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MAY 2016

Comments Sought on Plan Bay Area Update

Independent News, 5-26-2016

Rising Reality

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-25-2016

Transportation, housing remain state budget issues

Daily Republic, 5-25-2016

Roadshow: A driver's plea to loosen Proposition 13

San Jose Mercury News, 5-25-2016

Spiffy new VINE buses are turning heads

Napa Valley Register, 5-25-2016

Some BART workers are nearly tripling their salary with overtime pay

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-25-2016

Clinton to make new pledge to push infrastructure bill in first 100 days

Washington Post, 5-25-2016

Google funds resurfacing of bay trail connecting Sunnyvale and Mountain View

San Jose Mercury News, 5-25-2016

Roadshow: Why did I get a ticket for having green carpool stickers?

San Jose Mercury News, 5-25-2016

St. Helena council OKs bike lane

Napa Valley Register, 5-25-2016

Nine Muni stops on Van Ness Avenue to be eliminated for upcoming Bus Rapid Transit construction

San Francisco Examiner, 5-25-2016

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

Palo Alto Online, 5-25-2016

Researchers stress role of subsidized housing in easing affordability crisis

Berkeley News, 5-23-2016

Transportation commission looks at 5-cents-a-gallon tax hike

Napa Valley Register, 5-23-2016

Roadshow: Pro and con of LEDs, in San Jose streetlights and car headlights

San Jose Mercury News, 5-23-2016

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

Palo Alto Online, 5-23-2016

Marin tilts in favor of gas tax for roads in poll by regional agency

Marin Independent Journal, 5-22-2016

Prop. C: a tool to help solve our housing crisis

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-22-2016

ABAG wants full MTC merger; offers compromise

Daily Republic, 5-22-2016

Close to Home: Measure AA comes with too much bureaucracy

Press Democrat, 5-22-2016

With State Transportation Funds Strained, Counties Ask Voters for Help

KQED News, 5-22-2016

Roadshow: Should Pacheco Pass speed limit be lowered?

San Jose Mercury News, 5-22-2016

Roadshow: 'Commuter's nightmare' on highways 101 and 17 to yield smoother rides

San Jose Mercury News, 5-21-2016

Another agency in your wallet: N on AA

Daily Republic, 5-20-2016

State leaders address highway shortfall, 5-20-2016

Berkeley backs plan to address housing crisis

East Bay Times, 5-20-2016

Will the feds help pay for a second Transbay Tube for BART?

San Francisco Business Times, 5-20-2016

Governor’s proposal to spur housing construction is worth a try

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-19-2016

State planners cut $754 million in transportation projects

OC Register, 5-19-2016

Roadshow: How the 72-hour parking rule really works

San Jose Mercury News, 5-17-2016

Earthquake warning system is overdue

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-16-2016

Dumbarton rail revived

Daily Democrat News, 5-16-2016

Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

San Jose Mercury News, 5-15-2016

Lots of transportation tax measures are headed to November ballot

Sacramento Bee, 5-15-2016

Marin carpool lanes strained by cheaters, green cars

Marin Independent Journal, 5-15-2016

SMART gets high marks from review panel as Larkspur rail extension is eyed

Marin Independent Journal, 5-14-2016

Traffic official urges special CHP unit to enforce carpool lanes

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-14-2016

MTC proposing 5- to 10-cent transportation gas tax

San Jose Mercury News, 5-13-2016

Biking to Work: Cheap and Safer Than Ever

KQED News, 5-13-2016

Bike to Work Day promotes bicycle commuting

Daily Republic, 5-13-2016

Roadshow: BART to San Jose will require a Bayfair transfer

San Jose Mercury News, 5-13-2016

Only 3 Of Top 20 Critical Transportation Projects Funded In California

CBS SF Bay Area, 5-12-2016

Cyclists trump cars on city streets, and not just on Bike to Work Day

East Bay Times, 5-12-2016

Roadshow: Bicyclists can ride legally in crosswalks

San Jose Mercury News, 5-12-2016

Editorial: PD Editorial: Opening the bottleneck on Highway 101

Press Democrat, 5-12-2016

San Mateo Launches a Bike Share System on Bike to Work Day

KQED News, 5-12-2016

California Assembly encourages hybrids, punishes emissions cheaters

Sacramento Bee, 5-12-2016

Bike to Work Day brings out 2-wheel commuters

Napa Valley Register, 5-12-2016

Bay Area traffic surge: It's not your imagination

KTVU-2, 5-12-2016

Solutions to SF housing, transit problems may be found in Brazil

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-12-2016

Golden Gate Ferry will get $2 million to make boats more accessible

Marin Independent Journal, 5-12-2016

Report: Bad roads, public transit top list of Bay Area's most-needed transportation projects

