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Headlines for May 29, 2015

Motorcycle lane-splitting bill passed by California Assembly
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: FasTrak bills prove to be false
San Jose Mercury News

Who were those people on Santa Rosa’s pedestrian overcrossing?
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Marin planners go to bat for affordable housing
Marin Independent Journal

Lax background checks compromise safety of ride-hail apps, study says
San Francisco Examiner

California carbon auction brings in another $1 billion
Sacramento Bee $

San Francisco Bike-Share Program to Get Thousands More Cycles
SKIFT

Bay Area Bike Share to Greatly Expand
KGO Radio

Caltrans Says 99 Percent Of Anchor Rods In Bay Bridge Tower Passed Stress Test
CBS

Headlines for May 28, 2015

Caltrans downplays latest Bay Bridge rod failure
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Area bike-sharing plan OK, agency says
Contra Costa Times

Bay Bridge: Two arrested in copper wire theft along bicycle path
Contra Costa Times

Bay Bridge bolt tests confirm strength, Caltrans says
Contra Costa Times

Automakers ahead of schedule for 2020 fuel economy targets
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Traffic signals don't always ease speeding on city streets
San Jose Mercury News

Regional Water Board: SMART must pay for Novato area levee clean up
Marin Independent Journal

Major expansion approved for Bay Area Bike Share
San Francisco Examiner

SFO, SFMTA ask state for stricter regulations of Uber and Lyft
San Francisco Examiner

MTC approves tenfold expansion of Bay Area Bike Share program
San Mateo Daily Journal

Headlines for May 27, 2015

Roadshow: Bad manners irk BART riders
San Jose Mercury News

Richmond to dedicate new Bay Trail segment Sunday
Contra Costa Times

BART budget online Q&A planned
Contra Costa Times

VINE to give free passes to youth riders
Napa Valley Register

Software glitch prompts Muni to suspend double stopping after trial run
San Francisco Examiner

BART finds ‘hydrogen bubble’ defects on broken rail
San Francisco Examiner

Three Mayors Meet on Bay Area Housing
The Registry

New Luxury Rental Projects Add to Rent Squeeze
WSJ

High-speed rail proponent Quentin Kopp denounces current plan as 'low-speed rail'
Los Altos Online

Headlines for May 26, 2015

Roadshow: Photographing highway road kill is not a good idea
San Jose Mercury News

San Mateo-Hayward Bridge reopens to traffic after Memorial Day weekend work
Contra Costa Times

Carpooling by Uber, Lyft OK'd by California Assembly
Sacramento Bee $

High-speed rail and infill: A great marriage for California
Sacramento Bee $

Headlines for May 25, 2015

Climate change could overwhelm California, Obama adviser says
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: California may allow more green carpool stickers
San Jose Mercury News

California gas tax increase: Is this the year Jerry Brown pushes it through?
San Jose Mercury News

SF public transit excels in accessibility for the disabled
San Francisco Examiner

Walters: California's carbon fees generate big money
Sacramento Bee $

Headlines for May 24, 2015

Our SF: Frank Lloyd Wright had the right idea
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Highway 85 expansion, and what it means for buses and big rigs
San Jose Mercury News

Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators to wrestle with gas tax issue
San Jose Mercury News

Headlines for May 23, 2015

California Assembly votes to legalize paid carpools
San Francisco Chronicle $

Where to keep momentum going in Bay Area after Bike to Work Day
San Francisco Chronicle $

Look out Uber, tuk-tuks may be coming to America
San Jose Mercury News

Headlines for May 22, 2015

San Mateo Bridge, BART weekend closures planned
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Lane-splitting would be officially legal in California under proposed measure
San Jose Mercury News

U.S. census finally agrees: San Jose has 1 million residents
San Jose Mercury News

North Bay remains slowest-growing part of booming Bay Area
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Doyle Drive closure delayed
Marin Independent Journal

Feds give SMART environmental clearance to go to Larkspur
Marin Independent Journal

When it comes to moving and removing bus stops, it's rarely a smooth ride for Muni
San Francisco Examiner

Muni to implement double stopping at certain stations
San Francisco Examiner

State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court
Los Angeles Times $

Let Our Cities Move
New York Times $

Are Intermodal Hubs Fancy Capital Projects or Anchors for Future Investment?
Next City

More Problems For The Bay Bridge As Tower Rod Is Fractured
CBS

More than 400 Bay Bridge anchor rods pass seismic test
KTVU

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