Infrastructure

BART passengers on the platform at Embarcadero station in San Francisco during delays in the system, May 6, 2015. Note the message board instructions. (Nicole Jones/CBS)

BART Could See More Breakdowns On Tracks, Needs More Than $4 Billion To Upgrade Infrastructure

BART officials said the 10-inches of rail broke on a newer section of tracks, and the rails like the cars badly need to be replaced.

05/07/2015

Traffic

California Assembly Speaker Wants Drivers To Pay $52 Annual Fee For Road Repairs

Most California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker’s proposal for transportation funding.

02/04/2015

Rocky Shoreline at Cambria

Central Coast Town To Launch Desalination Project In Response To Drought Emergency

The Pacific Coast tourist town of Cambria has seized the drought emergency as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant.

01/03/2015

Broken Water Main

Residents Displaced, Homes Damaged When 16-Inch Water Main Breaks In Oakland’s Glenview District

About 20 EBMUD customers were without water service due to a water main break Sunday morning that resulted in property damage in Oakland’s Glenview district.

12/14/2014

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SF Voters Approve Transportation Measure To Rebuild Streets, Sidewalks

Two out of three transportation measures on Tuesday’s ballot in San Francisco appear to have been approved, according to complete unofficial election results.

11/05/2014

A wastewater treatment plant. (Dublin San Ramon Services District)

California Voters Approve Prop 1, $7.12 Billion State Water Bond

Voters supported Proposition 1 Tuesday, authorizing $7.12 billion for state water supply infrastructure projects.

11/04/2014

powerlines

2 Out Of 5 In Bay Area Ditch Landlines, 70% Want More Wireless Towers

With a majority of Bay Area residents relying on smartphones, a new poll found widespread support for upgraded communications networks. The survey also found a majority in favor of improving the area’s aging energy infrastructure.

05/29/2014

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Santa Clara County Schools Get Boost From Bond Measures

Four bond measures in Santa Clara County all passed on election night Tuesday.

06/06/2012

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