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Housing, Earthquake Bills Among Last Signed, Vetoed by Governor Brown
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Governor Brown acted on bills for the final time on September 30, signing into law five housing-related bills that will affect housing production and zoning requirements in the Bay Area, while vetoing two seismic safety bills.

Oakland Students Are Engineers for a Day
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Thursday, April 3, 2014

They aren’t old enough to drive across a bridge, but that didn’t deter Lafayette Elementary School fourth and fifth-graders from donning hard hats and safety vests and learning how to build one.

Bay Area Toll Authority Schedules San Francisco Hearing on Proposed Toll Hike for Earthquake Safety
News Release
Monday, November 16, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has added a fourth public hearing to receive public testimony on options for a proposed toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges

Bay Area Toll Authority to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Toll Hike for Earthquake Safety
News Release
Monday, November 2, 2009

OAKLAND, CA  — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will host the first of three public hearings at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Joseph P.

Bay Area Presented With Nearly $1 Billion Price Tag for Seismic Upgrades to Dumbarton and Antioch Bridges
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Sunday, December 7, 2008

 Now that seismic upgrade work is complete or well under way on five of the Bay Area’s state-owned toll bridges, MTC’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is turning its attention to the remaining two: