Transportation

Council’s Sustainable Transportation Bill (SB 288) Advances image

Council’s Sustainable Transportation Bill (SB 288) Advances

Legislation the Bay Area Council is co-sponsoring to fast track sustainable transportation projects this week cleared a key legislative committee. ...
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California High Speed Rail Shares Progress and Updates

The Bay Area Council Transportation Committee this week (July 28) welcomed California High Speed Rail Authority CEO Brian Kelly, who provided an up...
Regional Ferry Service Awarded $4.45 Million Federal DOT Grant image

Regional Ferry Service Awarded $4.45 Million Federal DOT Grant

In great news for Bay Area water transit, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) was awarded a $4.45 million grant from the U.S. Depar...
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 ...
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