Transportation

Transportation

MTC endorses toll payment and penalty reform bill

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

MTC this week unanimously endorsed legislation authored by state Assemblymember Phil Ting of San Francisco to make the penalties assessed by California toll agencies — including the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, and operators of the Bay Area’s express lanes — less financially burdensome and to establish statewide standards for toll agencies’ customer service and toll payment operations. Read More

Transportation

West Oakland Link hits major project milestone

West Oakland Link project

The West Oakland Link, a proposed bicycle/pedestrian path connection between West Oakland and the Bay Bridge Trail, hit a major milestone this week with the release of a draft environmental document. The adoption of this report after public review will pave the way to begin detailed design of the 1.1-mile-long Class 1 elevated multi-use path plus an additional 1.5 miles of connecting on-street bike lanes. Read More

Great Highway sand relocation project starts
Transportation
Mark Prado June 16, 2022
Great Highway covered with sand

Annual sand maintenance activities along the Great Highway are underway as crews will move about 30,000 cubic yards of sand from the side of the roadway toward the ocean, according to the San Francisco Public Works Department.

New parking lot offers free accessible spaces in Golden Gate Park
Transportation
Mark Prado June 8, 2022
ADA parking

A new, all-accessible parking lot in the heart of Golden Gate Park with 20 free blue zone spaces opened last week, bringing visitors with disabilities closer to museums, gardens and other cultural attractions, according to the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.