Rush Hour Traffic On Bay Bridge Now Lasts 7 Hours, Topping 10 Worst Local CommutesIf it feels like you just can't leave work early enough to beat the Bay Bridge traffic to the East Bay, you're right, according to the first comprehensive congestion from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting BirdsThe demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.
Toll Authority Votes To Spend $10 Million On Another Study Of Bay Bridge Bike Path To San FranciscoA $1.3 million study in 2011 showed that a bike path on western portion of the Bay Bridge would cost tens of millions of dollars. Now the Bay Area Toll Authority has voted unanimously to spend $10 million to commission another study on how to build that bike path.
Brentwood Tops Survey Of Bay Area Roads, Larkspur, St. Helena Get Failing GradeBay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area FreewaysThe 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.
Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.
Bay Area Bike Share Expanding Despite Bicycle Maker’s BankruptcyThe Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.
Caltrans: State's Roads In Best Shape Since 2001Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.
About The Bay: SF Charity Work Earns Parking TicketA parking ticket on the windshield is not a welcome sight for any driver. But when the driver is making her way across San Francisco performing charitable acts a parking ticket can really sting.
AC Transit Sees More Riders After Route ChangesRidership on AC Transit's two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.
Transportation Officials Coy On New Bay Bridge TrollBay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.
Cost To Build SF Transit Center Rises By $300MSteve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, said that money earmarked for future projects will be used to pay for the increase.
Contingency Plans In The Works For Possible August BART StrikeBay Area transportation leaders have been drawing up contingency plans in case Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walk off the job again on August 4.
Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART StrikeThousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
BART Union Leaders Head Back To Bargaining Table As Threat Of Monday Strike LoomsIt was back to the bargaining table Saturday for two BART unions who announced this week that union members had voted to authorize a strike that could begin as early as Monday morning.