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Headlines for October 1, 2014

Nearly all Bay Bridge rods in water
San Francisco Chronicle $

Artists to get pieces of old span to work with
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: More lanes coming to I-80
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Solving a CHP mystery on I-2802
San Jose Mercury News

Caltrans: Bay Bridge water woes continue; more rods will be tested
Contra Costa Times

Shooing birds from old span of Bay Bridge could cost millions
Contra Costa Times

College students, veterans to get free rides on Sonoma County buses
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Gov. Brown signs bill easing pressure for dense development in Marin
Marin Independent Journal

Dick Spotswood: Ferry strike targets Marin and Sonoma riders
Marin Independent Journal

New law could benefit Napa redevelopment
Napa Valley Register

Bay Bridge Steel Rods Are Sound, Final Tests Confirm
NBC

IBTTA Commends New Life Cycle Costs Analysis Report by ENO and ASCE
Web Wire

Headlines for September 30, 2014

Hope for late-night transit dawns; BART to roll out test project
San Francisco Chronicle $

They have the cash; make them spend it
San Francisco Chronicle $

Herhold: A 65-year-old wonders about getting a senior discount
San Jose Mercury News

California's drought linked to greenhouse gases, climate change in Stanford study
San Jose Mercury News

AC Transit to hold public workshops on how to improve bus service
Contra Costa Times

Editorial: Ferry strike a heavy-handed labor tactic
Marin Independent Journal

Jerry Brown calls for ‘more ambitious’ climate change action at U.N.
Sacramento Bee $

Bay Area employers must adopt commuter program by Sept. 30
North Bay Business Journal

Cal Trans says Bay Bridge demolition still on schedule
KTVU

A System to Cut City Traffic That Just Might Work
Wired

MTC Invites Bay Area Residents to Shape Strategy For Expanding Public Involvement
Sys-Con

Headlines for September 29, 2014

New complaints about ride sharing
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Levi's Stadium neighbor vents about traffic offenders
San Jose Mercury News

Viewpoints: Here’s a better high-speed rail plan that California can afford
Sacramento Bee $

SFMTA hearing to address near-term service response before new light-rail cars arrive
San Francisco Examiner

Headlines for September 28, 2014

Spending soars higher on relocation of Bay Bridge’s birds
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Farewell to painful I-880 commute
San Jose Mercury News

880-280 interchange: New ramps near Valley Fair to open
San Jose Mercury News

Dick Spotswood: Bridge bike lane bogs down reopening lane
Marin Independent Journal

Headlines for September 27, 2014

Caltrans orders Bay Bridge anchor rods checked for rust
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bay Bridge officials concerned about rod corrosion
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F., L.A. threaten Uber, Lyft, Sidecar with legal action
San Francisco Chronicle $

Golden Gate Transit bus service hobbled amid ferry strike
San Francisco Chronicle $

Editorial: Don't let Richmond bridge bike plan slow down re-opening lane
Marin Independent Journal

Golden Gate Ferry strike forces thousands to find another way to work
Marin Independent Journal

Oakland Gets $3.2 Million Grant For Bike Bridge Connecting Lake Merritt to Bay Trail
East Bay Express

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

Golden Gate Ferry captains to strike Friday
San Francisco Chronicle $

Corrosion feared as water leaks into Bay Bridge’s new span
San Francisco Chronicle $

Tour of old east span of Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge
Oakland Tribune

Roadshow: Where is the best DMV office in the Bay Area?
San Jose Mercury News

Gas prices head below $3 in much of U.S. -- but not California
Contra Costa Times

County bus transit affected by sick calls
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Golden Gate Ferry strike called for Friday
Marin Independent Journal

Santa Clara VTA receives $8 million for double-track project
Progressive Railroading

The case for walking or cycling (or taking the train) to work
Washington Post

Larkspur approves street rehab project
Marin Scope

Cal Trans says Bay Bridge demolition still on schedule
KTVU

Headlines for September 25, 2014

How Transbay Transit Center deal’s collapse would alter S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: 55 mph construction speed limit is in effect 24 hours a day
San Jose Mercury News

Albany begins new study of housing issue
Contra Costa Times

Golden Gate Bridge officials warn of possible strike that would affect commuters
Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Red-light cameras contract reveal programs are more about making money than making roads safe
Sacramento Bee $

Be Careful With Your Bay Area Bike Share: There Are No Spare Parts
SFist

The Big Bike Dilemma: The Bike-Share Supply Chain Breaks Down
SF Weekly

No Drama for Housing Element
Lamorinda Weekly

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

Transbay Transit Center’s future in doubt after deal falls apart
San Francisco Chronicle $

SMART platform designs generate little fanfare
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Marin Voice: Why we need to keep speaking out on housing plan
Marin Independent Journal

Bay Bridge traffic smooth on first day of SF off-ramp closure
San Francisco Examiner

Plan to disburse climate change funds challenged by Bay Area officials
Los Angeles Times $

Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment
Los Angeles Times $

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