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Letters: Street name | Publish costs | Elect board | Rooftop solar | Profound threat
01/13/2024

Letters: Street name | Publish costs | Elect board | Rooftop solar | Profound threat

Mercury News Letters to the Editor for Jan. 14, 2024

San Jose City Council honors “Mr. Roadshow” Gary Richards at meeting
01/10/2024

San Jose City Council honors “Mr. Roadshow” Gary Richards at meeting

The council adjourned its first meeting of 2024 in honor of the late columnist, but there might be a better way to remember him in San Jose.

Letters: Gentleman’s efforts | Roadway guidance | Tackling Trump
12/29/2023

Letters: Gentleman’s efforts | Roadway guidance | Tackling Trump

Mercury News Letters to the Editor for Dec. 29, 2023

Letters: Remembering ‘Mr. Roadshow,’ Gary Richards
12/22/2023

Letters: Remembering ‘Mr. Roadshow,’ Gary Richards

Special edition of Mercury News and East Bay Times Letters to the Editor for Dec. 22, 2023

Letters: County missteps | ‘Mr. Roadshow’ | Homelessness | Too few homes | Unlikely to leave | Israel’s aid | Rules of e...
12/20/2023

Letters: County missteps | ‘Mr. Roadshow’ | Homelessness | Too few homes | Unlikely to leave | Israel’s aid | Rules of engagement

Mercury News Letters to the Editor for Dec. 20, 2023

Longtime Bay Area News Group ‘Mr. Roadshow’ columnist Gary Richards dies
12/19/2023

Longtime Bay Area News Group ‘Mr. Roadshow’ columnist Gary Richards dies

Richards was a tireless advocate for Bay Area drivers for more than three decades, hearing their gripes, answering their questions and bringing their frustrations to the attention of the transporta…

Highway 84 second lanes expected to open in summer of 2025: Roadshow
12/17/2023

Highway 84 second lanes expected to open in summer of 2025: Roadshow

Work is continuing on Highway 84 widening between Interstate 680 and Livermore, but it could be finished by summer of 2025.

‘I don’t want a ticket. When does northbound 85 carpool lane become an express lane?’ reader asks: Roadshow
12/15/2023

‘I don’t want a ticket. When does northbound 85 carpool lane become an express lane?’ reader asks: Roadshow

Driver can’t tell when carpool lane becomes express lane on Highway 85.

During holidays, plan on much longer times to get to airport terminals: Roadshow
12/14/2023

During holidays, plan on much longer times to get to airport terminals: Roadshow

When San Jose airport gets a lot of traffic, such as during the holidays, motorists may be rerouted to reduce backups.

Stormwater filtering devices being installed in San Jose but one site left construction litter in its wake
12/13/2023

Stormwater filtering devices being installed in San Jose but one site left construction litter in its wake

Large stormwater filtering devices are being installed in San Jose, but an unexpected problem is delaying completion at one site.

Intersection an upgrade for drivers, bicyclists but pedestrians less sure: Roadshow
12/12/2023

Intersection an upgrade for drivers, bicyclists but pedestrians less sure: Roadshow

Drivers making right turn intersection where an island was eliminated now often ignore pedestrians, reader writes.

Happy trails: Roadshow readers deliver shout-outs for jobs well done
12/10/2023

Happy trails: Roadshow readers deliver shout-outs for jobs well done

Q: Susan McLean wrote recently about bus service from Santa Cruz to Diridon station in San Jose. A bus driver’s actions when encountering an emergency were professional and kept everyone in t…

Photos under Redwood Creek Bridge caused alarm but Caltrans tests show bridge is safe: Roadshow
12/08/2023

Photos under Redwood Creek Bridge caused alarm but Caltrans tests show bridge is safe: Roadshow

The photos showed damage to columns and rebar under the bridge, according to the kayaker who took them.

Why is hydrogen so expensive? High production costs and limited competition, for starters: Roadshow
12/07/2023

Why is hydrogen so expensive? High production costs and limited competition, for starters: Roadshow

Readers weigh in after hydrogen car driver wants to know why the price of the fuel has jumped so high.

