The Future of Bay Area Rail

The collective ways of getting around in the Greater Bay Area have to get better. Regardless of which transit agency is involved, the passenger rail, bus and ferry boat systems must be arranged and operated for the benefit ALL riders and would-be riders. The traffic strangulation that currently constricts Bay Area towns and cities must end. Achieving these objectives will require fundamental changes to today’s way of addressing and resolving regional transportation and land use problems.

Most of the following projects and proposals are regional in nature. Yet the Bay Area’s regional planning agency refuses to treat them as such and reacts passively when confronted with regional problems.  This has greatly damaged the Region and is one of the reasons for today’s gridlock.  A new approach is needed.  Read more here: