Bay Bridge Officials: Misaligned Anchor Rods “not an urgent issue,” Repair Will Cost Millions

Bay Bridge Officials: Misaligned Anchor Rods “not an urgent issue,” Repair Will Cost Millions

Some of the anchor rods that hold in place strands of the main cable of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span are skewed off-center and…

$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay

$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay

The Bay Area Bike Share program is poised for expansion to the East Bay sometime in 2015 with the approval of $8.7 million in funding…

Packed Roads, Buses, And Ferries For Day Four Of BART Strike

Packed Roads, Buses, And Ferries For Day Four Of BART Strike

With a new workweek getting under way and no end to the BART strike in sight, Bay Area commuters set their alarms early again and…

Official Blames Painfully Slow Bay Bridge Commute On Gawkers, Says It’ll Improve Soon

Official Blames Painfully Slow Bay Bridge Commute On Gawkers, Says It’ll Improve Soon

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said today that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but…

Transportation Officials Remain Mum On Location Of New Bay Bridge Troll

Transportation Officials Remain Mum On Location Of New Bay Bridge Troll

Bay Area transportation officials today briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant…

MTC Mulls “Mystery” Of Slower Commute Times On New Bay Bridge

MTC Mulls “Mystery” Of Slower Commute Times On New Bay Bridge

Commuting on the Bay Bridge has been notably sluggish since the new eastern span opened late Monday night, but the slowdown may only be temporary,…

Bay Bridge Official: “We see no reason to delay the opening of the bridge before the shear key fix is completed”

Bay Bridge Official: “We see no reason to delay the opening of the bridge before the shear key fix is completed”

Top state transportation officials today approved a plan to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge on Sept. 3, saying that it’s important…

Bay Area Bike Share To Launch This Month With 700 Bikes At 70 Stations

Bay Area Bike Share To Launch This Month With 700 Bikes At 70 Stations

A Bay Area bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug. 28 August…

Transit Agencies Brace For Second Possible BART Strike

Transit Agencies Brace For Second Possible BART Strike

With a second BART strike possible on Monday, Bay Area transit agencies are again preparing alternate ways to get commuters to their destinations without BART…

Bay Area Leaders Approve Long-Term Population Growth Plan After Contentious Meeting

Bay Area Leaders Approve Long-Term Population Growth Plan After Contentious Meeting

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth over the next few decades while…

Engineer Proposes Quick Fix For Bay Bridge, Could Allow New Span To Open On Labor Day

Engineer Proposes Quick Fix For Bay Bridge, Could Allow New Span To Open On Labor Day

A bridge engineering expert told a Bay Area transportation panel today that a short-term fix could allow the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge…

Bad Bolts: New Bay Bridge Won’t Open As Scheduled, Current Bay Bridge Needs To Be Closed For Four Day Span

Bad Bolts: New Bay Bridge Won’t Open As Scheduled, Current Bay Bridge Needs To Be Closed For Four Day Span

5:46 PM: The opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge was delayed again today, nearly 24 years after a 50-foot, 250-ton section…

BART Strike: Bay Area Bridges Bearing Brunt

BART Strike: Bay Area Bridges Bearing Brunt

Thousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission….

Gridlock Fears: MTC Discusses Possible Impact Of BART Strike

Gridlock Fears: MTC Discusses Possible Impact Of BART Strike

Regional transit officials are warning commuters that there will be gridlock on Bay Area streets if BART workers go on strike next week. BART’s two…

Regional Transit Agencies Prepare For Possible BART Strike

Regional Transit Agencies Prepare For Possible BART Strike

5:06 PM: Regional transit authorities are preparing for a possible strike that could stop BART services as soon as Monday, the day after union contracts…

Bad Bolts: Announcement On When Bay Bridge Might Open Delayed Until July 10

Bad Bolts: Announcement On When Bay Bridge Might Open Delayed Until July 10

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said today that it will be another six weeks before it’s determined whether the new eastern span of…

Senators Grill Caltrans Over Bad Bay Bridge Bolts

Senators Grill Caltrans Over Bad Bay Bridge Bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions today of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation Committee officials about faulty anchor bolts on the new…

Bad Bay Bridge Bolts: Fix Could Cost $10 Million, No Timeline For Completion

Bad Bay Bridge Bolts: Fix Could Cost $10 Million, No Timeline For Completion

Transportation officials overseeing construction of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span said today they have developed a solution to a problem involving faulty anchor bolts…

Bay Bridge Officials Express Uncertainty Over Solution To Defective Bolts

Bay Bridge Officials Express Uncertainty Over Solution To Defective Bolts

Authorities overseeing construction of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span said Wednesday that they think they know what caused numerous large anchor bolts on the…

MTC Head: No Guarantee That New Bay Bridge Will Open On Time

MTC Head: No Guarantee That New Bay Bridge Will Open On Time

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said today that he still hopes that the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open in…

Bad Bay Bridge Bolts: More Thorough Inspection Job Promised After “Very High” Failure Rate

Bad Bay Bridge Bolts: More Thorough Inspection Job Promised After “Very High” Failure Rate

A Caltrans official said today that he’s confident a solution will be found soon to cope with the recent discovery of problems with 32 large…

MTC Hopeful That Bad Bolts Won't Delay Bay Bridge Opening Celebration

MTC Hopeful That Bad Bolts Won't Delay Bay Bridge Opening Celebration

Metropolitan Transportation Commission officials said today that they’re troubled by the discovery of problems with 32 large bolts on the new eastern span of the…