Category: Transportation Infrastructure

Major Changes Underway in Clean Water Act “Navigable Waters” Regulations, With Supreme Court Review of Wetlands in the Works

US EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers have proposed new Clean Water Act regulations defining “navigable waters” (aka “waters of the United States” or WOTUS), the fourth such set of new regulations in seven years. This proposal returns to the framework of long-standing regulations dating to 1986, but with important limits on the “other […]

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SPECIAL REPORT – August 24, 2021 – House Reaches Agreement to Vote on Infrastructure Legislation

House Reaches Agreement to Vote on Infrastructure LegislationHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi reached an agreement with centrist Democrats on how to move forward on a vote to approve the Senate-passed infrastructure bill, H.R. 3684. The ten centrist Members threatened to vote against the budget resolution if a vote on the infrastructure bill was not scheduled, upending […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJanuary 30, 2019
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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’ […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJanuary 25, 2019
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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 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJanuary 18, 2019
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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 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJanuary 8, 2019
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Transportation News for January 8, 2018

Google transformed Mountain View, is San Jose next? San Francisco Chronicle Gondola to the Greek? A-BART-ments? Drag show prop? BART wants your ideas for creative reuse of train cars East Bay Times Mayor Liccardo’s bicycling crash pains other bicyclist: Roadshow Mercury News AP: Gasoline shortage in six Mexican states causes chaos Associated Press San Rafael […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJanuary 3, 2019
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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 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onDecember 28, 2018
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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 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onDecember 27, 2018
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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 […]

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