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MARCH 2015

The long, costly road to repairs

Petaluma Argus Courier, 3-26-2015

Where Americans live now, in 4 maps

Washington Post, 3-26-2015

The Giant Retirement Community That Explains Where Americans Are Moving

New York Times, 3-26-2015

Editorial: How to fix Silicon Valley's housing crunch: Increase regional power and stifle NIMBYs

San Francisco Business Times, 3-26-2015

Where Millennials Are Moving Now

City Lab, 3-26-2015

Bike to Work Day to mark anniversary

The Reporter, 3-25-2015

Supervisors renew plans for Solano County Housing Authority

Daily Republic, 3-25-2015

Roadshow: Rock debris dings cars on San Mateo Bridge

San Jose Mercury News, 3-25-2015

Editorial: Editorial L.A. transit officials should support affordable housing near rail lines

Los Angeles Times, 3-25-2015

Editorial: Thousands to ditch cars, take to sidewalks for Walk to Work Day

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-25-2015

120 Groups Call for More Funding for Active Transportation Program

Streetsblog LA, 3-25-2015

Insurers agree on framework for Uber, Lyft coverage

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-25-2015

Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system

Los Angeles Times, 3-25-2015

Roadshow: Even carpool lanes can be really slow

San Jose Mercury News, 3-25-2015

Rising gas prices push up inflation for first time in four months

Los Angeles Times, 3-24-2015

Editorial: Opinion: Senators try to make refiners scapegoats on gas prices

Sacramento Bee, 3-24-2015

Roadshow: New sales tax for traffic relief has its detractors

San Jose Mercury News, 3-24-2015

Three California senators heading to Japan

Sacramento Bee, 3-23-2015

The Economics of California's Drought

CityLab, 3-23-2015

Roadshow: Are fog lights necessary?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-23-2015

The new transit chief

Daily Journal, 3-23-2015

West Contra Costa: Transportation committee poised to go ahead with I-80 corridor study

Contra Costa Times, 3-23-2015

Marin IJ Editorial: Why single out the Golden Gate Bridge for sidewalk toll ban?

Marin Independent Journal, 3-23-2015

Pt. Richmond bike/pedestrian improvements underway; expected completion in May

Richmond Standard, 3-23-2015

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: Why single out the Golden Gate Bridge for sidewalk toll ban?

Marin Independent Journal, 3-23-2015

Roadshow: You saw a driver doing what? Readers submit strange sightings

San Jose Mercury News, 3-22-2015

Sacramento airport plans to build on-site solar farm

Sacramento Bee, 3-22-2015

Jerry Brown: Opposition on climate change ‘borders on the immoral’

Sacramento Bee, 3-22-2015

More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

CBS SF Bay Area, 3-21-2015

7 companies licensed to test automated vehicles in state

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-21-2015

Facebook Expansions Could Spur Dumbarton Rail in Menlo Park

SF Streetsblog, 3-20-2015

Preparing for BART means closing Montague light rail station for five months

San Jose Mercury News, 3-20-2015

Demolition of old Bay Bridge set

Press Democrat, 3-20-2015

Old Bay Bridge demolition set

Inside Bay Area, 3-20-2015

Roadshow: Is this technique cool for navigating the 101-Willow mess?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-20-2015

No, California won't run out of water in a year

Los Angeles Times, 3-20-2015

Editorial: Is BART’s second bay crossing at a tipping point?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-20-2015

Marin is oldest county in the Bay Area, report finds

Marin Independent Journal, 3-19-2015

Caltrain to accomodate triple digit rise in bicyclists

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-19-2015

Rep. Lowenthal Bill Will Create Dedicated Revenue Source To Invest In Crumbling National Freight Infrastructure

Real Estate Rama, 3-19-2015

Obama announces order to cut greenhouse gas output by 40 percent

Washington Post, 3-19-2015

Santa Clara County job boom strongest in more than a decade

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2015

Roadshow: It's a tough way to get to Monterey

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2015

Study: Sprawl Costs the U.S. Economy $1 Trillion Annually

Planetizen, 3-19-2015

It's clean and green, but don't ask what's in new diesel fuel

Sacramento Business Journal, 3-18-2015

Luxury bus is here to disrupt your S.F. commute

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2015

PG&E giving rebates for electric cars?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2015

BART weekend closures to start in April

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2015

Private commuter shuttles, with perks, grow in S.F.

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2015

Please forgive me if I seem to be whining, but I have had the great misfortune to drive to Monterey twice recently, and I wrote to you about it a few weeks ago.

