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APRIL 2014

Council to weigh in on Dumbarton Rail loan forgiveness proposal

San Jose Mercury News, 4-18-2014

Station Park Green project developer unveils amended mixed-use development

San Francisco Examiner, 4-18-2014

BART fined $210,000 for worker deaths

San Francisco Examiner, 4-18-2014

SMART extension to Larkspur gets two approvals from MTC

Pacific Sun, 4-18-2014

Silverado Contractors/California Engineering Contractors joint venture – San Francisco Bay Bridge demolition

Construction Today, 4-18-2014

BART train derails on way to train yard near North Concord station

Contra Costa Times, 4-18-2014

Resurfacing work expected to briefly shut, discolor some streets

San Francisco Examiner, 4-18-2014

Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

KPIX, 4-18-2014

People In San Francisco Are Getting Evicted For Using Airbnb — Now They're Fighting Back

Business Insider, 4-18-2014

Grand Opening For SF’s Bayview Hunters View Apartments, Residents Get ‘Million Dollar Views’

KCBS, 4-18-2014

California adds 11,800 jobs, unemployment rate rises slightly to 8.1%

The Los Angeles Times, 4-18-2014

Home prices jump by double digits in last year in Bay Area

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-17-2014

Bike Commuter of the Year Awards Nominations Deadline Nears

Sonoma County Gazzette, 4-17-2014

How The Recession Changed America's Car-Buying Attitudes

Forbes, 4-17-2014

Not everyone is happy with new BART car design

Contra Costa Times, 4-17-2014

Renters And Protesters In San Francisco Are Fighting Economics Not Google Employees

Forbes, 4-17-2014

A look inside BART's ride of the future

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-17-2014

S.F. MTA budget increases service, maintains affordability

Metro Magazine, 4-17-2014

Eviction numbers in San Francisco debated

San Francisco Examiner, 4-17-2014

U.S. transportation secretary pushes for funding

The Clarion Ledger, 4-17-2014

Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

The Los Angeles Times, 4-17-2014

Marin rents see nearly double-digit climb

Marin Independent Journal, 4-17-2014

2 Investigates: SF drivers not off the hook on Sundays

KTVU, 4-17-2014

Poll finds California voters open to tinkering with tax-limiting Proposition 13

The Sacramento Bee, 4-17-2014

Earthquake education: Bay Area community resources

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-17-2014

New mall in neglected East Oakland 'changing the community'

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-17-2014

$3 million loan approved for transportation agency

Napa Valley Register, 4-17-2014

Solution sought to Highway 101 widening

Petaluma Argus-Courier, 4-17-2014

California drought to push produce prices higher

Arizona Republic, 4-16-2014

Economist Feels Record Rents In Bay Area Could Severely Stunt Economic Growth

KCBS, 4-16-2014

Bay Area home prices still surging, up 23% in March

The Los Angeles Times, 4-16-2014

Bikers, walkers make for healthier cities, report finds

USA Today, 4-16-2014

Bay Area home prices jump year over year

San Jose Mercury News, 4-16-2014

The spectre haunting San Francisco

The Economist, 4-16-2014

U.S. industry shows some vigor, but housing soft

Reuters, 4-16-2014

Housing starts rise 2.8% in March

USA Today, 4-16-2014

Roads Versus Rail: The Big Battle Over Public Transportation

Forbes, 4-16-2014

What is the Impact of Uber, Homejoy and Others on the Transportation and Housekeeping Industries?

The Huffington Post, 4-16-2014

SFMTA board eliminates Sunday parking meters under approved budget

San Francisco Examiner, 4-16-2014

2 Investigates: Is cleanliness an issue on BART trains?

KTVU, 4-16-2014

Chevron Richmond donates land to San Francisco Bay Trail, linking Point Molate Beach Park

Contra Costa Times, 4-16-2014

Bay Area apartment rents set record

Contra Costa Times, 4-16-2014

SMART's 1st batch of rail cars passes factory tests

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 4-16-2014

May 3 forum will focus on regaining local control

Napa Valley Register, 4-16-2014

S.F. Sunday parking meter charge voted down

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-16-2014

Appeals court denies high-speed rail petition

The Fresno Bee, 4-16-2014

SF Municipal Transportation Agency Eliminates Sunday Meter Enforcement

NBC Bay Area, 4-16-2014

Welcome To Cummins, U.S.A.

Forbes, 4-16-2014

Bill seeks to ease California's affordability housing crisis

The Los Angeles Times, 4-15-2014

San Jose Residents Upset Over Tree Cutting To Make Way For New Bus Line

KPIX, 4-15-2014

Oakland considers naming-rights deals for parks

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-15-2014

San Francisco Considers Ending Rental Ban

ABC News, 4-15-2014

Elected officials call for outside review of Bay Bridge corrosion

The Sacramento Bee, 4-15-2014

Discount transit pass offers a hand up and hope

San Jose Mercury News, 4-15-2014

No raises merited for BART execs

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-15-2014

AC Transit official charged with stealing from his church

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-15-2014

Can Land Use Plans and Transportation Policies Help Improve Health?

PR Newswire, 4-15-2014

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

San Jose Mercury News, 4-15-2014

Sonoma County looking to make carpools easier

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 4-14-2014

Anti-eviction group releases map for pledges against no-fault displacement

San Francisco Examiner, 4-14-2014

More Questions Arise About Safety of New Bay Bridge: Report

NBC Bay Area, 4-14-2014

The Golden Gate Bridge Could've Had a Submerged 'Boat Tunnel'

The Atlantic Cities, 4-14-2014

Gentrification report proposes bold solutions to stop displacement in Oakland

Oakland Local, 4-14-2014

Transportation Emissions Could Rise by 71 Percent by 2050

NASDAQ, 4-14-2014

List: The New Bay Bridge’s Biggest Problems

CBS San Francisco, 4-14-2014

In ride-sharing debate, who's the bad guy? Opposing view

USA Today, 4-14-2014

SFMTA board to vote on proposed budget

San Francisco Examiner, 4-14-2014

RedCap Cruises into San Francisco, Introduces Bay Area to Its Premiere Personal Driver Service

BusinessWire, 4-14-2014

Climate Efforts Falling Short, U.N. Panel Says

The New York Times, 4-13-2014

New Bay Bridge shows signs of rust in critical areas

The Sacramento Bee, 4-13-2014

Report: Bay Bridge rusting in critical areas

San Jose Mercury News, 4-13-2014

U.N.: Time Is Running Out for Climate-Change Action

TIME, 4-13-2014

Caltrans was warned Bay Bridge welds could crack

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-12-2014

Assemblyman Levine crafts Marin bill to ease pressure for denser development

Marin Independent Journal, 4-12-2014

Salesforce to occupy future Transbay Tower in SF

San Francisco Examiner, 4-11-2014

BART hires outside expert to help find labor peace

Contra Costa Times, 4-11-2014

Zero energy green houses

The Sacramento Bee, 4-11-2014

Bike Share Isn't All the East Bay Needs

SF Weekly, 4-11-2014

Caltrans Backs Innovative Street Design Guides to Promote Biking and Walking

Santa Clarita Valley Signal, 4-11-2014

Fitch Affirms Bay Area Toll Authority, CA's Senior Toll Bridge Rev Bonds at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

BusinessWire, 4-11-2014

Editorial: Larkspur wants to hear what people think

Marin Independent Journal, 4-11-2014

SMART extension to Larkspur gets two approvals from key agency

Marin Independent Journal, 4-11-2014

Santa Rosa may expand Roseland annexation area

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 4-11-2014

San Francisco International Airport Photo In Al Qaeda Magazine Raises Terrorism Concerns

KPIX, 4-10-2014

Have U.S. Light Rail Systems Been Worth the Investment?

