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Editorial: Viewpoints: An environmentalist’s case for high-speed rail

Sacramento Bee, 8-31-2014

Bay Area BikeMobile is on a roll, 1 bike at a time

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-31-2014

California High-Speed Rail No. 10: Palate Cleanser

The Atlantic, 8-31-2014

California High-Speed Rail No. 9—the Chairman's Turn Again

The Atlantic, 8-29-2014

Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Stalls

KQED, 8-29-2014

Earthquake sensors on Golden Gate, Richmond-San Rafael bridges measured shaking during Napa quake

Marin Independent Journal, 8-29-2014

BART opens doors to what it takes to operate

San Francisco Examiner, 8-28-2014

Ralston revamp gets green light: Belmont council outlines $8.5M in pedestrian, bicycle, vehicle improvements

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-28-2014

Muni fares rise on Monday - time again to carry quarters

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-28-2014

Bay Bridge: Tests show metal parts should last; demolition costs of old span rising

Contra Costa Times, 8-28-2014

New Bay Bridge marks anniversary with more work to be done

KTVU, 8-28-2014

Editorial: Oakland Tribune editorial: Voters should reject doubling of county transportation sales tax

Oakland Tribune, 8-28-2014

BART does away with free lifetime rides for board members

Contra Costa Times, 8-28-2014

BART launching app to help riders report crime, suspicious activity

San Francisco Examiner, 8-28-2014

Bay Bridge project's rainy-day money is nearly gone

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-28-2014

Editorial: Editorial: Preparing for the inevitable

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-27-2014

Insurance bill for ride-service drivers on the right course

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-27-2014

San Rafael residents urge city to move forward with SMART quiet zones

Marin Independent Journal, 8-27-2014

Ride-sharing companies agree to California deal on regulation

Sacramento Bee, 8-27-2014

How safe are rising S.F. towers in wake of Napa earthquake?

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-27-2014

BART 10-year outlook anticipates financial shortfall in operating, capital needs

Progressive Railroading, 8-27-2014

What Does It Really Cost to Live in San Francisco?

CityLab, 8-26-2014

Why a Slowdown in Housing Prices Is Great News

New York Times, 8-26-2014

Napa earthquake seen as 'reality check' to Bay Area road, bridge and water operators

Contra Costa Times, 8-26-2014

Kashia Pomo Tribe plugs in to Electric Vehicle Stations

Sonoma County Gazette, 8-26-2014

SF bike registry helps man retrieve stolen wheels, but it wasn’t easy

San Francisco Examiner, 8-26-2014

Half Moon Bay's street paving program moves forward

San Jose Mercury News, 8-26-2014

Quake Raises Building-Safety Questions

Wall Street Journal, 8-26-2014

Bike share program has had to revamp after first year on the road

San Francisco Examiner, 8-26-2014

U.N. Draft Report Lists Unchecked Emissions’ Risks

New York Times, 8-26-2014

Why General Motors wants to put 19,000 tech employees on bicycles

Los Angeles Times, 8-26-2014

Marin housing plan: 10 sites, 502 dwellings

Marin Independent Journal, 8-26-2014

If You Have Allergies or Asthma, Talk to Your Doctor About Cap and Trade

The Atlantic, 8-26-2014

Napa earthquake exposes dangers found in homes, shops, churches

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-26-2014

Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

New York Times, 8-26-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: We need deliberation, not political theater in Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 8-25-2014

Quake early-warning system could be built with water bond funds

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-25-2014

Editorial: Use water bond to fund quake alert system

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-25-2014

California bill to delay cap-and-trade expansion finished for year

Sacramento Bee, 8-25-2014

Feds grant $2 million for quake damage to roads

Napa Valley Register, 8-25-2014

7 Charts That Show How Good Mass Transit Can Make a City More Affordable

CityLab, 8-25-2014

Five Reasons Why Peak Driving is Here to Stay

Planetizen, 8-25-2014

Bridges, overpasses earn approval after Northern California quake

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-25-2014

Stunning views of Silicon Valley open to public with new trailhead, parking area in San Jose hills