Sacramento Bee, 3-18-2015

Caltrans looks for more cracks in anchor rods for Bay Bridge tower

Contra Costa Times, 3-18-2015

As California Drought Enters 4th Year, Conservation Efforts and Worries Increase

New York Times, 3-17-2015

Marin County road, building repair needs ‘overwhelming’

Marin Independent Journal, 3-17-2015

Demand is high for free Muni for seniors, disabled

San Francisco Examiner, 3-17-2015

Streetcar Revival Is Wavering in Some Cities

New York Times, 3-17-2015

Marin transit board culls priorities for short-range plan

Marin Independent Journal, 3-16-2015

Roadshow: Enormous pothole leads to nerve-racking experiences at 85 and I-280

San Jose Mercury News, 3-16-2015

San Mateo County supervisors hold study session on affordable housing crisis

San Jose Mercury News, 3-16-2015

Santa Rosa may give up $8 million grant for bridge crossing

Press Democrat, 3-16-2015

Tests of Bay Bridge rods find more widespread cracking

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-15-2015

Roadshow: How to pay tolls across Golden Gate Bridge

San Jose Mercury News, 3-15-2015

Free bike repairs at Vallejo event teaching safety

Vallejo Times-Herlad, 3-14-2015

VTA: Plans in works to extend express lanes on 237

San Jose Mercury News, 3-13-2015

BART Passengers Riding in Harmony With BART Bicyclists, Mostly

KQED, 3-13-2015

Roadshow: A do-over on the railroad crossing answer

San Jose Mercury News, 3-13-2015

BART survey suggests growing harmony between bicyclists and riders

Contra Costa Times, 3-13-2015

Case could set climate change precedent

U-T San Diego, 3-13-2015

The next looming funding shutdown: Highway programs

The Hill, 3-13-2015

Drivers for Uber, Lyft are not part of Vision Zero safety training in SF

San Francisco Examiner, 3-13-2015

VTA: Plans in works to extend express lanes on 237

San Jose Mercury News, 3-13-2015

ARTBA Says Raise Fuel Tax 15 Cents, Give Taxpayers Rebates

Transport Topics, 3-12-2015

Bay Area bridge operators eye replacing toll takers with electronic collections

San Jose Mercury News, 3-12-2015

Roadshow: Are all those I-280 ramps closing at once?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-12-2015

Editorial: Op-Ed California has about one year of water left. Will you ration now?

Los Angeles Times, 3-12-2015

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for March 13: Public needs to take more responsibility

Marin Independent Journal, 3-12-2015

Sausalito wants changes to ferry landing design

Marin Independent Journal, 3-12-2015

State poised to step up crackdown on water wasting

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2015

Seismic work on the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza continues

Marin Independent Journal, 3-12-2015

Spring Break bus rides in Vallejo free for students

Times Herald, 3-12-2015

Protecting endangered fish sparks debate at site of old Bay Bridge

KTVU 2, 3-12-2015

Walnut Creek/Lamorinda News Briefs -- Lafayette adopts 'housing element' plan

San Jose Mercury News, 3-12-2015

Seen it? BART police security tower rises at stations

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2015

Bay Area bridge operators eye replacing toll takers with electronic collections

Contra Costa Times, 3-12-2015

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: SMART officials right to double-check use of wooden ties

Marin Independent Journal, 3-12-2015

Forecast: Job growth to remain sturdy in California and Bay Area through 2017

Contra Costa Times, 3-12-2015

Editorial: Barnidge: Bay Area population growth + housing shortage = problem for ABAG

Contra Costa Times, 3-11-2015

Former Redwood City councilman chosen as new chief of San Mateo County Transit District

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2015

Court: Juries to decide if state Uber, Lyft drivers are employees

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2015

California will see slow population growth, big Latino gains

Sacramento Bee, 3-11-2015

Future of Bay Area bridges may include all electronic tolling

KTVU 2, 3-11-2015

US Public Transit Ridership Hits Record High

KGO radio, 3-11-2015

Caltrans reminds motorists of work on Antioch Bridge

Daily Republic, 3-11-2015

Solano roadway projects get $3.72M green light

Daily Republic, 3-11-2015

Airbnb and other short-term rentals worsen housing shortage, critics say

Los Angeles Times, 3-11-2015

Roadshow: New FasTrak color codes may help nab carpool cheaters

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2015

Which Bay Area city has the highest cost of commuting?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2015

San Jose: Walkability experiment, signs around city will point out how long, not how far

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2015

Threatened fish could complicate plan to blow up old Bay Bridge pier

Contra Costa Times, 3-10-2015

Roadshow: Paying Golden Gate Bridge tolls without FasTrak

San Jose Mercury News, 3-10-2015

Major new cuts eyed for greenhouse gases

Capitol Weekly, 3-10-2015

Odds increasing that huge quake will hit California

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-10-2015

AAA survey: Gas prices continue to climb in Marin, state

Marin Independent Journal, 3-10-2015

State Transportation Officials Look At All-Electronic Tolling For All Bay Area Bridges

CBS SF Bay Area, 3-10-2015

California Long-Range Transportation Plan: GHG Goals Are Elusive

Streetsblog LA, 3-10-2015

Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay Bridge

CBS SF Bay Area, 3-10-2015

Study: Gentrification a 'Real Threat' in Richmond

New America Media, 3-10-2015

Major new cuts eyed for greenhouse gases

Capitol Weekly, 3-10-2015

Big Bay Area quake: When and where is it most likely to happen?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-10-2015