The Atlantic Cities, 4-10-2014

SFMTA board to take up Sunday parking meter enforcement options

San Francisco Examiner, 4-10-2014

Pinole: WestCAT seeks public input at workshop

Contra Costa Times, 4-10-2014

Al Qaeda runs photo of SFO tram: 'Assemble your bomb'

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-10-2014

Moments of Inception: The Founding Vision of the East Bay Regional Parks

Bay Nature, 4-10-2014

Transportation Aggregator App RideScout Launches In San Francisco

Tech Crunch, 4-10-2014

BART's model for new train cars going on a Bay Area tour

Contra Costa Times, 4-10-2014

Editorial: SMART train's Marin work is a sign of progress

Marin Independent Journal, 4-10-2014

Study finds gentrification in Oakland hurts public health

Oakland Local, 4-10-2014

Our favorite hidden parks of San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-10-2014

Exhibit Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail

Yahoo! News, 4-9-2014

Transit Planning Remains A Top Priority As Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara Prepares To Open

KCBS, 4-9-2014

San Francisco Landlords Threaten To Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act Fees

KCBS, 4-9-2014

Hundreds of SF parking spots could be reserved for car-sharing companies

San Francisco Examiner, 4-9-2014

Smart car tipping isn’t a thing, unless it is

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-9-2014

Car-sharing firms getting 900 S.F. street parking spaces

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-9-2014

A home in Sonoma County for only $30,000

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-9-2014

Report From Housing Group Illustrates Displacement Of Bay Area Minorities

San Francisco Appeal, 4-9-2014

Old Bay Bridge Demolition Crews Slice Eastern Span in Half

NBC Bay Area, 4-9-2014

Gentrification transforming face of Oakland

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-9-2014

Old Bay Bridge eastern span cut in half in demolition milestone

Contra Costa Times, 4-9-2014

Transit board meets on SMART extension proposal

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 4-9-2014

Questionable eviction notices withdrawn at building in SF’s Mid-Market neighborhood

San Francisco Examiner, 4-8-2014

The Search for Affordable Housing Is Pushing the Middle Class to the Exurbs

The Atlantic Cities, 4-8-2014

Highway 12 project passes milestone

The Daily Republic, 4-8-2014

MTC's New Deputy Executive Director

CNBC, 4-8-2014

Bike sharing program plans to roll into the East Bay

Contra Costa Times, 4-8-2014

Privatization of public housing

San Francisco Bay Guardian, 4-8-2014

Berkeley sues itself over council boundaries

Contra Costa Times, 4-8-2014

California’s Most Polluted Neighborhoods Home To Ethnic Minorities

USC Annenberg Digital News, 4-8-2014

Supervisor Kim proposes ordinance seeking a balance between market rate, below market rate housing

San Francisco Examiner, 4-8-2014

This One Intersection Explains Why Housing Is So Expensive In San Francisco

Business Insider, 4-8-2014

Smart Car tipping takes a mysterious turn in San Francisco

San Jose Mercury News, 4-7-2014

Bike share program looking to expand to East Bay in 2015

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2014

Prime Fremont Real Estate To Become 500 New Homes In Massive Deal

KPIX, 4-7-2014

800 cormorants won't leave old span of Bay Bridge

KGO, 4-7-2014

Housing is the Key to Family-Friendly Cities

Planetizen, 4-7-2014

Caltrans scrambles to lure cormorants to new Bay Bridge span

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2014

Dan Walters: Bullet train faces withering series of hurdles

The Sacramento Bee, 4-7-2014

All electronic tolls make Monday hike go almost unnoticed at the Golden Gate Bridge

Marin Independent Journal, 4-7-2014

San Francisco cracks down on Airbnb

The Sacramento Bee, 4-7-2014

Alameda County Gentrification Pushing Out Longtime Residents, Possibly Causing Health Problems

CBS San Francisco, 4-7-2014

Gentrification Report: Black and Latino Displacement Is Remaking the Bay Area

ColorLines Magazine, 4-7-2014

Transportation funding not a Congressional priority, says LaHood

FleetOwner, 4-7-2014

Vandals Flip Over Smart Cars in San Francisco

NBC Bay Area, 4-7-2014

California's high-speed rail project could run out of money next year

Los Angeles Business Journal, 4-7-2014

High-speed rail construction could start next month near Madera

The Fresno Bee, 4-7-2014

Watch This Video And You'll Never Again Text While Driving

The Huffington Post, 4-7-2014

Tolls for crossing Golden Gate Bridge rise $1

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-7-2014

Caltrain reaches out to public on Reddit to address concerns on safety, service

San Francisco Examiner, 4-6-2014

Downtown traffic seems worse, but studies show it moves faster

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-5-2014

Public review underway for draft Larkspur SMART Station Area Plan

Marin Independent Journal, 4-5-2014

Napa’s highway call boxes to stay for now

Napa Valley Register, 4-5-2014

Marin Voice: Preparing our community for sea-level rise

Marin Independent Journal, 4-5-2014

Cubic's next step in transit

U-T San Diego, 4-4-2014

Why Mass Transit Fares Are Rising Across the U.S.

The Atlantic Cities, 4-4-2014

Marin welcomes Bay Area air quality district plan to control greenhouse gases

Marin Independent Journal, 4-4-2014

Report claims speculators are behind most Ellis Act evictions in SF

San Francisco Examiner, 4-4-2014

Muni fare evasion ticket highlights contrast between transit agency and police patrols

San Francisco Examiner, 4-3-2014

Crackdown on distracted driving begins

U-T San Diego, 4-3-2014

The Problem With Self-Driving Cars: They Don't Cry

Bloomberg Businessweek, 4-3-2014

Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Mountain View Voice, 4-3-2014

Golden Gate ferry's massive M.S. San Francisco getting $20 million upgrade

Marin Independent Journal, 4-3-2014

Marin officials agree California highways are in best shape in more than a decade

Marin Independent Journal, 4-3-2014

Bike to Work Day Celebrates 20 Years

San Francisco Bay Crossings, 4-3-2014

Transportation officials travel to Washington

The Daily Republic, 4-3-2014

Homebuyers getting priced out in cities across U.S.

CNN Money, 4-3-2014

America's Rural/Urban Divide: A Special Series

Governing, 4-3-2014

Bay Area Air Quality Management District adopts plan to control greenhouse gases

Contra Costa Times, 4-3-2014

BART unveils new car design

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-3-2014

SF Bay Area Ranked Second Most Densely Settled Urban Region In US

KCBS, 4-3-2014

Uber expands to Napa County

Insurance News Net, 4-3-2014

California highways are in best shape in more than a decade

Contra Costa Times, 4-3-2014

San Francisco Is Nation's Second-Densest City

NBC Bay Area, 4-3-2014

San Franciscans View Tech Boom as Benefit at Cost of Diversity

Bloomberg, 4-3-2014

Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

KQED News, 4-3-2014

North Beach rats may be result of Central Subway work

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-3-2014

S.F. ranked No. 2 most dense city in U.S.

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-3-2014

Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

CBS San Francisco, 4-3-2014

3.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Napa Valley

NBC Bay Area, 4-3-2014

Plans crumble for overhaul of Sears Building in Oakland

San Francisco Business Times, 4-3-2014

Tool unveiled to help local governments evaluate how their land use and transportation strategies impact vehicle miles traveled

Air Resources Board, 4-3-2014

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Legalization Of In-Law Units

KCBS, 4-2-2014

The business of high-speed rail

Visalia Times-Delta, 4-2-2014

3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

The Atlantic Cities, 4-2-2014

HUD expected to further ease restrictions on mixed-use financing

Better! Cities & Towns, 4-2-2014

Refinery plans to ship 100 train cars of crude oil through Sacramento

The Sacramento Bee, 4-2-2014

BART's sign of the times: first digital news and ad screen in a station

Contra Costa Times, 4-2-2014

Pristine Marin County land to be sold to developer

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Plan Bay Area Settlement Doesn’t Stop Challenges

The Registry, 4-2-2014

Report: Bay Area jobs surge creating "superstar" economy of haves, have nots

Oakland Tribune, 4-2-2014

Caltrain opens new elevated station in San Bruno

San Francisco Examiner, 4-2-2014

Drought in California may hinder job growth

The Los Angeles Times, 4-2-2014

S.F. planners consider 19th Avenue subway

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Appeal targeting S.F. tech shuttles shot down

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Options on heated issue of Sunday parking meters

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

San Francisco denies appeal over Facebook, Google employee shuttles

San Jose Mercury News, 4-2-2014

Dick Spotswood: Is Ross Valley Marin's latest housing battleground?

