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Headlines for July 28, 2015

Richmond council to vote on contentious rent-control proposal
San Francisco Chronicle $

Hot weather triggers summer's first 'Spare the Air Day'
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Highway 101 has turned into commute from hell
San Jose Mercury News

Park district to consider naming Hayward segment of Bay Trail after Bill Lockyer
Contra Costa Times

House prepares to vote on stopgap highway bill
Washington Post

Headlines for July 27, 2015

Clogged diamond lanes mean carpoolers get little relief
San Francisco Chronicle $

Warriors' proposed arena could clog downtown S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle $

Congress must pass long-term transportation funding bill
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Car alarms have few defenders
San Jose Mercury News

Tunnel vision: Questions remain about Muni's high-tech surveillance system and whether it comes at the expense of riders' privacy
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: Congress has five days left to fund highways; Democrats tip their hand on spending
Washington Post

Boxer rides away from Dems on highway bill
Washington Post

Headlines for July 26, 2015

Report: Bay Area roads some of the worst in country
San Jose Mercury News

Bay Area affordable housing projects get $47 million state
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Should you get out of a car stranded on the highway?
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Transit going to hybrid buses
Marin Independent Journal

California's gas tax drops to fourth highest in U.S.
Sacramento Bee $

Facing regulatory roadblocks, Uber ramps up its lobbying in California
Los Angeles Times $

Headlines for July 25, 2015

Sorry Bay Area: Study says our roads are the nation's worst
San Francisco Chronicle $

Headlines for July 24, 2015

Roadshow: No plans for Bay Bridge carpool lanes on weekends
San Jose Mercury News

Going to the Concord Pavilion? Consider carpooling or taking BART
Contra Costa Times

Report: Santa Rosa-area roads among worst in US for midsized communities
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Headlines for July 23, 2015

Muni subway to be closed at night starting July 31 for six months
San Francisco Chronicle $

East Oakland residents organize to demand cleaner streets, road repairs
Oakland Tribune

Menlo Park: Council OKs plan to boost affordable housing
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: These meters are '2 cars per green,' and Caltrans wants you to take note
San Jose Mercury News

Commuters face $50 monthly fee to park at transportation center
Fairfield Daily Republic

San Francisco Uber, Lyft drivers among top rideshare earners in nation, says study
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: Preparing for a weekend of highway votes
Washington Post

Skelton: California can't stop global warming alone, but it can fix its highways
Los Angeles Times $

Republicans open to new road fees -- with strings attached
Sacramento Business Journal

Santa Clara's Lawrence Station Development Plan Takes Shape
Santa Clara Weekly

Headlines for July 22, 2015

City proposing new housing development fee to expand transit
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART's message on Transbay Tube shutdown: Stay home if you can
San Francisco Chronicle $

Richmond becomes first city in Contra Costa to approve rent control
Contra Costa Times

BART Transbay Tube closure plan to affect thousands
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Is it legal to drive wearing flip-flops?
San Jose Mercury News

BART officials say transit 'dream team' is ready for upcoming transbay service closures
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: The Senate tries again on Highways, and the House is still stuck on spending
Washington Post

BART Applying Lessons From 2013 Strike to Upcoming Transbay Closures
KQED

Headlines for July 21, 2015

Bay Bridge costs trimmed
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Tolls rise at Highway 237-Interstate 880
San Jose Mercury News

Report: Silicon Valley's housing affordability crisis worsens
Contra Costa Times

San Francisco Bay Trail: Mare Island ships, Vallejo beer
Contra Costa Times

Rohnert Park becomes hub for construction of new homes
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Legislation to ban Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk toll moving slowly
Marin Independent Journal

California can't wait any longer to fix roads, bridges
Sacramento Bee $

Budget and tax: a highway bill, a tax extenders bill and two weeks left in July
Washington Post

McConnell and Boxer Near Transportation Deal
US News

EDITORIAL: Importance of infrastructure
Press Enterprise

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