Transportation

Bay Area Council Urges State and Federal Leaders to Invest in High-Speed Rail image

Bay Area Council Urges State and Federal Leaders to Invest in High-Speed Rail

The Bay Area Council joined with three former US Transportation Secretaries, who chair the US High Speed Rail Coalition, and a diverse coalition of...
Council Mourns Passing of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta image

Council Mourns Passing of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta

The Bay Area Council joined the chorus of community members and Congressional leaders who mourned the passing this week of former U.S. Transportati...
WETA Votes to Propel Region into Greener Future image

WETA Votes to Propel Region into Greener Future

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors voted yesterday (May 5) to launch the first zero-emission, hydrogen-powered ...
Analysis: Howard Terminal Not Viable for Cargo Uses image

Analysis: Howard Terminal Not Viable for Cargo Uses

Some critics of a visionary plan by the Oakland A’s to transform an aging and underutilized cargo terminal at the Port of Oakland into a gleaming...
Seamless Regional Transit Advancing image

Seamless Regional Transit Advancing

Work is progressing on the development of sweeping changes to the Bay Area’s transit system that would deliver more integrated, convenient and ef...
Bay Area Council Applauds Key Decision on High-Speed Rail Valley-to-Valley Segment image

Bay Area Council Applauds Key Decision on High-Speed Rail Valley-to-Valley Segment

The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday (April 28) unanimously approved the environmental review for the Central Valley to San Jose Di...
California’s High-Speed Rail Project: Approval of the San Jose to Merced Environmental Documents is Essential for Jobs, the Environment, Business Competitiveness and Quality of Life image

California’s High-Speed Rail Project: Approval of the San Jose to Merced Environmental Documents is Essential for Jobs, the Environment, Business Competitiveness and Quality of Life

By Jim Wunderman, President and CEO of the Bay Area Council, Ashley Swearengin, President and CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, and A...
Show me the Money; Bay Area Competes for Federal Transportation Largesse image

Show me the Money; Bay Area Competes for Federal Transportation Largesse

From electrifying Caltrain to extending BART to San Jose, the Bay Area is lining up its top transportation infrastructure projects to compete for $...
Employer Survey: Almost 70% See “New Normal” Operations by Summer image

Employer Survey: Almost 70% See “New Normal” Operations by Summer

Almost one full year of survey data provided by Bay Area employers shows the post-pandemic “new normal” for in-person office work and public tr...
Let It Flow: Federal Funding for Bay Area Transportation image

Let It Flow: Federal Funding for Bay Area Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration announced yesterday (March 3) that five Bay Area transit operators will receive an additional $525 million of op...
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