Marin Independent Journal, 4-2-2014

Officials concerned about crude-oil rail shipments

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Bay Area scores high on low sprawl as second 'least sprawling' region in the country

San Francisco Business Times, 4-2-2014

Willie Brown Bridge Is Here to Stay

SF Weekly, 4-2-2014

San Francisco denies appeal over tech employee shuttles

KTVU, 4-2-2014

NTSB: Tanker struck Calif. bridge due to course change, distractions

Professional Mariner, 4-2-2014

Trains to 49er games topic of meeting Friday

Merced Sun-Star, 4-2-2014

Protesters block, vomit on Yahoo bus in Oakland

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Rules, not ridicule, for Google buses

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-2-2014

Green carpool stickers are almost gone

San Jose Mercury News, 4-2-2014

New law boosts Sonoma County commuters

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 4-2-2014

Sunnyvale City Council approves housing element's annual progress report

San Jose Mercury News, 4-2-2014

Barnidge: Bullet train in limbo; Gov. Brown is not

Daily Democrat, 4-2-2014

California highways are in best shape in more than a decade

San Jose Mercury News, 4-2-2014

What $1 million buys in San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2014

Zoning changes for new housing in Fairfax may face referendum vote

Marin Independent Journal, 4-1-2014

Real-time arrival info for VTA busses

San Jose Mercury News, 4-1-2014

Drought's not over yet: California storms improve Sierra snowpack, but it still remains low

San Jose Mercury News, 4-1-2014

Taking a New Route

HR Executive Online, 4-1-2014

5 Things to Know: Huge floating crane seen as game-changer on NY Tappan Zee bridge job

US News & World Report, 4-1-2014

Traffic Tickets That Trigger The Highest Car Insurance Rates

Forbes, 4-1-2014

US Auto Sales Accelerated on the Drive Thru March

ABC News, 4-1-2014

NHTSA to require backup cameras on all vehicles

USA Today, 4-1-2014

Airbnb to Pay San Francisco Hotel Tax

ABC News, 4-1-2014

Carbon ‘credit’ coming for PG&E electricity customers

The Sacramento Bee, 4-1-2014

U.S. Chamber of Commerce to open Silicon Valley office

San Jose Mercury News, 4-1-2014

Trail champion Bruce Beyaert leads effort to expand shoreline trail in Richmond

Contra Costa Times, 4-1-2014

California Cashes In On Climate Credits, Sees Breaks On Electric Bills

The Huffington Post, 4-1-2014

Climate outlook grows bleaker, major shifts required now

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2014

How Access to Cars Could Help the Poor

The Atlantic Cities, 4-1-2014

Wobbling on its tracks

The Economist, 4-1-2014

California drought: Downpours fall far short of ending crisis

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2014

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary to sell Strawberry campus, move out of Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 4-1-2014

Airbnb to collect hotel taxes for San Francisco rentals

San Francisco Chronicle, 4-1-2014

Tolls will soon increase on Golden Gate Bridge

Inside Bay Area, 4-1-2014

MARCH 2014

Reimagined startup seeks to provide cars, drivers for app-based ride services

San Francisco Examiner, 3-31-2014

Tesla To Offer An 'Affordable' Car By 2017, But Will It Take Off?

Forbes, 3-31-2014

Barnidge: The Guv looks great on the budget, but what's up with that bullet train?

Contra Costa Times, 3-31-2014

SMART cars under construction in Japan, due in Marin for testing next year

Marin Independent Journal, 3-31-2014

How to Make Car-Share Work in Suburbs

The Atlantic Cities, 3-31-2014

3 Graphics To Explain The Present And Future Of Climate Change

Forbes, 3-31-2014

Taking on the Rising Death Toll from Traffic & Pollution

The World Bank, 3-31-2014

The 10 maps that illustrate the healthiest counties in America

The Washington Post, 3-31-2014

Guest commentary: Plan for AC Transit would improve bus service

Contra Costa Times, 3-31-2014

What Walk Score’s Food Desert Map Misses About Food Access

Next City, 3-31-2014

Fate Of SFMTA’s $1 Agreement With Tech Buses To Be Determined At Meeting Tuesday

San Francisco Appeal, 3-31-2014

When Buying A Retirement Home, Think Transportation As Well As Location

Forbes, 3-31-2014

Citi Foundation promises $50 million to San Francisco, nine other cities

San Jose Mercury News, 3-31-2014

U.N. Report Raises Climate Change Warning, Points To Opportunities

NPR, 3-31-2014

Bay Area Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Bike to Work Day

Herald Online, 3-31-2014

Ride an ELF bike-car to work and skip the shower

USA Today, 3-31-2014

Rule Change Opens the Way for Better Train Technology

Government Technology, 3-31-2014

In Marin real estate market, sellers explore For Sale By Owner option

Marin Independent Journal, 3-30-2014

'Dangerous' street near Novato's Hamilton school may get sidewalk

Marin Independent Journal, 3-30-2014

California Drought: After years of overpumping groundwater, state may be ready for reforms

San Jose Mercury News, 3-30-2014

Apartment project planned for First Street

Napa Valley Register, 3-30-2014

Supervisors to vote on environmental appeal of commuter shuttle program

San Francisco Examiner, 3-30-2014

The visionary driving SF's transit future

San Francisco Examiner, 3-30-2014

How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley

The Los Angeles Times, 3-30-2014

Napa supervisors asked to endorse Lois Wolk’s water funding plan

Napa Valley Register, 3-30-2014

More woes for high-speed rail: SF-LA trip will take longer than promised, experts say

Sacramento Business Journal, 3-28-2014

Bike activists to keep track of corridor injuries in opposition to Polk Street plan

San Francisco Examiner, 3-28-2014

GOP: Predict storms, not climate change

The Hill, 3-28-2014

Half Moon Bay residents push for federal funding for historic bridge preservation

San Francisco Examiner, 3-28-2014

Transportation Dept. Reprimands Oil Industry

The New York Times, 3-28-2014

SFMTA board approves ‘monumental’ changes to Muni service

San Francisco Examiner, 3-28-2014

SF public transit plans for route changes, new service

San Francisco Examiner, 3-28-2014

AM Alert: High-speed rail's 'potential for success' evaluated

The Sacramento Bee, 3-27-2014

SamTrans touts service improvements due to route changes

San Francisco Examiner, 3-27-2014

Support for high-speed rail increases slightly

Sacramento Business Journal, 3-27-2014

3 Ways Public Transportation Makes Life Better for Pretty Much Everyone

The Nation, 3-27-2014

Risky Berkeley intersection to be fixed in roundabout way

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-27-2014

This Map Shows Why People Should Stop Freaking Out About Rent Prices In San Francisco

San Francisco Sentinel, 3-27-2014

Open Government: Building Trust and Civic Engagement

The Huffington Post, 3-27-2014

Bay Area Bike Share's open data challenge

San Francisco Examiner, 3-27-2014

The San Francisco Envy Chain

The New York Times Magazine, 3-27-2014

East Palo Alto rent board blasts city manager for spurring program head's resignation

San Jose Mercury News, 3-27-2014

Bill to replace Fannie, Freddie with new housing-loan structure

Reuters, 3-27-2014

Bill Ford: 'Self-Driving Cars Are Coming' - Reinventing America

Forbes, 3-27-2014

Apps in car dashboards aim to make vehicles smarter

Reuters, 3-27-2014

Metropolitan areas are now fueling virtually all of America’s population growth

The Washington Post, 3-27-2014

Bullet train won't meet target travel time, lawmakers told

The Los Angeles Times, 3-27-2014

The Most Efficient Mode Of Transportation In America Isn't A Prius -- It's A Train

Forbes, 3-27-2014

Expert: California Car Data Privacy Bill ‘Unworkable’

Government Technology, 3-27-2014

California Report Card Already Leads to Action

Government Technology, 3-27-2014

Data Helps Calculate the True Costs of Blight

Government Technology, 3-27-2014

City of Emeryville Selects Developer and Architect to Build New Mixed-Use 86-Unit Affordable Housing Community

The Registry, 3-26-2014

Walk to Work Day: S.F. event offers more hubs, prizes

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

Devil's Slide, once hellish, opens Thursday as heavenly trail

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

Grand jury recommends changes as bus ridership jumps

Napa Valley Register, 3-26-2014

Former stretch of coastal highway to reopen as San Mateo County park

San Francisco Examiner, 3-26-2014

Survey shows support for SF tech industry and its controversial buses

San Francisco Examiner, 3-26-2014

KCBS Cover Story Series – Getting By In Silicon Valley

KCBS, 3-26-2014

Golden but unwieldy

The Economist, 3-26-2014

8 great public spaces hidden in downtown San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

Berkeley City Council Votes To Oppose Crude By Rail Plan

CBS San Francisco, 3-26-2014

Oakland law may curb drivers' aggression to cyclists

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

NASA Measures Snowpack in California, Colorado

ABC News, 3-26-2014

Transit bucks for commuters coming to Bay Area workers by Sept. 30

Contra Costa Times, 3-26-2014

Bay Area employers to underwrite commute costs

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

Citi Bike System Successful, but Wobbly From the Start

The New York Times, 3-26-2014

Richmond and Berkeley Oppose Fracked Oil and Tar Sands Rail Shipments

East Bay Express, 3-26-2014

Suicides Mounting, Golden Gate Looks to Add a Safety Net

The New York Times, 3-26-2014

Study: Oakland worse for parking than San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-26-2014

Proposed Housing Bill Would Create a Co-op of Mortgage Lenders

The New York Times, 3-26-2014

California may expand insurance rules for Uber, Lyft et al.

