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Revolutionary new pedestrian traffic signal being tested in San Jose

It's the newest tool to make San Jose streets safer: A revolutionary traffic signal that flashes lights to warn motorists when a pedestrian wants to cross the street is up and running on busy Snell Avenue outside the entryway to Martial Cottle Park.

San Jose Mercury News

Marin County officials: Rent control among strategies to preserve affordable housing

All but conceding that the drive to provide adequate affordable housing in Marin has been a failure, county officials are shifting gears, hoping that an aggressive strategy aimed at saving the housing that does exist while considering initiatives to slow soaring rents will bear fruit

Marin Independent Journal

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Smart driving involves strategies and techniques that help you
Save money at the gas pump
Save time and stress on the road
Reduce air pollution
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The correct answer is highlighted in yellow. The Plan Bay Area Weekly Poll appears every Monday on this page. The results are published the following Monday. The questions are intended to be educational in nature.

Latest News Feature


What We Heard: Your Comments From the Spring Open Houses

June 29, 2015

"What concerns you about the future of your community?" this board asks. (Photo by Karl Nielsen)

Photo: Karl Nielsen/MTC

Some 600 individuals participated in one of the nine Plan Bay Area 2040 open houses held throughout the region, or in the virtual open house on this website's Open Forum. Additional comments were received via email and mail. Read all of it on the "Your Comments" page!