Regional Transportation News

SFGate: Google buses – a clear need for environmental review Marin Independent Journal: Morning Larkspur ferry run will stick, proves popular among commuters Tyler Morning Telegraph: California mileage tax a bad approach Business Wire: Clipper Card Program Attains 20-Million-Monthly Transaction Mark

Contra Costa Transporation Authority Releases Notice of Preparation of an EIR and Public Scoping Meeting

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to evaluate the effects that adoption of the 2014 Countywide Transportation Plan (2014 CTP) will have on the environment. The below Notice of Preparation outlines the 2014 CTP — the Project to be analyzed — and the potential scope of the environmental […]

US Coast Guard Seeks Applications for Membership on Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a notice stating that the US Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC).  Applications must be received by 9 June.  79 Fed. Reg. 23003  (April 25, 2014).

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Names New Members to Maritime Industry Advisory Panel

Congratulations to the Bay Area’s Lynn Korwatch of the SF Marine Exchange for her appointment. U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Names New Members to Maritime Industry Advisory Panel WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the appointment of 10 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC). Established in 2010, MTSNAC […]

Ranking Member Garamendi Supports Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2014   Ranking Member Garamendi Supports Passage of Bipartisan Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill Click here to watch video of Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Ranking Member Garamendi speak on the 2014 reauthorization bill.   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) supported passage of H.R. 4005, […]

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Leaders Introduce Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill

Committee Leaders Introduce Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Bill February 6, 2014 Committee leaders today introduced bipartisan legislation that authorizes the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to carry out its vital missions, improves USCG mission effectiveness, helps replace and modernize aging Coast Guard assets in a cost effective manner, enhances oversight, and reduces inefficiencies to save […]

Transportation Fund for Clean Air – Draft Call for Projects

Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA) County Program Manager Fund Fiscal Year 2014/15 Draft Call for Projects The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is pleased to announce a call for projects for an estimated $800,000 in TFCA County Program Manager Fund programming for the Fiscal Year 2014/15 cycle. This is being issued as a draft […]

Metropolitan Transportation Commission eNews November/December 2013

            In This Issue Caldecott Fourth Bore Provides Relief to Drivers New Cordelia Truck Scales Tackle Congestion Bridge Troll’s New Haunt Is Oakland Museum Bay Lights Bright All Night New Bridge Inspires Diverse Range of Art Exhibits Get Wet and Wild on the Bay Area’s Newest Trail Clipper Commemorative Cards Celebrate […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Study on Impacts of Panama Canal Expansion

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Study on Impacts of Panama Canal Expansion New Study Sets Course for American Port Improvements   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, […]

Transportation Funding Input Meeting

The Bay Area Business Coalition and Bay Planning Coalition wish to bring the following meeting to your attention:   November 18, 2013 Please save the date and plan to attend a meeting slated for Monday, December 2, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the MTC Auditorium, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland. Background: Two new transportation funding proposals […]