Contra Costa Times, 8-25-2014

Sunday Streets Celebrates 50th Event in the Mission

Mission Local, 8-25-2014

Earthquake early warning system used by BART could have broader applications

KTVU, 8-25-2014

New Plan For Oakland's Coliseum Area Includes 5,750 Housing Units, New Venues For Football, Baseball, and Basketball

SFist, 8-25-2014

Surprise, surprise: SF falling far short on affordable housing for low-income residents

SFGate, 8-25-2014

Editorial: California’s inspiring transportation projects: Guest commentary

Press-Telegram, 8-25-2014

Leadership in a Time of Drought

Governing, 8-25-2014

ELECTION 2014: California governor active on transportation issues

Land Line Magazine, 8-25-2014

California High-Speed Rail—More Questions and Concerns

The Atlantic, 8-24-2014

Sunday morning's 6.0-magnitude quake causes injuries, damage

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-24-2014

Did Drought Lead to 6.0 Quake in California? Residents Wonder

Latin Post, 8-24-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Getting ahead of traffic in Southern Marin — a multi-faceted approach

Marin Independent Journal, 8-24-2014

San Rafael plans three meetings on SMART quiet zones

Marin Independent Journal, 8-24-2014

Earthquake cracks, buckles roads, but leaves bridges OK

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-24-2014

Losses From California Quake Could Top $1 Billion

New York Times, 8-24-2014

Lifestyles of the Rich and Parched

Politico Magazine, 8-24-2014

Oakland gets $6 million in state funding for transportation projects

Bay City News, 8-22-2014

California’s latest carbon auction raises $331.8 million

Sacramento Bee, 8-22-2014

Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad

CBS SF Bay Area, 8-22-2014

A commuter's bane - filthy, smelly BART station stairs

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-21-2014

10-mile BART extension to San Jose clears hurdle

Inside Bay Area, 8-21-2014

Siluria turns natural gas into gasoline for $1 per gallon

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-21-2014

63 trillion gallons of groundwater lost in drought, study finds

Los Angeles Times, 8-21-2014

New plan to ease Tam Junction traffic jam begins Friday

Marin Independent Journal, 8-21-2014

Vine Trail to link Napa to Yountville by fall 2015

Napa Valley Register, 8-21-2014

Plans for Highway 12 extension nixed in southeast Santa Rosa

Press Democrat, 8-21-2014

Striking pictures show affect of California's record drought

The Telegraph (UK), 8-20-2014

Cities’ Air Problems Only Get Worse With Climate Change

New York Times, 8-20-2014

Promise of $130m draws out a specialists' debate on getting sustainable development right

California Planning & Development Report, 8-20-2014

GOP senators predict highway funding will change

The Hill, 8-20-2014

Montclair: Flexible parking district goes into effect

Contra Costa Times, 8-20-2014

Napa extends red-light cameras for one year

Napa Valley Register, 8-20-2014

San Francisco has affordable housing shortfall of 40,000 units, report says

San Francisco Business Times, 8-20-2014

SF approves free Muni for special-education students

San Francisco Examiner, 8-20-2014

Faulty population numbers may influence housing: Burlingame officials concerned numbers could give false look at city’s needs

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-20-2014

City workers pave Linda Mar Boulevard

San Jose Mercury News, 8-19-2014

$750K grant may bring big changes to South Berkeley

Berkeleyside, 8-19-2014

Where We Came From and Where We Went, State by State

New York Times, 8-19-2014

City reaches milestone for train station project

Daily Republic, 8-19-2014

Why Portland Is Building a Multi-Modal Bridge That Bans Cars

CityLab, 8-19-2014

Editorial: BART to San Jose: Celebrate Phase 1 and get ready to plan line to Santa Clara

San Jose Mercury News, 8-19-2014

San Francisco supervisor would add more than 1,000 housing units in Sunset District

