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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Spurred on by skyrocketing gas prices, concerns about global warming and the fact that it was also an official "Spare the Air" day, a record number of cyclists turned out for Bike to Work Day on May 15, 2008, according to event organizers.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Update as of 4 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2008:

Air District Issues Second Spare the Air Advisory of 2008 Summertime Season

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today leads a delegation of local elected officials, state transportation leaders and other dignitaries to celebrate the latest milestone on the Bay Bridge West Approach: the opening of the new permanent structure carrying eastbound traffic to the span.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Today the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) issued a call for grant applications for the 2008 Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program), a grant program funded by the state to reduce air pollution emissions from diesel engines.

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Thursday, January 17, 2008

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.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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.

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Thursday, December 20, 2007

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),

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Saturday, December 1, 2007

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.

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Monday, November 26, 2007

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.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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.