The SF County Transportation Authority issued a new report Monday to guide the expansion of Bay Area Bike Share, which sees 90 percent of its rides in San Francisco, despite the city encompassing half of the system’s bikes and stations. Among the recommendations in the “Strategic Analysis Report” [PDF] is giving the SFMTA greater independence to […]
"We should have a world-class transit system. We have the bones of it," said California Senator Josh Becker. "If we just do fare and schedule integration, that would make a tremendous difference."
Population growth in the Bay Area doesn’t have to mean more traffic and more suburban sprawl, if it’s planned for in a sustainable way. To that end, regional planners at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission recently released a draft of Plan Bay Area, a state-mandated blueprint for focusing housing growth over the next 25 years near […]
Phil Matier, a pundit for KCBS and the SF Chronicle, has been betraying a rather stunning lack of policy knowledge recently, painting transit in the Bay Area as a boondoggle and wagging his finger at “bicycle lobbyists” for opposing a statewide mandatory helmet law. In a KCBS radio segment this week, Matier did seem to […]
From the project's Northern California Regional Director
Here is a list of events this week.