San Francisco Business Times, 8-19-2014

Lawmakers expand carpool lane permits for plug-ins

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-19-2014

Downtown SF project may buy its way out of below-market-rate housing mandate

San Francisco Examiner, 8-18-2014

California High-Speed Rail Faces Skepticism As Preliminary Construction Begins

Capital Public Radio, 8-18-2014

Editorial: Editorial: Golden Gate Transit needs to get a handle on bus driver staffing

Marin Independent Journal, 8-17-2014

You better have a ticket to ride Muni

San Francisco Examiner, 8-17-2014

Editorial: Readers React: Don't bet on the bullet train's estimated cost

Los Angeles Times, 8-17-2014

West’s historic drought stokes fears of water crisis

Washington Post, 8-17-2014

Editorial: A solution for bikes and pedestrians

Sacramento Bee, 8-17-2014

As yellow buses fade away, school traffic congests roads in Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 8-16-2014

Napa County spends big to influence Sacramento

Napa Valley Register, 8-16-2014

Court says Parkmerced redevelopment is just fine

SFGate, 8-15-2014

From rails to trails: Iron Horse cuts a pioneering path in urban trails movement

Contra Costa Times, 8-15-2014

Warriors arena conceptual plan includes 2 office towers, plazas, retail space

San Francisco Examiner, 8-15-2014

The Cities That Spend The Most On Bike Lanes Later Reap The Most Reward

Fast Company, 8-15-2014

SF cabdrivers vote to unionize as industry continues to take beating from ride services

San Francisco Examiner, 8-15-2014

When it comes to roads and rail, we force government to lie to us

Grist, 8-14-2014

Taking the Bypass on Transportation Funding

Governing, 8-14-2014

Slimmed-down California water bond heading to voters

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-14-2014

Ride-sharing showdown: Uber, Lyft, Sidecar fight to block new regulations

Contra Costa Times, 8-13-2014

Traffic lights to see signal timing changes

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-13-2014

Road widening project nears completion

Napa Valley Register, 8-13-2014

Editorial: Caltrans Still Obsessed with Road-Building

East Bay Express, 8-13-2014

Lyft-Uber competition for drivers heats up

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-12-2014

Editorial: Making the Case for High-Speed Rail

New York Times, 8-12-2014

Federal board approves 144- mile high-speed rail route

Sacramento Bee, 8-12-2014

Rohnert Park council discusses two visions for downtown space

Press Democrat, 8-12-2014

Editorial: Dick Spotswood: Housing 'density bonus' can make numbers misleading

Marin Independent Journal, 8-12-2014

Californians need more time to prepare for new clean air rules

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-12-2014

2 BART board directors face challengers in election

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-12-2014

Port: Time for a new view of the S.F. waterfront's future

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-12-2014

Editorial: Guest perspective: Where did middle-class home ownership go?

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-11-2014

Milpitas planners to review city's 8-year draft Housing Element

San Jose Mercury News, 8-11-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Development proposal puts Strawberry on center stage

Marin Independent Journal, 8-11-2014

Walkable cities mean lower obesity and disease rates, says CU Denver study

Denver Business Journal, 8-11-2014

S.F.'s answer to housing crisis: Offer loans to buy the buildings

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-11-2014

Possible Golden Gate Bridge District Strike Would Cripple Commute

CBS SF Bay Area, 8-11-2014

Pacifica getting new Highway 1 bridge, traffic delays

San Jose Mercury News, 8-11-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Legislation will correctly designate Marin as 'suburban'

Marin Independent Journal, 8-11-2014

Bike Mobile helps fix bikes for area children

Daily Republic, 8-10-2014

Marin bus riders struggle to cope with driver shortage, service cuts

Marin Independent Journal, 8-10-2014

Pedaling toward Nirvana: Bike Boosters Trying to Make the Bay Area a Cycling Paradise