Transportation officials to consider eliminating all toll takers

ABC 7 News, 3-10-2015

Spending on Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Wall Street Journal, 3-10-2015

Drivers, though confused, will take free parking at any angle

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-9-2015

Are all Bay Area bridges headed for only automated toll-taking?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-9-2015

Work progresses on freeway interchange project

Daily Republic, 3-9-2015

Roadshow: Fixing I-280 bottlenecks 'looks like a no-brainer'

San Jose Mercury News, 3-9-2015

Sonoma County looks to expand rural bus service

Press Democrat, 3-9-2015

Editorial: We all have skin in the game in bicycle helmet bill

Sacramento Bee, 3-9-2015

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: County again leads in ‘Spare the Air’ complaints

Marin Independent Journal, 3-9-2015

BART station renovations green-lit by commission

Daily Californian, 3-8-2015

S.F. must consider bus drivers in allowing tech shuttle permits

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-8-2015

Roadshow: Gas price controls? Reagan ended those

San Jose Mercury News, 3-8-2015

New South City development near BART station to include below-market-rate component

San Francisco Examiner, 3-8-2015

Caltrans and San Mateo address dangerous merge: State Route 92 and El Camino Real interchange project moves ahead

Daily Journal, 3-7-2015

Editorial: Marin Voice: Reopening bridge lane should not take three years

Marin Independent Journal, 3-7-2015

Roadshow: BART roadways, carpool cheats, people movers

Contra Costa Times, 3-6-2015

Low bid for next phase of old Bay Bridge tear down is below engineers' estimate

The Reporter, 3-6-2015

Fixing Bay Bridge tower’s lean put crucial rods at risk

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2015

South City works to preserve Sign Hill: Program could land grant money for conservation of park, San Bruno Mountain

Daily Journal, 3-6-2015

New Bay Bridge headache: Demolition could harm threatened smelt

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2015

SMART will give discounts to seniors, disabled, youth

Marin Independent Journal, 3-6-2015

Roadshow: CHP's new weapon against carpool cheats

San Jose Mercury News, 3-6-2015

Richmond Ferry Service Could Start as Soon as 2018

KQED, 3-6-2015

Editorial: Daniel Borenstein: Obama administration punishes Gov. Brown for pension changes

Contra Costa Times, 3-6-2015

Bay Area housing lags booming economy

San Jose Mercury News, 3-6-2015

Richmond: Agreements bring ferry service closer to reality

San Jose Mercury News, 3-6-2015

What Is the Next ‘Next Silicon Valley’?

New York Times, 3-5-2015

Editorial: More tech shuttles on the way to San Francisco?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-5-2015

Bay Bridge safe despite cracks, Caltrans insists

Modesto Bee, 3-5-2015

State certifies county housing plan

Napa Valley Register, 3-5-2015

Editorial: More tech shuttles on the way to San Francisco?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-5-2015

Roadshow: Road diets being tested in Willow Glen and Morgan Hill

San Jose Mercury News, 3-5-2015

Overnight road closures on horizon for Interstate 80

Times Herald, 3-5-2015

Report touts high-speed rail achievements, identifies challenges and risks

Fresno Bee, 3-5-2015

Napa earthquake damage survey shows oldest buildings hit hardest

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-4-2015

Editorial: Road funding must include construction and maintenance costs

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-4-2015

Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Oakland's First Transportation Policy Director

East Bay Express, 3-4-2015

S.F. transportation agency OKs redesign of Polk Street

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-4-2015

Editorial: OP-ED: Getting away from car-centric culture

Daily Journal, 3-4-2015

Roadshow: Why Caltrans sweepers work during the day only

San Jose Mercury News, 3-4-2015

How the world’s fair birthed Muni

San Francisco Examiner, 3-4-2015

Contra Costa Supervisor Federal Glover hospitalized needing heart, kidney transplant

Contra Costa Times, 3-4-2015

Tweak to Sonoma County road tax plan causes uproar

Press Democrat, 3-4-2015

Napa Pipe delays frustrate county officials

Napa Valley Register, 3-4-2015

Los Angeles Sees Health Benefits as Its Smog Haze Clears

Wall Street Journal, 3-4-2015

California cities leading in population growth, density

Sacramento Bee, 3-4-2015

In one month, gas prices in state have surged about $1 a gallon

Los Angeles Times, 3-4-2015

California cities leading in population growth, density

Sacramento Bee, 3-4-2015

Wiener to SFMTA: Google bus pilot program should consider fair wages, working conditions

San Francisco Examiner, 3-3-2015

Editorial: The Future of SB 375 Implementation and Regional Planning

Western City Magazine, 3-3-2015

Editorial: Oakland Tribune editorial: Latest attempt to end BART strikes deserves high marks for creativity

