The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
Public hearings will be held this week in the South Bay to get the public’s input on Silicon Valley’s transportation needs. The first one is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in San Jose.
Driving into and out of San Francisco is taking longer these days, according to a new city study that shows a significant drop in commute speeds.
Roads throughout California are being repaved at a rapid rate, but that could end if Congress does not renew a transportation bill this month.
The more than $150 million in funding will be used for carpool lanes and expanding Interstate 880 between San Jose and Milpitas.