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Metropolitan Transportation Commission

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

Plan To Offer Free Youth Rides On SF Muni Dealt Another Blow

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed that $6.7 million go towards maintenance on Muni rather than a pilot program for free passes for low-income youth.


San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

SF Supervisor Urging Muni Upgrades Over Free Youth Passes

One San Francisco supervisor has introduced legislation sending a message to the city’s transportation agency that federal grant money should be used for improving Muni instead of free bus passes for low-income youth.


A 5-Fulton Muni bus. (CBS)

Debate On Over MTC Use Of Federal Transportation Dollars

Millions of dollars in federal transportation funds are San Francisco-bound, but youth advocates want it to be used for low-income youth passes on Muni buses.


Highway 92 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge To Close On Back-To-Back Weekends

The first closure is this weekend and coincides with the possibility of three major sporting events across the Bay Area.


San Mateo Bridge Repair

Caltrans To Close San Mateo Bridge In October To Fix Damaged Joint

Caltrans plans to close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge for at least one weekend in October to install a permanent fix for a cracked beam discovered in an expansion joint two years ago, transportation officials said Thursday.


Dumbarton Bridge. (Samuel Wantman)

Delays Expected During Weekend Closure Of Dumbarton Bridge

Drivers will likely experience longer travel times this Labor Day weekend as the Dumbarton Bridge closes for construction work.


San Francisco Muni

MTC Votes Down Free Bus Passes For Low-Income Youth

In an 8-7 vote, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission decided not to fund free bus passes for low-income youth.


A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bike Share Program Gets $4.3M Grant; Stations Going Up Along Caltrain Corridor

A massive bike share program is going to be launched by fall of 2012 along the Caltrain corridor and will provide 1,000 bicycles according to Palo Alto’s transportation chief.


Bay Bridge, traffic

Phil Matier: Bridge Toll Hikes To Pay For High Speed Rail?

Bay Area residents are likely facing a new round of bridge toll hikes and taxes to pay for the High Speed Rail tunnel connecting the Caltrain station at 4th and King streets in San Francisco to the new Transbay Terminal.


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Bay Area Drivers Could Be Tracked By GPS, Taxed Per Mile Driven

Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.