Oakland Tribune, 3-3-2015

Roadshow: Groovy Highway 85 makes for a tough ride

San Jose Mercury News, 3-3-2015

Editorial: Before riding without a helmet, know what a brain injury is like

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-3-2015

Editorial: Dick Spotswood: Even in Marin, some can't see past hate

Inside Bay Area, 3-3-2015

California Congressman Mark DeSaulnier And The Bridge To No Accountability

790 Talk Now, 3-3-2015

Roadshow: I'd pay extra to fix the I-280 pavement

San Jose Mercury News, 3-2-2015

Editorial: Barnidge: Baker cooks up a bill to prevent BART strikes

Contra Costa Times, 3-2-2015

San Mateo County: Affordable housing crisis inspires talks about rent control

San Jose Mercury News, 3-2-2015

Record winter warmth not helping with drought

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-2-2015

Editorial: Mercury News editorial: Bay Bridge bolts--the sequel

San Jose Mercury News, 3-2-2015

Future of Polk Street to be decided Tuesday

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-2-2015

Vine Trail seeks to solve Soscol Avenue puzzle

Napa Valley Register, 3-2-2015

Highway 4: Complete closure in parts near Laurel Road, Hillcrest Avenue

Contra Costa Times, 3-2-2015

Finding the Dense City Hidden in Los Angeles

Medium, 3-2-2015

The DMV at 100: What does the next century hold?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-1-2015

Bay Bridge leaks: Toll payers on hook for Caltrans’ blunders

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-1-2015

Audit: San Jose roads crumbling toward bottom of Bay Area rankings -- costly fixes needed

The Reporter, 3-1-2015

Roadshow: Should you challenge drivers who have disabled parking placards?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-1-2015

Redwood City takes steps to boost investment in affordable housing

San Francisco Examiner, 3-1-2015

Readers weigh in on Bay Area’s thorniest on-ramps

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-1-2015

Free Muni program for seniors, disabled starts in San Francisco

ABC 7 News, 3-1-2015


BART delays climb with age, ridership

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-28-2015

Roadshow: BART parking garage not in immediate plans at Warm Springs

Contra Costa Times, 2-27-2015

BART board approves compromise plan for handrail placement on new cars

San Francisco Examiner, 2-27-2015

Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty

Reuters, 2-27-2015

Roadshow: Why did the toll lane switch to carpool only?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-27-2015

Work moves ahead on Golden Gate Bridge seismic retrofit project

Contra Costa Times, 2-27-2015

Editorial: Contra Costa Times editorial: Caltrans must be transparent about latest Bay Bridge bolt debacle

Contra Costa Times, 2-27-2015

Tech shuttle drivers vote to unionize

SFBay, 2-27-2015

Californians agree roads need fixing, but dislike gas tax hike and mileage fee, poll finds

San Jose Mercury News, 2-27-2015

Bill would double federal funds to restore S.F. Bay

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-27-2015

CCTA receives federal grant to plan new Technologies for a multi-modal transportation corridor on Highway 4

Antioch Herald, 2-26-2015

Why gas prices spiked across Los Angeles on Thursday

Los Angeles Daily News, 2-26-2015

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese unanimously elected as new MTC chair

San Jose Mercury News, 2-26-2015

For bicyclists, free parking station opens in downtown Oakland

Inside Bay Area, 2-26-2015

Roadshow: Alarm horns annoy you? Get a life

San Jose Mercury News, 2-26-2015

BART seeks $1B from SF, but is it feasible?

San Francisco Examiner, 2-26-2015

Hyperloop’s 1st home may be Central Valley eco-utopia

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-26-2015

Californians sharply divided over hiking state gas tax

Sacramento Bee, 2-26-2015

Editorial: Marin IJ editorial: SMART turning focus to operations

Marin Independent Journal, 2-26-2015

Work moves ahead on Golden Gate Bridge seismic retrofit project

Marin Independent Journal, 2-26-2015

South SF, Oakland Ferry Spends Way More Than it Earns in Fares

KGO 810, 2-26-2015

VTA hosts meeting on Route 237 express lanes March 3

San Jose Mercury News, 2-26-2015

Herhold: Farewell to Mike Scanlon, SamTrans legend

San Jose Mercury News, 2-26-2015

Science says taking the train is better for your health than driving to work

Business Insider, 2-26-2015

BART changes new train car design to satisfy disabled riders' concerns

Contra Costa Times, 2-26-2015

Real estate fee, tax credits drive new affordable housing plan

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-25-2015

After a series of recent of rail crashes, SMART seeks insight into safety challenges

Press Democrat, 2-25-2015

Berkeley study directly IDs climate change culprit

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-25-2015

Survey paints picture of VINE riders

Napa Valley Register, 2-25-2015

Expert panel discusses Marin housing growth

Marin Independent Journal, 2-25-2015

Google Plans New Headquarters, and a City Fears Being Overrun

New York Times, 2-25-2015

Editorial: It’s still called trickle-down economics, even in San Francisco

San Francisco Examiner, 2-25-2015

Roadshow: How to fix the Sand Hill slowdown on I-280

San Jose Mercury News, 2-25-2015

County to host workshop on rising sea levels

Daily Republic, 2-25-2015

Bay Bridge Bay Lights Will Go Dark Until 2016

NBC Bay Area, 2-25-2015

Editorial: Mercury News editorial: Delta's health should take priority over pumping

