350 Bay Area Transportation Blog

Transportation and Governors up for Election

On the ballot in 2018, a clear contrast among those who would move into Governors’ mansions Yonah Freemark, Transport Politic, October 17, 2018 Of the states with gubernatorial elections this year, 72 percent currently have GOP governors. In terms of their policies on...

Yes, TNC’s Decrease Transit, Riding, Walking

Yes, TNC’s Decrease Transit, Riding, Walking

Riders are giving up public transit—not their cars—in favor of ride-hailing trips, according to a new report from a transit consultant who served as deputy commissioner for traffic and planning in New York City. Rider surveys show that “about 60 percent of TNC users...

Riding every inch of every Muni line, in 18 hours

Twittering and photo-opping as they went, 3 reporters chronicled a voyage to (not quite) rival the Odyssey. 3:ooam: Coffee in hand, ready to start the Total Muni 2018 challenge, an attempt to ride every Muni line in one day. 9:25pm: They did it! Over 18 hours later...

National Drive Electric Week is September 15-22

National Drive Electric Week is September 15-22

Talk to EV drivers. Learn how you can buy, rent, or lease to own an emission-free vehicle. Feel what it's like to drive one. Check out where you can plug it in. Calculate what you can save. Incentives and rebates Low-cost electric power No oil changes No moving engine...

NY, SF media cover SF Tech-Bus Protest

NY, SF media cover SF Tech-Bus Protest

The activists, blocking buses at the intersection of 24th and Valencia streets, set off smoke bombs, chanted “we are unstoppable, another world is possible,” and carried signs that read “Techsploitation Is Toxic,” and “Sweep Tech Not Tents,” in reference to the city’s...

Emissions in SV down – except for transportation

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Sunnyvale report that their largest source of greenhouse gas emissions is now transportation, and a similar pattern where the cities are making progress on energy emissions but not yet on transportation. Read the article By Adina Levin,...