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Mountain View Officials Concerned About Influx Of Commuters

30,000 new employees are expected to be working in the North Bayshore area of Mountain View over the next decade. City planners are concerned about the resulting traffic congestion and how to handle the influx of commuters.


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Second Weekend Closure Of San Mateo Bridge Not Needed

Caltrans officials announced Sunday that the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will not have to be closed next weekend because earthquake safety work on the bridge is ahead of schedule.


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Stanford Program Uses Incentives To Reduce Rush-Hour Traffic

With new fees and rising tolls, not to mention the traffic, driving in the Bay Area isn’t easy. But a new program aimed at reducing congestion is paying off for some drivers.


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Study Suggests South Bay Express Lanes Benefit Non Toll-Paying Commuters

A new study shows the plan to allow solo drivers to pay for express lanes on highways 680 and 880 in Santa Clara County is easing congestion for the rest of the drivers who aren’t paying anything extra.


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San Jose City Council Expected to Approve Highway Congestion Funding

The San Jose City Council is expected to approve a proposal Tuesday to spend just over $4 million to ease traffic congestion on Highway 101.


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VTA Receives Major Funding To Improve South Bay Congestion

The more than $150 million in funding will be used for carpool lanes and expanding Interstate 880 between San Jose and Milpitas.


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Bay Area Remains A Leader In Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion was up 11 percent nationwide over the last year, with the Bay Area being one of the main culprits.