Transportation

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Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicle technology is rapidly changing how cities and companies think about transportation infrastructure and the future of mobility.&nb...
Bay Area Coalition Honored for Leadership in Passing Key Regional Transportation Improvement Ballot Measure image

Bay Area Coalition Honored for Leadership in Passing Key Regional Transportation Improvement Ballot Measure

A bold regional campaign that was led by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Bay Area Council and SPUR and succeeded in passing an ambitious 2018 ...
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Driving Toward an Autonomous Vehicle Future

Technology and innovation are key driving forces for the Bay Area economy. A new horizon for these forces is the world of autonomous vehicles, aka ...
Council to D.C.: Release $1.25 Billion BART Funding image

Council to D.C.: Release $1.25 Billion BART Funding

A deadly accident this week that shut down the upper deck of the Bay Bridge, wreaking havoc during peak commute hours, highlighted the importance o...
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Water Transit Subcommittee Welcomes New Co-Chairs

The Bay Area Council Water Transit Subcommittee convened last week with three new co-chairs and a renewed sense of urgency in its mission to expand...
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New SFO-Tel Aviv Flights Highlight Strong Bay Area-Israel Connections

Underscoring the strong and growing connections between the Bay Area and Israel, El Al Israel Airlines this week began new non-top service between ...
Study Will Explore Bringing Ferries to Berkeley image

Study Will Explore Bringing Ferries to Berkeley

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) on Thursday (May 9) approved moving forward with a study to explore the feasibility of expandin...
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Big Plans for Expanding Regional Rail Service

Regional rail operators have big plans for the future of transit. Representatives from ACE Rail, BART, Caltrain, and Valley Link Rail presented the...
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Solving Local Transit Barriers through Public Private Partnerships

The Bay Area Council brought together top employers in the Peninsula with local government elected leaders to openly engage on first and last mile ...
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Encouraging Ruling in Regional Measure 3 Court Case

Funding from an almost $5.6 billion regional transportation ballot measure that the Bay Area Council helped pass in 2017 soon could start flowing u...
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