San Jose Mercury News, 2-24-2015

Editorial: Guest commentary: AC Transit in desperate needs of an appointed board

Inside Bay Area, 2-24-2015

Lack of overnight BART service key concern raised in transportation report

San Francisco Examiner, 2-24-2015

Roadshow: Timetable for the 280-880 lane shift

San Jose Mercury News, 2-24-2015

Overwhelmed by Sharks fans at Levi's Stadium, VTA vows upgrades for Super Bowl, WrestleMania

Contra Costa Times, 2-24-2015

Supervisors embrace Levine bill to speed up work on third lane, bike path on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Marin Independent Journal, 2-24-2015

Bill to ban BART strikes is introduced by Republican lawmaker

Inside Bay Area, 2-24-2015

Caltrans wrapping up quake repairs on bridges, highways

Napa Valley Register, 2-24-2015

Critics fear bullet train will bring urban sprawl to Central Valley

Los Angeles Times, 2-24-2015

BOE approves 6-cent cut in statewide gas tax

Sacramento Bee, 2-24-2015

'Hotel 22': Silicon Valley's All-Night Rolling Homeless Shelter

City Lab, 2-23-2015

Roadshow: Another crack at explaining 25 mph school zone law

San Jose Mercury News, 2-23-2015

2nd Transbay Tube needed for late-night transit, task force says

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-23-2015

Editorial: Toni Atkins: How California can improve its transportation infrastructure

San Jose Mercury News, 2-23-2015

Bicyclists’ opposition to bill requiring helmets hard to navigate

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-23-2015

Editorial: Quinn: The Apple Car and why it's not so crazy

San Jose Mercury News, 2-23-2015

Mercury News editorial: California should back helmet law plan

San Jose Mercury News, 2-23-2015

San Francisco: Late-Night Transportation Report Highlights Lack of Overnight BART Service

NBC Bay Area, 2-23-2015

California Commute San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles

Los Angeles Times, 2-23-2015

As gas tax funds dwindle, California looks to test charging for miles traveled

Los Angeles Daily News, 2-23-2015

Rods securing Bay Bridge tower show rust, cracking

Sacramento Bee, 2-23-2015

Editorial: One day, we’ll wonder what all the fuss about high-speed rail was about

Sacramento Bee, 2-23-2015

San Francisco’s New Roadmap for Better Late-Night Transit

KQED, 2-22-2015

SMART advancing 2-mile segment of bike path in Rohnert Park

Press Democrat, 2-22-2015

Editorial: Marin IJ Editorial: Three years to reopen a Richmond bridge lane?

Marin Independent Journal, 2-22-2015

AM Alert: Social services, transportation funding battles return to Capitol

Sacramento Bee, 2-22-2015

Roadshow: Honk-with-lock 'extremely rude' (and easy to disable)

San Jose Mercury News, 2-22-2015

The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs

New York Times, 2-22-2015

CA: SMART to Have Zoned Fares When Service Begins in 2016

Marin Independent Journal, 2-22-2015

Editorial: California needs a simpler gas tax, not a higher one

Sacramento Bee, 2-21-2015

California considering blowing up old Bay Bridge piers

Daily Journal, 2-21-2015

Eco-friendly California looks beyond gas tax to fix roads

Sacramento Bee, 2-21-2015

Editorial: Guest commentary: Sacramento should put the brakes on a gas tax hike

Inside Bay Area, 2-21-2015

Corrosion found in some anchor rods in new Bay Bridge

The Reporter, 2-20-2015

Roadshow: So tired of carpool cheats

San Jose Mercury News, 2-20-2015

Editorial: Oakland Tribune editorial: Cyclists should get on board with mandatory helmet law

Oakland Tribune, 2-20-2015

Forum: Tri-Valley poised for greatness in technology, innovation

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2-20-2015

Rust, cracks found on Bay Bridge tower rod

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-20-2015

Richmond: City is one step closer to Richmond-SF ferry service

Contra Costa Times, 2-20-2015

The impressive environmental bonus of crowded city living

Washington Post, 2-19-2015

Build required S.F. affordable housing here, Oakland mayor says

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-19-2015

AC Transit Rolls Double Decker Bus In Pilot Program

Mass Transit Magazine, 2-19-2015

Gas prices jump after Torrance refinery explosion

Los Angeles Times, 2-19-2015

Double-decker bus to be tested on routes in East Bay

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-19-2015

Oakland: Ferry ridership at Jack London Square up nearly 50 percent in 2 years

Inside Bay Area, 2-19-2015

Roadshow: California gas tax may drop by 21 percent

San Jose Mercury News, 2-19-2015

Bay Area’s riskiest on-ramps keep hearts racing

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-19-2015

The impressive environmental bonus of crowded city living

Washington Post, 2-19-2015

Assemblyman Kevin Mullin wants to fix Highway 101

Daily Journal, 2-19-2015

AC Transit will begin double-decker bus pilot program Monday

ABC 7 News, 2-19-2015

Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay Bridge

CBS SF Bay Area, 2-19-2015

Plans for bike path on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge progress