Caltrans working to smooth ride on a stretch of I-880: Roadshow
12/06/2023

Caltrans working to smooth ride on a stretch of I-880: Roadshow

Work crews will be fixing potholes on Interstate 880 in Milpitas and Fremont through mid-December.

Look both ways on one-way streets, too … a panicked wrong-way driver could be heading toward you: Roadshow
12/05/2023

Look both ways on one-way streets, too … a panicked wrong-way driver could be heading toward you: Roadshow

Pedestrian has had close calls with motorists driving the wrong way on one-way streets.

Why has price of hydrogen fuel jumped so high? Roadshow
12/03/2023

Why has price of hydrogen fuel jumped so high? Roadshow

Hydrogen-powered car driver frustrated by rising prices, limited availability.

Pedestrians need to look up from their phones: Roadshow
12/01/2023

Pedestrians need to look up from their phones: Roadshow

Pedestrians need to pay attention, too, reader says.

Bicyclist loves Hillsdale road diet, suggests improved signage to make it even better: Roadshow
11/30/2023

Bicyclist loves Hillsdale road diet, suggests improved signage to make it even better: Roadshow

A bicyclist loves the Hillsdale road diet, and has suggestions on how to make it even better.

Stop signs needed at dangerous three-way intersection: Roadshow
11/29/2023

Stop signs needed at dangerous three-way intersection: Roadshow

Stop signs needed in all directions at dangerous three-way intersection, reader says.

Hey, Caltrans, you need to repaint some signs on I-680: Roadshow
11/28/2023

Hey, Caltrans, you need to repaint some signs on I-680: Roadshow

At least some of the signs on Interstate 680 are unreadable and need repainting, reader reports.

Caught dumping illegally? Better clean up your mess and more: Roadshow
11/26/2023

Caught dumping illegally? Better clean up your mess and more: Roadshow

Plus, a reader says her credit card was skimmed at an EV charging station.

Blatant roadside dumping on well-traveled ramp raises question about frequency: Roadshow
11/24/2023

Blatant roadside dumping on well-traveled ramp raises question about frequency: Roadshow

A truck with no rear plate dumps trash in daylight on busy on-ramp.

Traffic calming around schools will not work because of non-calm parents, architect says: Roadshow
11/22/2023

Traffic calming around schools will not work because of non-calm parents, architect says: Roadshow

Taking out a traffic lane near a school only makes the chaos worse, architect says.

‘Are intersections overengineered?’ reader asks after four-way stop smooths traffic: Roadshow
11/21/2023

‘Are intersections overengineered?’ reader asks after four-way stop smooths traffic: Roadshow

Traffic is flowing smoother at intersection after light controller is knocked out.

Traffic calming measures part of moving toward San Jose’s 2030 carbon-neutral goal: Roadshow
11/17/2023

Traffic calming measures part of moving toward San Jose’s 2030 carbon-neutral goal: Roadshow

Lane changes on San Jose street are causing confusion, but the city says it’s part of a move to a carbon-neutral environment.

Can I keep out-of-state plates as a part-time California resident if I take property tax exemption?: Roadshow
11/16/2023

Can I keep out-of-state plates as a part-time California resident if I take property tax exemption?: Roadshow

Is it OK to move to San Jose for part of the year but keep out-of-state plates if I claim California property exemption?

Help! Jarring, ‘teeth-rattling’ connector ramps at 87 and 280 need to be smoothed out: Roadshow
11/15/2023

Help! Jarring, ‘teeth-rattling’ connector ramps at 87 and 280 need to be smoothed out: Roadshow

Connector ramp improvements from northbound Highway 87 to Interstate 280 should be extended.

‘If I was only solo in the carpool lane briefly, should I really get a ticket?’: Roadshow
11/14/2023

‘If I was only solo in the carpool lane briefly, should I really get a ticket?’: Roadshow

“The officer said that driving over a quarter mile in a carpool lane as a single driver is enough for a ticket, but am I really at fault?”

My car is stuck in the repair shop and my DMV registration is coming up, what can I do?: Roadshow
11/12/2023

My car is stuck in the repair shop and my DMV registration is coming up, what can I do?: Roadshow

You can avoid late fees and renew your DMV registration in time even if you can’t get your car to a smog check.

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