MTC today adopted a plan for using federal economic stimulus funds to expedite the arrival of high-speed rail service to the San Francisco Bay Area while at the same time upgrading commuter rail service along the Peninsula Corridor that runs from San Francisco through Silicon Valley to San Jose.
Abuzz with excitement and energy, participants in the “Bay Area K-12 Schools Climate Change Workshop” exchanged lessons learned on how best to turn schools “green,” share resources and reach out to teachers, students and their families.
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James L. Oberstar (Minn.) today is releasing a white paper outlining plans for the new national surface transportation authorization bill.
Over 100 enthusiastic guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail project at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center on Saturday, June 6, 2009.
The results for the month-long Team Bike Challenge are in, with Team Tour de Turtle from Marmot Mountain in Sonoma County declared the winner among all nine Bay Area counties. The five members together earned 594 points and rode a total of 982 miles in May.
The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) and the City of Alameda today announced some exciting news for San Francisco-bound ferry riders.
The immense, barge-mounted crane -- dubbed the “Left Coast Lifter” -- that is being used to help build the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new suspension span got to work today, performing its first major lift.
President Obama today announced new, tighter national automobile emission standards that will take effect with the 2012 model year, and that will ultimately require an average fuel economy standard of 35.5 mpg in 2016.
Beginning Saturday, May 16, 2009, motorists traveling eastbound on State Route 92 from the San Mateo Bridge will experience a major traffic shift. Motorists traveling eastbound on SR 92 to northbound Interstate 880 must use the new east-north connector.
Contact: Andrew Casteel
Bike to Work Day Regional Coordinator