Posts Tagged "bay bridge"

Did you know you can catch a ride across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge without an app for an average cost of $1? You can! And it’s not a new service, it’s Casual Carpool – helping commuters reduce their travel time between San Francisco & the East Bay for almost 40 years. Offering a dollar […]

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(Two people enjoying the toll-free, bicycle-pedestrian path along the new Bay Bridge span.  Photo credit: Sharon Hahn Darlin) The bicycle and pedestrian path along the new East Bay span of the Bay Bridge has proved incredibly popular, even though one still can’t completely reach San Francisco by bicycle or foot. People just really like recreating outdoors, […]

BART will run around the clock during the Bay Bridge Closure scheduled for this Labor Day Weekend. The Bay Bridge will be closed to take the original East Span out of service and to open the new East Span to traffic. Here’s what’s you need to know. Wednesday, August 28 8 PM: Bay Bridge closes to […]

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Image credit: David Yu 511CC’s 2012 Year in Review From the Caldecott Tunnel breakthrough to Bay Area transit agencies celebrating milestones for service, 2012 was a great year for biking, transit and transportation. Here are some of this year’s top stories. Top Tweets Some of our most popular tweets (number of link clicks) in 2012 […]

Our weekly news & events roundup for Contra Costa County, East Bay & Bay Area for transit, biking and transportation. Get your good reads on!

Our weekly news & events roundup for Contra Costa County, East Bay & Bay Area for transit, biking and transportation.

Today, Caltrans announced a detour for motorists driving into Oakland across the Bay Bridge beginning Memorial Day weekend. From BayBridgeInfo.org, Motorists driving on the lower deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will experience a slightly different approach into Oakland after this Memorial Day weekend. While speed limits will remain the same, eastbound drivers should […]

Did you know there’s a way to get from the East Bay to San Francisco in twenty minutes for $1? The only catch – you need a bike. Caltrans runs a Bay Bridge Bike Shuttle during weekday commute hours. These are the times when bikes aren’t allowed on BART, so it’s a bike-friendly (and cheaper) […]

Upcoming Events & Meetings Mon. 7/12: Meet at Antioch’s Nick Rodriguez Community Center to give your input on BART’s eastward extension. Thur. 7/15: Head to the Brentwood Senior Center to give your input on BART’s eastward extension. Sat. 7/17: BART’s third input meeting on its eastward extension will be held at the Pittsburg Senior Center. […]

Good news for those hoping to make the journey from Yerba Buena Island to San Francisco by foot or bicycle! Plans for a bicycle and pedestrian pathway across the western span of the Bay Bridge may be one step closer towards fruition. The state Assembly Committee on Transportation passed Senate Bill 1061, which would allow […]