Even without a transportation strike, about half of Bay Area commuters drive solo to work every day, according to a new survey out Thursday which shows that overall two-thirds of Californians drive to work alone.
Commuters are finding all types of alternatives to get to work.
The annual celebration is an example of how commuting by bicycle has gotten easier in the Bay Area.
One of the Bay Area’s largest transit agencies is becoming even busier. BART ridership was up nearly 7% in the latest fiscal quarter, compared to the same time period last year. That marks 20 consecutive months of growth in BART’s ridership.
The San Jose City Council was expected Tuesday to approve a plan to add eight miles of bike lanes in the downtown area.
Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.
City officials and San Francisco commuters can breathe a sigh of relief now that a $54 million funding gap in the billion dollar Doyle Drive project was finally filled.
A new study finds congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge has cleared out carpool lanes, and made for a faster ride – for some.
Whether it is due to high gas prices, freeway congestion or something else, the Capitol Corridor train from San Jose to Placer County is more popular than ever before, according to new figures from Amtrak California.
Public transit, carpools, telecommuting and bicycling are all well known alternatives to driving, but a couple of relatively new ventures based in San Francisco are gaining users too.