Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sunday Reading – 01/31/16

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Las Vegas Sands proposes $1B domed stadium; Adelson to … Continue reading

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Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus – From The New York Times

This article was first printed in The New York Times – By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. UPDATED January 27, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned pregnant women against travel to several countries in the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Use the I-580 Express Lanes Through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore

A FasTrak® or FasTrak® Flex toll tag is required to use the lanes. The new I-580 Express Lanes along the Tri-Valley corridor through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore are in the final testing phase and the lanes are scheduled to open … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/24/16

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. The Self-Driving Car Conundrum – …The auto companies are … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 01/17/16

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. The new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your … Continue reading

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BART Car Configuration Pilot Program – Removing seats to allow for more capacity

BART will launch a car reconfiguration pilot program on January 15, 2016. BART’s record ridership means trains are more crowded than ever despite increased efforts to lengthen trains and dispatch every available train car during peak commute hours. In an … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority Launches Special Board Meetings Focusing on a Transportation Plan for Our Future

On January 6, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) launched the first in a series of Special Full Authority Board Meetings dedicated to the discussion of key elements of a DRAFT Transportation Expenditure Plan. The Plan, which is currently under … Continue reading

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