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Headlines for April 17, 2015

Lots of new housing in San Francisco, but it's still not enough
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bill would force Uber to guard passenger privacy
San Francisco Chronicle $

Housing comes down to politics plus big Academy of Art project
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: What's with the blank message boards on freeways?
San Jose Mercury News

Marin Voice: More creativity needed to address local housing goals
Marin Independent Journal

NCTPA looks to boost its identity with voters
Napa Valley Register

Editorial: Don't wait to discover ease of VINE buses
Napa Valley Register

National pedestrian-safety organization Vision Zero Network launches in SF
San Francisco Examiner

Let voters shift high-speed rail money to schools
Sacramento Bee $

Plan Bay Area open house next month
Vacaville Reporter

New FasTrak transponders available at Costco July 1
Manteca Bulletin

The Ten Most Walkable Cities in America
Wired

Headlines for April 16, 2015

Wheelchair ramps yanked for luxury seating
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F.'s Airbnb law needs to be fixed at the board
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: What about a net for overpass jumpers?
San Jose Mercury News

Larkspur at bottom of road rankings, but is improving
Marin Independent Journal

STA OKs pact for I-80 express lane project
Fairfield Daily Republic

Advocates blast SF mayor for backlog of pedestrian-safety projects
San Francisco Examiner

NTSB cites former BART policy of 'simple approval' as probable cause for two worker deaths in 2013
San Francisco Examiner

Obama's climate policy faces an early court challenge
Los Angeles Times $

Vallejo City Council member's comment draws ire of Mayor
Vallejo Times Herald

Martinez city streets considered 'at-risk'
Martinez Gazette

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 15, 2015

BART launches campaign after recent suicides on the tracks
San Francisco Chronicle $

Pleasant Hill: BART development still in Planning Commission's hands
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Is this E-ZPass email legitimate?
San Jose Mercury News

Santa Rosa's about-face on county road tax
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Napa road systems rated "fair" at best
Napa Valley Register

Lawmakers give special permission to L.A. County to raise taxes
Los Angeles Times $

Safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned
Los Angeles Times $

Headlines for April 14, 2015

Ontario to join California carbon market to fight global warming
San Francisco Chronicle $

Drought impact: Higher water rates on tap
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Area street paving scores released
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Remembering tragic death of Aly Snow
San Jose Mercury News

Marin kindergartners lose free rides on buses
Marin Independent Journal

Marin officials approve new bus service agreement with Golden Gate Transit
Marin Independent Journal

Bay Area roads no better no worse in 2014, report says
San Francisco Examiner

Did your city fail the Bay Area's housing supply test? Probably
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal $

City roads in Solano range from poor to good
Vacaville Reporter

Vallejo streets worsening, new study finds
Vallejo Times Herald

Small East Bay Fault Could Shut Down Refineries
CBS

Headlines for April 13, 2015

Smartphones as quake warning devices?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Self-driving cars: bumpy ride for insurance industry?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Urban life a core value for Echo Boomer families
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART can't keep pace with rising 'crush loads'
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Is new flyover ramp from I-280 to I-880 an improvement?
San Jose Mercury News

Local Streets and Roads No Better, But No Worse
PR Newswire

Bay Area Open Houses Scheduled for Plan Bay Area 2040 Regional Transportation and Housing Plan
CW Richmond

Headlines for April 12, 2015

Contra Costa Times editorial: BART should negotiate with neighbors over Pleasant Hill BART housing
Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Drivers get creative in washing cars during drought
San Jose Mercury News

Headlines for April 11, 2015

Roadshow: A pothole horror story on I-580
San Jose Mercury News

Richmond: Bay Trail group seeks volunteers for user tally
San Jose Mercury News

Menlo Park Planning Commission backs plan to add bike
San Jose Mercury News

STA to consider agreement for I-80 express lane design work
Fairfield Daily Republic

Muni given go-ahead for double berthing at downtown stations
San Francisco Examiner

Local/State Transportation Leaders Stand Up for Transportation
Los Angeles Business Journal

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension
CBS

HEADLINES FOR APRIL 10, 2015

Roadshow: A driver's plea is to flash headlights to alert drivers with lights off
Contra Costa Times

BART track woes get a boost
Contra Costa Times

Bill to hasten the creation of third lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge moving forward
Marin Independent Journal

'Stand Up For Transportation Day' Galvanizes Support for Federal Transportation Funding Before It Expires on May 31
APTA

Feds: Highway funding runs out in July
The Hill

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