Transportation

Bay Watch: After Gains, Fall Transit Ridership Dips image

Bay Watch: After Gains, Fall Transit Ridership Dips

Despite steady if not slow progress in recovering transit ridership since the depths of the pandemic, luring passengers back to key systems remains...
Much Work Before Regional Transportation Funding Measure Is Ready for the Ballot image

Much Work Before Regional Transportation Funding Measure Is Ready for the Ballot

As BART and other transit agencies work to recover ridership lost during the pandemic and the shift to remote work, the Bay Area Council last week ...
Getting a Whiff of that New (Cal)Train Smell image

Getting a Whiff of that New (Cal)Train Smell

The Bay Area Council was one of the earliest and strongest advocates for electrifying and modernizing the Caltrain commuter rail service, so it was...
SF Bay Ferry Marks Year of Great Accomplishments image

SF Bay Ferry Marks Year of Great Accomplishments

Last Thursday (Jan. 25) Bay Area Council leadership and members joined the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) at the State of the SF B...
Planning Under Way for 2026 Regional Transportation Funding Measure image

Planning Under Way for 2026 Regional Transportation Funding Measure

While much attention is focused on the upcoming March primary election and the November Presidential election, it’s not too soon to start thinkin...
Council CEO Named to State Task Force to Reimagine Transit image

Council CEO Named to State Task Force to Reimagine Transit

Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman has been appointed by California Transportation Secretary Toks Omishakin to participate in a state...
Poll: Richmond Voters Feel Ignored by Regional Transportation Leaders, Overwhelmingly Support Opening Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Third Lane to Motorists image

Poll: Richmond Voters Feel Ignored by Regional Transportation Leaders, Overwhelmingly Support Opening Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Third Lane to Motorists

Eighty percent of Richmond voters support opening the third lane on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge for carpools and transit to al...
Council Joins State Leaders to Reimagine Future of Bay Area Public Transit image

Council Joins State Leaders to Reimagine Future of Bay Area Public Transit

The Bay Area Council joined top transportation leaders at a Senate Select Committee hearing convened by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) on Mond...
Council Launches Hard-Hitting Ads to End Needless Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Traffic image

Council Launches Hard-Hitting Ads to End Needless Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Traffic

As part of a continuing campaign to ease eastbound morning congestion on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, the Bay Area Council this week launched a ...
California’s Top Transportation Officials Share Future Vision image

California’s Top Transportation Officials Share Future Vision

California Transportation Sec. Toks Omishakin and his top deputies met with dozens of Bay Area Council members for an exclusive in-person discussio...
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