Transportation News for February 26 – 29, 2016

  • by BPC Staff
  • on February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court leaves San Jose housing law in place
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Carpool crackdown on Highway 85 wins commuter’s applause
San Jose Mercury News

Santa Rosa weighing ballot measures to boost affordable housing
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Golden Gate Ferry ridership surging with even more demand foreseen
Marin Independent Journal

Golden Gate Ferry service from Tiburon could start by June
Marin Independent Journal

Sacramento needs bike-share program sooner, rather than later
Sacramento Bee 

Muni’s brand new buses struggle with SF’s hills, test results show
San Francisco Examiner

Caltrain commuters greeted by higher fares


February 28, 2016

California gas prices: 37-cent jump in Los Angeles possible at end of February
San Jose Mercury News

Demolition of one-mile stretch of I-280 part of proposal to link Mission Bay with surrounding area
San Francisco Examiner


February 27, 2016

Obama extols benefits of economic stimulus programs
San Francisco Chronicle 

As Bay Area economy booms, the rich get richer, study shows
San Francisco Chronicle 

Roadshow: Recalling lives lost on Highway 85 two decades ago
San Jose Mercury News

Which is safer — Uber or a taxi? There’s no clear answer
San Jose Mercury News

California to Reconsider Fingerprint Checks for Uber, Lyft Drivers


February 26, 2016

Roadshow: Hey, FasTrak cheaters, you can’t game this system
San Jose Mercury News

County tallies up its greenhouse gas emissions
Napa Valley Register

Why Sacramento-area planners are betting money on the infill trend
Sacramento Business Journal

Commuters Don’t Stop Driving to Work Unless You Take Away Free Parking
City Lab

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