California magazine, 8-9-2014

Berkeley installs first permeable pavers downtown

Berkeleyside, 8-8-2014

ABAG Sharpens Process to Identify Open Space Preservation

The Independent, 8-8-2014

S.F. supes reaffirm tech shuttles' use of Muni stops

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-8-2014

Bike riders continue to break BART rules, but agency is working on kinks

San Francisco Examiner, 8-7-2014

January tax hike fuels fight over greenhouse gas law

Capitol Weekly, 8-7-2014

Bill would cap income eligibility for state's clean-vehicle rebates

Los Angeles Times, 8-7-2014

Orinda 'housing element' update moves ahead

Contra Costa Times, 8-7-2014

Pedestrians Dying at Disproportionate Rates in America's Poorer Neighborhoods

Governing, 8-7-2014

Dan Walters: Legislature ducking debate on big fuel price hike

Sacramento Bee, 8-7-2014

Commentary: Leaders need to step in on housing crisis

Silicon Valley Business Journal, 8-7-2014

SF commuter-benefit program offenders can expect crackdown

San Francisco Examiner, 8-7-2014

How Outdated Parking Laws Price Families Out of the City

CityLab, 8-7-2014

City's housing needs reviewed in public workshop

Weekly Calistogan, 8-6-2014

CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-6-2014

Editorial: California's slow ride to new transit

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-6-2014

Delays Persist for U.S. High-Speed Rail

New York Times, 8-6-2014

Fremont: Free electric vehicle test drives scheduled Saturday

San Jose Mercury News, 8-6-2014

Clayton: Traffic mitigation plan for Mt. Diablo Elementary School back to drawing board

Contra Costa Times, 8-6-2014

John Horgan: Menlo Park citizens are pushing back

San Jose Mercury News, 8-6-2014

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar try carpool service

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-6-2014

San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

Los Angeles Times, 8-6-2014

Lyft Hopes to Coax Commuters to Leave Their Cars

New York Times, 8-6-2014

Ferry frustration mounts: Officials want South City passenger numbers to grow, higher fares could result otherwise

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-6-2014

El Cerrito looks at turning greener

Contra Costa Times, 8-6-2014

Lyft Adds A Carpooling Option To Compete With Mass Transit (And Uber)

Forbes, 8-6-2014

Strike vote could shutter Marin ferry service

Marin Independent Journal, 8-5-2014

Sonoma County postpones roads tax plan

Press Democrat, 8-5-2014

Affordable housing crisis in Sonoma County

Press Democrat, 8-5-2014

Caltrans to defend Bay Bridge at state hearing

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-5-2014

Half Moon Bay streets to be repaved

San Mateo Daily Journal, 8-5-2014

Senator to push Attorney General to launch criminal probe on Bay Bridge construction

Sacramento Bee, 8-5-2014

Editorial: Time to Look at Oakland

Planetizen, 8-4-2014

Pedestrians Dying at Disproportionate Rates in America's Poorer Neighborhoods

Governing, 8-4-2014

San Francisco and New York Affordable Housing Plans Compared - See more at:

San Francisco Public Press, 8-4-2014

Study Says Poor Planning Contributes To Wildfire Costs

KUOW, 8-4-2014

Smart highway aims to cut congestion on westbound I-80

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-4-2014

The Courts Speak Up for California High-Speed Rail

The Atlantic, 8-4-2014

Local artists to receive salvaged steel from Bay Bridge

Oakland Tribune, 8-3-2014

Editorial: Disturbing report on Bay Bridge, Caltrans

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-3-2014

Daly City planners propose measures to boost below-market-rate housing supply

San Francisco Examiner, 8-3-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: SMART's making steady progress toward starting service

Marin Independent Journal, 8-3-2014

Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities

New York Times, 8-3-2014

California Plans Bullet Train Without More U.S. Aid

Wall Street Journal, 8-3-2014

Court gives new life to California high-speed rail

San Francisco Chronicle, 8-1-2014

Analysis: Cap-and-trade delay doomed, but illuminating on multiple fronts

Sacramento Business Journal, 8-1-2014

West Contra Costa transit study gets funding boost

San Jose Mercury News, 8-1-2014

California high-speed rail project wins big in appellate court ruling

San Jose Mercury News, 8-1-2014