What's Happening in Transit Policy
The Diridon Station integrated concept plan options have been consolidated to a version with the less-bad transfers and pedestrian connections to and through the station. Following strong public feedback,...
Major changes to your bus and light rail service in Silicon Valley are coming. On December 28, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will make major changes to its bus and light...
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco
A few items and supplies a progressive SFMTA leader needs in his toolkit...
Key events occurred at the December 5, 2019 Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Board Of Directors’ meeting. County Supervisor Cindy Chavez was elected Board Chair for 2020. ...
It’s almost the end of 2019, and you’ve probably seen a bunch of those “10-year challenge” posts (#10YearChallenge) where people look back at 2009/2010 and compare themselves...
BART is set to reopen the bathrooms at Powell Street Station, which officials closed after 9/11, heeding advice from federal authorities.
BART trains will run even less frequently on Sundays, but officials say that will ensure the system can stick to its schedule.
The $1.8 billion Valley Link project faces a tough road ahead to get enough financing.
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The $55.4 million, 2-mile project is SMART's first expansion of its existing 43-mile route since starting service in 2017.
Local planners contemplate projects that could benefit from Faster Bay Area, the proposed regional one-cent sales tax.
Having door-to-door service — also called microtransit — seems like an answer for areas poorly served by transit, but it’s the wrong answer for equity.
BART’s board of directors will discuss several policy ideas Thursday to fix what some see as an archaic parking system with space so cheap that some lots routinely fill up before 8 a.m.
Next week, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit’s governing board is set to consider placing a ballot measure before voters in the March 2020 primary election to extend its quarter-cent sales tax for...
The San Francisco Examiner
Every attempt in Bay Area history to extend BART down Geary has fizzled.
The San Francisco Examiner
BART’s proposed ban on busking, panhandling and solicitation was stopped in its tracks at the Board of Directors meeting Thursday.
With traffic getting worse, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier have warmed up an idea that’s stewed since the 1940s: another transbay bridge.
The controversial housing legislation SB 50 has won the tentative support of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, albeit with conditions.
Oakland shows how to expand housing supply: tell developers they can put up new homes.