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Headlines for August 3, 2015

Experts tapped to study Bay Bridge tower rods stir doubt
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART's Transbay Tube reopens on time for Monday morning rush hour
San Francisco Chronicle $

Santa Rosa plans to revamp bus service
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

New plan sketches roadmap for Chinatown pedestrian safety
San Francisco Examiner

Headlines for August 2, 2015

Roadshow: Bayfront Expressway joins growing list of Bay Area traffic messes
San Jose Mercury News

Bay Area's Disjointed Public Transit Network Inspires a Call for Harmony
New York Times

Headlines for August 1, 2015

Roadshow: Tricks to getting tailgaters to back off
San Jose Mercury News

Headlines for July 31, 2015

BART and its riders prepare for weekend Transbay Tube shutdown
San Francisco Chronicle $

Oakland uses parking to drill deeper into residents' wallets
San Francisco Chronicle $

Earthquake early-warning system gets a $4 million boost
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART's Tube shutdown weekend arrives
Oakland Tribune

Oakland Tribune editorial: Boxer-McConnell transportation bill worth pursuing
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Motorcycle lane-splitting bill on hold until 2016
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: 880-Marina widening and 680 metering work nearing an end
San Jose Mercury News

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project
San Jose Mercury News

$2.2M approved for 12 Bay Area hydrogen refueling stations
San Jose Mercury News

San Rafaelís $1.6 million bike, pedestrian path nearly finished
Marin Independent Journal

Agency lays out roadway master plan
Napa Valley Register

Commuters prepare for BART Transbay Tube closure
ABC

Headlines for July 30, 2015

Uber tests flexible car leases for drivers
San Francisco Chronicle $

Rent control stalls in Richmond, at least for now
San Francisco Chronicle $

California should proceed cautiously on 2024 Olympics
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Dirty cars a reason to be proud
San Jose Mercury News

Most Californians back global warming policies
Sacramento Bee $

House passes three-month highway funding bill
Washington Post

Budget and tax: Congress decides to go home and fight about highways in September, and corporate inversions investigated
Washington Post

Jaxon Vanderbeken on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge
KALW

Headlines for July 29, 2015

L.A., Bay Area look into possible joint bid for 2024 Olympics
San Francisco Chronicle $

Supervisors approve changes to Pleasant Hill BART apartments
Contra Costa Times

Richmond council hammers out details on new rent control ordinance
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: That I-280 backup? Blame it on Joe
San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino: City hosting a forum on alternative transportation
San Jose Mercury News

Is Caltrans wasting millions on idle staff?
Sacramento Bee $

Sign of the Times: Cyclist group wants S.F. to shift gears, update policy on when to stop
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: heading toward a three-month highway bill; first bits of international tax reform to be released; Ex-Im's not dead yet
Washington Post

State Agencies Discuss Making Freight More Sustainable
Capitol Radio

Spare the Air Alert in effect on Wednesday
ABC

More Than Half of Bay Area Carpool Lanes Run Slow: Federal Study
NBC

Bay Area Traffic Worsens as Too Many People Use Carpool Lanes
KGO

Headlines for July 28, 2015

Richmond council to vote on contentious rent-control proposal
San Francisco Chronicle $

Hot weather triggers summer's first 'Spare the Air Day'
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Highway 101 has turned into commute from hell
San Jose Mercury News

Park district to consider naming Hayward segment of Bay Trail after Bill Lockyer
Contra Costa Times

House prepares to vote on stopgap highway bill
Washington Post

Headlines for July 27, 2015

Clogged diamond lanes mean carpoolers get little relief
San Francisco Chronicle $

Warriors' proposed arena could clog downtown S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle $

Congress must pass long-term transportation funding bill
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Car alarms have few defenders
San Jose Mercury News

Tunnel vision: Questions remain about Muni's high-tech surveillance system and whether it comes at the expense of riders' privacy
San Francisco Examiner

Budget and tax: Congress has five days left to fund highways; Democrats tip their hand on spending
Washington Post

Boxer rides away from Dems on highway bill
Washington Post

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