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Headlines for July 1, 2015

California greenhouse gas emissions fall ó but not by much
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Confederate flags and the red-light runner in San Jose
San Jose Mercury News

More toll lanes seen as solution to nationís freeway congestion
Contra Costa Times

Legislators clear plan to rename Marin tunnel for Robin Williams
Contra Costa Times

SMART secures $11 million grant to purchase three more rail cars
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Frazier appointed Assembly Transportation Committee chairman
Fairfield Daily Republic

DMV expands documents accepted for immigrant driver license
Napa Valley Register

County awards $1.1 million Greenwood Avenue contract
Napa Valley Register

Gov. Brown faces rough road in quest to repair state freeways
Los Angeles Times $

Consumer group alleges gas price manipulation by California refiners
Los Angeles Times $

Popular elsewhere, high-speed rail remains elusive in United States
Los Angeles Daily News

California scores nearly 2,000 clean energy jobs
San Francisco Business Times $

Headlines for June 30, 2015

Golden Gate Bridge toll going up Wednesday
San Francisco Chronicle $

Pleasanton braces for July 4 traffic
Oakland Tribune

Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Explaining California driving habits to tourists
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge, ferry and cable car rides increase fares on July 1, 2015
San Francisco Examiner

Muni fares set to go up Wednesday
San Francisco Examiner

Google app to warn drivers about railroad crossings
Los Angeles Times $

High-speed rail board seeks private-sector ideas, interest on financing, development
Fresno Bee

California lawmakers to tackle health care, road funding
The Union Democrat

Headlines for June 29, 2015

Roadshow: Road-diet tirades roll on
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge tolls tick upward Wednesday
Marin Independent Journal

Free CHP driving program for seniors
Fairfield Daily Republic

Headlines for June 28, 2015

Roadshow: The Prius debate turns to name calling (again)
San Jose Mercury News

Headlines for June 27, 2015

Avoiding future freeway congestion could come with a cost
Sacramento Bee $

Website Explains Bay Area Economic Trends
KGO

Headlines for June 26, 2015

Commuters say they'd pay to improve public transit
San Francisco Chronicle $

French president rails against Uber amid taxi tensions
San Francisco Chronicle $

Google's new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: 15,000 more cars can get green carpool stickers
San Jose Mercury News

S.F. Bay Ferry fares going up
Contra Costa Times

Fremont establishes Irvington BART Station study area
Contra Costa Times

Orinda road repair plan under scrutiny
Contra Costa Times

Uber argues to state against calls for fingerprint criminal checks
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: What's next for Obamacare, highway funding and appropriations?
Washington Post

Experts convene to assess water damage in Bay Bridge tower
KTVU

New Cracks Found on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Rods
NBC

Avoiding Future Freeway Congestion Could Come At A Cost
CBS

2015 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Tops All Records
Virtual Press Office

Headlines for June 25, 2015

Uber, Lyft, others won't solve San Francisco's transit
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Area housing crisis may cause NIMBY attitudes to wane
Contra Costa Times

Drummond: Investor purchases of foreclosures intensify housing crisis?
Oakland Tribune

Traffic surprise! Highway 87 most jammed freeway in South Bay
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Is a higher mpg requirement a bad thing?
San Jose Mercury News

National park ferry service to Fort Baker worries Sausalito
Marin Independent Journal

SF supes committee, mayor reach budget deal
San Francisco Examiner

Major BART closures announced for August, September
San Francisco Examiner

Caltrans officials acknowledge more cracked rods in Bay Bridge
Sacramento Bee $

Interactive Website Takes Pulse Of The San Francisco Bay Area Economy
PR News Wire

Additional Commuter Lane, Bike Path On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Could Be In Place By 2017
CBS

Hwy 85 cities review toll-lane alternatives
Los Altos Online

MTC Announces Plans to Add Pedestrian Path to Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
KGO Radio

Headlines for June 24, 2015

New cracks found on Bay Bridge threaten safety
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Bridge tower bolts could be replaced, engineer says
Contra Costa Times

Justin Fox: Uber drivers are neither employees nor contractors
Contra Costa Times

San Jose City Council gives green light to Uber and ride-hailing services
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Golden Gate Bridge tolls to increase July 1
San Jose Mercury News

Muni Challenge ends, Mayor Lee rides only twice in one month
San Francisco Examiner

Walters: Reforming CEQA still vital work
Sacramento Bee $

Headlines for June 23, 2015

Highway closures to squeeze traffic to and from Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Changes coming to 'horrendous' Highway 237 express lane
San Jose Mercury News

Santa Clara County's next transportation tax measure?
San Jose Mercury News

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge commuter lane, bike-pedestrian path moving forward
Contra Costa Times

Marin transit budget includes extra grants for bus fleet
Marin Independent Journal

Walters: Will California use congestion to coerce motorists?
Sacramento Bee $

Avoiding future freeway congestion will cost
Daily Democrat

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