San Francisco Business Times, 3-26-2014

Housing Prices: Up Or Down? How To Understand Today's Case-Shiller Data

Forbes, 3-25-2014

Who will live at Alameda Point?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-25-2014

The Design and Architecture of the New Bay Bridge

Bloomberg TV, 3-25-2014

Bay Area Bike Share Announces Open Data Contest

Hispanic Business, 3-25-2014

Kerfuffle rages in Kentfield as Rice says rumors fuel fear of 'phantom housing'

Marin Independent Journal, 3-25-2014

San Francisco Beating Silicon Valley With Growth in Jobs

Bloomberg, 3-25-2014

KCBS Cover Story Series: Getting By – Income Gap Widens In San Francisco

KCBS, 3-25-2014

Engineers Set to Split Old Eastern Span of Bay Bridge in Half

NBC Bay Area, 3-25-2014

San Francisco beats Silicon Valley on tech job growth

San Francisco Business Times, 3-25-2014

Foods Co. opens new store in East Oakland 'food desert'

San Francisco Business Times, 3-25-2014

SMART to conduct crossing test in SR today

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-25-2014

Removal of old Bay Bridge span to be sped up with $12.7 million contract increase

San Francisco Examiner, 3-25-2014

Bay Bridge teardown speeding up after delays

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-25-2014

Caltrans to pay $12.7 million extra to put Bay Bridge demolition back on schedule

Contra Costa Times, 3-25-2014

Bay Bridge officials to spend more for demolition

The Sacramento Bee, 3-25-2014

San Jose Woman Gets Trapped In Caltrain Yard After Falling Asleep

KPIX, 3-25-2014

Case-Shiller sees housing market cooling ever so slightly

The Los Angeles Times, 3-25-2014

WHO: Pollution kills 7 million people every year

Yahoo! News, 3-25-2014

Opinion: We can create a more walkable city

San Francisco Examiner, 3-25-2014

Cost of Marin Civic Center campus project soars to $5 million

Marin Independent Journal, 3-25-2014

California second least affordable state for renters, study says

The Los Angeles Times, 3-25-2014

Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude oil transport through Bay Area

Contra Costa Times, 3-25-2014

Navy to test Treasure Island homes for radiation

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-25-2014

Sonoma County approves $8.6 million for ailing roads

North Bay Business Journal, 3-25-2014

Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

Government Technology, 3-25-2014

Kim asks Navy for answers to Treasure Island testing plan

San Francisco Examiner, 3-25-2014

Walkability and the risk of mortgage default

Community Builders, 3-25-2014

U.S. Navy to test homes for radiation on San Francisco island

Reuters, 3-25-2014

Navy to conduct radiological testing of leased homes on Treasure Island

San Francisco Examiner, 3-25-2014

Santa Clara County puts up $50,000 to help rekindle downtown San Jose fireworks show

San Jose Mercury News, 3-25-2014

Bay Bridge's $9.4 million temporary bike path to be razed

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-24-2014

Bill Would Prohibit Spending on High Speed Rail

Capital Public Radio, 3-24-2014

California drought: Silicon Valley cities and farms hit with new water cutbacks

San Jose Mercury News, 3-24-2014

Rail Safety Of Bay Area Oil Shipments Doubted

KCBS, 3-24-2014

San Francisco in Twain’s time: a photo gallery

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-24-2014

LaHood Predicts Short-Term Extension of Transportation Law

National Journal, 3-24-2014

Demolition to begin of Bay Bridge cantilever

KGO-TV, 3-24-2014

Editorial: Bridge suicide net may require local funding

Marin Independent Journal, 3-24-2014

Marin planners steer toward traffic relief

North Bay Business Journal, 3-24-2014

Poll: Washington D.C. and San Jose Residents Most Confident In Economy

TIME, 3-24-2014

What was on San Francisco delegation's wish list for visit to Washington D.C.

San Francisco Business Times, 3-24-2014

The U.S. Cities Where the Poor Are Most Segregated From Everyone Else

The Atlantic Cities, 3-24-2014

East Bay and South Bay passenger rail corridor proposed to move crude oil

Contra Costa Times, 3-24-2014

VINE buses will receive electronic counters

Napa Valley Register, 3-24-2014

Study Shows Californians Utilizing Public Transportation

Oakdale Leader, 3-24-2014

$9.4 Million Connector To Bay Bridge Bike Path To Be Demolished After 7 Months In Use

CBS San Francisco, 3-24-2014

Bay Bridge demolition behind schedule

KTVU, 3-24-2014

Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Section To Cost An Extra $12.6 Million

CBS San Francisco, 3-24-2014

Workers to begin removal of old Bay Bridge cantilever section

KTVU, 3-24-2014

Petaluma weighs demolition of houses on historic site

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-24-2014

Lots of oil in rail tank cars about to be coming to Bay Area

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-23-2014

S.F. neighborhoods change names to map out new identity

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-23-2014

California DMV reports possible breach of credit card data

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-23-2014

California drought: So many water bonds, so little time

San Jose Mercury News, 3-23-2014

California DMV Probing Possible Breach of Customer Credit Cards

Government Technology, 3-23-2014

Sonoma County plans fix for well-traveled roads

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-23-2014

Solano County to reduce freeway call boxes

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-23-2014

Santa Clara County Housing Authority to consider dialing back Section 8 voucher program

San Jose Mercury News, 3-23-2014

How ambitious Key transit network reached the end of the line

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-22-2014

A long and winding road

The Economist, 3-22-2014

Santa Clara office complex is bought for more than $100 million, major renovation planned

San Jose Mercury News, 3-21-2014

Thirsty California pins hopes on El Niño's return

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-21-2014

California drought dilemma: Drain Anderson Reservoir to make dam safe in earthquakes?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-21-2014

Roadside Call Box Network to Shrink by Nearly 25 Percent

BusinessWire, 3-21-2014

Bay Area adds 14,000 jobs in February, with gains throughout region

San Jose Mercury News, 3-21-2014

More than 40 percent of the homes for sale in metro San Francisco are now asking more than $1 million

The Washington Post, 3-21-2014

Oakland to pay $3.25 million to cyclist in pothole crash

San Jose Mercury News, 3-21-2014

Caltrans: State roads in generally good shape

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-21-2014

SFO delays likely this summer due to airport runway fixes

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-21-2014

California's unemployment rate drops to 8% in February; 58,800 jobs added

The Los Angeles Times, 3-21-2014

California's Drought: More Wildfires, Higher Food Prices

The Atlantic Cities, 3-21-2014

Dirty for decades, diesel tractors, bulldozers get cleaned up

Environmental Health News, 3-21-2014

Editorial: Despite unknown risks, highly volatile crude shipments suddenly routing through the East Bay

Contra Costa Times, 3-21-2014

Burrowing owl flap challenges big Dublin development plan

San Jose Mercury News, 3-21-2014

The Santana Row conundrum: Is San Jose's future urban density, suburban sprawl or both?

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 3-21-2014

SF leaders search for ways to blend car-reliant worshippers with transit-first policies

San Francisco Examiner, 3-20-2014

Spring outlook: NOAA warns of unrelenting California drought, Midwest flood risk, and cold in North

The Washington Post, 3-20-2014

Caltrain and California High-Speed Rail: A partnership to improve rail service along the Peninsula

San Francisco Examiner, 3-20-2014

Low-income teens design apps that reflect their neighborhoods

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-20-2014

The End of Spring in a Warming World

TIME, 3-20-2014

Photos of 30-day trek on San Francisco Bay Trail capture its many wonders

Marin Independent Journal, 3-20-2014

Why San Francisco Is Not New York

The New York Times, 3-20-2014

Which San Francisco neighborhood can you afford?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-20-2014

VTA starts work on first Bus Rapid Transit project in the Bay Area

San Jose Mercury News, 3-20-2014

Mandatory Water Cutbacks Expected After Driest Winter On Record For Bay Area

CBS San Francisco, 3-20-2014

Which mystery tech company is building giant Silicon Valley office?