News Pointer, 2-19-2015

SMART trains will come to the North Bay next month

Marin Independent Journal, 2-18-2015

SMART settles on more classic station design

Press Democrat, 2-18-2015

BART to develop technology to protect trackside workers from trains

Contra Costa Times, 2-18-2015

Uber set to raise another $1 billion

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-18-2015

San Francisco Bay Bridge radar beacon replaced

Daily Journal, 2-18-2015

Roadshow: Who needs the new FasTrak device (and a mylar bag)

San Jose Mercury News, 2-18-2015

New signs remind motorists to stay 3 feet from cyclists

Napa Valley Register, 2-18-2015

MTC seeks high school interns

The Reporter, 2-18-2015

East Palo Alto City Council OKs senior-housing development

Palo Alto Weekly, 2-18-2015

Infrastructure Megaprojects: Looking For Legacies

Engineering News Record, 2-18-2015

Project Members Ponder Untold Stories of the Bay Bridge

Engineering News Record, 2-18-2015

California High-Speed Rail Proponents Plow Forward

Engineering News Record, 2-18-2015

2-year plan approved for street, sidewalk repairs

Napa Valley Register, 2-18-2015

Piedmont: Council approves project for Highland Avenue makeover

Paradise Post, 2-18-2015

Roadshow: When a transit commute takes twice as long as driving

San Jose Mercury News, 2-17-2015

Martinez: Housing outreach plans not connecting

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2-17-2015

Editorial: Bill to require bike helmets intrigues but needs work

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-17-2015

San Francisco Bay: Broken radar beacon on Bay Bridge that increased oil spill risk is now fixed

San Jose Mercury News, 2-17-2015

Apple, Tesla alliance still makes most sense for electric car

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-17-2015

Editorial: Dick Spotswood: How many bicyclists will ride across Richmond bridge?

Marin Independent Journal, 2-17-2015

On Guard: Why not look to westside to build homes?

San Francisco Examiner, 2-17-2015

Apple’s electric car dreams carry challenges

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-17-2015

South City welcomes planned upgrades for new Caltrain station

San Francisco Examiner, 2-16-2015

S.F. looking to widen sidewalks in jam-packed Chinatown

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-16-2015

Mass transit riders breaking laws of motion

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-16-2015

Editorial: Guest commentary: Oakland must be ready to use pollution funds wisely

Contra Costa Times, 2-16-2015

Silicon Valley emerges as transportation hub with Apple car

Chicago Tribune, 2-16-2015

Roadshow: Confusion over 25 mph speed limit near schools

San Jose Mercury News, 2-16-2015

Daly City council signals support for San Bruno Mountain priority conservation area

San Francisco Examiner, 2-15-2015

Roadshow: From DUI warnings to Burma-Shave memories

San Jose Mercury News, 2-15-2015

Editorial: Op-Ed As high-speed rail gains momentum, U.S. can look to Europe's example

Los Angeles Times, 2-15-2015

Bumpy road ahead for transportation financing plans

U-T San Diego, 2-15-2015

Early plans to raise transportation funds

U-T San Diego, 2-15-2015

Editorial: ‘Vital Signs’ report numbers offer unreliable picture

Marin Independent Journal, 2-14-2015

Roadshow: Tipped to carpool cheaters, CHP stakes out I-880 onramp

San Jose Mercury News, 2-13-2015

State proposes 21 percent gas tax cut

U-T San Diego, 2-13-2015

Feds give $4.8 million for earthquake road repairs

Napa Valley Register, 2-13-2015

Clean-car perk proves to be boon for wealthy

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-13-2015

Roadshow: Should free parking be banned to reduce congestion?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-12-2015

Push to protect ‘urban oasis’: San Bruno Mountain eyed for preservation

Daily Journal, 2-12-2015

Berkeley mayor paints 'overall rosy picture' of state of the city

San Jose Mercury News, 2-12-2015

Vape no more: BART bans electronic cigarettes

Inside Bay Area, 2-12-2015

Warm weather, rising gas prices anticipated for Presidents Day weekend

Marin Independent Journal, 2-12-2015

No seat for Santa Rosa on SMART board

Press Democrat, 2-12-2015

MTC seeks paid interns for summer, application deadline approaches

The Reporter, 2-12-2015

The United States of Megadrought

Slate, 2-12-2015

Plan Moves Ahead to Ease Congestion and Allow Bikes on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

KQED, 2-12-2015

Transbay Transit Center selling naming rights; ABAG facing audit

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-12-2015

SMART expects delivery of first commuter train in March

Press Democrat, 2-11-2015

Cap-and-trade: Transportation fuels on the block

Capitol Weekly, 2-11-2015

Bay Bridge bike path completion delayed about six months

Contra Costa Times, 2-11-2015

Roadshow: Smart I-80 effort has its supporters

Contra Costa Times, 2-11-2015

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge closer to getting new lane, bike path

