Association of
Bay Area Governments
Bay Area Air Quality Management District Bay Conservation and Development Commission Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Preserving the Bay Area's quality
of life through collaborative planning

Related Materials

In the News - Archive





How Cap-and-Trade Is Working in California

Wall Street Journal, 10-28-2014

Brown signs plastic bag ban, dozens more bills

San Francisco Chronicle, 10-1-2014

Latest defect: Bay Bridge tower rods sitting in water

San Francisco Chronicle, 10-1-2014


Hope for late-night transit dawns; BART to roll out test project

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-30-2014

Caltrans: Bay Bridge water woes continue; more rods will be tested

Contra Costa Times, 9-30-2014

California artists to get pieces of old Bay Bridge to work with

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-30-2014

College students, veterans to get free rides on Sonoma County buses

Press Democrat, 9-30-2014

Gov. Brown signs bill easing pressure for dense development in Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 9-30-2014

New law could benefit Napa redevelopment

Napa Valley Register, 9-30-2014

Bay Bridge Steel Rods Are Sound, Final Tests Confirm

NBC Bay Area, 9-30-2014

New complaints about ride sharing

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-29-2014

SFMTA hearing to address near-term service response before new light-rail cars arrive

San Francisco Examiner, 9-29-2014

Editorial: Viewpoints: Here’s a better high-speed rail plan that California can afford

Sacramento Bee, 9-29-2014

Uber CEO tells U.S. mayors in Sacramento: Get on board or get out of the way

San Francisco Business Times, 9-29-2014

Editorial: They have the cash; make them spend it

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-29-2014

Spending soars higher on relocation of Bay Bridge’s birds

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-29-2014

Editorial: Editorial: Ferry strike a heavy-handed labor tactic

Marin Independent Journal, 9-29-2014

Bay Bridge officials concerned about rod corrosion

Contra Costa Times, 9-29-2014

Home California Drought Story California's drought linked to greenhouse gases, climate change in Stanford study

San Jose Mercury News, 9-29-2014

Bay Bridge officials concerned about rod corrosion

The Daily Journal, 9-27-2014

Caltrans orders Bay Bridge anchor rods checked for rust

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-27-2014

Editorial: Don't let Richmond bridge bike plan slow down re-opening lane

Marin Independent Journal, 9-27-2014

Corrosion feared as water leaks into Bay Bridge’s new span

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-26-2014

Golden Gate Ferry captains to strike Friday

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-26-2014

Santa Clara VTA receives $8 million for double-track project

Progressive Railroading, 9-26-2014

Golden Gate Ferry workers on strike, no service out of Marin

Marin Independent Journal, 9-26-2014

Gas prices head below $3 in much of U.S. -- but not California

Contra Costa Times, 9-26-2014

Old Bay Bridge undergoing a slow vanishing act

KTVU, 9-26-2014

Oakland Gets $3.2 Million Grant For Bike Bridge Connecting Lake Merritt to Bay Trail

East Bay Express, 9-26-2014

Council backs big El Camino Real plans

Mountain View Voice, 9-26-2014

Golden Gate Ferry strike forces thousands to find another way to work

Marin Independent Journal, 9-26-2014

S.F., L.A. threaten Uber, Lyft, Sidecar with legal action

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-26-2014

Golden Gate Transit bus service hobbled amid ferry strike

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-26-2014

Bay Bridge officials concerned about rod corrosion

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-26-2014

Sonoma County Strengthens Commitment to CNG with New Fleet

Metro Magazine, 9-25-2014

Larkspur approves street rehab project

Twin Cities Times, 9-25-2014

How Transbay Transit Center deal’s collapse would alter S.F.

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-25-2014

Cal Trans says Bay Bridge demolition still on schedule

KTVU, 9-25-2014

Editorial: Guest Opinion: Finding balance in a new world

Palo Alto Online, 9-25-2014

Corte Madera residents opposed to use of Corte Madera cinema as site for 31 homes

Marin Independent Journal, 9-24-2014

Albany begins new study of housing issue

Contra Costa Times, 9-24-2014

No Drama for Housing Element

Lamorinda Weekly, 9-24-2014

Editorial: Letter: Transit-oriented development

The Daily Journal, 9-23-2014

S.F. taxi owners, cabbies join forces against Uber, Lyft, others

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-23-2014

Gov. Brown signs bill creating database for sea-level rise reporting

San Francisco Examiner, 9-23-2014

UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-23-2014

Carma app offers rebate for carpoolers on Bay Bridge

San Francisco Examiner, 9-23-2014

Transbay Transit Center’s future in doubt after deal falls apart

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-23-2014

The Big Bike Dilemma: The Bike-Share Supply Chain Breaks Down

SF Weekly, 9-23-2014

A California Dream: Not Having to Settle for Just One Bedroom

New York TImes, 9-23-2014

Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment

Los Angeles Times, 9-23-2014

Jerry Brown calls for ‘more ambitious’ climate change action at U.N.

Sacramento Bee, 9-23-2014

Plan to disburse climate change funds challenged by Bay Area officials

Los Angeles Times, 9-23-2014

Editorial: Does agency really want public input?

Half Moon Bay Review, 9-23-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Why we need to keep speaking out on housing plan

Marin Independent Journal, 9-23-2014

SMART platform designs generate little fanfare

Press Democrat, 9-23-2014

Jerry Brown signs bill for bike lane fee

Sacramento Bee, 9-22-2014

The road to cleaner air

Pleasanton Weekly, 9-22-2014

Group: Stop California's 'hidden gas tax'

San Francisco Business Times, 9-22-2014

Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain

New York TImes, 9-22-2014

If So Many People Support Mass Transit, Why Do So Few Ride?

CityLab, 9-22-2014

Uncertainty over deal for developer funding of Caltrain extension

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-22-2014

Editorial: Contra Costa Times editorial: Climate summit deal will be tough, but it is reachable

Contra Costa Times, 9-22-2014

Are we at the tipping point on climate-change politics?

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-22-2014

Trapped on Treasure Island, part two: Treasure Island is a big bowl of jello

BayView, 9-21-2014

Jerry Brown Seeks More Electric Cars in California

New York TImes, 9-21-2014

Global Rise Reported in 2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

New York TImes, 9-21-2014

Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets

New York TImes, 9-21-2014

S.F. gives unwarranted tax break to developers

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-21-2014

Richmond Bridge third lane proposal inches forward

Marin Independent Journal, 9-21-2014

A hidden gas tax?

San Jose Mercury News, 9-21-2014

A group's opposition to a possible gas tax increase gets no traction

Los Angeles Times, 9-21-2014

Brown signs several clean-air vehicle bills

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-21-2014

Mayor signs deal for new fleet of Muni Metro railcars

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-20-2014

Orinda City Council candidates: Growth a key concern

San Jose Mercury News, 9-20-2014

Fremont's imaginative planning puts S.F.'s to shame

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-20-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Marin sustainability plan pushes housing densities

Marin Independent Journal, 9-20-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Five reasons the county should start over on housing plan

Marin Independent Journal, 9-19-2014

Transit-riding Bay Area workers to reap financial benefits from new anti-pollution rule

San Jose Mercury News, 9-19-2014

Tales From the Brink: An Oral History of the Loma Prieta Earthquake

San Francisco magazine, 9-19-2014

Millennials Love Transit Most, Boomers Still Stuck on Cars

CityLab, 9-18-2014

SMART survey indicates strong interest in train service

Marin Independent Journal, 9-18-2014

New Tool Maps Bay Area’s Expensive, Unused Parking

Next City, 9-18-2014

Editorial: Viewpoints: Cities need a new, improved redevelopment tool

Sacramento Bee, 9-18-2014

SFMTA board approves contract for Mission Bay loop project

San Francisco Examiner, 9-18-2014

A System to Cut City Traffic That Just Might Work

Wired, 9-17-2014

Mom's tragic warning about train-track safety

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-17-2014

Jerry Brown signs ride-sharing insurance bill

Sacramento Bee, 9-17-2014

U.S. Moves to Reduce Global Warming Emissions

New York Times, 9-16-2014

Editorial: Bridge the housing-Muni divide

San Francisco Bay Guardian, 9-16-2014

Housing Solution: Allow Denser Housing in Exchange for Affordable Units

San Francisco Public Press, 9-16-2014

Three-foot buffer law for cyclists now in effect

Sacramento Bee, 9-16-2014

Ditching cars for buses, bikes best way to cut city pollution : study

Reuters, 9-16-2014

Bill aims to change red lights to green

U-T San Diego, 9-16-2014

Self-Driving Cars Now Need a Permit in California

ABC News, 9-16-2014

Fixing Climate Change May Add No Costs, Report Says

New York Times, 9-16-2014

Report says SF taxis suffering greatly

San Francisco Examiner, 9-16-2014

Mayor Lee rides crowded Muni train downtown with the masses

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-16-2014

Testing the new buffer zone for bicyclists

San Jose Mercury News, 9-16-2014

Ride services decimate S.F. taxi industry's business

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-16-2014

Google's driverless cars future at odds with automakers

Daily Herald, 9-15-2014

Poll: 68 percent want more transit spending

The Hill, 9-15-2014

State says drivers must give bicyclists 3-foot safety cushion

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-15-2014

S.F. weighs campaign to keep cars from clogging intersections

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-15-2014

Editorial: Viewpoints: Campaign against gas tax is foolhardy

Sacramento Bee, 9-15-2014

Chicago transit system dysfunctional, 'depressing': international study

Chicago Tribune, 9-15-2014

Editorial: Marin Voice: Breaking through Marin's housing gridlock

Marin Independent Journal, 9-15-2014

Golden Gate Bridge union calls one-day strike, no impact on commute

Marin Independent Journal, 9-15-2014

The case for walking or cycling (or taking the train) to work

Wahington Post, 9-15-2014

National association may help Bay Area Bike Share

San Francisco Examiner, 9-15-2014

Golden Gate Bridge workers set to strike over health care costs

San Francisco Examiner, 9-15-2014

Three-foot separation rule to protect cyclists goes into place in Marin, state

Marin Independent Journal, 9-14-2014

Commuters can have a say on BART service

San Francisco Examiner, 9-14-2014

Caltrain begins collecting public feedback on modernizing car interiors

San Francisco Examiner, 9-14-2014

Trading Parking Lots for Affordable Housing

New York Times, 9-14-2014

Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

New York Times, 9-13-2014

Oakland's Lake Merritt drawing new residents, pushing up rents

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-12-2014

BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop

Contra Costa Times, 9-12-2014

Longtime California legislator John Foran dies

Sacramento Bee, 9-12-2014

Top Bay Area Bridges, Ranked

7x7 Magazine, 9-11-2014

Report: Bay Area's poor roads cost drivers big

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-11-2014

Bad roads, congested commutes cost state drivers $44 billion a year, report says

San Jose Mercury News, 9-11-2014

Sonoma County's bike lockers a benefit or boondoggle?

Press Democrat, 9-11-2014

Report: BART needs changes to avoid strikes

Contra Costa Times, 9-11-2014

Marin, California roads need more money for mending, report finds

Marin Independent Journal, 9-11-2014

Audit finds flaws in state affordable housing spending

Los Angeles Times, 9-11-2014

Why Nature Needs Cities

Huffington Post, 9-11-2014

S.F.'s uncommon areas: Plazas created from scraps of urban land

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-10-2014

New Bay Bridge receives top marks for withstanding Napa quake

ABC 7 News, 9-10-2014

UC to invest $1 billion to tackle climate change

San Francisco Business Times, 9-10-2014

Editorial: AB 32: Resist attempts to undercut California's landmark clean energy law

San Jose Mercury News, 9-10-2014

Phil Matier: BART Commuters Dealing With Increasingly Packed Trains

CBS San Francisco, 9-10-2014

BART trains shorter, more crowded

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-10-2014

S.F. cuts deal with downtown property owners on tax district

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-10-2014

New census figures show SF, Bay Area emigration patterns

San Francisco Examiner, 9-10-2014

Report: Bad blood, bad decisions precipitated BART strike

San Francisco Examiner, 9-10-2014

SMART loses out on federal grant for Larkspur extension

Press Democrat, 9-10-2014

Muni Tests New App to Pay Fares

7x7 Magazine, 9-9-2014

Before learning to drive, cars learn to park themselves

San Jose Mercury News, 9-9-2014

Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension

CBS San Francisco, 9-9-2014

The U.S. May Not Be Leading on Climate, but California Is

Bloomberg Businessweek, 9-9-2014

Santa Rosa Likely to Win $8.2M Grant to Build Bridge Over Railway

ENR California, 9-9-2014

U.N. climate agency reports carbon dioxide growing at alarming rate

Los Angeles Times, 9-9-2014

STA looks at Green Valley traffic delays

Daily Republic, 9-9-2014

Cost of Bay Bridge demolition rises amid complication

San Jose Mercury News, 9-9-2014

Northern California sees another month of double-digit gas price declines

Sacramento Bee, 9-9-2014

BART advised to start talks earlier, avoid abrasive negotiators

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-9-2014

Bicycle-sharing coming to San Diego, but it won’t be cheap

San Diego Entertainer Magazine, 9-9-2014

Caltrain to buy 16 new cars to ease overcrowded trains

San Francisco Business Times, 9-8-2014

Open space is a key feature of future Central Subway station

San Francisco Examiner, 9-8-2014

Bay Area commuters struggling through heavier traffic

KTVU, 9-8-2014

Hercules/Richmond: West County workshops scheduled to hear transportation priorities

Contra Costa Times, 9-8-2014

Metering lights debut this week in Sonoma County

Press Democrat, 9-8-2014

Downtown S.F. developers prepared to sue city over tax district

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-8-2014

S.F. supervisor seeks to phase out fleet, use car sharing

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-8-2014

They Built It. People Came. Now They Go.

New York Times, 9-8-2014

Golden Gate Bridge Tourism Becomes Urgent Traffic Matter

CBS San Francisco, 9-8-2014

Half of North American bird species threatened by climate change

Los Angeles Times, 9-8-2014

California charges ahead with electric vehicles

San Jose Mercury News, 9-8-2014

Editorial: 2nd Transbay Tube needed to help keep BART on track

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-7-2014

Conservation groups snapped up large swaths of Sierra Nevada during recession

Sacramento Bee, 9-7-2014

California's 3-foot rule for cars passing bikes to take effect

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-7-2014

Vintners want to raise development fees to support affordable housing

Napa Valley Register, 9-7-2014

Miles driven tax could replace gas tax

U-T San Diego, 9-7-2014

Upfront: Ten houses gone

Pacific Sun, 9-6-2014

California High-Speed Rail No. 11: Thinking in Time

The Atlantic, 9-5-2014

Muni to test smart-phone app for some fares

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-5-2014

4 of 11 Golden Gate Bridge toll booths being removed

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-5-2014

El Cerrito's plan for San Pablo Avenue moves toward final vote

San Jose Mercury News, 9-5-2014

The Most Important Transportation Innovation of the Decade Is the Smartphone

CityLab, 9-4-2014

Supervisors committee approves $1.2B contract for new Muni light-rail vehicles

San Francisco Examiner, 9-4-2014

'Absolutely Terrible:' Bay Area Commutes Becoming Nearly Impossible

One News Page, 9-4-2014

San Francisco's Public Transit Agency Is In Talks to Build A Smartphone Ticketing App

Business Insider, 9-4-2014

Expanded routes for Clipper card users

Marinscope, 9-4-2014

China Just Got Serious About Global Warming. Now We're Really Out of Excuses.

Mother Jones, 9-4-2014

New California cycling law goes into effect

Sacramento Bee, 9-3-2014

Expanded water taxi service expected with more development

San Francisco Examiner, 9-3-2014

Saratoga draft housing element is approved for state to review

San Jose Mercury News, 9-3-2014

Sonoma tackles affordable housing

Press Democrat, 9-3-2014

Draft designs for SMART stations called 'ridiculous' by San Rafael officials

Marin Independent Journal, 9-3-2014

Jameson canyon finished product gets thumbs up from government leaders

Contra Costa Times, 9-3-2014

Clean team, loitering crackdown help make BART stations spiffier

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-2-2014

Caltrain grapples with ridership surge in S.F., Peninsula

San Francisco Business Times, 9-2-2014

Presidio Parkway project moving along, slated for 2015 opening

Marin Independent Journal, 9-2-2014

Hyperlapse Videos Capture the Beauty of Transit Around the World

CityLab, 9-2-2014

San Bruno to decide on height limits: Some argue change will revitalize city, others believe it’s not a smart idea

San Mateo Daily Journal, 9-2-2014

On-demand services top S.F. taxis in arrival times, study says

San Francisco Chronicle, 9-2-2014

Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

National Public Radio, 9-2-2014

California bullet train foes ask state's highest court for help

San Jose Mercury News, 9-2-2014

Editorial: Why tech will back S.F. minimum-wage hike

San Francisco Examiner, 9-2-2014

Local About The Bay: More Workers Means The Worst Commute In Bay Area History

CBS San Francisco, 9-2-2014

U.S. unprepared for housing needs of aging population

Harvard Gazette, 9-2-2014

Survey: Marin biking outpaces rest of state

Marin Independent Journal, 9-1-2014

New state bike law require 3-foot buffer between cyclists, vehicles

Los Angeles Daily News, 9-1-2014

Thousands of Bay Area apartment houses need a quake fix

Contra Costa Times, 9-1-2014