Monthly Archives: April 2016

Low Gas Prices Won’t Last Forever; New Program Helps Drivers Save Money, Curb Emissions

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week kicked off a new program known as Drive Smart Bay Area to help motorists save money, improve air quality and increase safety by following a few simple tips to improve driving habits and … Continue reading

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What if we all jumped at once?

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Building a Better BART

Over the past year, BART has held over 200 community meetings talking with folks across the Bay Area about our plan to build a better BART, which will keep cars off the road and ensure safe and reliable service. We … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 30th – What would the Delta say? Rights of Nature Tribunal

The Bay Area Rights of Nature Alliance (BARoNA) is holding a What would the Delta Say? Rights of Nature Tribunal at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center in Antioch, California Saturday, April 30th 9:30am – 3:30pm RSVP The Tribunal will address … Continue reading

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April 2016 – Kirker Pass Road Truck Lanes – Northbound Update

Scope Add a truck climbing lane in the northbound direction along Kirker Pass Road from Clearbrook Drive in the city of Concord to the eastern intersection with Hess Road in unincorporated Contra Costa County. Status  The project is in … Continue reading

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April 15 – 69th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

April 15 marks the 69th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s racist gentlemen’s agreement to bar players with dark complexions from competing in the Major Leagues.

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BART General Manager and Labor Leaders Announce Labor Tentative Agreement that will Extend Their Contract Through 2021

4 years salary = 2.5, 2.5, 2.75, 2.75 Term of new deal – 2017 – 2021 Pension – The deals allows us to reopen the contract and discuss when we have more clarity on the issue. Currently there is litigation … Continue reading

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