A national dialogue on the future of the country's transportation network was launched today when the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee staged a hearing on the final report of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
Transportation officials and sustainability advocates from around the Bay Area will officially launch the grand opening of San Francisco’s first free-standing, attended bicycle parking facility this Wednesday at 11:30am at Caltrain’s 4th and King St. station. Operating out of a new 1,600 sq. ft.
The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee -- consisting of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA, which is run by MTC) and the California Transportation Commission -- in partnership with the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC),
MTC is set to act in December 2007 on a recommendation for how to spend state Trade Corridors Improvement Fund (TCIF) program funding flowing to the Bay Area and Northern California.
A coalition of East Bay elected officials, transportation agencies and people with disabilities have joined together to close a $10 million funding gap that will enable the Ed Roberts Campus to start construction in early 2008.
During a visit to San Francisco today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters got a first-hand look at prototypes of new high-tech parking meters coming soon to sidewalks in neighborhoods where the competition for parking is among the toughest in the city.
So smooth, it was like sliding in a drawer. That’s how one local news organization described the delicate process of rolling in a new 6,500-ton segment of the upper deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and its predecessor, the California High-Speed Rail Commission, have been assessing the feasibility of a statewide high-speed rail (HSR) system for more than 10 years.
The Assembly-Senate Conference Committee on the FY 2007-08 state budget began its deliberations last Friday, June 1.