Sonoma County transportation officials this week launched a new version of an online app that brings commuters together to share rides.
Sonoma County is part of a pilot program for a new online app called Carma, which allows drivers and passengers to link up and share rides.
Three of every four drove themselves to work in 2012, and only 2 percent used public transportation.
Happy new year! Here's a New Year's resolution from the Road Warrior to help us all on the road: --Be smart with cellphones. People must go hands-free while using their cellphones while driving. Almost always the driver I encounter who's having trouble maintaining speed or staying in his/her lane is [...]
Here's a question from a reader: Is there a place to anonymously alert someone about an elderly driver who should no longer be driving? The answer comes from DMV spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez, who pointed us to the DMV website where there's a form you can fill out and send in [...]
Drivers on their cellphones and drivers illegally using carpool lanes are among the two biggest gripes of Road Warrior readers. So with CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow dropping by the Petaluma police station last week to hand out traffic safety awards to the officers there, we asked him about [...]
Caltrans this week opened a new southbound carpool lane on Highway 101 in Novato and in a couple of weeks plans to open a northbound carpool lane there. Both are signs that the widening of 101 from northern Marin County to northern Petaluma is inching along, although closing the carpool [...]
Here are some questions from Road Warrior readers: Question: I am not sure if these questions have come up yet but I saw two instances on 101 that have me confused. I saw a 4-wheel-drive truck towing a beautiful big boat in the carpool lane and then later that afternoon, [...]
Here are answers to some of the questions readers posed last week for Caltrans: --When will the section of freeway in Cotati change from a 55-MPH zone to a regular 65 zone? Anthony Caltrans officials said once crews finish putting the final paving and striping on Highway 101 there, they'll [...]
The widening of Highway 101 is about to take some big leaps forward. --This week, weather permitting, Caltrans says, construction crews will begin the final paving of 101 from Rohnert Park Expressway to Petaluma Boulevard North, doing the work overnight to limit traffic delays. Northbound work is scheduled [...]