Roadshow: Extensive repairs require closing BART over Labor Day weekend

Find the trip noisy? Grinding tracks and new train cars should mean a quieter ride. 
TRAFFIC
Caltrans announces $25,000 contest, seeks ideas on how to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.  
CAR NEWS
First Tesla Model X buyers now picking colors, 'ludicrous mode'

The first customers who reserved Tesla's Model X all-electric sport utility vehicles have been alerted that, at long last, they can choose their paint color, wheel size and whether they want to drive ludicrously fast.  
CHATS
Roadshow live chat, Aug. 26 at noon

Gary Richards will field questions about roads and driving, Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.