SF Mulls Imposing Fee To Drive Down Congested Lombard St.The city of San Francisco is mulling a plan to ease the congestion on the 1000 block of Lombard Street that includes imposing a fee, which could range from $5-$10.
Studies Show Uber, Lyft Make Cities' Traffic Congestion WorseSeveral studies suggest that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.
Driver Fees Could Be Radical Solution For Livermore Valley GridlockIt's the commute that now famously starts before dawn, streaming out of the Central Valley, over the Altamont Pass and down into the Livermore Valley.
Construction Commences On New Highway 4 ProjectA new project to ease traffic on busy Highway 4 in the East Bay broke ground Tuesday, marking the start of work that could spell relief for many commuters.
San Francisco Among World's Most Congested CitiesWhen it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world and San Francisco is not far behind.
Google Antsy As California Slow On Self-Driving Car RulesHustling to bring cars that drive themselves to a road near you, Google finds itself somewhere that has frustrated many before: Waiting on the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Mountain View Officials Concerned About Influx Of Commuters30,000 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.
Second Weekend Closure Of San Mateo Bridge Not NeededCaltrans 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.
Stanford Program Uses Incentives To Reduce Rush-Hour TrafficWith 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.
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.
San Jose City Council Expected to Approve Highway Congestion FundingThe San Jose City Council is expected to approve a proposal Tuesday to spend just over $4 million to ease traffic congestion on Highway 101.
VTA Receives Major Funding To Improve South Bay CongestionThe more than $150 million in funding will be used for carpool lanes and expanding Interstate 880 between San Jose and Milpitas.
Bay Area Remains A Leader In Traffic CongestionTraffic congestion was up 11 percent nationwide over the last year, with the Bay Area being one of the main culprits.