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HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 24, 2014

Roadshow: Is it legal to pass in the carpool lane?
San Jose Mercury News

Bay Bridge boosters seek to keep lights display
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Fee to use GG Bridge sidewalk among proposed initiatives to reduce proposed deficit
San Francisco Examiner

Golden Gate Bridge officials to consider studying pedestrian, bicyclist toll
San Francisco Examiner

Headlines for October 23, 2014

$4M needed to save 'Bay Lightsí on bridge
San Francisco Chronicle $

Startup bets S.F. needs app to hail scooter-riding valets
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F. building boom eats up street parking
San Francisco Chronicle $

Court shuns opponents of big Treasure Island development
San Francisco Chronicle $

Donít put tolls on Golden Gate Bridge bike, foot traffic
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Panhandlers can be ticketed at freeway ramps
San Jose Mercury News

Second time around, Alameda County transportation sales tax increase attracts more money, interest
Contra Costa Times

A deal is in the works to make the Bay Bridge light sculpture permanent
Contra Costa Times

BART postpones herbicide plan in El Cerrito
Contra Costa Times

Newark: Council considering waiver of $8.4 million affordable housing fees
Contra Costa Times

Larkspur residents get first look at housing element update
Marin Independent Journal

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 22, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge considers charging bicyclists, pedestrians
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: In two words, why South Bay drivers should care about Alameda County tax
San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco airport reaches deal with Uber, Lyft
San Jose Mercury News

Marin Transit reflects on 50 years of local bus service
Marin Independent Journal

Bus rapid transit expert sees room for improvement on SF system
San Francisco Examiner

Motorcycle lane-splitting study finds: the more speed, the more danger
Sacramento Bee $

Assemblymember Jim Frazier Joins Bay Area BikeMobile in Antioch
Virtual Press Office

Silicon Valley sprawls East: How tech jobs, housing and transit are shaping a megaregion
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal $

Headlines for October 21, 2014

Temporary paving to ease Bay Bridge bumps
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F. developer gets break on affordability rule
San Francisco Chronicle $

Golden Gate Bridge renews talk of tolls on walkers, bicyclists
Contra Costa Times

San Francisco airport reaches deal with Uber, Lyft
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: How many jobs created by road projects?
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: When your license plate draws a cop's attention
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge renews talk of sidewalk tolls
Marin Independent Journal

Larkspur plans workshop on housing element update
Marin Independent Journal

Q&A: FTA Acting Administrator Therese McMillan
Metro Magazine

Headlines for October 20, 2014

S.F.ís Prop. A is first step on road to put driving last
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after Friday delays
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Nurse appalled by drivers' reactions to ambulance
San Jose Mercury News

Caltrans to block 'freeway jumpers' at San Quentin exit
Marin Independent Journal

Headlines for October 19, 2014

Cause of Bay Bridge delays is no mere bump in the road
San Francisco Chronicle $

Barnidge: No more outrage in Lafayette over Plan Bay Area
Contra Costa Times

County transportation authority encourages public feedback for five-year plan
San Francisco Examiner

Headlines for October 18, 2014

25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?
San Francisco Chronicle $

South Bay BART work moving ahead, above and below ground
San Jose Mercury News

BART beefs up service for World Series
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Highway 85's opening 20 years ago was a magical day
San Jose Mercury News

Oakland: Report says 1,300 soft story apartments at risk of collapse in earthquake
Contra Costa Times

SMART could get more rail cars after service starts in 2016
Marin Independent Journal

Plan proposes $349 million in Highway 29 improvements
Napa Valley Register

CHP report cost $823,000
Sacramento Bee $

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 17, 2014

Golden Gate buses to run Friday after strike averted
San Francisco Chronicle $

Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and events
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Why 3 people are needed for a carpool on I-80 and some bridges
San Jose Mercury News

Alameda County: I-580 political signs spark free speech fight
Contra Costa Times

Cracked welds raise doubts about Bay Bridge safety
Sacramento Bee $

Preparedness, early warning system top agenda at quake symposium
ABC

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