Category Archives: Transportation

Lyft Furthers its Development of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology With Gomentum Station Partnership

Lyft and GoMentum Station announced a partnership to test Lyft’s self-driving vehicles at GoMentum Station’s 5,000 acre autonomous vehicle proving grounds located in Concord, California. Managed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), GoMentum Station provides Lyft with a convenient … Continue reading

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Richmond Bridge Eastbound Congestion Relief

Eastbound traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will soon have an extra lane open to traffic during peak rush-hour congestion. Overhead signs will direct you to the third lane if it’s available. Most of the time the shoulder will be … Continue reading

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Bay Area Voters to Decide On Comprehensive Traffic Relief Plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) affiliate today approved a resolution to place on the June 5 ballot in all nine Bay Area counties a sweeping $4.45 billion package of congestion relief projects known as Regional Measure … Continue reading

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The Final Implosion of the Old Bay Bridge East Span

Monday, November 13, 2017 Caltrans has finished its demolition of the old Bay Bridge East Span a year ahead of schedule, and 10 million dollars below budget, with a stupendous final implosion of the final two piers. Our Mark Jones … Continue reading

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Richmond-SF Ferry Service Moves Forward

The city of Richmond is moving to take hundreds of cars off overpacked I-80 during rush hour. Congestion relief is coming in the form of two rapid ferries that will have regular runs during weekday commutes between Richmond and San … Continue reading

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Draft 2017 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan

MTC’s Draft 2017 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan Update for the San Francisco Bay Area is now available for public review and comment. Comments must be received by Thursday, January 11, 2018. Comments may be submitted in the Comment … Continue reading

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Vital Signs Data Release: Fatalities and Injuries From Crashes on the Rise

Vital Signs, the Bay Area’s comprehensive performance monitoring website, has released the latest data for road fatalities and injuries from roadway crashes, with the data showing a sharp upward trend. There were 455 fatalities and 2,089 injuries from crashes in … Continue reading

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