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Transportation

Van Ness Ave. at Clay Street in San Francisco. (Goodshoped35110s/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Transit Officials Push Dedicated Bus Lanes For Van Ness Ave.

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency is considering whether to approve a Muni rapid transit plan for busy Van Ness Avenue with dedicated bus lanes down the middle of the road.

09/10/2013

California High-Speed Rail

California High Speed Rail Authority Board Approves CEO’s Raise

The board that oversees California’s High Speed Rail Authority unanimously approved a raise for its chief executive on Tuesday.

09/10/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Crews Start Pouring Foundation For New Transbay Transit Center

Workers started pouring the foundation for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center on Thursday, the latest milestone in the transformation of the Bay Area’s transportation landscape.

09/05/2013

A Bay Area Bike Share station at Davis and Front streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

New Bay Area Bike Share Program A Hit With Riders

The new Bay Area Bike Share system has only been in service for a week but seems to be a success as four times as many bicyclists have signed up to use the service as there are bikes available.

09/05/2013

Bicyclists and pedestrians head westbound along the new Bay Bridge bike path. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Cycling Advocates Push For Bay Bridge Bike Path Extension

Bicycling advocates have been dreaming of extending the bike and pedestrian path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the western span. Next month that dream could inch slightly forward to reality.

09/05/2013

Bay Bridge Opens

New Bay Bridge Eastern Span Opens After Low-Key Afternoon Ceremony

At long last, the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic Monday evening.

09/02/2013

Bicyclists on the Embarcadero in San Francisco use bikes from the Bay Area Bike Share program. (Bay Area Bike Share)

Bike Share Program Launched In 5 Bay Area Cities

Bay Area commuters fed up with traffic clogged streets have a new option to get around the region.

08/29/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Judge’s Ruling Doesn’t Appear To Stop California’s High-Speed Rail Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown says a superior court judge’s ruling that California’s high-speed rail plan has not followed the terms of the voter-approved ballot initiative will not stop its construction.

08/19/2013

An AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers Reject Contract Deal

AC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday.

08/18/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Judge Rules California High-Speed Rail Plan Violates Initiative

A judge ruled Friday that the agency overseeing the bullet train failed to comply with the financial and environmental requirements voters were promised.

08/16/2013

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