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HEADLINES FOR APRIL 23, 2014

Palo Alto: Council opposes proposal to forgive $91M loan to BART project
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: That difficult 101 on-ramp is that way for a reason
San Jose Mercury News

Guest commentary: Collaborative charging stations helping clean the airM
Contra Costa Times

Grant may pave way for Bay Ridge Trail extension
Napa Valley Register

Lights timed to improve traffic
Petaluma 360

Cubic Transportation Systems Receives $7.5 Million Contract Add-on from Metropolitan Transportation Commission to Expand Clipper Card to Smaller Bay Area Transit Agencies
PR Web

EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats
EPA

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 22, 2014

Roadshow: Relief may be on horizon for some Highway 85 motorists
Contra Costa Times

Editorial: Fairfax needs to build consensus before housing
Marin Independent Journal

Napa County cities get money for new sidewalks
Napa Valley Register

Workshops planned on county transportation needs
Napa Valley Register

Bruce Maiman: Time to get smart about public transportation
Sacramento Bee $

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 21, 2014

Roadshow: Light rail down median of Highway 85? Not likely
San Jose Mercury News

City planners want more Napa Pipe design information
Napa Valley Register

San Francisco airport forecasts some slowdown in growth
San Francisco Examiner

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 20, 2014

Dick Spotswood: Larkspur's transit planning process to nowhere
Marin Independent Journal

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 19, 2014

San Francisco 49ers fans petition BART to change new car seat colors from Seattle Seahawks' neon green and blue
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Electric car owners don't save much by leaving lights off
San Jose Mercury News

Concord: BART derailment occurred when train tried to enter tracks without authorization
Contra Costa Times

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 18, 2014

Earthquake education: Bay Area community resources
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART train derails on way to train yard near North Concord station
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Is it time to remove roadside memorial on I-680?
San Jose Mercury News

Council to weigh in on Dumbarton Rail loan forgiveness proposal
San Jose Mercury News

$3 million loan approved for transportation agency
Napa Valley Register

Solution sought to widen Highway 101 south of Petaluma
Petaluma 360

BART fined $210,000 for worker deaths
San Francisco Examiner

SMART extension to Larkspur gets two approvals from MTA
Pacific Sun

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 17, 2014

Look inside BART's car of the future
San Francisco Chronicle $

Home prices jump by double digits in Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle $

Not everyone is happy with new BART car design
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Perils of changing lanes on Highway 17
San Jose Mercury News

SMART's 1st batch of rail cars passes factory tests
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

May 3 forum will focus on regaining local control
Napa Valley Register

Bike Commuter of the Year Awards Nominations Deadline Nears
Sonoma County Gazette

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 16, 2014

S.F. Sunday parking meter charge voted down
San Francisco Chronicle $

No raises merited for BART execs
San Francisco Chronicle $

Discount transit pass offers a hand up and hope
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: BART ride should improve when new cars are on track
San Jose Mercury News

Bay Area apartment rents set record
Contra Costa Times

Chevron donates land to San Francisco Bay Trail, linking Point Molate Beach Park
Contra Costa Times

Elected officials call for outside review of Bay Bridge corrosion
Sacramento Bee $

List: The New Bay Bridge’s Biggest Problems
CBS

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 15, 2014

Roadshow: Finally, paving Highway 101 through Mountain View will begin in mid-May
San Jose Mercury News

Contra Costa Times editorial: BART directors have no one but themselves to blame for bargaining debacle
Contra Costa Times

Sonoma County looking to make carpooling easier
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

MPO backs SMART Larkspur addition
Railway Age

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