The Los Angeles Times, 3-20-2014

Veil of mystery shrouds new San Jose tech complex

KTVU, 3-20-2014

Taxis Vs. Rideshares: Battle for the Future of Transportation

NBC News, 3-20-2014

Mountain View: Council narrowly approves new apartment project

San Jose Mercury News, 3-20-2014

Anonymous donation spares San Rafael tract from housing development

Marin Independent Journal, 3-20-2014

State files water pollution complaint against San Jose for failing to clean up homeless encampments

San Jose Mercury News, 3-20-2014

Mare Island fire raises concerns over abandoned buildings

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-20-2014

California second only to New York in high taxes, study says

The Los Angeles Times, 3-20-2014

Richmond report concludes Chevron refinery project won't increase pollution, output

Contra Costa Times, 3-20-2014

Use of public transit isn’t surging

The Washington Post, 3-20-2014

Marin supervisor Rice pulls out of Kentfield housing meeting

Marin Independent Journal, 3-20-2014

Hayward BART station name will not change

Contra Costa Times, 3-20-2014

S.F.'s Prop. B handbook uproar a sly power play

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-20-2014

Oakland to cap annual rent increases at 10 percent

Inside Bay Area, 3-19-2014

Berkeley sets speed limit at 15 mph around 13 schools

Berkeleyside, 3-19-2014

Berkeley downtown development direction debated by panelists

Inside Bay Area, 3-19-2014

San Jose's downtown at crossroads: Can it be great?

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2014

North San Jose megaproject plan advances, tenant remains a mystery

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 3-19-2014

White House Launches Website App to Visualize Climate Change

National Geographic, 3-19-2014

Here's More Proof That The San Francisco Real Estate Market Has Exploded In The Last Decade

Business Insider, 3-19-2014

Giant Bay Bridge billboards light up debate in Oakland

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-19-2014

How a California Earthquake Becomes the News: An Extremely Precise Timeline

The Atlantic, 3-19-2014

Visualizing the Bay Area's Transit Systems by Commute Time

The Atlantic Cities, 3-19-2014

California quake warning system works, but it needs funding

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-19-2014

Oakland landlords, tenant groups reach deal on rental upgrades

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-19-2014

Fight signal at I-280 and Page Mill, petition urges Los Altos Hills council

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2014

Bike path on Bay Bridge to be closed for construction

KTVU, 3-19-2014

Siemens facility in Sacramento to build locomotives for U.S. rail projects

The Sacramento Bee, 3-19-2014

SF judge allows waterfront measure to stay on ballot

San Francisco Examiner, 3-19-2014

Bicycling and equity: Heed the call, expand the movement

San Francisco Bay Guardian, 3-19-2014

El Cerrito panel looks at alternative energy provider

Contra Costa Times, 3-19-2014

Empty Theatrics on Climate Change

National Review, 3-19-2014

SMART 'taking our time' regarding rare redwood

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-19-2014

SF health officials recommend support of Vision Zero safety plan

San Francisco Examiner, 3-19-2014

Obama Turns to Web to Illustrate the Effects of a Changing Climate

The New York Times, 3-19-2014

Developer wants to build seven story apartment complex at W. San Carlos and Sunol streets

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2014

SMART will seek federal funds to extend rail line from San Rafael to Larkspur

Marin Independent Journal, 3-19-2014

SMART board applies for grant to extend commuter line

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-19-2014

Planners mull Napa Pipe design features

Napa Valley Register, 3-19-2014

Mountain View passes on funding pod car project

San Jose Mercury News, 3-19-2014

Here’s How Much Real Estate $1 Million Buys You in Every Major U.S. City

Slate, 3-18-2014

A Troubled Neighborhood’s Revival in San Francisco

The New York Times, 3-18-2014

SF coloring lanes red to indicate transit-only

San Francisco Examiner, 3-18-2014

Rem Koolhaas picked to design S.F. residential tower

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2014

Political high jinks give ammunition to S.F. Prop. B opponents

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2014

Warmest winter on record worsens California drought

Yahoo! News, 3-18-2014

City mulls options on clean power

Petaluma Argus-Courier, 3-18-2014

US home construction fell for a 3rd month in Feb.

San Francisco Examiner, 3-18-2014

Supervisors adopt plan to end pedestrian deaths in SF within 10 years

San Francisco Examiner, 3-18-2014

Oakland to decide if landlords can hike rent to pay for upgrades

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2014

Nomination Deadline Nears for MTC Transportation Awards Program

Yahoo! News, 3-18-2014

California drought: Solar desalination plant shows promise

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-18-2014

Weak U.S. inflation, housing data point to sluggish growth

Reuters, 3-18-2014

Jerry Brown's new push for high-speed rail: Get old people off the road

The Sacramento Bee, 3-18-2014

Switch to fair competition for freight rail transportation

The Hill, 3-18-2014

Celebrate 20 Years of Bike Commuting During Bike Month in May

Yahoo! News, 3-18-2014

First HOT lanes in Contra Costa to be installed along I-680

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-18-2014

Proposed Assembly bill seeks to create planning database for sea level rise

San Francisco Examiner, 3-18-2014

Bruce Maiman: Priorities are not on infrastructure repair

The Sacramento Bee, 3-18-2014

Big nets may be installed under Golden Gate Bridge

KSL, 3-18-2014

U.S. housing starts fall, but permits rebound

Reuters, 3-18-2014

Albany council votes to expand edible garden in park

Contra Costa Times, 3-18-2014

County launches new housing program as state quota plummets

Marin Independent Journal, 3-18-2014

Sorry, Volvo. Magnetic roads for self-driving cars are a pipe dream.

The Washington Post, 3-18-2014

Huge increase in crude oil by rail to Bay Area concerns local leaders

Contra Costa Times, 3-18-2014

High-speed rail agency's legal fight 'arrogant,' Kings County says

The Fresno Bee, 3-18-2014

High-Speed Rail Authority will host industry and networking events

ABC News, 3-18-2014

Report: San Jose Falls Far behind Affordable Housing Targets

San Jose Inside, 3-17-2014

Curators selected for Transbay Tower's $3.3M in public art

San Francisco Business Times, 3-17-2014

Home Builders Remain Cautious About Housing Market

The Wall Street Journal, 3-17-2014

Oakland port moves forward with ballpark plan

Inside Bay Area, 3-17-2014

San Francisco Ups Total It Will Lend to Homebuyers

TIME, 3-17-2014

Dan Walters Daily: Politicians' legacy projects often spell trouble

The Sacramento Bee, 3-17-2014

Drought forces SF to explore water alternatives for cleaning

San Francisco Examiner, 3-17-2014

Where Can a Teacher Afford to Buy a Home?

The Wall Street Journal, 3-17-2014

SF to consider $4.5 million in support for groups facing evictions, rent hikes

San Francisco Examiner, 3-17-2014

Affordable housing in S.F.? Depends on whom you ask

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-17-2014

San Francisco doubles down-payment home loans

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-17-2014

Large Santa Rosa office projects to begin

North Bay Business Journal, 3-17-2014

Red flags for drivers tempted to enter transit-only lanes

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-17-2014

Tesla Fights for a Place to Park

The New York Times, 3-17-2014

Woman rallies friends, BART police in elaborate sting to get stolen bike back

KTVU, 3-17-2014

San Jose mayoral candidates sound off on regional issues

San Jose Mercury News, 3-17-2014

Palo Alto breaks ground on California Avenue

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-17-2014

Building in San Mateo

San Mateo Daily Journal, 3-17-2014

Novato residents push for general plan change 'to protect our street'

Marin Independent Journal, 3-17-2014

Two old maps present shift in Lafferty Ranch dispute

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-17-2014

Much to the city's surprise, tenants move into former Copia building

Napa Valley Register, 3-17-2014

Vacaville planners to consider development agreement, environmental review

Vacaville Reporter, 3-17-2014

Marin transit board tweaks Strawberry bus route, enhances West Marin service

Marin Independent Journal, 3-17-2014

San Francisco Wants To Use Recycled Water To Clean Streets

KCBS, 3-17-2014

Report: Muni travels slower, costs more to operate than peer cities’ transit

San Francisco Examiner, 3-17-2014

Fremont leads nation in electric car ownership

KTVU, 3-17-2014

Silicon Valley more car addicted than L.A., year after year

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 3-17-2014

S.F. increases down-payment loans to 1st-time home buyers

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-17-2014

Barnidge: Attention, BART board: Livermore doesn't want a downtown station

Contra Costa Times, 3-16-2014

Housing Projects Underway Already Meet San Francisco Mayor’s ‘Ambitious’ Goal

KQED News, 3-16-2014

SF’s Central Subway should extend to Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco Examiner, 3-16-2014

Hottest winter ever: California breaks record

San Jose Mercury News, 3-16-2014

California drought: 2 reservoirs near Hetch Hetchy tapped

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-16-2014

Bay Bridge bike path to close March 23

Inside Bay Area, 3-16-2014

Continued Caltrain growth could depend on system improvements

San Francisco Examiner, 3-16-2014

California drought: Lots of water in waves - but no rainfall

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-16-2014

UC Berkeley taps its old mine shaft to study Hayward Fault

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-16-2014

More than $400 million Asian-focused retail in pipeline in South and East Bay

San Jose Mercury News, 3-16-2014

Dick Spotswood: Marin shuttle buses mean giving routes a try

Marin Independent Journal, 3-16-2014

Editorial: What if all the lights go out?

