Traffic Tales is an occasional feature that examines traffic congestion issues in Napa County. Readers are encouraged to contact reporter Barry Eberling with suggested stories.
Napa County wants its Vine Transit express buses traveling to the Vallejo ferry, BART and Fairfield-Suisun to become a much bigger force in the congestion-busting battle.
Transportation planners are considering a relatively cheap fix to speed up traffic at the Carneros intersection of Highway 29 with Highway 12/121.
Napa County’s traffic saga can be seen through two lenses – people’s experience and the cold, hard numbers of traffic counts done over the decades.
Rush-hour Highway 29 drivers face a traffic choke-point at the stretch with the signalized Trower, Wine Country and Salvador intersections that has grown more punishing in recent months.