Randy Rentschler

Construction on the Central Subway Tunnel in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

Congress Could Delay Bay Area Transportation Planning By Holding Up Federal Funds

The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.

07/21/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

Transit Agencies Lay Out Plans In Case Of 2nd BART Strike

With less than three days until the cooling-off period expires, BART management and union leaders continued negotiations Tuesday. Meanwhile, transit agencies are firming up contingency plans if a second strike is called.

10/08/2013

Members of the media inspect the new Bay Bridge Eastern Span following the "load transfer" process (KCBS)

Bay Bridge Officials Hopeful About Fix For Broken Bolts

Within the next two weeks, transportation officials are hoping to have a design fix for broken bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge ready for review. Officials said there is also plenty of money to cover the repairs.

03/29/2013

Eastbound Lanes of New Bay Bridge

Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration

$5.6 million was approved to be spent on the new Bay Bridge celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend, but now final approval goes before the full MTC board.

02/13/2013

New Bay Bridge

Toll Money Likely To Fund Much Of New Bay Bridge Celebration

Bay Area transit planners want to use public money for the estimated $5.6 million opening ceremony of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.

02/07/2013

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.

07/25/2012

Motorcyclists to Pay Bridge Tolls

OAKLAND, Calif.  (KCBS)- Bridge tolls set to increase on the state run spans on Thursday will not only affect people driving cars but, motorcyclists will also feel the pinch.

06/29/2010

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