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HEADLINES FOR NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Going somewhere? Prepare to join 4.8 million of your fellow Californians
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Blocked intersections, and the prudent drivers who draw rage
San Jose Mercury News

Concord: Electric vehicle charging station coming to Todos Santos Plaza parking garage
Contra Costa Times

Plan regulating county trails approved
Marin Independent Journal

Golden Gate's Mendocino ferry will get rehab
Marin Independent Journal

Headlines for November 20, 2014

San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics
San Francisco Chronicle $

Old-school car companies join forces with 'car-sharing’
San Francisco Chronicle $

State high court OKs Parkmerced development plan
San Francisco Chronicle $

Solid start to Bay Area bid for 2024 Olympic Games
San Francisco Chronicle $

'Driving miles’ is best measure of new development
San Francisco Chronicle $

Berkeley residents worry about housing affordability
Oakland Tribune

Barnidge: Bikers and walkers, brace yourselves for a possible Golden Gate Bridge toll
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: EV charging woes draw limited sympathy
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge, ferries, buses show more use as economy booms
Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Housing close to transit hubs is a time-tested model
Marin Independent Journal

Final approvals for Napa Pipe within sight
Napa Valley Register

Report: SF is nation’s least affordable home-buying market
San Francisco Examiner

More steps taken to deal with parking demand in downtown Redwood City
Daily News

HEADLINES FOR NOVEMBER 19, 2014

BART line to San Jose lurching into view, in fits and starts
San Francisco Chronicle $

Global warming labels coming to Berkeley, S.F. gas pumps?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Costs soaring for Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s new HQ
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Confronted over using parking for the disabled
San Jose Mercury News

Marin drivers get chance to sound off on freeway metering plan
Marin Independent Journal

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span (Photo: Business Wire)
Digital Journal

Headlines for November 18, 2014

East Bay Rapid Transit Project receives $81 million
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Bridge demolition delayed by 3 months
Contra Costa Times

San Jose should pass housing impact fee
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: 3-foot passing rule is aimed at drivers, not bicyclists
San Jose Mercury News

Marin County planners OK 419 dwellings along Highway 101
Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Rice reaches out on housing
Marin Independent Journal

$41.2M in Fairfield train station contracts head to City Council
Fairfield Daily Republic

Headlines for November 17, 2014

Misuse of disabled parking placards costing S.F., other drivers
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART charging $1 parking fee at Oakland airport starting Monday
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Would El Camino Real changes 'make lives miserable'?
San Jose Mercury News

Editorial: Awareness is the key to new bike law
Marin Independent Journal

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds
CBS

Headlines for November 16, 2014

An out of the blue deal on climate change
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: It's illegal to cross double white lines
San Jose Mercury News

State endorses Marin affordable housing plan ahead of final approval
Marin Independent Journal

Headlines for November 15, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge to close 1 weekend in January to build barrier
San Francisco Chronicle $

Oakland Tribune editorial: Climate deal is an important step, but only a step
Oakland Tribune

Toll lane project on Hwy. 85 through Saratoga, Cupertino hits standstill, at least until January
San Jose Mercury News

Top vote-getter in Orinda is expected to tackle development issues
Contra Costa Times

Traffic barrier installation to shutter Golden Gate Bridge next year
Marin Independent Journal

Dick Spotswood: Is Richmond bridge bike lane worth $68 million?
Marin Independent Journal

Workshop on ramp metering will be held in Mill Valley
Marin Independent Journal

Cheaper plan sought for Bay Bridge walkway
SF Bay

Headlines for November 14, 2014

New Bay Bridge fix — no steel plates, no traffic nightmares?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Story behind truck ban on I-580
San Jose Mercury News

Coyote Creek Trail segment approved in North San Jose
San Jose Mercury News

Marin SMART construction moves forward as service set to begin in two years
Marin Independent Journal

New grant-funded shuttle starts serving South City
San Francisco Examiner

Caltrans avoids using steel plates in Bay Bridge construction project
ABC

A Big Step Forward for Bike Path on Western Span of Bay Bridge
KQED

These stubborn birds could cost San Francisco $33M
New York Post

Bay Bridge Bike Path Closes Temporarily As Work Crews Extend Trail To Yerba Buena Island
CBS

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