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Roads In 3 North Bay Towns Tied For Worst In Bay Area On MTC List

Larkspur, St. Helena, and Petaluma have the Bay Area’s worst roads according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

06/15/2015

Jerry Brown Interview

California Democrats And Republicans Could Agree To Hike Gas Tax

California’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.

05/26/2015

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

An image of what a potential Uber-Google car might look like (Photo Used By Permission From Zack Kanter)

How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs And Reshape The Economy by 2025

COMMENTARY: 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.

01/27/2015

In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, a major winter storm develops over the mid-Atlantic region and is bringing snow to the Northeast of the U.S. pictured at 14:15 UTC on January 26, 2015.  Blizzard Warnings are in effect for the coastal areas from New Jersey to Maine.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

7,700 Flights Canceled, Millions Rush Home As Paralyzing Snowstorm Bears Down On East Coast

Tens 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.

01/26/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power Outages

It 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.

12/15/2014

(Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images)

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Bay Area With Heavy Rain In Forecast

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.

11/30/2014

Traffic at Mineta San Jose International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

On The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year, Expect Packed Roads, Crowded Bay Area Airports

Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 21:  Traffic backs up on Interstate 80 at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike snarls the Monday morning commute on October 21, 2013  in Oakland California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Caltrans Traffic Sensors No Longer Working

Thousands of electronic road sensors buried by Caltrans under California highways are not functioning, making it problematic for traffic-information gathering.

11/25/2013

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