StreetsBlog: Caltrans Releases Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Bay Area

Caltrans Releases Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Bay Area ·         By Melanie Curry ·         Jan 2, 2018 ·           Map shows Bay Area highways and bridges (in red) vulnerable to a relatively low estimated 1.5-foot sea level rise. From Caltrans Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Map Caltrans just released its first report on the vulnerability of the state highway […]

Transportation News for January 4, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: SF traffic fatalities in 2017 lowest in city’s history  San Francisco Chronicle: In 2040, all new cars sold in California would be emission-free, bill says  San Francisco Chronicle: Bike advocates put their bodies on the line to protect riders  East Bay Times: Walnut Creek moves to stabilize city parking fund  Mercury News: Cars with sensors steer new […]

Transportation News for January 3, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: BART rides just got a little more expensive  Mercury News: Roadshow: The emotional scars of witnesses to fatal crashes  San Francisco Chronicle: In auto industry home, Michigan tries to accommodate bikes  Wall Street Journal: Car Sales to Top 90 Million Globally for First Time  Harvard Political Review: Why Congress Can’t Help Caltrain 

Transportation News for January 2, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: Law rightfully requires DMV to tighten up disabled parking program  San Francisco Chronicle: CHP Mendocino pot-truck bust shows changes coming in transport rules  San Francisco Chronicle: Cyclist safety improving on Mount Diablo’s roads  East Bay Times: Bollinger Canyon Road widening: Headache now, benefits later  East Bay Times: New panel formed to work solely on BART-ACE link  […]

Transportation News for December 22, 2017

ABC30 Action News: Would you pay $9 to cross the Bay Bridge?  Marin Independent Journal: Poll: Marin supports toll hike for road, transit projects  SFGate: Concerns over rider safety prompt major overhaul for Taraval Street  Mercury News: Repeal the new gas tax? California says ‘Yes!’ Bay Area voters say, ‘No way!’  Mercury News: Study: 298 lives could have been saved […]

Transportation News for December 21, 2017

SFGate: New poll shows broad support for raising Bay Area bridge tolls  SFGate: Morning commute by bus offers new outlook  The Press: East County eBART project could be completed by May 2018  Times-Herald: A multi-billion-dollar ‘mega measure’ to fix Bay Area traffic heading your way 

Transportation News for December 14, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Ride-hailing, changing travelers’ transportation habits, costs airports in lost fees San Francisco Chronicle: Transbay Transit Center to see first bus line Dec. 26 Mercury News: Roadshow: Picking up roadside litter getting attention NY Magazine: For the Good of Society — and Traffic! — Delete Your Map App Marin Independent Journal: Marin still fixing roads, bridges damaged in […]

Transportation News for December 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Republican bill seeks to open federal wilderness areas to bikes  Mercury News: Roadshow: More Interstate 680 widening on tap  Capitol Weekly: Gas tax fuels 2018 political fight  KTLA: California Mulls Plan That Would Place Mileage Tax on Drivers  Epoch Times: California is Moving Closer to Charging for Every Mile You Drive 

Transportation News for December 12, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Another Bay Bridge? 70 years of absurd, crazy and downright dumb span plans  CBS: California Considers Taxing Drivers Per Mile  Mercury News: Roadshow: Egads — $40 toll to use express lane  East Bay Times: Test ride a prototype bus for AC Transit and board for free East Bay Times: Regional transit agencies heighten security in wake of […]

Transportation News for December 11, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: I-580 express lanes take lead in toll revenue  San Francisco Chronicle: Fatalities rising on Bay Area’s streets and highways, data show  CBS: MTC Study Shows Spike In Deadly Accidents In Bay Area  San Francisco Chronicle: Could Department of Livable Streets fix SF parking and traffic?  San Francisco Chronicle: Quake could shut Golden Gate Bridge ‘for a long, […]