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HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 29, 2014

Bay Bridge project's rainy-day money is nearly gone
San Francisco Chronicle $

Muni fares rise on Monday - time again to carry quarters
San Francisco Chronicle $

Oakland Tribune editorial: Voters should reject doubling of county transportation sales tax
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Barricaded office worker wonders who's to blame for The Alameda mess
San Jose Mercury News

BART does away with free lifetime rides for board members
Contra Costa Times

Bay Bridge: Tests show metal parts should last; demolition costs of old span rising
Contra Costa Times

BART launching app to help riders report crime, suspicious activity
San Francisco Examiner

GOP senators predict highway funding will change
The Hill

Ralston revamp gets green light: Belmont council outlines $8.5M in pedestrian, bicycle, vehicle improvements
The Daily Journal

Caltrain reaches deadline for comments on strategic plan
Progressive Railroading

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 28, 2014

Insurance bill for ride-service drivers on the right course
San Francisco Chronicle $

How safe are rising S.F. towers in wake of Napa earthquake?
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: New lanes on 101 bring relief
San Jose Mercury News

BART discusses ending lifetime free travel perk for board members
Contra Costa Times

Marin housing plan: 10 sites, 502 dwellings
Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael residents urge city to move forward with SMART quiet zones
Marin Independent Journal

Dick Spotswood: Kinsey winds up on both sides of Levine's Marin housing bill
Marin Independent Journal

Dan Walters Daily: California ridesharing battle is part of national war
Sacramento Bee $

Ride-sharing companies agree to California deal on regulation
Sacramento Bee $

BART opens doors to what it takes to operate
San Francisco Examiner

Letter: Institutionalize the institutions?
Vacaville Reporter

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 27, 2014

Roadshow: Windshield washer sparks road rage
San Jose Mercury News

Half Moon Bay's street paving program moves forward
San Jose Mercury News

Bike share program has had to revamp after first year on the road
San Francisco Examiner

SF bike registry helps man retrieve stolen wheels, but it wasn’t easy
San Francisco Examiner

BART 10-year outlook anticipates financial shortfall in operating, capital needs
Progressive Railroading

Kashia Pomo Tribe plugs in to Electric Vehicle Stations
Sonoma County Gazette

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 26, 2014

Napa earthquake exposes dangers found in homes, shops, churches
San Francisco Chronicle $

Early-warning system could be built with water bond funds
San Francisco Chronicle $

Use water bond to fund quake alert system
San Francisco Chronicle $

Napa earthquake seen as 'reality check' to Bay Area road, bridge and water operators
Contra Costa Times

Marin Voice: We need deliberation, not political theater in Marin
Marin Independent Journal

Feds grant $2 million for quake damage to roads
Napa Valley Register

California bill to delay cap-and-trade expansion finished for year
Sacramento Bee $

Bike share program has had to revamp after first year on the road
San Francisco Examiner

WageWorks Reminds Bay Area Employers of Deadline for New Commuter Benefits Program
Herarld Online

Napa Valley earthquake won't deter tourists, businesses say
CBS

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 25, 2014

Earthquake cracks, buckles roads, but leaves bridges OK
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: E-ZPass scam targets FasTrak holders
San Jose Mercury News

San Rafael plans three meetings on SMART quiet zones
Marin Independent Journal

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 24, 2014

Roadshow: Trucker backers say cut big rigs some slack
San Jose Mercury News

Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration: Who Is Therese McMillan?
AllGov

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 23, 2014

Roadshow: Trying to get around road boulder, Tesla driver gets a ticket
San Jose Mercury News

Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad
CBS

Backup at Richmond-San Rafael Bridge stops dozens of drivers
ABC

Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Basics
JDSUPRA

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 22, 2014

Oakland gets $6 million in state funding for transportation projects
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Trying to get around road boulder, Tesla driver gets a ticket
San Jose Mercury News

New plan to ease Tam Junction traffic jam begins Friday
Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Golden Gate Transit needs to get a handle on bus driver staffing
Marin Independent Journal

Vine Trail to link Napa to Yountville by fall 2015
Napa Valley Register

Napa extends red-light cameras for one year
Napa Valley Register

Select Uber services legally accessible via United Airlines app
San Francisco Examiner

California’s latest carbon auction raises $331.8 million
Sacramento Bee $

California hits the brakes on Google's self-driving car's lack of steering wheel and brake pedal
San Francisco Business Times $

HEADLINES FOR AUGUST 21, 2014

Siluria turns natural gas into gasoline for $1 per gallon
San Francisco Chronicle $

A commuter's bane - filthy, smelly BART station stairs
San Francisco Chronicle $

10-mile BART extension to San Jose clears hurdle
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Why don't Californians stop for school buses' red lights?
San Jose Mercury News

Montclair: Flexible parking district goes into effect
Contra Costa Times

Napa extends red-light cameras for one year
Napa Valley Register

$750K grant may bring big changes to South Berkeley
Berkeleyside

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