South Bay Voters Fed Up With Potholes Show Support For Sales Tax Increase; $6B NeededA new survey says more than two-thirds of likely Santa Clara County voters would support a sales tax increase to pay for over $6 billion in transit and road upgrades for the county.
Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Vehicle Fee To Fix Crumbling RoadwaysGov. Jerry Brown has revived a proposal to help fix California’s crumbling roads and bridges with a $65 annual fee.
Wet Weather Causes Deadly Accidents On Bay Area RoadsThe California Highway Patrol is asking everyone to slow down during the rainy commute. The rain-slick roads become deadly.
Roads In 3 North Bay Towns Tied For Worst In Bay Area On MTC ListLarkspur, St. Helena, and Petaluma have the Bay Area’s worst roads according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
California Democrats And Republicans Could Agree To Hike Gas TaxCalifornia's $59 billion backlog of roadway maintenance projects has Governor Jerry Brown fed up and seeking to raise the state’s gas tax, which hasn't been increased since the early '90s.
California Assembly Speaker Wants Drivers To Pay $52 Annual Fee For Road RepairsMost California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker's proposal for transportation funding.
How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs And Reshape The Economy by 2025COMMENTARY: Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced. They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.
7,700 Flights Canceled, Millions Rush Home As Paralyzing Snowstorm Bears Down On East CoastTens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power OutagesIt may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Bay Area With Heavy Rain In ForecastThe National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.
On The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year, Expect Packed Roads, Crowded Bay Area AirportsTravelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.
Caltrans: State's Roads In Best Shape Since 2001Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.