East Bay Times, 5-11-2016

Lack of funds found to stallLack of funds found to stall key Bay Area transportation projects key Bay Area transportation projects

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-11-2016

Video: Tech companies moving to the East Bay

KRON 4, 5-11-2016

Roadshow: Squeezing more bicyclists onto Caltrain, BART

San Jose Mercury News, 5-10-2016

Bike commuter honored

Napa Valley Register, 5-10-2016

Superpublic lab in SF to focus on urban problems

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-9-2016

Money to relieve gridlock on Highway 101?

Press Democrat, 5-9-2016

Measure AA Asks Bay Area Residents to Help Protect Against Sea Level Rise

KQED News, 5-9-2016

Full Speed Ahead on Gilroy Transit

Gilroy Dispatch, 5-2-2016

Roadshow: Parking fines are birthday bummer on trip to San Francisco

San Jose Mercury News, 5-2-2016

@Caltrain Sucks': New Frontiers in Transit Agency Social Media

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-2-2016

One-third ponder leaving Bay Area amid costs, congestion

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-2-2016

Measure AA seeks parcel tax to restore wetlands

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-1-2016

Western Railway Museum showcases Solano County’s historic version of BART

Daily Republic, 5-1-2016

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: Despite delays, barrier needs to move forward

Marin Independent Journal, 5-1-2016

Highway 121 repairs could cost $5.5 million

Napa Valley Register, 5-1-2016

Uber settles suit by blind passengers, allows guide dogs to ride

San Francisco Chronicle, 5-1-2016

Roadshow: Sharrows mean bikes and cars have to share lane

San Jose Mercury News, 5-1-2016

APRIL 2016

Self-driving cars: What should the inside look like?

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-30-2016

Chronicle Covers: The craziest part of the MacArthur Maze meltdown

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-30-2016

Map: Bay Area drivers' new 'traffic frustration' spots

East Bay Times, 4-29-2016

Milpitas council receives BART extension update

San Jose Mercury News, 4-29-2016

SF pushing changes to affordable housing requirements, short-term rental rules

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-26-2016

Roadshow: Why you shouldn't get cocky about hands-free texting

San Jose Mercury News, 4-26-2016

Roadshow: Why can't carpoolers drive on the shoulder anymore?

San Jose Mercury News, 4-25-2016

Bay Area Bike Share adds 34 station locations in East Bay

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-25-2016

Corte Madera backs off permit requirement for pedestrian flag program

Marin Independent Journal, 4-25-2016

Survey: Pleasant Hill residents support sales tax hike for new ...

San Jose Mercury News, 4-25-2016

Bay Area Bike Share announces station locations in Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville

East Bay Times, 4-25-2016

California Democratic legislators push affordable-housing plan

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-25-2016

Automakers need to stick with fuel-efficiency plan

Sacramento Bee, 4-25-2016

Caltrain safety high on list of new projects

San Jose Mercury News, 4-24-2016

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: New Larkspur bike bridge is a milestone

Marin Independent Journal, 4-24-2016

How the Daily Commute Is Going to Change

Wall Street Journal, 4-24-2016

Roadshow: VTA's FLEX offers on-demand rides

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-23-2016

Editorial: BART labor extension should be rejected (Zakhary Mallett, Guest commentary)

East Bay Times, 4-23-2016

BART’s new train car crashes at Hayward test facility

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-22-2016

California regulators put brakes on controversial ride-share ...

San Jose Mercury News, 4-22-2016

Golden Gate Bridge officials announce second delay for suicide barrier project

Marin Independent Journal, 4-22-2016

Uber, Lyft rules fine-tuned by California regulators

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-22-2016

Uber settles suit for up to $100 million; drivers stay contractors

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-22-2016

Mandatory fees for discounted BART passes coming to college campuses, 4-22-2016

Roadshow: The $500 carpool lane ticket that I didn't deserve

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-22-2016

Bullet train: Merced included in proposed Silicon Valley-to ...

