Category Archives: Transportation

Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Transportation in Contra Costa County at a Public Open House!

The 2017 Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) provides the overall direction for achieving and maintaining a balanced and functional transportation system within Contra Costa County while strengthening links between land use decisions and transportation. It outlines the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s … Continue reading

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First Transit Signs Exclusive Partnership with GoMentum Station for Autonomous Vehicle Innovation and Research

First Transit announces that it has signed an agreement as the exclusive transit operator partner at GoMentum Station. The partnership will foster research and innovation in the field of shared autonomous vehicle (SAV) application and technology research. First Transit will … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Countywide Transportation Plan Online Open House is Now Live!

The Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) provides the overall direction for achieving and maintaining a balanced and functional transportation system within Contra Costa while strengthening links between land use decisions and transportation. The CTP outlines the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s (CCTA) … Continue reading

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Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030

Executive Summary We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. By 2030, within 10 years of regulatory approval of autonomous vehicles (AVs), 95% of U.S. passenger miles traveled will be … Continue reading

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Is Every Speed Limit Too Low?

By Alex Mayyasi · Priceonomics When Lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?” Hearing his question, you might assume that Lt. … Continue reading

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Let us know what you think of Contra Costa’s Countywide Bike and Pedestrian Plan

Our new Countywide Bike and Pedestrian Plan website is now live! The Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s (CCTA) Countywide Bike and Pedestrian Plan outlines strategies that support pedestrian-friendly developments and encourages a connected, coordinated network of bicycle facilities. To help implement … Continue reading

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EasyMile – The First, Last, and Toughest Mile in Transportation

EasyMile Shuttles are poised to become the first publicly-accessible shared autonomous vehicle technology for Mobility-on-Demand (MOD) operating in the United States. The EasyMile electric shuttles will solve first-and-last mile commuting challenges by connecting residents to transit at a low cost … Continue reading

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