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Wow the Inspector general really did pick up some serious waste and abuses. I'm less empathetic to cops not getting particulars for their retirement but figuring out that BART staff were making mistakes and exploiting loopholes to avoid going to the board is beneficial.
7.G. STAFF REPORT
Consider receiving the Quarterly Operations Performance Report for AC Transit Fixed Route Services during...
So biden made an executive order to have the surface transportation board try to get prioritization for passenger rail. As it should've always been. Biden isn't my first choice but I like having a Amtrak man in office.
7.H. Att 1. Return to Office Update
Consider receiving an update on the District’s plans to return office staff to a partial-telework schedule....
AC Transit considering WFH for staff.
Slide Presentation PDF
8-3-21 MTAB Item 13 Contract Modification Siemens
Staff Report PDF
8-3-21 MTAB Item 10.3 Grand Jury Report Response
This is an interesting document. A review of what went wrong with the Van Ness project.
6k - Caltrain Ridership Promotion PowerPoint
6k Caltrain Ridership Promotion PowerPoint
Redwood City Planning and Real Estate Update PowerPoint
6i Redwood City Planning and Real Estate Update PowerPoint
Caltrain08/05 Board
Redwood City station is basically the center of all of Caltrain's future planning - assuming a dumbarton connection.
21-1011 11a - 21-1011 - State Budget Update.pdf
Update on FY 2021-22 State Budget Funding of High-Speed Rail and Other Transportation Programs Update...
21-0993 4c Clipper Implementation Update.pdf
Clipper® Implementation Update Update on key developments related to the implementation of the Current...

Articles

Report: Upgrading apartments in Bay Area can be costly
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

Looking to rent a place with more space in the Bay Area? Be prepared to pay. That's according to a new report from RENTCafé.In San Francisco, you’re likely to pay an average of $1,033...

How much parking for BART stations? Less parking, more homes, less pollution
Green Caltrain

ldquo;BART is starting to implement the parking and station access policies they adopted in 2016, and is now seeking feedback regarding access and parking management for the three station sites at...

Update: Progress Towards Seamless Transit
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

Next step is the MTC Board...

Launch of the Free Cable Cars
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

As promised, for the month of August cable cars will be free as service ramps back up...

Caltrain, BART service restoration glitches Millbrae connection
Green Caltrain

This month, BART and Caltrain are restoring service from pandemic cuts, but the restored service patterns add lag and strangeness to the connection at Millbrae during nights and weekends. During the...

San Rafael Transit Center relocation project up for public review
Marin Independent Journal

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District wants to move the hub one block north.

Sadly, S.F. getting ready to reopen Great Highway - a pedestrian
San Francisco Chronicle

Pedestrians and bicyclists flocked to car-free Great Highway, and the majority in a...

Bay Area Cities Appealing Housing Mandates
NBC Bay Area

Finding affordable housing is a huge part of Making It in the Bay and that may be getting harder, as more than two dozen cities and counties are pushing back against building more homes.