Housing

New report: Bay Area shows mixed rental prices

Apartment rental prices
Mark Prado

A new RENTCafé report shows the average rent in the Bay Area increased by 2% year-over-year ($62), coming in at $2,799 in October. Compared to this time last year, only three cities out of the 44 analyzed saw prices drop by 1% or more. From September to October, though, apartment prices cooled down in 26 markets, where rents declined between 0.1% and 2.3%. Read More

Transportation

Wanted: Public input on express lane tolls

Express lanes

MTC will open its new I-880 Express Lanes in the summer of 2020. Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders and solo drivers alike. The toll system is being installed now, and testing will begin in spring 2020. Read More