Transportation News for April 28, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Despite critics’ bullets, train keeps on rolling San Francisco Chronicle: BART police chief: Spike in crime preceded teen mob robbery at Coliseum Mercury News: Milpitas BART Station to open in December, VTA says Mercury News: Roadshow: From dentures to a kayak, here’s what transit riders leave behind Marin Independent Journal: Corte Madera volunteers conceive bike-pedestrian overpass San […]

Transportation News for April 27, 2017

San Francisco Examiner: 2nd conductor accused of pocketing cable car fares in SF San Francisco Chronicle: Cable cars may go cashless after second conductor arrested for allegedly stealing fares Mercury News: BART seeks arrest warrants after identifying teens in mob robbery Mercury News: Palo Alto: VTA should pay for shuttles to cover bus service cuts Mercury News: Got a gripe […]

Transportation News for April 26, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco fares and prices: 10 years ago versus today San Francisco Chronicle: A cooler way to see the sights of the city San Francisco Chronicle: BART keeps riders in dark about teen mob robbery East Bay Times: Audio dispatch of Oakland BART mob: ‘It’s a group of 50. They bum-rushed the entire train’ San Francisco […]

Transportation News for April 25, 2017

New York Times: No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car San Francisco Chronicle: Silicon Valley takes on the flying car East Bay Times: Uber’s ‘flying cars’ set to land in Dallas by 2020 San Francisco Chronicle: California lets Apple test self-driving cars Wall Street Journal: Amazon Forms Team to Focus on Driverless Technology Washington Post: Why Amazon’s […]

Transportation News for April 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Head of California high-speed rail project calls it quits San Francisco Chronicle: Feinstein urges help from Silicon Valley on Caltrain electrification East Bay Times: Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges Silicon Valley to fight Republicans on Caltrain funding Washington Post: Though shovels are ready, Trump officials delay grant for Caltrain upgrade San Francisco Chronicle: A significant BART problem: lack […]

Transportation News for April 20, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Study calls on big tech companies to move closer to transit San Francisco Chronicle: Landslide closes Highway 101 in Mendocino County San Francisco Chronicle: Canyon Road bridge between Moraga and Oakland closed indefinitely Mercury News: Here’s a look at how Californians will pay $5 billion a year for new roads Mercury News: Menlo Park narrows options for […]

Transportation News for April 19, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Geary Boulevard a hot mess of buses, cars, pedestrians and plans Mercury News: BART: Fare cheaters costing up to $25 million each year; what can be done? Mercury News: VTA looking to make Tasman Corridor improvements Mercury News: Roadshow: Crazy driving stunts on 580, 17, 280 Fairfield Daily Republic: $600,000 for 91 more parking spaces at Fairfield […]

Transportation News for April 18, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Ford’s Chariot bus drivers to weigh joining Teamsters union East Bay Times: Oakland: Potholes on the minds of all residents, young and old Mercury News: Roadshow: ‘Baby on board’ signs are back, annoying some drivers Mercury News: Mysterious power surges return to BART; agency thinks it has identified the problem Napa Valley Register: Vine Transit celebrates Earth […]

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 […]

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 […]