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Caltrain proposing 50-cent fare increase; public meetings scheduled

Facing a possible $30 million deficit despite booming ridership, Caltrain will host a series of meetings this month on a proposed 50-cent-per-trip fare hike and higher parking rates that would go into effect next year.

San Jose Mercury News

California DMV official speaks candidly about the headache of regulating self-driving cars

Handling the latest innovation has long been a challenge for regulators.

Washington Post

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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)

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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!