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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Caltrans’ ongoing project to demolish the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reached a historic milestone when the final 1.7-million-pound steel truss section of the old Bay Bridge was lowered, completely disassembled and recycled. 

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Senator Dianne Feinstein and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Politicians, community advocates, and transportation agencies came together this morning to commemorate the beginning of construction of the suicide deterrent system on the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Riders on the platform, with "Welcome to the Warm Springs/South Fremont" message in the timetable sign above the BART train.
Friday, March 24, 2017

Steady rain this morning failed to dampen enthusiasm among participants in a public celebration held at BART’s new Warm Springs/South Fremont station to christen the agency’s long-awaited Warm Springs Extension, which will open for service tomorrow, Saturday, March 25.

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Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Adapted from a Caltrans release.

Caltrans has announced longer hours for the bicycle/pedestrian path on the East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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BART Warm Springs station
Monday, March 13, 2017

BART announces that the Warm Springs Extension will open for service on Saturday, March 25, 2017, with a community celebration planned for the day before; the agency also releases a stunning video capturing the art and architecture of the Warm Spring station.

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Participants at the 2016 YES Conference
Friday, February 24, 2017

This Saturday, hundreds of high school students will gather in San Francisco to collaborate on new ideas to tackle climate change in the Bay Area and worldwide. The goal of the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference, to be held at the Bay Area Metro Center on Feb.

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Waze Carpool logo in a car with a bridge and MTC, Kaiser Permanente and UCSF logos in the background
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

MTC, UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employees to carpool to work. 

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The footpath in front of the new condo construction on the Grand Marina in Alameda. The condos have raised steps up to their front doors (about 1 foot high), but during a high tide with storm surges water will reach the front doors.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation yesterday announced a $4.6 million grant to a coalition of Bay Area leaders to create the Bay Area: Resilient by Design Challenge — a competition that will engage innovators, community members, policy makers, designers, architects, developers and others from around the globe in developing creative, realistic and long-lasting infrastructure solutions for climate and seismic challenges confronting the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Starting January 23rd, commuters who carpool to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station with the Scoop app will be guaranteed parking until 10 a.m.