Savoring four hours of car-free, open streets in San Francisco, Bay Area citizens came out to play on May 10, one of six Sunday Streets offered in 2009.
If you have ever walked across the Golden Gate Bridge, flown a kite along the waterfront in Tiburon, hiked through the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge or windsurfed off of Candlestick Point, then you have enjoyed the San Francisco Bay Trail.
July 16, 2009, Update
President Barack Obama, along with Vice President Biden and Secretary LaHood, announced a new U.S. push today to transform travel in America, creating high-speed rail lines from city to city, reducing dependence on cars and planes and spurring economic development.
An immense, barge-mounted crane dubbed the “Left Coast Lifter” that will be used to help build the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new suspension span passed under the Golden Gate and into San Francisco Bay just after 2 p.m. today. The 400-foot-long barge – built by U.S.
Learning how California and the Bay Area plan to deal with — and reduce —the impending onslaught of climate change drew more than 100 representatives of Bay Area cities, counties, transportation agencies, business and environmental organizations to a half-day conference at the Joseph P.
Sacramento lawmakers finally reached agreement on how to close an estimated $42 billion shortfall (through June 2010) in the state’s General Fund.
The Harrison Street off-ramp reopens to westbound traffic at 5 a.m. Monday, February 9, 2009, after being closed for more than three years to accommodate seismic retrofit work on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Caltrans, the Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) and MTC are celebrating the completion of the southbound high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on Highway 101 in San Rafael.
Forty percent of the Bay Area’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) — nearly 42 million metric tons a year — come from our cars, trucks, buses, trains, ships and planes. (See charts on page 5).