Transportation

Reports of Death of High Speed Rail Greatly Exaggerated image

Reports of Death of High Speed Rail Greatly Exaggerated

No, high speed rail in California is not dead. Despite some initial confusion over remarks in his state of the state address this week, Gov. Gavin ...
BART Readies Early Bird Bus Service as Seismic Project Nears image

BART Readies Early Bird Bus Service as Seismic Project Nears

As BART gets ready to begin a critical seismic retrofit of the Transbay Tube it’s also readying a new express bus service to help early morning r...
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Getting Serious about Hovercraft

With ridership soaring on regional water transit, Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman thinks it’s time to take a much closer look at adding hoverc...
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Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget a Good First Step for Addressing California’s Major Challenges

The Bay Area Council today applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 budget as a good first step in addressing California’s major challeng...
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Another Milestone for Regional Ferry Service Expansion

For the second time in as many months, regional ferry service expansion will celebrate another important milestone.
How an Earthquake and a Helicopter Ride Led to Regional Water Transit image

How an Earthquake and a Helicopter Ride Led to Regional Water Transit

The creation of the Bay Area’s modern-day regional water transit service may have all started with an earthquake and a helicopter ride.

Damning Report Highlights What Council Has Been Saying for Years

A damning report the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released this week confirms what the Bay Area Council has been saying for years about th...

Members Making News: Sutter Health, Heller Manus

Sutter Health’s Mills-Peninsula Medical Center recently announced the launch of a new groundbreaking approach to avoid delays in treating strokes...

Highways to Hell

On the remote chance Bay Area commuters weren’t aware how awful their commutes are, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission this week released...

New Data: Bay Area’s Roads Worst in the Country

With absentee ballots arriving in mailboxes and election day just a few weeks off, new data released this week on California’s deteriorating road...
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