Transportation

WETA Welcomes Two New Board Members; Adopts Means-Based Fares image

WETA Welcomes Two New Board Members; Adopts Means-Based Fares

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) chaired by Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman has welcomed two new members to its Board of Dire...
Bay Area Council Hails Court Ruling in Favor of Regional Measure 3 image

Bay Area Council Hails Court Ruling in Favor of Regional Measure 3

The Bay Area Council today hailed a state Court of Appeal ruling rejecting a legal challenge to Regional Measure 3 (RM3), which voters approved in ...
Council Works to Accelerate Transportation Project Delivery image

Council Works to Accelerate Transportation Project Delivery

Legislation (SB 288, Wiener) the Bay Area Council is working to pass would speed up a wide range of bicycle, complete street and public transit pro...
Analysis: BART Ridership and Racial Disparities image

Analysis: BART Ridership and Racial Disparities

BART ridership under COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders has fallen less significantly at stations located in neighborhoods with a higher percentage o...
Safely Reopening Regional Ferry Service as Commute Grows image

Safely Reopening Regional Ferry Service as Commute Grows

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is resuming and enhancing ferry service in various cities after months of reduced operation due...
Bay Area Awarded $160 Million for Key Transportation Projects image

Bay Area Awarded $160 Million for Key Transportation Projects

The California State Transportation Agency this week awarded $160 million to the Bay Area to support transformative transit and rail proj...
Speeding Up Key Hwy 101 Infrastructure Project image

Speeding Up Key Hwy 101 Infrastructure Project

Work on a project to replace a critical segment of Highway 101 in San Francisco that the Council played a role in coordinating will be accelerated ...
One Step Closer to Redwood City Ferry Service image

One Step Closer to Redwood City Ferry Service

The future for ferry service in Redwood City is looking bright after the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) this week approved enterin...
Council Urges Reauthorization of Federal Transportation Funding Bill image

Council Urges Reauthorization of Federal Transportation Funding Bill

United by an ambitious transportation agenda for our country, the Metropolitan Civic Leadership Alliance, a new group of nine business-led civic or...
Celebrating Regional Water Transit and Bay Crossings image

Celebrating Regional Water Transit and Bay Crossings

The Bay Area Council Water Transit Subcommittee held its inaugural 2020 meeting Tuesday (Feb. 25), celebrating Council CEO Jim Wunderman’s recent...
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