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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

Smoggy Air

Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Friday With Triple-Digit Temperatures Expected In Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.

07/24/2014

“You can split lanes with it.”

CHP Removes Lane-Splitting Guidelines For Motorcyclists

he California Highway Patrol has pulled a post on its website outlining guidelines for motorcyclists on the topic of lane-splitting, much to the chagrin of some riders.

07/24/2014

Green paint marks a dedicated bike lane on San Francisco's Embarcadero (SFMTA)

Officials Detailing Plan For Separated Bike Lane Along SF Embarcadero

An open house will be held Thursday evening to give residents a chance to weigh in and learn about proposed changes along The Embarcadero in San Francisco.

07/24/2014

Car Crash

Solo Injury Crash Briefly Blocks Highway 17 In Los Gatos

All lanes reopened on state Highway 17 in Los Gatos Sunday morning after a solo crash blocked a lane and left one person with reported injuries.

07/20/2014

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Seaport Blvd In Redwood City Reopens After Big Rig Crash

A main road in Redwood City has fully reopened after a big-rig crash early Thursday morning.

07/17/2014

Santa Cruz fire

Big Rig Catches Fire In Fairfield, Temporarily Blocks Four Lanes On East I-80

A fully-loaded big-rig truck crashed into the curb and caught fire on eastbound Interstate 80 and Travis Boulevard in Fairfield Monday afternoon.

07/14/2014

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Santa Cruz Man Killed In Big Rig Crash On Highway 17 Identified

The Santa Cruz man killed in an 11-vehicle accident involving a big-rig that injured seven people Thursday on state Highway 17 south of Los Gatos was 25-year-old Daniel McGuire.

07/11/2014

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Deadly Big Rig Accident Shuts Down North Highway 17 In Santa Cruz Mountains

A fatal accident involving ten cars and a big rig shut down all lanes of North Highway 17 between Summit and Bear Creek roads and one southbound lane Thursday morning.

07/10/2014

A big rig carrying junked cars straddles lanes of southbound Highway 101 in San Rafael after being uprighted by tow truck crews after overturning, July 7, 2014. (CBS)

Overturned Big Rig Blocks 4 Lanes Of Traffic On Highway 101 Near San Rafael

An overturned big rig blocked all but the left lane of southbound Highway 101 past Central San Rafael Monday morning.

07/07/2014

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