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HEADLINES FOR MAY 22, 2015

San Mateo Bridge, BART weekend closures planned
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Lane-splitting would be officially legal in California under proposed measure
San Jose Mercury News

U.S. census finally agrees: San Jose has 1 million residents
San Jose Mercury News

North Bay remains slowest-growing part of booming Bay Area
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Doyle Drive closure delayed
Marin Independent Journal

Feds give SMART environmental clearance to go to Larkspur
Marin Independent Journal

When it comes to moving and removing bus stops, itís rarely a smooth ride for Muni
San Francisco Examiner

Muni to implement double stopping at certain stations
San Francisco Examiner

State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court
Los Angeles Times $

Let Our Cities Move
New York Times $

Are Intermodal Hubs Fancy Capital Projects or Anchors for Future Investment?
Next City

More Problems For The Bay Bridge As Tower Rod Is Fractured
CBS

More than 400 Bay Bridge anchor rods pass seismic test
KTVU

Headlines for May 21, 2015

New Bay Bridge problem: Tower rod is fractured
San Francisco Chronicle $

Worker survey reveals challenges of sharing economy
San Francisco Chronicle $

State shuts down S.F. luxury bus operator Leap Transit
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Razing of I-280 in San Francisco has drivers concerned
San Jose Mercury News

Albany plans synchronized traffic signals
Contra Costa Times

Controversial Sausalito ferry dock project pulled from regional body's agenda
Marin Independent Journal

Marin IJ Editorial: Bringing public into Bay Area planning process
Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: A case for affordable housing in Marin
Marin Independent Journal

Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax
Yahoo News

Headlines for May 20, 2015

Roadshow: Using exit lane to bypass traffic has fellow commuters fuming
San Jose Mercury News

House OKs Point Reyes affordable housing bid
Marin Independent Journal

Marin IJ Editorial: SMART train heading to start of service
Marin Independent Journal

Jerry Brown signs non-binding climate pact with other leaders
Sacramento Bee $

Regional Transit Governance Seminar Revealed Several Challenges, Opportunities for Coordination Among Various Operators
PR Newswire

Headlines for May 19, 2015

Inside San Francisco's new Central Subway
San Francisco Chronicle $

New reports differ on impact of Airbnb on S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Why isn't Los Gatos complaining about Highway 85 widening?
San Jose Mercury News

Building for all: Nonprofit and developer team up for hybrid approach to housing crisis
San Francisco Examiner

Uber testing tiered payment system
San Francisco Examiner

Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign new climate change agreement
Los Angeles Times $

State nears carpool lane decal limit for Volt, other plug-in hybrids
Los Angeles Times $

More than 100,000 rode bikes to work today, rain dampens total
Marinscope

Bicycles replace cars on Bike to Work Day
The Reporter

Headlines for May 18, 2015

I-280 teardown could lead to billion-dollar land rush
San Francisco Chronicle $

Airbnb is affecting S.F.'s rental stock; time to make the
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: What they did to my charging car — prank or crime?
San Jose Mercury News

Suisun housing update plan heads to City Council
Fairfield Daily Republic

Headlines for May 17, 2015

Lee ups ante with $500 million housing plan
San Francisco Chronicle $

California's economy is world's second greenest
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Tall weeds block view for merging drivers on I-680
San Jose Mercury News

How do you know when Muni is coming?
San Francisco Examiner

Headlines for May 16, 2015

Salty water swamping some Bay Bridge rods
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F. traffic: Numbers don't show why it really is bad
San Francisco Chronicle $

Could Sidecar's patent trip up Uber, Lyft?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Marin IJ Editorial: Traffic safety on our bike paths
Marin Independent Journal

Fireworks missing as new Plan Bay Area is discussed in Marin
Marin Independent Journal

Transit agencies consider new plans to relieve Bay Bridge morning commute
KTVU

HEADLINES FOR MAY 15, 2015

Wrong-way bus lane: right fix for Bay Bridge jams?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Transit center takes shape, showing how a city transforms
San Francisco Chronicle $

Not enough money for highway repairs, Brown's budget acknowledges
San Jose Mercury News

As Google deploys new robot cars on city streets, DMV scrambles to finish self-driving rulebook
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: I'm getting free WiFi on the VTA bus. Will it last?
San Jose Mercury News

Saratoga, Cupertino challenge Highway 85 expansion
San Jose Mercury News

BART's broken track: Tests show 'anomaly' that could be metal defect
Contra Costa Times

Bay Area celebrates Bike to Work Day
Fairfield Daily Republic

How do you stop wrong-way drivers on freeways?
Sacramento Bee $

The High Cost of Expensive Townhouses
New York

Amnesty for traffic fines, court fees in Brown's budget
Capitol Weekly

Gas prices could hit $4 this weekend
U-T San Diego

Caltrans Removes Dying $10,000 Palm Trees From Bay Bridge Entrance In Oakland
CBS

More Questions Emerge About Seismic Safety of Bay Bridge's Eastern Span
KQED

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