Transportation

Gov. Newsom Names Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman to Helm Water Emergency Transportation Authority image

Gov. Newsom Names Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman to Helm Water Emergency Transportation Authority

Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman has been named by Gov. Gavin Newsom to serve as Chair of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), wh...
New Ferry Service Coming to Alameda Next Year image

New Ferry Service Coming to Alameda Next Year

Following on the success of the new Richmond-San Francisco ferry service that launched earlier this year, the WETA Board of Directors on Thursday a...
FASTER Continues Regional Engagement in the East Bay image

FASTER Continues Regional Engagement in the East Bay

This week, FASTER presented to the AC Transit Board of Directors as part of an ongoing effort to engage with stakeholders across the Bay Area and r...
New Coalition Targets Traffic’s Stranglehold on the Bay Area image

New Coalition Targets Traffic’s Stranglehold on the Bay Area

The Bay Area Council today announced it is forming a new coalition of transportation companies focused on dramatically expanding a wide range of pr...
Engaging the Region to Create a FASTER Bay Area image

Engaging the Region to Create a FASTER Bay Area

Congested roadways, packed and infrequent transit, and projects that run over-time and over-budget have become an unfortunate reality for the Bay A...
Federal Grant a Boon for BART to San Jose Extension image

Federal Grant a Boon for BART to San Jose Extension

The power of public private partnerships was on full display this week when the Federal Transit Administration announced $125 million in funding to...
Regional Ferry Fleet Continues to Expand with Arrival of New Boat image

Regional Ferry Fleet Continues to Expand with Arrival of New Boat

In a fun series of tweets, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) this week tracked the progress of its newest ferry vessel as it made...
Warriors, MUNI Team Up for Slam Dunk on Transit image

Warriors, MUNI Team Up for Slam Dunk on Transit

The Golden State Warriors are teaming up with MUNI to promote transit ridership. The Bay Area Council’s Transportation Committee this week heard ...
BART Names New General Manager to Lead System Forward image

BART Names New General Manager to Lead System Forward

BART this week named a new general manager to move the regional mass transit system forward as it makes progress on an ambitious initiative to rebu...
Caltrain’s Unveils Bold Vision to Triple Capacity by 2040 image

Caltrain’s Unveils Bold Vision to Triple Capacity by 2040

Caltrain riders can expect to see more trains, faster trains and more service under a bold plan unveiled this week. The draft Caltrain Busines...
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