Gary Richards, San Jose Mercury News

Gary Richards

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • ChicoER
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Monterey Herald
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by Gary:

Readers say speed camera fines are too low to be a deterrent: Roadshow

Fines of $50, $100 and even $200 not high enough to deter some drivers from speeding, readers say. → Read More

Readers say speed camera fines are too low to be a deterrent: Roadshow

Fines of $50, $100 and even $200 not high enough to deter some drivers from speeding, readers say. → Read More

CHP was there when mom with sick baby needed aid on 680: Roadshow

CHP members help in so many different ways, while daily risking their lives. → Read More

Norm Mineta tale of a boy, a man, and two bats: Roadshow

No matter how difficult internment must have been, he moved forward. I was truly in awe of him, and all his accomplishments and public service, Mr. Roadshow says of the former San Jose mayor. → Read More

Fremont going all out on improving pedestrian safety: Roadshow

Fremont was among the first 10 cities in the nation to adopt a Vision Zero program and is now the policy and goal for the entire Bay Area. → Read More

Road worker killed on freeway buried in orange Caltrans shirt: Roadshow

The dangers in work zones are also acute for motorists, thousands of whom have been killed or maimed in avoidable work-zone crashes. Slow down, move over and keep your eyes on the road. → Read More

Remembering 189 Caltrans workers killed on state roads: Roadshow

Somber reminder of the perils faced by workers conducting construction and maintenance on the state highway system, where seemingly every other driver is in a hurry and not paying attention. → Read More

Metering lights can speed up commute for freeway traffic: Roadshow

Starting next week on 880 some metering lights will be on midday outside peak hours, and possibly on weekends → Read More

No, Mr. Roadshow has not given up on road diets

Plus: One vote for legalizing safe jaywalking. → Read More

The day the chemistry teacher beat his student in drag racing at Baylands: Roadshow

They agreed to go two out of three, but a third run wasn’t necessary. → Read More

Requiring drivers to change lanes when passing bicyclists called ‘insane,’ ‘evil’: Roadshow

Proposed bills would change the way automobiles, bicycles and even pedestrians would share California roads. → Read More

Some drivers want more patrol cars on freeways and streets: Roadshow

Ideally, there would be more regular enforcement, but unfortunately, there are not enough officers to go around. → Read More

Big changes coming in ramp meters on Interstate 880: Roadshow

That means that metering lights will be on outside peak hours, and possibly on weekends. → Read More

Blame COVID for 101 rest stop delays near Camp Roberts: Roadshow

The Highway 101 rest stop at Camp Roberts is scheduled to reopen in the fall. → Read More

Blame COVID for 101 rest stop delays near Camp Roberts: Roadshow

The Highway 101 rest stop at Camp Roberts is scheduled to reopen in the fall. → Read More

Speed camera critics speak up: Roadshow

In states where bicyclists can treat stop signs as yields, injuries have decreased as much as 23%. → Read More

Montague Expressway to get a major paving overhaul: Roadshow

Work to upgrade Montague Expressway begins Thursday and will last through August between Interstate 880 and East Trimble Road in Milpitas and North San Jose. → Read More

Montague Expressway to get a major paving overhaul: Roadshow

Work to upgrade Montague Expressway begins Thursday and will last through August between Interstate 880 and East Trimble Road in Milpitas and North San Jose. → Read More

Cameras to slow speeders have many supporters: Roadshow

Another bill pending in the state Legislature is to make jaywalking legal in California. → Read More

Converter thieves spoil day trip to the City: Roadshow

AAA is still offering paper maps, but is discontinuing the state tour books, reader says. → Read More