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  1. AC Transit Unveils the Second Phase of AC GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Mass Transit

    The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announces the second installment of AC Go - AC Transit's unprecedented expansion of service which initially launched in June 2016. In this phase, riders will experience all new Line 19 with service to the City of Alameda, extending Line 14 to the West Oakland BART station, and streamlining Line 617 to Skyline High School.

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  2. CA: Voters Hand BART Funds to Rebuild and Three New DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Nov. 10--Bay Area voters ensured Tuesday that, along with $3.5 billion to rebuild its rail system, BART will have three new directors and funding to extend service to downtown San Jose and Santa Clara. In San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa counties, voters agreed by approving Measure RR to increase their property taxes to pay for the BART overhaul.

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  3. MTC Endorses 22 Measures on the November 2016 BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Voters across the Bay Area have a chance to take action on two top Bay Area problems at the ballot this November: transportation infrastructure and affordable housing. MTC has endorsed 22 local ballot measures sponsored by transit districts, cities and counties, that, if approved by voters, will help fix local streets and roads, provide bike and pedestrian improvements, build affordable housing at a variety of income levels and support efforts to reduce homelessness.

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  4. CA: Alameda: $45M Ferry Facility to Break GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Sept. 06--ALAMEDA -- The groundbreaking for the Water Emergency Transportation Authority's $45 million operations and ferry maintenance center at the former U.S. Navy base in Alameda will take place Sept. 15. Construction of the center, which will be located at Ferry Point Road and West Hornet Avenue near the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum, is expected to begin later this year and be completed in 2018.

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  5. CA: Sen. Steve Glazer to Vote 'no' on BART MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 25--State Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, who has relentlessly railed against BART, its labor contracts and financial mismanagement, told The Chronicle Wednesday that he will vote against Measure RR, the $3.5 billion property tax proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot to upgrade the regional rail transit system. "Despite my strong support for the BART system, I am going to vote no on the bond," he said.

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  6. Complete Coach Works Welcomes New Team MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Complete Coach Works was excited to announce the appointment of James F. Paul as northwest regional sales manager, Michael Klein as southwest regional sales manager and Aaron Timlick as general manager for the Alameda, California, facility. Jim commented, "I am proud to be part of the growing CCW family and excited about the new opportunities.

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  7. CA: Alameda Council Supports Parking Fee at Ferry TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Mass Transit

    June 09--ALAMEDA -- Commuters could be paying to park at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal under a plan that aims at preventing them from leaving their cars in nearby neighborhoods while still encouraging them to use public transportation. The plan, which includes a residential parking permit program and launches a free shuttle service for riders, got the backing of the City Council on Tuesday.

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  8. CA: Alameda: Parking Changes Proposed for Harbor Bay Ferry TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Mass Transit

    June 02--ALAMEDA -- The demand for parking at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal, where on weekdays an estimated 100 vehicles park on nearby streets because of a lack of space, is only expected to worsen in the coming years, city officials say. The solutions include charging a fee to park in the lot, creating a residential parking permit program for nearby neighborhoods and launching a free shuttle service for ferry users.

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  9. Human Trafficking: Ita s in Our Communities, and BART Aims to be Part of the SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Mass Transit

    The image is from a video used to train officers, shows a simulation of an officer who has separated a victim from a suspected trafficker and is talking to her to see what information he can elicit. The girl was a 13-year-old cheerleader in Oakland, the 38-year-old man called her his girlfriend, and he bought her ice cream between the sex acts she did with strangers for $40 apiece.

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  10. CA: New Alameda Point Ferry Terminal Before Planning BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Mass Transit

    May 05--ALAMEDA -- An $8.2 million funding gap exists to build a ferry terminal at Alameda Point, a shortfall that city officials and representatives of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority hope to bridge by securing federal and regional funds. Total cost of the terminal, which city officials say will create a transit hub and help draw investment to Alameda Point, is projected at $18.2 million.

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  11. CA: Martinez set to Become Departure Point for Private Ferry ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Mass Transit

    May 05--MARTINEZ -- Civic leaders hope a private, small-scale commuter ferry service that could begin later this year will test the waters for a larger public commuter ferry system area officials have sought for decades. Wednesday night, the City Council agreed to let Prop SF, a private Alameda-based operator, use the city marina's "guest dock" at the north end of Tarantino Drive for its private 49-passenger catamaran ferries.

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