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Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds

The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.

11/17/2014

Artist rendition of an attached bike path on the western portion of the Bay  Bridge. (Caltrans)

Toll Authority Votes To Spend $10 Million On Another Study Of Bay Bridge Bike Path To San Francisco

A $1.3 million study in 2011 showed that a bike path on western portion of the Bay Bridge would cost tens of millions of dollars. Now the Bay Area Toll Authority has voted unanimously to spend $10 million to commission another study on how to build that bike path.

11/12/2014

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Brentwood Tops Survey Of Bay Area Roads, Larkspur, St. Helena Get Failing Grade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

10/28/2014

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

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.

07/25/2014

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

A Bay Area Bike Share station at Davis and Front streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Bay Area Bike Share Expanding Despite Bicycle Maker’s Bankruptcy

The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.

04/23/2014

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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

A parking control officer issues a ticket in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: SF Charity Work Earns Parking Ticket

A parking ticket on the windshield is not a welcome sight for any driver. But when the driver is making her way across San Francisco performing charitable acts a parking ticket can really sting.

09/30/2013

AC Transit Bus Stop

AC Transit Sees More Riders After Route Changes

Ridership on AC Transit’s two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.

09/20/2013

A troll crafted from steel which has been placed somewhere on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (Bay City News Service)

Transportation Officials Coy On New Bay Bridge Troll

Bay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.

09/11/2013

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