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-11-2015

High-speed rail foes argue state environmental law applies

Daily Republic, 2-11-2015

SF launches vehicle training program to improve safety on streets

San Francisco Examiner, 2-11-2015

Roadshow: When will 101 in South County get carpool lanes, metering lights?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-11-2015

Cupertino bets big on Apple spaceship campus

San Jose Mercury News, 2-11-2015

Big changes planned for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Marin Independent Journal, 2-11-2015

Whatever road is taken for highway funds, there's a need for speed

Los Angeles Times, 2-11-2015

Lost in the Fog: Bay Bridge Beacons Keep Failing, Right as the Weather Turns Foul

SF Weekly, 2-11-2015

SMART rail extension gets new hope

Twin Cities Times, 2-11-2015

Toll Authority Still Fixing Golden Gate Bridge Electronic Toll Collection System Rollout

SF Appeal, 2-11-2015

Senator calls for mandatory helmets for California cyclists

Sacramento Bee, 2-11-2015

Bay Area Needs More Than New Bart Tube

Beyond Chron, 2-10-2015

Editorial: Dick Spotswood: Marin fares well when it comes to commuting by transit or working close to home

Marin Independent Journal, 2-10-2015

Locally and nationally, renters pay dearly to cut commutes

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-10-2015

Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says

Los Angeles Times, 2-10-2015

California Commute State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties

Los Angeles Times, 2-10-2015

Why own a car when you can share one?

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-10-2015

Roadshow: Should Mr. and Mrs. Tesla pay more for roads?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-10-2015

Newly-elected council member sets goals and priorities

San Jose Mercury News, 2-10-2015

Editorial: Mercury News editorial: Repair Bay Bridge beacon, for starters

San Jose Mercury News, 2-9-2015

Alternatives to California gas tax are on table

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-9-2015

Diversity in Berkeley raised as concern at Adeline session as planning process takes off

Berkeleyside, 2-9-2015

Climate Change Is of Growing Personal Concern to U.S. Hispanics, Poll Finds

New York Times, 2-9-2015

Roadshow: Are downtown San Jose parking rates outrageous?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-9-2015

Atherton sues CalTrain operator, challenges effects of the rail line's electrification

Contra Costa Times, 2-9-2015

AM Alert: Senate Democrats unveil legislation to fight climate change

Sacramento Bee, 2-9-2015

Editorial: How about honesty and transparency on road fees?

Sacramento Bee, 2-9-2015

Atherton sues CalTrain operator, challenges effects of the rail line's electrification

San Jose Mercury News, 2-9-2015

Sidecar expands service to deliver packages as well as people

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-9-2015

Raising Gas Taxes Gets Bipartisan Boost from Governors

Governing, 2-9-2015

Black, Latino neighborhoods aren’t sharing in S.F. housing boom

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-9-2015

PG&E wants ratepayers to foot bill for 25,000 car chargers

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-9-2015

Bay Area Freeway Congestion Report reflect Economic Resurgence

Sonoma County Gazette, 2-9-2015

Sacramento considering half-cent county transportation sales tax

Sacramento Bee, 2-9-2015

Bill seeks to legalize Google bus program statewide

San Francisco Examiner, 2-8-2015

Renters Are Majority in Big U.S. Cities

Wall Street Journal, 2-8-2015

Marin commute times exceed Bay Area average, data show

Marin Independent Journal, 2-8-2015

Luce beats out city candidates for seat on Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Napa Valley Register, 2-8-2015

Roadshow: Debate over freeway names roars on

San Jose Mercury News, 2-8-2015

Brown seeks money for fixing roads as gas tax value plunges

KPCC 89.3, 2-8-2015

Website Opens Bay Area Transportation Data to the Masses

Planetizen, 2-7-2015

Tony Anziano, who led troubled Bay Bridge effort, will retire

Sacramento Bee, 2-7-2015

Editorial: To fix roads, should California tax miles driven or gas used?

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-7-2015

Editorial: Another View: Caltrans making progress, but funding lags

Sacramento Bee, 2-7-2015

Gas prices on rise in California and across nation

San Jose Mercury News, 2-6-2015

Five public meetings set on Alameda County transportation projects

Contra Costa Times, 2-6-2015

Years After Loma Prieta, Many Columns Supporting Bay Area Roads Still Need Retrofitting for Quake Safety

NBC Bay Area, 2-6-2015

Bay Area’s New “Vital Signs” Website Tracks Transportation Stats

Streetsblog LA, 2-6-2015

Bay Area transit ridership down despite subsidies, enticements

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-6-2015

Stunning pictures show Bay Bridge construction up close

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-6-2015

Roadshow: Drivers ridicule $79 million fix for I-80

San Jose Mercury News, 2-6-2015

Frazier outlines state’s transportation future

Daily Republic, 2-5-2015

SF examines lowering speed limits in the name of safety

San Francisco Examiner, 2-5-2015

Mayors Lobby Senators, House Members for Valley Projects

The Independent, 2-5-2015

Foster City officials grapple with housing goals: Council approves state-mandated plan, suggestion to rezone golf facility shot down

