Efficiently connecting talent and job-centers is essential for maintaining a healthy economy and quality of life. The Institute has a history of robust analysis in the transportation sector and continues to assess the region’s needs.



The Economic Impacts of Infrastructure Investment

This analysis explores Santa Clara County’s current transportation characteristics, highlights planned projects, and quantifies the economic impacts of the county’s November 2016 transportation ballot measure.


The Northern California Megaregion

As the population of Northern California continues to grow, challenges in housing, land use, jobs, transportation, and the environment have crossed regional boundaries and are linking cities, counties, and regions together across wider geographies. These …


The Case for a Second Transbay Transit Crossing

Each day, hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents board BART trains to reach their workplace, to run errands, or to spend a night out with family and friends. Increasingly, these riders are met with …


Micah Weinberg on Inside Silicon Valley with Russell Hancock

On Monday January 18, 2016, Institute President Micah Weinberg appeared as a guest speaker on Inside Silicon Valley, a radio program presented by Joint Venture Silicon Valley hosted by Russell Hancock. During the program — which …


In the Fast Lane

Alameda County represents a critical focal point in the Bay Area’s regional transportation system. While the Port of Oakland accounts for a large share of movement of goods in and out of the region, the …