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Should San Francisco Charge Drivers to Enter or Leave Downtown? Residents Sound Off

June 14, 2013 | 9:29 am

Should San Francisco Charge Drivers to Enter or Leave Downtown? Residents Sound Off

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The population living and working in San Francisco has been increasing in recent years; so has the number of cars trying to get in and out of  downtown. The laws of physics are at work here, of course, as more and more people — and vehicles — try to squeeze into the 49-square-mile tip of […]

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San Francisco Considers Charging Drivers to Enter or Leave Downtown

June 11, 2013 | 6:30 am

San Francisco Considers Charging Drivers to Enter or Leave Downtown

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By Bryan Goebel If you think rush-hour traffic is bad in downtown San Francisco now, a new report from the San Francisco County Transportation Authority says it’s going to get even worse in the coming decade. “We’re going to be faced with severe congestion at some point. We’re not able to say exactly when, but […]

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How Joe McConnell Sorts Out Bay Area Traffic (Archival Video)

March 19, 2013 | 3:10 pm

How Joe McConnell Sorts Out Bay Area Traffic (Archival Video)

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On March 27th the Golden Gate Bridge will convert to all-electronic tolling. That’s big news to people who drive between Marin County and San Francisco. But it’s just one piece of the Bay Area’s traffic puzzle to traffic reporter Joe McConnell, a man who knows these highways better than just about anyone. McConnell has worked […]

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