U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces $292.7 Million Notice of Funding Opportunity   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development […]

Energy News and Highlights for February 4, 2019

Sanctions on Venezuela’s Crude Hit Oil Market in Vulnerable Spot Stephanie Yang and Rebecca Elliott, The Wall Street Journal U.S. Oil Refiners Cut Off From Venezuelan Crude After Sanctions Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg U.S. cracks down on foreigners dealing in Venezuela oil Jessica Resnick-Ault, Reuters How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a […]

Transportation Headlines for January 30, 2019

Let’s not be afraid of riding the bus San Francisco Chronicle Editorial: A toll on Lombard Street is a terrible idea San Francisco Chronicle City floats e-reservations, tolls for Lombard ‘Crooked Street’ access Hoodline Fremont spending $1 million on bikeway improvements, narrowing traffic lanes East Bay Times Double white lines on express lanes: Why Caltrans’ […]

Transportation News for January 25, 2019

A year of scooter injuries, from broken bones to compound fractures San Francisco Chronicle Highway 4 widening project begins; goal is to reduce traffic at I-680 interchange East Bay Times Highway 4 speeding crackdown draws cheers: Roadshow Mercury News Bay Area transit agencies help Bart with additional buses San Francisco Examiner Taxi drivers ask Mayor […]

Transportation News for January 18, 2019

Opinion: Reform tax credit for electric vehicles  San Francisco Chronicle To the clueless a plea, turn those headlights on!  Mercury News BART construction beginning in downtown San Jose  Mercury News Video: BART To Begin Construction On Downtown San Jose Extension  KPIX Dodd seeks cheaper, quicker path for road projects  Santa Rosa Press Democrat Dodd bill […]

Transportation News for January 9, 2018

Infrastructure projects grind to a halt during shutdown Washington Post Will these toll cheaters ever be busted? Roadshow Mercury News Opinion: Why electric cars make sense for Uber, Lyft drivers in San Francisco San Francisco Examiner The inequity of pay-by-distance transit in the Bay Area Curbed Opinion: Uber and Lyft Don’t Reduce Cars. Transit Does. […]

Transportation News for January 3, 2019

AP: Brown reappoints top California high-speed rail leaders San Francisco Chronicle NCAA football title game prompts cleanup along Highway 87 Mercury News SUV driver hits, injures San Jose mayor Curbed New Bus/Carpool Lane Opens Thursday On West Grand Avenue Approach to Bay Bridge PR Newswire Richmond ferry service launches in one week Richmond Standard Smart […]

Transportation News for December 28, 2019

With BART, bridges and highways jammed, ferries’ popularity swells in Bay Area San Francisco Chronicle Big changes for motorists in 2019: Bridge tolls going up, carpool lane changes and more East Bay Times Are tow trucks needed on Bay Area bridges? Roadshow Mercury News Editorial: Traffic lightening initiative stuck in gridlock Sonoma Index-Tribune Audio: New […]

Transportation News for December 27, 2018

Lawrence Expressway fixes coming eventually: Roadshow Mercury News New state law strips carpool decals from 200,000 clean-air vehicles Santa Rosa Press Democrat France’s ‘yellow vest’ movement hopscotches to Taiwan. ‘We’re pleading with the government’ Los Angeles Times Video: East Bay Paratransit Shaken Up Following KPIX Investigation KPIX ‘Perfect Storm’ Caused Fractures at San Francisco Transit […]

Transportation News for December 18, 2018

Mercury News: San Jose airport soars towards record passenger levels, Oakland also jumps Mercury News: Windshield washer tips when headed to Tahoe San Francisco Examiner: Ferry crash caused more than $300k in damage City Lab: What France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Can Teach California NBC – Bay Area: Video: San Jose Leaders to Vote on New […]