San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin said the 50 year plan is ambitious, but is necessary to accommodate for the expected growth in population.
Riders on the commuter rail line being built through Sonoma and Marin counties will be able to catch a train all the way to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, transportation officials said.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $45.7 million in transit related grants for the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission was running an emergency drill Thursday morning when they got the call about the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
The plan is set to go to the full San Francisco Board of Supervisors next week after receiving strong support from the Land Use Committee.
The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.
With BART ready to award a contract for the first cars to be built for its new fleet, the board of directors is being urged by Congressman John Garamendi to have them manufactured in the United States.
High-speed rail is on its way to California even though polls show that a majority of residents don’t want it. Now, State senator Mark DeSaulnier of Concord said that he believes there should be a comprehensive rail plan in place to guide future decisions.
Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.