Local voters generously passed measures Tuesday to tax themselves to pay for affordable housing, teacher salaries, city infrastructure improvement, as well as BART and AC Transit upgrades.
Special to the Post The politics of CyberTran International’s Inc. (CTI) Ultra Light Rail Transit (ULRT) system is thick. “We don’t have engineering problems, our problems are political” said CTI President Dexter Vizinau. [...]
Special to the Post Imagine public transit that costs a quarter of the cost of light rail to buy, paid for itself out of the fare box and was able to transport as [...]
Special to the Post Local elected officials who make up the West Contra Costa Transportation Committee recently decided to not study a possible BART extension along the I-80 Corridor from the El Cerrito Del [...]
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in partnership with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has launched an innovative construction pre-apprenticeship pilot program as part of the hospital’s master plan expansion project that is currently expanding and [...]
By Adam L. Turner Oakland’s historic Tribune Tower, the Bay Area citadel of print journalism, is now imprinting its image and impact as the place for bridging the digital divide by connecting the [...]
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley finally dropped criminal charges against the Black Friday 14 after a year of public pressure and several mass demonstrations. <
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
Governor Jerry Brown on Aug. 7 signed legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno that would allow the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to increase its use of renewable energy.
By Barbara J. Thomson Despite BART board policy to contract with small local businesses, the Board of Directors at their April 9 meeting voted unanimously to award a contract to study discrimination in contracting [...]