to pledge to Tweet or Facebook a message all on the same day — and at the exact same time — in order to achieve the […]

Transportation News for August 31, 2016

Phys.org: Researchers map the gentrification effects of transportation projects on low-income communities San Francisco Chronicle: BART offering riders perks to ease overcrowding on trains NBC: U.S. Transportation Secretary Lauds Work on Future BART Sites in Santa Clara County East Bay Times: Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco Sacramento Bee: Driving while stoned? California critics of pot initiative […]

Transportation News for July 29, 2016

East Bay Times: Can ferrys, double-decker buses and carpool lots fix East Bay-to-SF commute? San Francisco Chronicle: $6.3 million granted for upgrades at Oakland BART station San Francisco Chronicle: BART riders warned of weekend shutdown between SF, Daly City Mercury News: VTA: Test trains at Milpitas BART Station up and running in six months KRON: Video: MTC aims to ease […]

Transportation News for July 28, 2016

East Bay Times: Bay Bridge corridor: $40M suite of programs to provide short-term traffic relief  East Bay Times:  BART: Perks pilot program to roll out late summer or early fall  Mercury news:  Roadshow: Garlic fest, antiques show will bring Highways 101, 152 and 1 to a crawl this weekend  Marin Independent Journal: Marin commuters benefit from $18M […]

Transportation News for July 20, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: National Parks make a push to un-pave paradise East Bay Times: BART: Agency needs to fill 62 jobs by November East Bay Times: BART: Braking problem on train in Transbay Tube causes delays Mercury News: Roadshow: Changes to 511.org rile some drivers Mercury News: Roadshow: Dozens of all-day metering lights to roll out next week Mercury […]

Transportation News for July 19, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: CHP officers slam the brakes on Bay Bridge sideshow drivers San Francisco Chronicle: Security cameras on all BART cars by next year East Bay Times: Free and reduced-fare transit pass pilot for middle, high school students in Alameda County rolling out this fall Mercury News: Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain Fairfield Daily […]

Vital Signs Update for June 2016

Data Release | June 2016 New Data Point to Aging Transit Infrastructure and Stable Pavement Conditions The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released updates to two critical performance indicators – street pavement condition and transit asset condition. Incorporating new data from year 2015, both indicators highlight the region’s challenges in moving toward a state of […]

Transportation News for April 27, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber may be liable for accidents, even if drivers are contractors East Bay Times: BART: Cause unclear for new car crash Mercury News: Editorial: California should encourage EV charging station competition Mercury News: Jeannie Bruins: VTA transit network needs to evolve

Transportation News for April 20, 2016

San Francisco Chronicle: A new plan for the train to California’s future San Francisco Chronicle: High-speed rail needs more oversight East Bay Times: Fremont: Warm Springs BART station rumbles toward finish line San Francisco Examiner: Plan to move ‘Google Bus’ shuttles to arterial streets hits roadblock