Category Archives: Transportation

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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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon – April 2017

  Carpooling & Transit in the Express Lanes Carpoolers can expect some changes once the I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes open this summer. Most significantly, carpoolers, clean air vehicles and other toll-exempt vehicles must get FasTrak Flex® toll tags to … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 – Balfour Road Interchange

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Plan Bay Area 2040

The Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 is an updated long-range Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. This document discusses how the Bay Area will grow over the next two decades and identifies … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon – February 2017

  Get Ready to Use the Lanes MTC’s I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes will join existing lanes on I-680, I-580 and Highway 237 to become part of the Bay Area Express Lanes that will ultimately be 550 express lane miles … Continue reading

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