Transportation

Enter and Win: Council Announces #TixforTransit Contest image

Enter and Win: Council Announces #TixforTransit Contest

Bay Area transit systems are continuing to ramp up service and provide reduced fares while also taking strong measures to ensure passenger safety a...
Redwood City Ferry Terminal Steaming Ahead image

Redwood City Ferry Terminal Steaming Ahead

Plans for extending regional ferry service to Silicon Valley are accelerating, with Gov. Newsom this week signing budget legislation that includes ...
Transit Agencies Getting Aggressive to Promote Ridership image

Transit Agencies Getting Aggressive to Promote Ridership

As the Bay Area economy reopens, the regional commute is also revving up. And while new data shows commuters are choosing to return to their automo...
WETA Launches New Alameda Seaplane Lagoon Route, Increases Other SF Bay Ferry Services image

WETA Launches New Alameda Seaplane Lagoon Route, Increases Other SF Bay Ferry Services

This week (July 1), the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), the City of Alameda and Alameda Point Partners hosted a ribbon cuttin...
Bay Area Council Applauds BART for Restoring Service Hours Ahead of Schedule, Bolstering Economic Recovery image

Bay Area Council Applauds BART for Restoring Service Hours Ahead of Schedule, Bolstering Economic Recovery

SAN FRANCISCO—On July 1, BART agreed to restore near pre-pandemic service four weeks earlier than originally planned, as well as offer late-night...
Bay Area Council Implores BART Board to Add Additional Service to Aid California Economy image

Bay Area Council Implores BART Board to Add Additional Service to Aid California Economy

The Bay Area Council, in partnership with the Golden Gate Restaurant Association and Bay Area concert venues and performing arts organizations,&nbs...
Congressman Garamendi’s Strong Leadership Could Finally Make Hovercraft a Reality in the Bay Area image

Congressman Garamendi’s Strong Leadership Could Finally Make Hovercraft a Reality in the Bay Area

San Francisco—The Bay Area could finally add hovercraft to its arsenal of regional traffic-fighting tools after East Bay Congressman John Garamen...
Bay Area Council Poll Finds Huge Support for Merging Caltrain and BART image

Bay Area Council Poll Finds Huge Support for Merging Caltrain and BART

Merging two of the region’s largest commuter rail systems into a single system ringing the bay is a winning idea, according to a vast majority of...
Finally, It’s Infrastructure Week image

Finally, It’s Infrastructure Week

President Biden this week unveiled his $2.3 trillion proposal to invest in upgrading and expanding the nation’s crumbling and outdated infrastruc...
Bay Area Council Applauds WETA’s Pandemic Recovery Program image

Bay Area Council Applauds WETA’s Pandemic Recovery Program

Yesterday (April 1) the WETA Board of Directors, chaired by Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman, unanimously approved its Pandemic Recovery Program ...
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