The Los Angeles Times, 3-16-2014

Hayward loop criticized

Contra Costa Times, 3-16-2014

California High-speed Rail Could Face Another Challenge

Liberty Voice, 3-16-2014

Nissan Sees Electric-Car Sales Boom

TIME, 3-16-2014

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Spotted In Bay Area

KPIX, 3-14-2014

First toll lanes in Contra Costa to be installed along I-680 in San Ramon Valley

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

California Avenue: Making a new downtown

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-14-2014

Soltrans drives into the future with new directors, good finances, agency says

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-14-2014

Editorial: A workable alternative to Richmond's misguided eminent domain scheme

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

California twin-tunnels water project threatened

The Sacramento Bee, 3-14-2014

Downtown dreams: Antioch looks again to revitalize historic Rivertown

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

Growth Bringing More Revenue to Dublin

Livermore Independent, 3-14-2014

How Should We Tackle America's Transportation and Infrastructure Woes?

Forbes, 3-14-2014

SF issues more tickets as part of pedestrian safety push

San Francisco Examiner, 3-14-2014

Legalization for S.F. in-law units gets past 1st hurdle

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-14-2014

Mobile app will allow BART riders to report crimes

San Francisco Examiner, 3-14-2014

Port Commission approves contract for carbon black plant in Redwood City

San Francisco Examiner, 3-14-2014

I-TEAM: Small park, big problems

KGO-TV, 3-14-2014

Finalists named in Palo Alto's City Apps Challenge

San Jose Mercury News, 3-14-2014

Virgin America to end flights from San Jose airport

San Jose Mercury News, 3-14-2014

Friday Must Reads: Car Use Slows in California As Walking and Biking Accelerates

East Bay Express, 3-14-2014

People in California Are Using Their Cars Less

TIME, 3-14-2014

Clipper card payment coming to four East Bay bus systems

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

California Avenue project's costs grow

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-14-2014

Finger pointing grows over blame for Richmond public housing crisis

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

Richmond to pay for private housing for some public tenants

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-14-2014

Funding plan for a Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier inching forward

Marin Independent Journal, 3-14-2014

Uber announces new insurance policy for drivers without passengers

San Francisco Examiner, 3-14-2014

Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View Voice, 3-14-2014

CHP probes Bay Bridge welding controversy

The Sacramento Bee, 3-14-2014

Oakland woman gets stolen bike back after going undercover for BART police

San Jose Mercury News, 3-14-2014

Muni overhaul speeds up, with route changes ahead

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-14-2014

What's coming to BART for riders to report crimes, safety concerns

Contra Costa Times, 3-14-2014

Hayward: Calpine given until summer to reduce emissions

San Jose Mercury News, 3-14-2014

After 13 years of planning, Brooklyn Basin breaks ground

San Francisco Business Times, 3-13-2014

Mega-development getting underway along the Oakland Estuary

Contra Costa Times, 3-13-2014

Delays on the way? SFO to close 2 of 4 runways this summer

San Jose Mercury News, 3-13-2014

Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro Street

KCBS, 3-13-2014

S.F. in-law units may emerge from shadows via proposed law

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-13-2014

Avoid lawsuits and let the planning process work

Petaluma Argus-Courier, 3-13-2014

In San Francisco, rent control gets personal

KALW, 3-13-2014

SF evictions keep rising, latest report shows

San Francisco Examiner, 3-13-2014

SF income inequality growing at fastest pace in the nation

San Francisco Examiner, 3-13-2014

Bay Area home sales drop, prices rise on shortage of houses for sale

San Jose Mercury News, 3-13-2014

Muni Central Subway wharf extension rides on many things

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-13-2014

The Bridge Builders, photo exhibit by Joseph Blum, now at MTC in Oakland

Examiner, 3-13-2014

Agents of Change: 6 Inspiring People Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now

The Huffington Post, 3-13-2014

Robotic welds on new Bay Bridge tower get a final human touch

KTVU, 3-13-2014

2012 fire leaves eyesore near West Oakland BART Station

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-13-2014

Californians grow less reliant on cars, survey finds

The Los Angeles Times, 3-13-2014

Survey States the Obvious: San Francisco Commuters Dissatisfied with Cleanliness Onboard Muni

SF Weekly, 3-13-2014

City Council moves to evacuate Richmond housing project, ignores warnings of fiscal danger

Contra Costa Times, 3-13-2014

Further analysis needed for proposed redevelopment of Copia

Napa Valley Register, 3-13-2014

Teslas in California Help Bring Dirty Rain to China

Bloomberg, 3-13-2014

Baylands boardwalk closes due to unsafe conditions

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-13-2014

$4-a-gallon gas lands in California

The Sacramento Bee, 3-13-2014

Palo Alto weighs new strategies for Comprehensive Plan

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-13-2014

Golden Gate Transit gets lump of cash to add cameras to buses

Marin Independent Journal, 3-13-2014

Clearing path for bridges: Caltrain work begins on outdated San Mateo bridges, neighbors have concerns

San Mateo Daily Journal, 3-13-2014

Fees from UCSF's Mission Bay land deal to bankroll affordable housing

San Francisco Business Times, 3-13-2014

The Drought-Proof Water Supply

San Jose Inside, 3-13-2014

Officials hope to learn from history on Roseland annexation

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-13-2014

For. And against? Jon Golinger plays City Hall on height limits proposition

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-13-2014

San Francisco Picks 6 Startups to Partner with City Agencies

Government Technology, 3-13-2014

Funding shortage could delay U.S. road, rail projects this summer

Reuters, 3-12-2014

Maya Angelou honored for her first job as a street car conductor in San Francisco

The Washington Post, 3-12-2014

Op-Ed: Can One Judge Stop California From Being Railroaded?

Forbes, 3-12-2014

Bullet train officials defend project in wake of recent obstacles, unpaid bills

ABC News, 3-12-2014

California Preparing for Self Driving Cars by 2015

Government Technology, 3-12-2014

Lafayette jump-starts housing element update

Contra Costa Times, 3-12-2014

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier a go if district kicks in

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2014

If a driverless car runs a red light, who's to blame?

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2014

Palo Alto: Controversial bridge replacement option to be studied after all

San Jose Mercury News, 3-12-2014

SFMTA proceeds with purchase of new electric trolleys

San Francisco Examiner, 3-12-2014

Why Jean Quan's 10K Plan Is Eco-Friendly

East Bay Express, 3-12-2014

Mission Bay fire a blow to emerging neighborhood

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2014

California pushes to finish driverless car rules

USA Today, 3-12-2014

San Francisco Homeowner Warned By City To Remove Airbnb Listing

KPIX, 3-12-2014

Antioch approves new fees for charging developers to serve future growth

Contra Costa Times, 3-12-2014

Wharf-extension push surfaces as Central Subway crews dig on

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-12-2014

Concord survey: Residents rate quality of life 'good,' but note public safety concerns

Contra Costa Times, 3-12-2014

Roseland annexation committee to meet

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-12-2014

More car loans exceed 6 years as prices rev

USA Today, 3-12-2014

Editorial: Tesla takes on car dealers in a fight to the death

The Washington Post, 3-12-2014

Climate Change Not a Top Worry in U.S.

