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BART and its riders prepare for weekend Transbay Tube shutdown

After weeks of warning, the time has come. All day Saturday and Sunday, BART will close the Transbay Tube for major track repairs, severing the regional transit system at its backbone and forcing riders onto buses and ferries or into their cars to get between San Francisco and the East Bay.

San Francisco Chronicle

California should proceed cautiously on 2024 Olympics

The demise of Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Games has inevitably raised the question: Can the U.S. Olympic Committee come up with a backup plan before the mid-September deadline? The path of speculation just as surely leads to Los Angeles, host of the 1932 and 1984 Games and home of an array of Olympic-ready venues.

San Francisco Chronicle

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Calls for greater #regional coordination: Bay Area\u2019s Disjointed Public Transit Network Inspires a Call for Harmony

2 Aug at 10:10 am

BART expects Transbay Tube service to reopen on schedule Monday via @SFGate

2 Aug at 10:09 am

In our news feed: Bart's advice for you this weekend: Stay on your side of the bay via @sfgate.

31 Jul at 12:05 pm

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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!