San Jose Mercury News, 4-22-2016

California regulators permit Uber and Lyft to offer carpooling services

Los Angeles Times, 4-22-2016

Plan to move ‘Google Bus’ shuttles to arterial streets hits roadblock

San Francisco Examiner, 4-20-2016

Marin has no smog, but needs to clean up smoke to improve air quality, report finds

Marin Independent Journal, 4-20-2016

Menlo Park bike boulevard plan calls for less Oak Grove Avenue parking

San Jose Mercury News, 4-20-2016

Roadshow: BART sit-or-stand debate rages

San Jose Mercury News, 4-20-2016

Why California lawmakers want affordable housing money

Sacramento Bee, 4-20-2016

Editorial: Bond needed to stem crisis in affordable housing (East Bay Times Guest commentary)

East Bay Times, 4-19-2016

Roadshow: What is copper wire thievery costing taxpayers?

San Jose Mercury News, 4-19-2016

Transit study seeks alternatives to congested Interstate 80 commute

East Bay Times, 4-18-2016

Muni riders defend Mission ‘red carpet’ lanes

San Francisco Examiner, 4-18-2016

Roadshow: Right on a red light can be a deadly crime

San Jose Mercury News, 4-18-2016

Napa voters to help decide Bay Area wetlands tax

Napa Valley Register, 4-18-2016

Sausalito officials take ‘step back’ from deciding on ferry landing project

Marin Independent Journal, 4-18-2016

Editorial: Editorial: Rent control in San Jose needs fixed maximum

San Jose Mercury News, 4-18-2016

Winners, losers in SF panel's compromise on affordable housing

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-18-2016

Staggering drop in VTA bus ridership may signal dramatic changes

San Jose Mercury News, 4-18-2016

Bay restoration measure divides office hopefuls

Daily Republic, 4-17-2016

Ousted Transbay Center exec exits with big perks

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-17-2016

New section of Vine Trail approved for American Canyon

Napa Valley Register, 4-17-2016

SMART officials warn of safety as rail system is tested

Marin Independent Journal, 4-16-2016

Roadshow: Would paying by the mile be a bureaucratic nightmare?

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-16-2016

BART and San Francisco may partner to help homeless in train stations

San Francisco Examiner, 4-15-2016

Annual bike count shows commutes in SF up nearly 9 percent

San Francisco Examiner, 4-15-2016

Roadshow: Tech shuttle buses blasted for aggressive driving

San Jose Mercury News, 4-15-2016

BART to fine 'seat hogs' on crowded mass transit system

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-15-2016

Four Bay Area cities have greenest commutes in U.S.

East Bay Times, 4-15-2016

Editorial: BART bond measure must not enable bad labor deals

East Bay Times, 4-15-2016

BART labor accord extends budget deficit to $477 million

East Bay Times, 4-15-2016

Grandiose study seeks to derail Caltrain extension to downtown San Francisco

San Francisco Examiner, 4-14-2016

$4 million grant to expand San Francisco Bay ferry service

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-14-2016

SMART begins talking rail schedule as service set to begin later this year

Marin Independent Journal, 4-14-2016

MTA Pulls the Plug on APTA

Transit Center, 4-14-2016

System Overload

New Yorker, 4-14-2016

We’re all on same side of affordable housing crisis

Half Moon Bay Review, 4-13-2016

Why Isn’t There More Ferry Service in the Bay Area?

