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Headlines for October 30, 2014

BARTís Oakland Airport Connector on track for debut
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Carpool cheating OK with some solo drivers
San Jose Mercury News

Condition of Napa County roads lags, transit officials say
Napa Valley Register

Mayors, regional leaders celebrate completion of 1st phase of widened Highway 84
Pleasanton Weekly

Study: Road network falling into disrepair
UT San Diego

Why Middle-Class Americans Can't Afford to Live in Liberal Cities
The Atlantic

State rail agency seeks to avoid bullet-train injunction battles
Fresno Bee

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 29, 2014

Bay Area roads are consistently mediocre for nearly a decade
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Why freeways are bumpy under bridges
San Jose Mercury News

Area roads consistently mediocre for nearly a decade
KTVU

You Can Own A 260-Foot Long Steel Bridge For $100,000
CBS

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 28, 2014

Roadshow: Levi's Stadium traffic warnings worked
San Jose Mercury News

End of era for free parking at BART
Contra Costa Times

Public can weigh in on BART stations improvements in SF
San Francisco Examiner

Bicycle traffic deaths soar; California leads nation
Los Angeles Times $

Stubborn Mediocrity Marks Local Streets and Roads
PR Newswire

Apple seeks partners to enable NFC-based transit payments & building access for iPhone 6 & Watch
Apple Insider

Free Parking Vanishing At 4 Remaining BART Lots
CBS

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 27, 2014

$50 million Bay Bridge crane given to builders for free
San Francisco Chronicle $

Business, Caltrain group looks to improve rail commute system
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Motorcyclists' stunts on 680 called 'pathetic'
San Jose Mercury News

Lane-splitting rules will make roads safer
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Freeway metering lights expected in Marin by next year
Marin Independent Journal

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 26, 2014

Roadshow: Rampant carpool cheaters tick off law-abiding drivers
San Jose Mercury News

Marin transit officials explore transportation future
Marin Independent Journal

HEADLINES FOR OCTOBER 25, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge board keeps sidewalk toll on table, OKs study
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bike and pedestrian toll remains on table as Golden Gate Bridge looks at finances
Marin Independent Journal

Business, City Hall must work together for transit success
San Francisco Examiner

Bullet train path looking smoother
Capitol Weekly

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 $

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