Now, four lanes of traffic can move in both directions all day long.
First the BART-ocalypse that didn’t happen today, then the I-80 traffic jam that did, and now … more Bay Area transit Summer of Discontent news. An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District employee union delivered a strike notice to the transit agency’s board of directors at its meeting in Oakland this afternoon. Union workers are threatening a […]
Are you a “megacommuter”? The symptoms are getting up before dawn for a marathon trip in car or train or bus or vanpool to get to work. Then repeating the process when the day is over and maybe getting home after dark. In the Bay Area, the megacommuter is not a rare breed. The Census […]
(Bay City News) It’s not your imagination. There are more bikes on the road in Oakland than ever before and the numbers back it up. The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2011 American Community Survey data and it shows that of the 100 largest cities in the country, Oakland is seventh in the nation by […]
Ever tried commuting by bicycle from the East Bay to San Francisco? It’s a challenge. Bikes are banned on the Bay Bridge at all hours, and on BART in commute directions at rush hour. Of course you can leave your bike at your local station, then hop on a train — but then you run […]