KQED News, 4-12-2016

SF proposes $260M loan to bail out troubled Transbay Transit Center project

San Francisco Examiner, 4-12-2016

Editorial: EDITORIAL: Transportation funding in a ditch

The Press Enterprise, 4-11-2016

Roadshow: 15 cars get flat tires at once? Here's the official word

San Jose Mercury News, 4-11-2016

Decade-long SF street redo ends in too-tight turns for Muni

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-11-2016

Ferry agency: Redwood City on radar

Daily Journal, 4-11-2016

Golden Gate Bus service stabilizes, more drivers sought

Marin Independent Journal, 4-11-2016

Roadshow: Peninsula transit cop gave me a $500 right-on-red ticket in San Jose

San Jose Mercury News, 4-11-2016

BART announces 10.8% pay hike to head off labor conflict

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-11-2016

BART agrees to 4-year deal with workers amid push for funding

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-11-2016

Warriors arena will worsen traffic: That’s a good thing

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-11-2016

$260M bailout in works for Transit Center project

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-10-2016

Silicon Valley ‘Suburbs’ Now Distant San Joaquin Valley

Breitbart, 4-10-2016

Roadshow: More green carpool stickers may be coming

San Jose Mercury News, 4-9-2016

Roadshow: Waze, Caltrans hooking up to help commuters

San Jose Mercury News, 4-9-2016

Editorial: Oakland Voices: Plans for Bus Rapid Transit good for East Oakland, but how will it all work?

East Bay Times, 4-8-2016

Fremont: Warm Springs BART station rumbles toward finish line

San Jose Mercury News, 4-8-2016

SMART OKs rail stop in downtown Novato

Marin Independent Journal, 4-8-2016

SFMTA weighs offering free Clipper Cards in light of proposed cash surcharge

San Francisco Examiner, 4-8-2016

Experts caution self-driving cars aren't ready for roads

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-8-2016

Napa to synchronize traffic lights on major streets

Napa Valley Register, 4-8-2016

BART gives first look at new train cars

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2016

Streets "Worst" in Gilroy History

Gilroy Dispatch, 4-7-2016

Want a bike lane in your neighborhood? It's not so simple in California

Los Angeles Times, 4-7-2016

Trifecta of Giants, A’s, Warriors games to crowd highways, BART

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2016

Uber settles lawsuit with SF, LA over driver background checks

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2016

Roadshow: Could California's gas tax be a thing of the past?

San Jose Mercury News, 4-7-2016

Muni to evaluate public transit access for underserved communities

San Francisco Examiner, 4-6-2016

Roadshow: Sit or stand? BART testing new train cars with fewer seats

San Jose Mercury News, 4-6-2016

Job growth to slow in California, but no recession on horizon: forecast

East Bay Times, 4-6-2016

Oakland proposal to pause rent increases sparks heated debate

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-6-2016

BART's Embarcadero is Ground Zero for Operators Faced with Crowding, Delays

NBC Bay Area, 4-6-2016

SMART gets federal environmental OK to allow it to seek money for bike and ped pathway

Marin Independent Journal, 4-6-2016

SF Muni plans 25-cent surcharge for riders paying cash

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-6-2016

Editorial: Don’t punish Muni riders for using cash

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-6-2016

Juno, Karhoo look for room on the ride-hailing road

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-6-2016

In search of cheaper housing, Silicon Valley workers face long commutes

Peninsula Press, 4-6-2016

Caltrans partnering with Waze app to help drivers get around

89.3 KPCC, 4-5-2016

Some Problems Plaguing BART Were Built Into System From Start

NBC Bay Area, 4-5-2016

Service Disruptions, Weekend Shutdowns 'New Reality' for BART: Official

NBC Bay Area, 4-5-2016

San Jose: More bicycle rental kiosks are coming

San Jose Mercury News, 4-5-2016

Editorial: Stuart Cohen: Innovative carpooling helps ease Bay Area congestion

San Jose Mercury News, 4-5-2016

Redwood City could mandate affordable housing downtown

San Jose Mercury News, 4-4-2016

BART critics are having a field day

East Bay Times, 4-4-2016

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: Baylands tax is good policy for Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 4-4-2016

Marin housing forum highlights federal pressure to reverse segregation

Marin Independent Journal, 4-4-2016

Washington Metro, 40 and Creaking, Stares at a Midlife Crisis

New York Times, 4-3-2016

Tiburon’s bike and pedestrian draft plan stirs debate over Bay Trail route

Marin Independent Journal, 4-3-2016

Bay Area building boom may not end housing shortage

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2016

Roadshow: Can someone stop these Sunol Grade short-cutters?

San Jose Mercury News, 4-1-2016

Editorial: Support a bond measure to reinvest in BART

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2016

MTA pulls commuter shuttle permit from Bauer’s bus company

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2016

First Phase of Proposed New Bike Share Locations Unveiled

Bay Crossings, 4-1-2016