Transportation

Gov. Newsom Reappoints Wunderman Chair of Regional Ferry Board image

Gov. Newsom Reappoints Wunderman Chair of Regional Ferry Board

Gov. Gavin Newsom today announced the reappointment of Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman as Chair of the Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WE...
Council Sponsors Legislation to Fast Track Transportation Infrastructure Projects image

Council Sponsors Legislation to Fast Track Transportation Infrastructure Projects

With billions of dollars in new federal infrastructure funding poised to pour into the Bay Area, new legislation (SB 922) introduced this week (Feb...
Council Advocates for Megaregion Dozen Transportation Projects image

Council Advocates for Megaregion Dozen Transportation Projects

Last Friday, the Megaregion Working Group – comprised of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and ...
Council Co-Sponsoring Seamless Transit Transformation Act image

Council Co-Sponsoring Seamless Transit Transformation Act

Getting commuters back on transit is hard enough with lingering concerns about COVID, but our region’s disjointed and largely uncoordinated appro...
Despite Gains in 2021, Regional Economic and Transit Recovery Face Uphill Battle image

Despite Gains in 2021, Regional Economic and Transit Recovery Face Uphill Battle

New data from December 2021 show modest gains in employment in the Bay Area, California and the nation overall, ending a year of slow but steady jo...
Council CEO Jim Wunderman Named to MTC Network Manager Advisory Group image

Council CEO Jim Wunderman Named to MTC Network Manager Advisory Group

The rubber is about to meet the road on our way to a more integrated Bay Area transit system. Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman has ...
Bay Area Council Joins Key State Transportation Working Group on Infrastructure Investment image

Bay Area Council Joins Key State Transportation Working Group on Infrastructure Investment

As a key California transportation stakeholder, the Bay Area Council has been invited by California Transportation Sec. David Kim to join the Calif...
Downtown SF Rail Extension, Cornerstone of Regional Transit Network, Achieves New Milestone image

Downtown SF Rail Extension, Cornerstone of Regional Transit Network, Achieves New Milestone

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), which owns and operates the multimodal Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, announced t...
Survey: Fewer Days at the Office, More Traffic image

Survey: Fewer Days at the Office, More Traffic

The Bay Area commute may never be the same again, but what that means for the region’s highways and mass transit systems still remains to be seen...
Bridge Crossing Data a Good News, Bad News Story image

Bridge Crossing Data a Good News, Bad News Story

The good news is that the number of commuters crossing Bay Area bridges has returned to pre-pandemic levels. That’s also the bad news. The growin...
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