Transportation

Council Helps Secure Almost $1 Billion for Regional Transportation image

Council Helps Secure Almost $1 Billion for Regional Transportation

The Bay Area Council applauds Congress for awarding almost $980 million to the Bay Area to support our regional transportation systems. The latest ...
Bay Area Benefits from State Transportation Funding image

Bay Area Benefits from State Transportation Funding

Legislation (SB1) the Bay Area Council worked hard to pass in 2017 will provide $400 million for 11 transportation projects across the region. The ...
Bay Area Council Support Leads to $100 Million for Megaregion Rail Project image

Bay Area Council Support Leads to $100 Million for Megaregion Rail Project

One of California’s worst freight rail bottlenecks will be unclogged with help from a $100 million federal infrastructure grant announced this we...
Call to Participate in Bay Area Council Focus Groups on Returning to Transit image

Call to Participate in Bay Area Council Focus Groups on Returning to Transit

The Bay Area Council invites employers to participate in focus groups to have in-depth conversations about returning to work and using transit. We ...
COVID Recovery: Bridge Traffic Near Normal Levels as Commuters Avoid Transit image

COVID Recovery: Bridge Traffic Near Normal Levels as Commuters Avoid Transit

New data analyzed by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute provides another barometer of the region’s economic recovery. Traffic on Bay Area br...
Court Ruling Highlights Urgency of Passing Prop 22 image

Court Ruling Highlights Urgency of Passing Prop 22

A state appeals court ruling Thursday (Oct. 22) threatened the existence of app-based ride-hailing companies in California and highlighted the urge...
Council Continues Advocacy Against Work from Home Mandate image

Council Continues Advocacy Against Work from Home Mandate

Today (Oct. 9) the Bay Area Council continued to speak out against a misguided proposal that would require 60% of office workers at certain busines...
Council Fights Cockamamie Work from Home Mandate image

Council Fights Cockamamie Work from Home Mandate

Think you’re tired now of Zoom meetings? Just wait until you get a load of a daft new scheme from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC...
SF Bay Ferry Celebrates Opening of Expanded SF Terminal image

SF Bay Ferry Celebrates Opening of Expanded SF Terminal

This week the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), joined by Mayor London Breed, state Senator Scott Wiener, Ass...
Caltrain Funding Measure Gets OK for November Ballot image

Caltrain Funding Measure Gets OK for November Ballot

The Bay Area Council applauds an agreement hammered out this week by leaders in Santa Clara, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties that will enable...
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