The proposal being looked at would eliminate parking and build a bike lane on one side of the busy street.
Transportation planners are moving forward on the first phase of a major regional project to create a network of express lanes along Bay Area highways.
An annual study of national driving patterns shows that Americans spent 5.5 billion additional hours sitting in traffic in 2011, and Bay Area roads are among the most congested.
Commuters in Silicon Valley could see congestion relief by the end of next month when VTA turns carpool lanes connecting highways 880 and 237 into toll lanes.
San Francisco’s latest efforts to reduce traffic congestion involves a car-sharing non profit that hopes to free up to 15 private car street-parking spots off the streets.
Crews were out early re-striping St. James Street in San Jose on Thursday, the culmination of a 30-year fight by residents to see the heavily-used thoroughfare converted to a two-way street.
An added auxiliary lane from Marsh Road to University Avenue is expected to cut peak time commute.
A dusty corner off Highway 4 in Brentwood attracted some high level attention Monday. Some elected leaders were there to celebrate a project they say will produce jobs and money for the region.
Traffic congestion was up 11 percent nationwide over the last year, with the Bay Area being one of the main culprits.
A pilot program to restrict the number of cars on Market Street between Sixth Street and Tenth Street seems destined to become permanent.