Daily Journal, 2-5-2015

Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures Show

CBS SF Bay Area, 2-5-2015

Roadshow: Sign spinner causes hours of delays, driver complains

San Jose Mercury News, 2-5-2015

Santa Rosa’s new City Council prioritizes goals

Press Democrat, 2-5-2015

City gears up with community to plan revitalization of Adeline Street

Daily Californian, 2-5-2015

Editorial: Opinion: California’s roads need costly repair

Sacramento Bee, 2-5-2015

Study seeks to connect AmCan to Vallejo via trails

Napa Valley Register, 2-5-2015


Bold Italic, 2-5-2015

An Up-Close Look at the Monumental Task of Building a Bridge

Gizmodo, 2-5-2015

New Maps Size Up Transportation Poverty Risks in 4 Cities

Next City, 2-4-2015

Roadshow: My speedometer never matches the roadside signs

San Jose Mercury News, 2-4-2015

LAH council urges petition to push I-280 repaving

Los Altos Town Crier, 2-4-2015

Berkeley: Questions surround plans to revitalize Adeline Street

Inside Bay Area, 2-4-2015

Bay Area commutes are lousy, but at least they’re reliable

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-4-2015

Roadshow: I-80 project first of its kind in Bay Area

Contra Costa Times, 2-4-2015

California drivers could face new $52-a-year fee

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-4-2015

Albany housing element wins quick approval

Contra Costa Times, 2-4-2015

Restoring the public's trust in BART

San Jose Mercury News, 2-4-2015

Road user fee drives California Assembly speaker’s transportation plan

Sacramento Bee, 2-4-2015

Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance Elevator

CBS SF Bay Area, 2-4-2015

Editorial: Marin Voice: Bus hub plan is too big for Novato

Marin Independent Journal, 2-4-2015

Another problem for new Bay Bridge span: Elevator doesn’t work

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-3-2015

A 30-Year Plan for U.S. Transportation Summed Up by One Word: Choice

CityLab, 2-3-2015

Bay Area Commute Dubbed ‘Most Predictable’ In The Nation

CBS SF Bay Area, 2-3-2015

Golden Gate Bridge suicides decline in 2014

Marin Independent Journal, 2-3-2015

Editorial: Oakland Tribune editorial: Bay Bridge navigational beacon must be fixed now

Oakland Tribune, 2-3-2015

Roadshow: Unhelpful message boards, and other light rail issues

San Jose Mercury News, 2-3-2015

Incredible Photos from the Construction Site of the New Bay Bridge

CityLab, 2-3-2015

Editorial: Dick Spotswood: Even in Marin, some ignore science of vaccines

Marin Independent Journal, 2-3-2015

Muni uses anti-terrorism funds to catch fare cheats

San Francisco Examiner, 2-2-2015

White House budget: DOT investment would boost spending well above current levels

Washington Post, 2-2-2015

Roadshow: Some Highway 85 meters start working at 2:30 p.m.

San Jose Mercury News, 2-2-2015

Talk of 2nd BART Transbay Tube Resurfaces

NBC Bay Area, 2-2-2015

Barnidge: BART customers have spoken, but directors still have questions

Contra Costa Times, 2-2-2015

U.S. transportation chief visits Google to unveil 30-year plan

San Jose Mercury News, 2-2-2015

Google hosts U.S. transportation chief's futurist vision

San Jose Mercury News, 2-2-2015

Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday in the Bay Area

Contra Costa Times, 2-2-2015

Exclusive: Google Is Developing Its Own Uber Competitor

Bloomberg Business, 2-2-2015

SMART rail extension to Larkspur in Obama's budget

Marin Independent Journal, 2-2-2015

New San Mateo councilman prepares to serve

Daily Journal, 2-2-2015

EPA urged to tighten ozone standards

Los Angeles Times, 2-2-2015

Lower Gas Prices Test Transit Ridership Models

Wall Street Journal, 2-2-2015

Transportation Department report gives the outlook for the next 30 years

Washington Post, 2-2-2015

$20 million for SMART’s Larkspur extension in President Obama’s budget

Press Democrat, 2-2-2015

Editorial: Marin Voice: Is extending SMART to Larkspur worth it?

Marin Independent Journal, 2-2-2015

People are ready for self-driving cars, studies say

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-2-2015

Roadshow: Will DMV add staff to accommodate immigrant influx?

San Jose Mercury News, 2-1-2015

Editorial: California should stay on track with standard on cleaner fuels

Sacramento Bee, 2-1-2015

Yountville to talk transportation Feb. 10

Napa Valley Register, 2-1-2015

Caltrans will swallow extra $5.5M tab to protect birds at Highway 101 widening

Marin Independent Journal, 2-1-2015

Bay Bridge radar beacon is broken, increasing oil spill risk

Contra Costa Times, 2-1-2015