Gallup Politics, 3-12-2014

A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast

The Los Angeles Times, 3-12-2014

A photo contest spotlighting historic structures in San Jose is under way

San Jose Mercury News, 3-12-2014

BART, Caltrain report record-high ridership

San Francisco Examiner, 3-11-2014

Condos proposed for old Taxi’s site: Five-story residential, retail space in works on San Mateo’s El Camino Real

San Mateo Daily Journal, 3-11-2014

Huge jump in people walking, biking and taking public transit, surveys find

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-11-2014

16-unit apartment complex for poor and homeless proposed for North Fair Oaks

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2014

Obama expands protection for California coastline

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2014

Editorial: Increasing housing without building more in SF is a sensible approach

San Francisco Examiner, 3-11-2014

Quan Announces Housing Plan As Google Makes A Pitch For D.A.C.

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2014

Developers to kick off work on Brooklyn Basin: Oakland's answer to Mission Bay

San Francisco Business Times, 3-11-2014

Oakland Span of Bay Bridge to Become Rental House

SF Weekly, 3-11-2014

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Could Pass Through More Bay Area Cities, Report Says

KPIX, 3-11-2014

Is the Senate's climate change all-nighter more than a one-night stand?

CNN, 3-11-2014

America’s Infrastructure Crisis Isn’t Overstated

Eno Center for Transportation, 3-11-2014

California mulls how to regulate 'driverless cars'

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2014

Plan would triple cost of riding S.F.'s historic streetcars

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-11-2014

East Palo Alto’s Biggest Landlord Opposes Proposed Tenant Protection Law

KQED News, 3-11-2014

Citizens panel to aid city in addressing housing shortage

Palo Alto Weekly, 3-11-2014

SMART track work begins in Marin, service starts by 2016

Marin Independent Journal, 3-11-2014

Oakland City Council to enter debate over rent control loophole

KTVU, 3-11-2014

Editorial: BART to San Jose brings good news

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2014

Quality of life rated as good in Palo Alto

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2014

California drought to drive up food prices in the long term

San Jose Mercury News, 3-11-2014

High-speed rail board OKs stipend as carrot for construction bids

The Fresno Bee, 3-11-2014

How the U.S.'s obsession with cars is hurting the middle class

The Week, 3-11-2014

Report: Rural area older cars make most pollution

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-10-2014

Improving Networks and Economy Boost Transit Ridership

Government Technology, 3-10-2014

Americans riding public transit in record numbers

San Jose Mercury News, 3-10-2014

Devils Slide Trail almost ready for unveiling

Contra Costa Times, 3-10-2014

BART’s 10-year anniversary bash

San Mateo Daily Journal, 3-10-2014

SF tech bus program could be stalled for months by appeals

San Francisco Examiner, 3-10-2014

Tunnel boring machines push forward on Central Subway drilling work

San Francisco Examiner, 3-10-2014

South Vacaville plans back in front of City Council

Vacaville Reporter, 3-10-2014

Highway work causes confusion

Petaluma Argus-Courier, 3-10-2014

American Public Transportation Association (APTA): Legislative Conference

C-SPAN, 3-10-2014

Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report

The New York Times, 3-10-2014

Transit ridership reaches highest level since 1956

USA Today, 3-10-2014

San Rafael opts to discontinue red-light camera program after five years

Marin Independent Journal, 3-10-2014

Big Investors Boosting Home Prices, And Not Everyone's Pleased

NPR, 3-10-2014

San Francisco Bay: Feds deny permits on project to widen Guadalupe River at Alviso

San Jose Mercury News, 3-10-2014

Why is it so expensive to build a bridge in America?

The Week, 3-10-2014

Americans Riding Public Transit At Highest Level Since 1956

The Huffington Post, 3-10-2014

Murder Machines: Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year

Collectors Weekly, 3-10-2014

Record 10.7 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2013

APTA, 3-10-2014

Public transit systems with big ridership gains

San Jose Mercury News, 3-10-2014

Clues emerge for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory

CNN Money, 3-10-2014

High-Speed Rail Authority prepares to solicit bids on Fresno-Kern stretch

The Fresno Bee, 3-10-2014

Ramping up access to Treasure Island

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-10-2014

The Numbers Behind America's Mass Transit Resurgence

The Atlantic Cities, 3-10-2014

Highway 101 widening project jumps financial hurdle

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-10-2014

Marin, North Bay top scofflaws when it comes to air rules

Marin Independent Journal, 3-10-2014

Mis-LEED-ing green buildings: Column

USA Today, 3-9-2014

Surging Home Prices Are a Double-Edged Sword

The Wall Street Journal, 3-9-2014

The CA City You've Never Heard Of That's An Electric-Car Epicenter

Green Car Reports, 3-9-2014

BART extension to San Jose is moving right along

San Jose Mercury News, 3-9-2014

Editorial: Mr. Obama’s risky transportation plan

The Washington Post, 3-9-2014

Bay Area rated #1 for selling a home

KTVU, 3-9-2014

San Francisco Kicks Off New Season Of ‘Sunday Streets’ Along Waterfront

CBS San Francisco, 3-9-2014

Proposal to legalize in-law units in the Castro moves forward

San Francisco Examiner, 3-9-2014

Editorial: Progress in push for Golden Gate Bridge suicide-prevention net is promising

Marin Independent Journal, 3-9-2014

Gas Prices May Jump From California Emissions Law

ABC News, 3-9-2014

Advocates turn attention to free Muni for SF seniors, disabled after Google gift

San Francisco Examiner, 3-9-2014

Barnidge: Not much to like about Gov. Jerry Brown's twin tunnels plan

Contra Costa Times, 3-9-2014

Is San Francisco New York?

New York Magazine, 3-9-2014

City planners create Napa Pipe subcommittee

Napa Valley Register, 3-8-2014

One-third rule not always feasible in Bay Area rental market

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-8-2014

In Sonoma County, a heartwarming safe-parking program for the homeless

The Los Angeles Times, 3-8-2014

Who pressed the pause button?

The Economist, 3-8-2014

SMART rail line work to begin in Marin this week

Marin Independent Journal, 3-8-2014

Why are S.F. streets risky for pedestrians? Foolhardiness

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-8-2014

Global Warming? Not Always

The New York Times, 3-8-2014

Return of redevelopment, with checks and balances

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-8-2014

Golden Gate Bridge median traffic barrier project goes out for bids

Marin Independent Journal, 3-7-2014

Richmond to explore new plan to fix blighted housing stock

Contra Costa Times, 3-7-2014

Why We Should Focus Infrastructure Spending on Urban America

Governing, 3-7-2014

S.F. announces $17 million plan to make city safer to walk

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-7-2014

North America's most congested metros

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-7-2014

California High-Speed Rail Agency will Appeal Judge's Latest Ruling

Government Technology, 3-7-2014

Editorial: BART needs a strike ban, negotiations transparent

Oakland Tribune, 3-7-2014

Editorial: Steinberg's carbon tax proposal going nowhere, but raises important discussion

San Jose Mercury News, 3-7-2014

Lamorinda communities focusing on state mandated housing needs

Contra Costa Times, 3-7-2014

Guest commentary: BART directors must grow a backbone to protect public

Contra Costa Times, 3-7-2014

Oakland rent law under fire as one couple faces 112 percent rent hike

Contra Costa Times, 3-7-2014

Pollution burden higher for state's Latinos and blacks, report finds

The Los Angeles Times, 3-7-2014

Company poised to create 'green' construction plant in Vallejo

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-6-2014

Opinion: Minimum wage is no silver bullet for affordability

San Francisco Examiner, 3-6-2014

Fate of historic bridge in air: Half Moon Bay City Council to ask voters for replacement or retrofit

San Mateo Daily Journal, 3-6-2014

New Bike Bridge Sets a New High Bar

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2014

MTA expands off-limits parking for RVs, trucks in S.F.

