Roads, bridges and transit systems that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost the average Bay Area motorist more than $2,000 each year due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a new report released by The Road Inf
Bay Bridge Open
Monday, November 2, 2009
The Bay Bridge reopened to traffic in both directions at 9 a.m. this morning. The bridge had been closed since about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27.
On Saturday, October 17 2009, the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake – federal, state and local officials and the Doyle Drive Replacement Project team celebrated the economic stimulus and safety that the project will bring to the region.
Construction on the South San Francisco Ferry Terminal begins at Oyster Point Marina with an official groundbreaking ceremony. At 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2009 civic leaders will kick-off the start of construction of the $26 million ferry terminal.
The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is considering a toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges: the Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward bridges.
Today, top BART, State of California, regional transit and local officials broke ground on the subway portion of the Warm Springs Extension, a 5.4 mile project that will bring BART closer to San Jose.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced that the Central Subway, which is Phase 2 of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Third Street Light Rail Project, will receive $9.9 million in grant funding this week to support ongoing preliminary engineering and desi
In a video message on the project Web site, Caltrans spokesman Bart Ney summed up the weekend’s accomplishments and thanked Bay Area motorists:
From the Gold Rush to the Golden Gate Bridge, and through World’s Fairs and World Wars, San Francisco Bay has been central to the identity of one of the world’s leading economic, academic, recreational and cultural regions.