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2014

Oakland to limit surveillance center to port, airport

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2014

San Francisco Ponders Rainbow-Colored Crosswalks

The Atlantic Cities, 3-6-2014

Bay Area's hot spot for illegal wood burners: the North Bay

San Jose Mercury News, 3-6-2014

A Climate Analyst Clarifies the Science Behind California’s Water Woes

The New York Times, 3-6-2014

Livermore: Group names city plans model for smart growth

Contra Costa Times, 3-6-2014

Feature: A matter of priorities

Pacific Sun, 3-6-2014

Oakland Mayor Quan unveiling her own 10,000-resident plan

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-6-2014

SF announcing more plans to boost pedestrian safety

San Francisco Examiner, 3-6-2014

Vallejo area home prices continue double-digit gains

Vallejo Times-Herald, 3-6-2014

Orinda council greenlights bond measure for road and drain repairs

Contra Costa Times, 3-6-2014

Richmond leaders come under fire from residents of troubled housing complex

Contra Costa Times, 3-6-2014

Marin Voice: Challenging Marin's 'metropolitan' housing quotas

Marin Independent Journal, 3-6-2014

Planners want backup for Napa Pipe housing

Napa Valley Register, 3-6-2014

Silicon Valley traffic worsened 23 percent last year, devouring a week of your life

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 3-6-2014

Muni wants new hybrid buses on the road this summer

San Francisco Examiner, 3-5-2014

Bay Bridge lights, Act 2: Sculpture to shine on

Contra Costa Times, 3-5-2014

Traffic Koan: A Zen Bus Driver's Guide to Life, the Muniverse, and Everything

SF Weekly, 3-5-2014

Clipper Card expands to smaller Bay Area transit agencies

KTVU, 3-5-2014

Overnight parking ban for RVs expanded in SF

San Francisco Examiner, 3-5-2014

Summon Becomes First Rideshare Service Licensed In California

KCBS, 3-5-2014

'I Just Signed A Lease That Made Me Want To Throw Up' — San Francisco Commercial Rents Are Getting Insane

Business Insider, 3-5-2014

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

KQED News, 3-5-2014

Waterfront height-limit foes want measure taken off SF ballot

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-5-2014

Council delays action on future of Copia building

Napa Valley Register, 3-5-2014

Council votes to continue east side study

Pleasanton Weekly, 3-5-2014

Hundreds of SF residents’ homes saved from condo conversion

San Francisco Examiner, 3-5-2014

Tests show source of Bay Bridge leaks

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-5-2014

CPUC issues first operating permit for ridesharing company

San Francisco Examiner, 3-5-2014

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition's plan for safer roads

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-5-2014

Love Letter to Oakland: History meets the future in Chinatown

Oakland Local, 3-5-2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary says he won't tolerate 'crisis' in bicyclist deaths

Bicycle Retailer, 3-5-2014

Statement by APTA on President Obama's FY 2015 Budget Proposal

Expert Click, 3-5-2014

FY2015 Budget Requests $90.9B for Transportation

Construction Equipment, 3-5-2014

Concord Naval Weapons Station development plans moving ahead

Contra Costa Times, 3-5-2014

Nominees are sought for the 24th annual Clean Air Awards

San Jose Mercury News, 3-5-2014

San Jose City Council to consider rezoning commercial hotels, motels for emergency housing

San Jose Mercury News, 3-5-2014

Oakland-based Mosaic unveils a home solar loan

San Jose Mercury News, 3-5-2014

SF landlords could face legal fight over rentals on Airbnb, other services

San Francisco Examiner, 3-5-2014

In the Bay Area, million-dollar homes are torn down to start fresh

San Jose Mercury News, 3-5-2014

San Francisco Bay Trail Celebrates 25th Year With Photo Exhibit

San Francisco Bay Crossings, 3-4-2014

A Little Neighborly Competition Can Help Reduce Water Usage

Government Technology, 3-4-2014

Cities Mobilize to Help Those Threatened by Gentrification

The New York Times, 3-4-2014

Marin Readers' Forum for March 4

Marin Independent Journal, 3-4-2014

US Home Prices Rose at Solid Pace in January

ABC News, 3-4-2014

Palo Alto agrees to Castilleja's plans to address enrollment, traffic

San Jose Mercury News, 3-4-2014

Dan Walters: Brown must show the money for two big projects

The Sacramento Bee, 3-4-2014

Editorial: Marin's electric car plug-in stations need to keep pace with demand

Marin Independent Journal, 3-4-2014

Train station project now tops $81.5M

The Daily Republic, 3-4-2014

Regional transit agencies use Muni stops at no cost with no hassle

San Francisco Examiner, 3-4-2014

The CNN 10: Future of driving

CNN, 3-4-2014

Transportation officials hear list of issues with new Bay Bridge

KTVU, 3-4-2014

White House wants $1 billion put in affordable housing fund

Reuters, 3-4-2014

Judge: Kings County high-speed rail lawsuit can move forward

The Fresno Bee, 3-4-2014

The Most Traffic-Jammed Cities In The U.S.

Forbes, 3-4-2014

Richmond to hire independent investigator to audit troubled housing agency

Contra Costa Times, 3-4-2014

North Bay groups collaborating on building biotech sector

North Bay Business Journal, 3-4-2014

Sacramento Judge Orders Trial in Suit to Stop High-Speed Rail

KQED News, 3-4-2014

Rebuilding Of Bay Bridge Ramps To The Islands Ready To Roll

SocketSite, 3-4-2014

Moody's maintains Bay Area Toll Authority's (CA) Aa3 senior and A1 subordinate ratings; Outlook stable

Moody's, 3-4-2014

Builders group, regional agencies settle 'Plan Bay Area' suit

Contra Costa Times, 3-4-2014

Marin transit staff: Drop Belvedere Drive shuttle route in Strawberry

Marin Independent Journal, 3-4-2014

Slow growth continues in rural Napa County

Napa Valley Register, 3-4-2014

New investor leads 3,000-home Fairfield station project

North Bay Business Journal, 3-3-2014

March Will Be Test of US Auto Demand

ABC News, 3-3-2014

U.S. auto sales flat, incentives could hit profit

Reuters, 3-3-2014

San Francisco Bay bridge may be recycled as an Airbnb apartment

San Jose Mercury News, 3-3-2014

Opinion: SFMTA puts people of SF first

San Francisco Examiner, 3-3-2014

Landlord groups argue SF laws favor tenants

San Francisco Examiner, 3-3-2014

Mixed use development planned for Temescal

Oakland Local, 3-3-2014

Costly Driving Time Warp at the U.S. Department of Transportation

The Huffington Post, 3-3-2014

San Francisco school kicks off student crossing guard program

KTVU, 3-3-2014

San Jose: Officials break ground on $82 million air terminal to house nine jets owned by Google

San Jose Mercury News, 3-3-2014

If Silicon Valley traffic throttles the economy, can towers on train stations save it?

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 3-3-2014

Best of Bay Area bike trips get a lift from public transit

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-3-2014

Hundreds of apartments in Napa pipeline

North Bay Business Journal, 3-3-2014

Marin Voice: Peace on Marin's trails

Marin Independent Journal, 3-3-2014

Petaluma buys three used Santa Rosa buses

Petaluma Argus-Courier, 3-3-2014

2 Investigates: Report details Bay Bridge 'to-do' list

KTVU, 3-3-2014

I-Team investigates what's causing pedestrian deaths

KGO-TV, 3-3-2014

Alameda Co. considers ordinance to limit water use

KTVU, 3-3-2014

Controversial Plan Bay Area settles one lawsuit, but three remain

San Francisco Business Times, 3-3-2014

Tech Broke Real Estate In San Francisco. Can Tech Help Fix It?

Forbes, 3-3-2014

Pizarro: Dublin Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn to join San Jose Bike Party ride

San Jose Mercury News, 3-3-2014

Pittsburg: Commercial property owners to vote on taxing selves to build eBART station

Contra Costa Times, 3-3-2014

Break California into six states? A fine idea, but...

The Los Angeles Times, 3-2-2014

S.F. shuttles tread on Muni’s turf as pilot program aims to cut overlap

San Francisco Examiner, 3-2-2014

S.F. wins spot in new federal public housing program

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-2-2014

Bridge replacement divides Palo Alto, East Palo Alto residents

San Jose Mercury News, 3-2-2014

The California Drought In One Mind-Blowing Before-And-After Shot

Business Insider, 3-2-2014

Study identifies design options for light-rail relocation along 19th Avenue

San Francisco Examiner, 3-2-2014

Dick Spotswood: Caltrans couldn't run the Golden Gate Bridge any better

Marin Independent Journal, 3-2-2014

BART board pulls no-strike measure after unions waver on tax

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-2-2014

Poor areas in the slow lane when it comes to biking

USA Today, 3-2-2014

Guest commentary: Bay Bridge safety concerns remain as geologist calls for 'criminal investigation'

Contra Costa Times, 3-1-2014

Lawsuit settled over Bay Area plan for land-use, transit

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-1-2014

Comparing bridge tolls around the nation

San Francisco Chronicle, 3-1-2014

George Russell: Developmental control trumps cash for Strawberry residents

Marin Independent Journal, 3-1-2014

Barnidge: BART directors don't want strikes and don't want to prohibit them

Contra Costa Times, 3-1-2014

Get ready to ride your bike

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3-1-2014